About Kerala

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Kerala - The Magic Place In India Called ‘God’s Own Country’

Kerala -Tiny in size, big in offering:

If you want to get mesmerized and go into oblivion, forgetting your own being you must visit Kerala. Everything in Kerala is simply unique and fascinating to watch, feel and enjoy. Arabian Sea and the towering Western Ghats in the west and a network of 44 rivers flowing through the state that form emerald backwaters, lush green forests, waterfalls, heart throbbing wildlife and sprawling coconut orchards, paddy fields and plantations take you into a trans like emotion. There are historic places, cultural monuments and multi cuisines. Kerala offers everything that a traveler or a holiday maker desires to see and enjoy. To say it in one word, everything in Kerala is awesome. Hundred percent literacy rate in the state makes it the most sophisticated one and Keralites are very friendly people to mix with. One distinctive advantage with Kerala destinations is, it is only two hour drive from one place to the other.

Enthralling destinations:

Backwater in Kerala :

There is a treasure of beauty and serenity in every category of destinations in Kerala. When we talk about Backwaters in Kerala; it is the beauty beyond words. One must see to believe it. Alappuzha (Allepy) backwater is famous for cruising and offer day cruise or houseboat which is run by various tour operators. Alumkadavu backwater in Kollam, Kavvayi backwater in Payyanur, kumarakom, Chithari Tropical Island, Chandragiri Fort and River and the model fishing village Kumbalangi are all places that no one can miss. The specialty of these places is their awesome natural beauty where you find 100% serenity that takes you into raptures. Don't forget to include housboat in your package whenever you plan your Kerala tours. 

Beautiful Hill Stations :

Hill stations in the Western Ghats of Kerala are the most amazing places for every traveler to enjoy to ones heart content. Ilaveezhapoonchira, Gavi, Grampi, Edakkal Caves, Charalkunnu hill station, Devikulam hills and Echo Point in Munnar and Dhoni in Palakkad are some of them. Hill stations in Kerala are the best for tea plantation and you can explore different tea gardens when you visit any of the hill stations in Kerala.

Waterfalls :

Kerala has some of the best and unique waterfalls to explore which will makes you forget your age. You feel like drenching up under them like a kid. These waterfalls make kids go crazy and play forgetting time and hunger. Cheeyappara and Valara waterfalls, Athirappalli and Vazhachal waterfalls, Chethalayam waterfalls in Wayanad, Keezharkuth falls and Madammakkulam falls in Idukki and kantanpara waterfalls are some of them you must explore.

Beautiful Kerala Beaches:

Kerala beaches are the best destinations for every traveler to relax and unwind stress and tension. White sands with vast blue waters splashing their currents under your feet when you walk along leisurely fill your heart with peace and joy. Kizhunna beach, Kannur, Kolavi Palm beach, Payyoli, Chavakkad beach, Thrissur, Cherai beach, Kochi, Kanwatheertha in Kasargod and Kappad beach in Kozhikode are all must see beaches in Kerala. Kovalam beach located near Trivendrum is considered as one of the best beaches to visit in Asia.

Wildlife of Kerala:

Your kids go mad and look at every animal with pleasure and thrill. Monkeys, Elephants, deer and a wide range of birds keep your kids busy all through. Chimmini Dam and Sanctuary, Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary, Begur Wildlife Sanctuary in Wayanad, Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary, Kumarakom bird Sacntuary and Kakalundi bird Sacntuary are the best places to take your kids. Periyar national park and wildlife sanctuary (PNP) is a must visit elephant and tiger reserve located in Idukki and Pathanamthitta in Kerala.

Monuments:

Vizhinjam rock cut cave in Thiruvana, Bekal Fort in kasaragod, The Dutch Cemetery in Ernakulum and the Secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram are some of the monuments that give insight into Keral history and culture.