- The Begur Wildlife Sanctuary is one among the several hidden gems of Wayanad district.
- The lush greenery and rare faunal species make it a must visit destination.
- The Western Ghats form the perfect backdrop for a wonderful safari here.
- One can come across bear, bison, elephants, jungle cats, monkeys, panther, spotted deer, wild boars and packs of wild dogs here.
- The 8 arms or channels of the Ashtamudi Lake are what gave it its name.
- It is the entrance to the famous backwaters of Kerala and the houseboat rides here are extremely famous.
- The Kollam to Alappuzha route is considered among the best in the backwaters.
- Cruises here give you a deeper look at the heart and spirit of the backwaters.
Munambam beach is a beautiful, long beach near Munambam Fishing Harbour at the northern end of Vypeen. Ideal for kite flying, the beach also has many village homestays nearby. Munambam beach is situated at Vypeen in Ernakulam, Kerala
Gavi Eco-Tourism , a project of the Kerala Forest Development Corporation, has caught the attention of tourists for a while now. The project is exclusive in many respects and the majority who visited were nature lovers and adventure tourists. Over a short period of time visitors to Gavi gradually increased, especially after 'Alistair International' the world acclaimed tourism major listed it among the leading eco-tourism centres and one of the must-see places in India.
Elephants are considered the most ornamental and auspicious animals in Kerala. No major festival or celebration in these parts is complete without a massive elephant procession. The people are proud of them and they are an important part of our culture.
Agasthyakoodam is nature's ode to bird watchers. This second highest peak in Kerala has long been known as a bird watcher's paradise and many gather here to catch sight of exotic birds.
It can be viewed from near Neyyar Dam as well as Bonakkad.
Agasthyakoodam is also known for its remarkable flora and fauna, especially certain rare medicinal herbs which have been discovered here. Over 2000 species including lichens, orchids, mosses and ferns have been recorded in the area.
Charalkunnu Hill Station
Charalkunnu is an upcoming hotbed of tourist activity located near Ranni in Pathanamthitta. This hill station has a host of trekking trails and a variety of picturesque picnic spots to soak in the view. People can find lodging at the camp house. The area around the place is tailor-made for peaceful and relaxing walks.