Wednesday , July 24 2024

Kerala Tourism: Munroe Island of Kerala is the perfect place to visit, definitely visit once

The tagline of Kerala tourism is 'God's own country'. The greenery of Kerala, from its backwaters to the serene dense forests and natural beauty along with the old temples and the folklore associated with those temples attracts a lot of tourists. Every tourist coming here, seeing the natural beauty of Kerala, definitely says that Kerala is truly the home of God.

There are many popular places to visit in Kerala but the place we are talking about today is a unique place in Kerala.

We are talking about Munroe Island of Kerala. Munroe Island is located at a distance of about 27 km from Kollam, Kerala. The place is named after Colonel John Munro, a former resident of the princely state of Travancore. It is said that he dug many canals and connected many backwater places. Monroe Island has gained immense popularity over the years.

This island situated on Ashtamudi Lake has been slowly sinking for the last few years, due to which it is also known as Sinking Island. However, it is believed that the island is sinking due to excessive construction of dams and canals over the years.

If you like to visit an offbeat destination then definitely include Monroe Island in your list. It is very difficult to describe in words the beauty of this island surrounded by natural greenery and beauty from all sides.

Passing through canals surrounded by dense trees in Munroe Island, you will reach Ashtamudi Lake. All along the way, you will not only see lush green trees, but also kingfishers and many endangered species of birds perching on tree branches here and there. After reaching Ashtamudi Lake, do not forget to enjoy the mangrove forest trees on the water and take a boat ride among them.

Munroe Island is located at a distance of 50 km from Varkala. If you go to Varkala, you can visit Monroe Island in just one day. You can rent a scooter from Varkala, which will cost you around Rs 600-700. To see the canals, mangrove forests and groves of fallen trees over the water, you'll need to rent a boat to Munroe Island. The fare is Rs 1000 per boat.

We are sure that whenever you go to Kerala today, you will definitely remember this article. Then save this article and share it with your friends who are planning to visit Kerala.