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Fishing Destinations in Kerala For Tourists Round The Year

Kerala is termed as ‘God’s own country’ and has much to offer to wayfarers. Being a coastal state, it comes as no surprise that is counted amongst the best fishing destinations in India. There are various places in this Indian state where people can indulge in the sport.

However, to avail the best deals, you should consider opting for the Kerala tour packages. By taking these offers, you are provided with all the facilities to make the most of your fishing expeditions.
Some places that are famous for fishing in Kerala are studied in the following details.

The location of Alleppey is traced to the Laccadive Sea in the south part of Kerala. If you plan to visit Alleppey for fishing, the best months are April, June, and September.

Other activities that can be engaged in during your Alleppey stay include boating and nature walks. The locale is also great for relaxation; moreover, it has pristine beaches.

You should also consider booking houseboats for cruising along the various waterways, visiting the city’s famous traditional Mullakkal Temple, and being a spectator of Punnamada Lake's snake boat races - when in Alleppey.


Cochin that is situated towards the South-western part of Kerala is known for its delectable seafood, great fishing places, and welcoming locals. The months of June to August are known to be ideal for fishing in this town.

Since 1341, the city has served as a port after a flood gave shape to a harbour. The town has a rich cultural heritage and houses an artistic center that is famous for its classical dances. You can learn about the origins of the Kathakali dance and also have a chat with the artists here. Other attractions in Cochin include Mattancherry Palace and Wonderla Amusement Park.


Situated on the Vembanad Lake, the Kumarakom village is part of Kerala’s backwaters. You can go fishing in the waters or indulge in bird watching sessions during your trip. The best months for fishing in Kumarakom are September, April, and December.

Some tourist spots at this village include the Bay Island Driftwood Museum, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Ancient Thazhathangady Mosque, and Pathiramanal Island.


Kovalam is a small town that can be found in the Southern part of Thiruvananthapuram. Where fishing in Kovalam is concerned, the best months are from April to June. However, if you want to go sightseeing, availing the Kerala tour packages serves as the best option.

Some places in Kovalam that are worth visiting include the Light House beach, Kovalam beach, Halcyon Castle and Vellayani Lake.


Derived from the name of the major city called Marari, Mararikulam is a beach village in the district of Alappuzha. If you wish to engage in fishing at this destination, consider visiting this place from December to March.

A visit to Marari Beach and Mararikulam Mahadevar temple, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva, are a must when touring this locale.


Amongst the several fish varieties that are available in Kerala’s waters include Mahseer (pink, gold, silver, black), Tuna, Seer, Sardines, Climbing Perch, Mackerel, Tuna, and Pearl Spot.

Take your pick of these options when it comes to enjoying the local cuisine!
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