Explore Amazing Kerala
Kerala known as the land of spices, letters, culture and hospitality. Its tropical paradise of waving palms and wide sandy beaches, made Kerala one of the most beautiful states in India. Kerala has legendary orgins, as it is believed that Parashuram the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu threw his axe into the sea from Gokarna and the sea retreated from where his axe fell to give birth to Kerala. Ancient mariners from Arabia ,China, Holland, Britain and Portugal have all left their mark in this state. People of there major religion co-exist here, Temples, churches and Mosques are its rememerence. The main festival of Kerala is Onam. It is in the month of August– September, it commemorates the home coming of legendary king Mahabali. Kathakali is the most Popular dance of the state. Mohiniyattam, is another typical dance of Kerala. Ottam Tullal is a solo dance in which the dancer wears colourful costumes as in Kathakali.
The National Geographic Traveler has quoted Kerala as India’s most verdant state with one of the world’s 50 “must see” destinations. “The god who made Kerala had a green thumb”, true to the popular Malayali saying, Kerala’s rich resources have long attracted visitors from across the oceans. It is in fact here that the first seafarers set foot on Indian soil.
Today Ayurveda has become a major tourist attraction of the state. Its healing power gives us “Perfect health.” The state is blessed with beautiful beaches. and serene backwaters, which are the most important tourist attraction of kerala. Here we have Kovalam, the internationally renowned beach resort is a favourite haunt of tourists since the 1930s. Another main attraction is Thekkady, is the real mixture of tea , cardamom plantations and wildlife. A boat ride on the splendid Periyar lake is the best way to experience the sanctuary. Here we see the herds of wild elephants. Munnar is a nature lovers paradise and was the summer resort of the British Government in south India. Another attraction here is the blooming of the Neelakurinji flowers in the hill palace. This flower which bathes the hills in blue once every twelve years. In Kerala at any place we see the real blessing of nature, sure it is “God’s own Country”
What makes Kerala so popular?
- Pleasant weather
- Exotic beaches
- Long Backwaters
- Picturesque hill stations
- Ayurveda experience
- Mouthwatering cuisines
- Colorful festivals
- History, Arts and Culture
- Wildlife and Spice plantations
- And above all, fun-loving people
Small state in India. Located on the southernmost tip of the Indian mainland. Karnataka surrounds from the North while Tamilnadu lies to the East and the Arabian Sea borders on the west. The Western Ghats run north to South and separate this state from the rest of the country.
Kerala’s climate is sultry. For the best weather, come during the relatively cool season (winter); between October and February. March, April and May are hot and humid (summer), though the hill stations of Thekkady and Munnar are still pleasant. Heavy rains (monsoon) fall between June and September, crowds are at a minimum, hotel rates are slashed and best time for ayurvedic treatment.
Tiny state is well connected to rest of India by rail, road and air. You can board a flight, go by rail, road or by sea.
You will never get disappointed with accommodation. The sheer range of accommodation properties here is impressive. You can stay here in hotels, luxury resorts, magnificent ancient villas, heritage properties, traditional teak wood homes, guesthouses, tribal-style huts and tree houses.
Please do explore more about Kerala and amazing travel destinations it offers through following links:
Backwaters In Kerala
Hotels In Kerala
Kerala Ayurveda Resorts
Kerala Hill Station Tours
Kerala Tour Packages
Kerala Wildlife travel