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Our Favourite Photos of Kerala

29 August 2017

These photos of Kerala show one of the most beautiful regions on earth.

The India’s Cup minimal assistance adventure rally kicks off again in April 2018, and teams will travel almost 1500 miles, all the way from Chennai to Goa. En route participants will visit the gorgeous state of Kerala, which a narrow slither right at the bottom of India’s South-Western Malabar coast. It’s an incredible place with a dazzling array of scenery, food, and culture. Here are some of our favourite photographs of Kerala.


Rolling Hills

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Photo by Sarath Kuchi

One of Kerala’s most attractive features are the Western Ghats, a mountain range famed for its wildlife and biodiversity.


Peaceful Backwaters

Another essential aspect of Kerala’s charms are its backwaters, a vast and intricate collection of lakes and canals.



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Photo in Public Domain

The best way to see the backwaters of Kerala? Spend a night in one of the houseboats that line the canals.



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Photo by Sarath Kuchi

Kerala is less touristy than much of India, and so it is possible to see local life lived as it has been for centuries.



Many visitors to Kerala come to experience the rich spiritual traditions of the state.



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Photo in Public Domain

Kerala has a rich and long trading history. A popular attraction are the ancient Chinese fishing nets in Kochi.


The nets are still in use today, and Kerala remains an important trading and fishing center.


Kerala is home to fantastic cuisine, of many different varieties. But sometimes, Uncle John’s Ice cream in Alleppey can’t be beat.



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Photo by Vinoth Chandar

Monsoon season in Kerala can be dramatic. It makes for a great photo, though.
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