Places to Visit During Summer Vacation in Kerala

Rent a car and explore beautiful Kerala this summer! Visit the lush green hills, pristine beaches, and mesmerizing backwaters of Kerala. Enjoy the vibrant culture and delicious cuisine of the God's Own Country. Unforgettable experiences await you in Kerala!

Feb 07, 2023
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Best 5 Spots to Visit in Kerala During Summer Vacation

Kerala is a paradise for tourists from all over the world. The natural beauty, culture and its rich heritage attract a good number of tourists to this beautiful land located in the southern end of India. Kerala is a popular spot among the tourists as it has kept its rich tradition alive also. The landscape, terrain, way of life, culture and heritage have special appeal to the tourists who are in search of rich experience and want to make the best value for the money spent.

When it comes to choosing a vacation it is difficult to find a place that can satisfy the varied tastes of the tourists. But Kerala has every element that a seasoned traveler or tourists search for. Summer vacations are the most important time for a family vacation. Every family looks forward to visiting the coolest place in Kerala during summer to spend their time away from home and without the tensions of a busy life.  

For families with school going kids, summer vacations are the most cherished. It is an excellent way for the kids to enjoy their days away from school and the usual routine. There are a plethora of choices and places to visit in Kerala that makes Kerala the best place to enjoy a peaceful and joyful holiday with your family.

So if you are traveling from another part of India and on reaching Kerala you have the best option with IndusGo to avail self-drive car rental service. So you can travel with your family without any strain. All airports and major railway stations are covered under IndusGo car rental network. So on reaching the destination, you can get the car of your choice from IndusGo. If you know how to drive, then there is no need to book a cab, each and every time you step out for sightseeing. You just have to choose a car with GPS from IndusGo and have a cool vacation.

Best 5 Spots to Visit in Kerala During Summer Vacation


Munnar located in Idukki is the best spot to beat the summer heat and to have fun with your family. There is a good number of resorts in Munnar that can give an experience of living with the pristine nature. With sprawling hills and beautiful rivers, Munnar tops the list of must visit places in Kerala and there are lots of less explored places also. There are several waterfalls, viewpoints and other spots in Munnar. To enjoy and visit all these locations the best way is to rent a self-drive car on reaching Munnar. 

For reaching Munnar, the nearest railway stations are in Aluva and Angamaly and the nearest airport is Cochin International Airport. You can avail IndusGo car rental from Munnar or from the nearest railway station or airport.

Main Attractions in Munnar 

Munnar Top Station

Mattupetty Dam

Tea Museum 

Atukkad Waterfalls

Eravikulam National Park

Echo Point

Pothamedu View Point

Tata Tea Museum

Kundala Dam

Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary 

Chinnakanal Waterfalls 


Wayanad is the least populous district in Kerala and also it has lots of tourist attractions. This place is loaded with alluring destinations: waterfalls, caves, tea and coffee estates. The most distinctive feature of Wayanad is the Edakkal caves, which belongs to prehistoric culture. The nearest airport is Karipur Airport or Kozhikode airport. Wayanad district is not connected by rail and the nearest railway station is Kozhikode. To have the best view of Wayanad take a drive through the small towns and villages. Wayanad has a wide network of road that can be accessed from major cities of Kerala and also from Karnataka.

The peculiarity of destinations in Wayanad is that they are scattered and it is necessary to have your vehicle to drive from one spot to another. So IndusGo self drive rental car is the best companion for your trip to Wayanad. 

Important Locations in Wayanad.


Meenmutty Falls

Soochipara falls

Kanthanpara Falls

Chembra Peak

Pookot Lake

Banasura Dam

Kidangada Jain Temple

Edekkal Caves



Alleppey is known for its tranquil backwater that provides a splendid experience. The houseboats and the sleepy villages give a perfect break from your hectic life. This is the best way to spend the summer vacation with your family. There are options for Ayurvedic spa for rejuvenating your body and mind. The nearest airport to Alleppey is Cochin Airport and Alleppey is well connected by road from all the major cities in Kerala. It is well connected by train also. 

The Tourist Locations in Alleppey 

Backwaters of Alleppey 

Alleppey Beach


Marari Beach

Arthunkal Church

Andhakaranazhi Beach

Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple

St. Mary Forane Church

Krishnapuram Palace


Kumarakom is an important tourist location near Kottayam, this place is known for its enchanting backwater. Kumarakom is actually a cluster of islands. To experience the enchanting backwater of Kerala and to enjoy the seafood one must visit Kumarakom. Moreover, it is an ideal location for summer vacation with family. Nearest railway station to Kumarakom in Kottayam and the nearest airport is Cochin international airport. To access IndusGo you can book with IndusGo from Kumarakom or from the nearest railway station or airport. 

Top Tourist Locations Near Kumarakom

Kumarakom Bird sanctuary

Bay Island Driftwood Museum

Aruvikkuzhi Waterfall

Kumarakom Backwaters

Thanneermukkom Bund

 Vembanad Lake


If you are a wildlife lover and want to watch a herd of wild elephants roaming through the grassland, then Thekkady is your spot! It is home to a variety of animals including tigers, elephants, sambars, and lion-tailed macaques there are also deer, bison, and boars. Major 

Attractions in and Around Thekkady

Mangla Devi Temple





Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary 

Why IndusGo?

For easy commutation and to feel free throughout your journey IndusGo provides an exemplary facility for the tourists. You can avail the car of your choice from any location and can get it delivered on your location. IndusGo has a wide network linking both major and minor cities in Kerala. The places to visit in Kerala for enjoying your vacation with your family make IndusGo your travel companion. 


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