While Munnar, Thekkady, Kumarakom, and Kovalam acquire the top position in the list of must-visit places in Kerala, there are other unknown places which that can be explored with several North Kerala tour packages offered by Kerala Tour Packages.
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The lush forests and sprawling spic and coffee plantations make Wayanad one of the extravagant tourist places in northern Kerala. From hill station treks to water sports to bird watching or cave exploring, Wayanad has something or the other to entice its tourists, be it youth seeking adventure or the newly-weds looking for a memorable honeymoon. It is well-connected to nearby tourist attractions by road and Kozhikode is the nearest airport and railway station.
You can stroll through the Western Ghats at Neelimala or trek up to Chembur peak, which is one of the most sought-after hill stations in Kerala. The entire city of Wayanad, Malappuram, Kozhikode and Nilgiri districts can be viewed from this peak. Apart from trekking, Chembur peak offers rock-climbing and other adrenaline-loaded activities for the adventure lovers.
Relish in the beauty of the Hridayathadakam lake whilst trekking the landscape. Spend a day at the Meenmutty Falls and the Banasura Sagar Dam admiring the natural scenery. If you are a shopaholic, Wayanad is the best place to collect souvenirs such as bamboo products, herbal plants, spices, and coffee.
Surrounded by the lush Western Ghats and the azure waters of the Arabian Sea, the historic port town of Kozhikode is all set to entice the tourists with a refreshing touch. Previously known as Calicut, Kozhikode used to be the entry point and trade centre for foreigners in India. It is the central point from where tourists can travel to the more secluded countryside.
Kozhikode is also home to the stunning stone monument that commemorates the landing of Vasco Da Gama during his expedition to India. If you are interested in exploring the historical aspects of Kozhikode, the Beypore shipbuilding yard is the best place to start, you can see how trading ships are built, then make a pit stop at a Kalari school to witness the nuances of Kerala martial arts.
If you are tempted to visit this historic port town, Malabar Mahotsavam, January is the best time to visit Kozhikode.
Bekal is the ultimate choice if you are planning to spend some time away from the hustle and bustle of the fast-paced city life. Right from the well-maintained Bekal Fort, to stretches of golden beaches, pleasant backwaters, Bekal has several trekking opportunities to pristine hill stations.
Built in the 17th century, Bekal Fort offers some enchanting sunset views that are sure to leave the tourists spellbound. While you can experience the unblemished beauty of Bekal in its lush countryside, it has a string of luxury resorts and budget hotels for tourists who might opt for a luxury and comfortable vacation at Bekal.
So, pack your bags and get ready to explore the unsung beauties of North Kerala.