Beyond the scenic backwater, captivating hills, and rich wildlife are off the beaten tourist villages of Kerala that are just the perfect place to those who wishes to see something unconventional. Simply serene, and peaceful, in the villages of Kerala one can see the most pristine form of nature, barely untouched by industrialization, and illustrating the traditional style of living. Good in numbers, a trip to villages on a tour to Kerala can introduce one to different shades of the state for example at Kovalam villages is known for its activities like coir manufacturing, coconut leaf weaving, and fish markets. Likewise, Wayanad is where one can meet, and greet oldest tribes, which are barely untouched by civilization. Besides, watching fisherman practicing the traditional fishing methods in backwaters is a treat for the eyes. Local cuisines and Kerala of Kerala villages are a must try too, especially Toddy Trapping, which is extracted from the coconut palms. It is a palm wine that one must try with karimeen pollichathu or the freshwater fish and pickles. In the villages of Kerala, one can see one-of-its-kind farming called Koottu-Mundakan, a paddy cultivation style wherein short-term-variety and a long-term variety of paddy seeds are sown in 60:40 or 70:30 ratio. Also, if one wants to witness festivals in full swing there's no better place than Aranmula where the boat carnival and race happens. The must visit village tourism attractions in Kerala are in Kuttanad, Cherai, Kovalam, Kumarakom, and Kumbalangi. A stay in any of these villages of Kerala can revive one's senses, and introduce to altogether a different side of the state.