Best Picnic Spots In Kerala For One Day Trip!

Written By

Gopika VC

Kerala's stunning picnic sites transport visitors to another world. The Western Ghats of Sahyadri mountains are 1890 meters above sea level.

Agasthyakoodam Peak


Akkulam Tourist Village should be next on your selection of the best picnic areas in Kerala. This village is one of Kerala's most beautiful tourist destinations.

Akkulam Tourist Village


Anayirankal dam was the greatest earthen dam constructed in the 1960s. Anayirankal is a beautiful picnic location in Kerala, replete with tea plantations and dense evergreen forest.



The Dam, located on the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram near the Karamana River, is a beautiful picnic location where you can spend time with your loved ones.

Aruvikkara Dam


Kallar is a beautiful Kerala picnic location between Ponmudi and Thiruvananthapuram.  Kallar is called after a river with beautiful pebbles and spherical rocks.



A small hilly village near Munnar, Pallivasal. The verdant slopes of Pallivasal leave no stone neglected in providing one with the most energizing and picture-perfect views.



Bolgatty Island is near Fort Kochi, Ernakulam. Being cosmopolitan makes it attractive with tourists. To relax, Bolgatty Islands has lush greenery.

Bolgatty Island


Nature's paradise on earth is the Bhoothathankettu Dam. Trekking and lush nature surround the Bhoothathankettu dam in Ernakulam district.



In Idukki, in the center of the Kuravan and Kurathi hills, is an arch-shaped dam that is the first of its kind in Asia and the second in the world. 

Idukki Arch Dam


Dharmadam island is a favored picnic spot among all tourists who visit Kerala. It is located nearly 100 kilometers away from Dharmadam's always-beautiful beaches.

Dharmadam Island


This popular picnic spot in Kerala is one of Mattupetty's picturesque small villages.  The town's weather is pleasant and welcoming for picnickers and is well worth the cost.



Poovar beach is one of the most beautiful picnic spots in Kerala, providing families with elegant views and majestic beaches to enjoy and unwind.

Poovar Beach


Visit the Anjengo Fort to experience some of Kerala's most captivating history.The Anjengo Fort was the site of the East India Company's first settlement in India.

Anjengo Fort


The Konni Elephant Training Center is Kerala's finest and most prominent elephant training center.  Large wooden areas for elephants are one of the most popular tourist attractions in Konni.

Konni Elephant Training Center