The magical land of Kerala with its lush green scenic beauty, tropical beaches, shimmering backwaters and rich cultural traditions is an incredible place to kickstart your New Year. The warm and cozy climate of Kerala this time of the year is perfect for a holiday. So, why not take some time off your regular hectic work life to welcome 2018 in the middle of nature Kerala, God’s own country?
Choose from any of these experiences and we promise you’ll have the best time of your life here:
- Stay at a hill station in Munnar:
Encircled by the Annamalai mountain range on all sides, Munnar is the perfect place if you’re a hill-station lover. If the thought of the lush green mountain slopes covered in 80,000 miles of green tea farms surrounded by misty valleys and low flying clouds, with the temperature dropping to 5-degree celsius excites you, you should definitely plan your New Year weekend at Munnar.
Key attractions: Kolukkumalai Tea Estates, Anamudi Peak, Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty Dam & Lake, Top Station.
- Explore spice plantations at Thekkady:
Nature is in full bloom around this time of the year in Thekkady. You will get a chance to see nature in its full glory while on Jungle Safari through the Periyar National Park which is one of the key attractions here. Further, you can explore the spice plantations to refresh yourself for the upcoming year!
Key attractions: Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Abraham’s Spice Garden, Kumily, Chellarkovil, Pandikuzhi
- Explore the Alleppey Backwaters on a houseboat:
One of the best things you could do this New Year is to stay on a houseboat with your loved ones right in the middle of Alleppey Backwaters. Enjoy the scenic surroundings while living away from the humdrum of the city life and rejuvenate yourself for the coming year! Unleash your fun side while fishing using the Chinese nets and devour some sumptuous food off the Banana leaf while you’re here!
Key attractions: TATA Tea Museum, Eravikulam National Park, Kundala Lake, Mattupetty Dam, Marayur, Lockhart Gap, Meesapulimala
Relax at a beach in Kovalam:
Kovalam, the coastal town south of Thiruvananthapuram, is one of the most favorite picks of the beach lovers to spend
their New Year in full festive glory by the beach. The beach carnivals that happen
here this time of the year double the fun of visitors. So, bring your fun side out as
you enjoy and refresh yourself here on the New Year’s eve prepping yourself for the
coming year in the best possible way!
Key Attractions: Lighthouse Beach, Hawah Beach, Halcyon Castle, Karamana
River, Vellayani Lake