Kerala being ‘Gods Own Country’ has no dearth of places blessed by god with ethereal natural beauty. Trivandrum or Thiruvananthapuram- the capital city of Kerala is home to many religious and cultural monuments and is located just 50 kilometres from Varkala. Other popular places are Cochin or Kochi, Munnar, Thekaddy and Kovalam. Cochin is a beautiful cosmopolitan city of Kerala known for trading of spices. Munnar is a famous hill station known for vast tea plantations whereas Thekaddy is a hub for activities like Bamboo Rafting, Border Hiking, Jungle Patrol, Nature Walk etc. Kovalam is known for its four virgin sand beaches. There are other smaller, less explored places like Kollam, Ernakulam which can be explored.