Kerala Tourism


Kerala tourismKerala, also known as "God's Own Country" is one of the most popular tourism destinations in India.

It's tropical climate, beautiful palm-fringed beaches with pristine stretches of sand, the serenity of the backwaters and the clear blue Arabian Sea, make Kerala one of the most beautiful destinations in India.

Kerala Tourism Packages :

There is an exciting range of Kerala Tourism Packages with numerous different destinations and itenaries. If you want to experience the magic of lovely hill stations with panormic beach beauty and romantic houseboats, pick any one of our personalized tour packages mentioned below.

Following are some of the most popular Kerala Tour Packages :

 

When to plan a trip to Kerala ?


The Southern coastal place of India would be very hot during summers, hence the best time to visit the beaches , rivers and pleasant hill stations of Kerala would be the autumnal months and even winters, from October to March.

These months would provide a very favorable weather to the foreign or local tourists to enjoy the atmosphere.

Tourist Attractions of Kerala

  • The Beaches and other attractions

While in Kerala you can travel from the beautiful beaches of Kovalam, Varkala, Beypore, Cherai , Bekal and many more, to the green hills of the Western Ghats. You can hear the silence of the sea and relax on the golden sand of the Beaches in Kerala.

Stroll around the adjacent forts and their ruins along the beaches and experience a charming Kerala. You can breathe in the aroma of spices in the spice plantations of Munnar and see the splendor and fervor of a temple festival at Thrissur. While you can experience the excitement of a snake boat race at Allapuzha, the house boats for tourists there, are equally splendid.

You can drift through quiet backwaters, under whispering palm trees, past emerald paddy fields and villages where the unchanging routine of village life occurs before your eyes. Also make a sure visit to the Athirappily waterfalls, of the Chalakudy river, which is a magical sight to look at. Travel to a timeless world of serenity and peace on backwaters tours of Kerala.

  • Kerala, the health centre

You can discover a younger and more refreshed you, after a stay in an Ayurvedic resort or spa in Kerala where the healing powers of Ayurvedic massage and therapy help your stresses melt away. The state is famous for its brilliant health care centres.

For health concerns there is a unique way of Martial Arts which is famous in Kerala, called Kalaripayattu, and it is unique because it is a dance form, done with the help of swords. The resorts and hotels of the beautiful hill station of Munnar also offer Ayurvedic spa treatment and massages for its tourists.

  • Arts and Festivals

You can watch mesmerized, as a traditional Kathakali dance performance occurs before your eyes or get enchanted by the graceful Mohiniattam dance, where the dancers create poetry in motion.

The beautiful flower carpets with which people decorate their houses on the festival of Onam, is an exquisite site to behold to see and enjoy a traditional Onam feast, where meals are eaten on a banana leaf, while on tours of Kerala.

  • Flora and Fauna

You can see elephants, tigers and other wild animals in their natural environment in Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary on wildlife tours of Kerala, while Eravikulam National Park is another place to see for Kerala's wildlife including the majestic elephants, on which rides are also available.

You can shop for the legendary spices, traditional sandalwood crafts, hand-woven cotton textiles and fine handmade jewelery in the markets of Kerala.

Kerala tourism offers you a range of options from leisure to adventure to art and culture - you can enjoy all this and more on tours to Kerala, India.

What to do and What to buy ?

Kerala is an exquisite place for its backwaters and houseboats, take one trip in these luxurious houseboats on your Kerala tour, and buy spices, handicrafts, hand woven cotton textiles, and fine handmade jewelery.

 

Last updated: Nov 23, 2011.

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