From foggy hill stations of Munnar to the rich forestlands of Thekkady, from palm fringed beaches of Kovalam to pristine backwaters of Kumarakom, Kerala is truly a destination of a lifetime.
Kerala is recognized as one of the ‘Ten Paradises of the World’ and ‘Fifty Places of a Lifetime’ by the National Geographic Traveler Magazine.
Plan your trip to Kerala, Land of “God’s own country” which is ideally positioned along the Malabar Coast of southwest India. Kerala is the southernmost state of the country and Thiruvanthapuram is its established capital. Kerala Tourism attracts you to some of its alluring destinations like Alleppey, Kochi, Kollam, Kumarakom, Munnar, Pallakad, Thekkady and Kozhikode.
Alappuzha, Wayanad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Pathanamthitta, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kottayam, Kasaragod, Kollam, Kannur, Idukki, Ernakulam are the well known districts of Kerala.
Travel to Kerala, which is known for its ancient temples and churches like Sabarimala Temple, Chettikulangara Temple, Vadakumnathan Temple, Guruvayoor Temple, Malayattor Church and Parumala Church.
Kerala tourism attracts you its famous classical Dance form like Kathakali and Mohiniattam. There are several art forms in Kerala like chavittu nadakom, oppana (taken from Malabar), where dance, rhythmic hand clapping and proper vocalizations is well mixed. Kerala is also known for its Carnatic music. Some of the traditional wall painting of Kerala has been done by Raja Ravi Varma, who is a renowned painter for his visual art.
Kerala is even known for its traditional ayurvedic treatment, ancient shrines, and conventional handicrafts. Keralites speak the native language Malayalam.
Kerala Tourism attracts its tourists to its wonderful destinations which are mentioned below:
Beaches in Kerala
Unfold your day leisurely at the serene beaches of Kerala. Beaches in Kerala are dotted with beautiful palm and coconut fringed trees. Kovalam Beach, Poovar Beach, Shanghumugham Beach, Alappuzha Beach, Varkala Beach, Fort Kochi Beach are some of the well known beaches in Kerala that travelers can visit.
Hill Stations in Kerala
Kerala is known for its undulating mountains and its greenery plantations. Some of the breathtaking hill stations of Kerala are Munnar, Thekkady, Nelliampathy, Ponmudi or Peermede which are among the best tourist destinations in Kerala
Travel to the “Venice of the East” which is popularly known as Alappuzha, is highly recognized for its spectacular beauty, serene backwater and exceptional lagoon. Alappuzha is even prominent for its snake boat races. Nehru Trophy Boat Race is the popular snake boat race which is usually held in the month of August.
So next time you are planning a trip to Kerala do visit the above mentioned places that would surely be breathtaking experience