Kerala- God’s Own Country: A God-sent Kids Holiday Destination!

Family holidays are often about kids and in the process, encourage adults to live life like kids even if for just few days. What do kids like in general if you wonder includes good food, places of fantasy where their imagination can get wings and sports where they can have loads of fun, bonus is when they can wet their hands, feet and often the whole body without getting reprimanded for it. Kerala holiday package customized according to the youngest member of the family could be a great solution where the kids get to enjoy and you get to rest while they have their fun.


What do kids get from holidaying in Kerala? Here’s the list.

  • Hill station and a lot of trekking
  • Riding on elephant and feel on top of the world
  • Eating food with the names not-so-easy-to-recall and yet loving them
  • Spice gardens and tea plantation, a great day with Greenery and Nature
  • Beaches and loads of fun, more for the growing lovers of surfing
  • Forts and palaces to know history of and fall in love with the culture
  • Learning to give back to the community with Volunteer Travel
  • Unlimited fun in the choicest of the Amusement Parks as well as National Parks

National Parks in Kerala

Coming down to Kerala must include any one of the most amazing wildlife experience. The the list of the National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries, which is seemingly endless, has some the the gems. Periyar, Eravikulum, Silent Valley, Anamudi Shola, Pumpadum Shola and Nagarhole are among these.

Tea plantations and spice gardens

Experience real life tea plantations and not just pictures of these as in the tea ads in Munnar, Wayanad and Vagamon. You can easily get rooms with the views to misty mornings of these plantations. Also, enjoy a day of guided spice tour in places like Kumly, Vellikulum, Irulum and Idukki. Some farms also have lodging facilities.

Amusement Parks

Wonderla in Kochi, Vismaya Water Theme Park in Kannur, Silver Storm amusement park in Thrissur, Fantasy Amusement Park in Palakkad, Dream World Water Park near Athirappilly waterfalls, Happy Land Amusement Park in Thiruvananthapuram are among the best to spend time with kids while everyone can have fun.

Forts and palaces

With a little knowledge on history and a great imagination, past kingdoms of Kerala can come alive on this vacation. Of course the tour guide would be a great help in the whole process. The list include Kanakakunnu Palace, Koyikkal Palace, Kuthiramalika Palace, Kowdiar Palace, Kilimanoor Palace, Bekal Fort, Chandragiri Fort, Fort Kochi, Hosdurg and many more.

Houseboat cruise on Kerala Backwaters

Famous locations for getting an amazing experience of houseboat are Alleppey, Kollam, Kumarakom, Kuttanad, and Kasargod where you and your kids can enjoy doing nothing but relaxing and enjoying views passing by the eye-lanes.

Hill stations

Munnar, Idukki, Thekkady, Lakkidi, Peermedu, Vythiri, Nelliampathy, Devikulam and the list goes on and on for the popular as well as lesser known hill stations of Kerala to be included in your itinerary. Here in Wayanad, you can also learn about Volunteer Travel by Kabani and learn more about the place first hand.


Since most of the major cities of Kerala are on the ocean-side, the state enjoys a great many beaches. Some of them offer water sports as a great way to relax. Kovalam beach, Kappad Beach, Marari beach, Kozhikode Beach, Cherai beach, Kappil beach, Shanghumugham beach · Chaakara Beach and Varkala Beach are just for the warmers.

Plan your holiday package in Kerala in a way to include most of the above goodies on an eco-friendly tour.

Author Bio: – Jyoti is a travel writer, who love to explore different destinations across the globe, In the above article Jyoti is sharing her views about her recent Kerala tour packages.