Kerala is more popular the world over for its beautiful beaches, serene backwaters and wilderness of the wildlife. But there is more to Kerala than this. Far off in the heights of the Western Ghats, Kerala has number of hill stations less ventured and explored. The hill stations of Kerala are the most perfect choice if you like walking.
A Kerala walking holiday is a wonderful way to explore the regions natural beauty. Stay at Tharavad, the ancestral home to the Kandath family, complete with its original carved teak pillars and set amongst rice paddies. The ranges here consist of a chain of ridges cut off from one another by valleys containing teak of extraordinary height and girth. Such Kerala walking holidays offer breathtaking views of the misty mountains and enchanting valleys interspersed with sprawling tea, coffee, cardamom and orange plantations. It’s an exhilarating experience and if you are after a vantage view of the spectacle, one must visit Seethakundu, where a 100m high waterfall provides an added attraction. It offers a fantastic view of entire Palakkad area.