Kerala, located at the southern part of the Indian peninsula. Since it is situated on the lush and tropical Malabar Coast, hence it has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. Kerala is even named as one of the Top ten paradises of the world and Top 50 places of a lifetime by the National Geographic Traveler magazine.
Abundant greenery, tropical forests, a fertile coastal plain, fishing and a relatively stable political situation all together made this a perfect tourist destination in not only india but in the whole world. An equable climate, long shoreline with serene beaches, sprawling plantations and paddy fields, tranquil stretches of enchanting backwaters, waterfalls, lush hill stations and exotic wildlife, magical festivals, historic and cultural monuments all of which offer you a unique experience during your Kerala Tour. People here live largely the same way, they have lived traditionally and much of its rich culture and heritage is well-preserved. Kerala also counts as the most educated and healthiest state in India.
Major Tourist destinations
- Wayanad: Wayanad district of Kerala comprises mainly of three towns Kalpetta which is Headquarters of the District of Wayanad, Sultan Battery and Mananthavady. Wayanad is a Hill station district in the northern part of Kerala, with mist claded peaks. It is famous for its scenic beauty, wildlife and traditions.
- Kozhikode: Formerly known as Calicut is famous for its harbor, where Vasco da Gama landed in 1498. Now it is mainly famous for its spices like black pepper and cardamom.
- Palakkad: Palakkad is the chief granary of Kerala, often called the Gateway of Kerala. It lies at the foot of the gigantic Western ghats on the border of Kerala with mountains, forests, fertile valleys, rivers and mountains streams and rich flora and fauna.
- Kollam: Kollam formerly known as Quilon, district headquarter of Kollam, is the southern gateway to the backwaters of Kerala. Kollam stands along Ashtamudi Lake and Paravur Kayal, also Kallada and Ithikkara are the two rivers that flow through this district making it a major Backwater Destination in Kerala.
- Kovalam: A world renowned beach destination of Kerela, with three adjacent crescent beaches. A massive rocky promontory on the beach has created a beautiful bay of calm waters ideal for sea bathing. The leisure options at this beach are sunbathing, swimming, herbal body toning massages, special cultural programmes, Catamaran cruising etc.
- Alleppey: Also known as Alappuzha is famous for its backwater boat trips.
- Thiruvanantpuram: The capital of Kerala is blessed with long shoreline, world renowned beaches, historic monuments, backwater stretches and a rich cultural heritage, make it a much sought after tourist destination.
- Munnar: World famous Hill Station situated at the confluence of three mountain streams Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala, located at 1600 m above sea level.