About Kerala Tourism
Kerala is renowned for some of its unique cultural and geographical characteristics. The practices and traditions handed down from generation to generation, alongside some of the natural wonders that we have been blessed with have attracted people to this land for centuries. From the ancient healthcare system ofAyurveda to our picturesque hill stations and diverse wildlife, we provide you with links to access a wide range of our specialities. We believe it is our duty to share these gifts with the rest of the world. These specialities of God's Own Country that are linked below shall be useful in narrowing the search and guiding you to your preferred destination along with providing the requisite information.
How To Reach
A sliver of state sandwiched between Arabian Sea and Western Ghats, Kerala with its palm-fringed backwaters, vibrant culture, exotic beaches and age old science of life Ayurveda attracts millions of visitors from around the world each year. Kerala could be reached conveniently by air, rail and round. Here is how to reach Kerala by air, road, rail and sea.
Most of the places in and out of Kerala are interconnected by 200 Railway Stations. Direct trains to Kerala can be availed from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata and other major Indian cities.
Kerala is easily accessible by road from any part of the country through National Highways 17, 47 and 49. Directly connected by road with Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, the state of Kerala has a network between its important cities by a number of state highways and other metallic roads.
Places To Visit
Munnar is among the crown jewels of God's Own Country and has attracted visitors from around the world for centuries due to its natural splendour. Hidden inside, lies the famous Eravikulam National Park, the home and sanctuary of the Nilgiri Tahr. This sacred haven for this exotic animal is a relief in a time when different species are disappearing off the face of the planet. Situated in the Devikulam Taluk of Idukki district, people also flock to this park to view the special Neelakurinji flowers that bloom once every 12 years.
Located at a distance of around 11 km from Alleppey, Mararai beach is one of the most popular beaches in Kerala, frequented all around the year. The beach boasts of serene surroundings and is ideal for peace-lovers and honeymooning couple. Relax here, away from the regular hustle-bustle of the city life.
The dam of Mattupetty is a storage concrete gravity dam. The dam was constructed under the Pallivasal Hydro-electric project in the late 1940s, for the purpose of water conservation and power generation. Now the dam is a vital source of electricity generation in Munnar and also a haven for many wild animals and birds due to its constant water availability.
Around two dozen kilometres from the industrial district of Ernakulam and to the side of the Vypeen Island lies every swimmer's paradise, Cherai Beach. It is a favourite haunt of those looking for a relaxing swim with the backdrop of coconut groves being the added incentive. It provides a wonderful view of the famous Chinese Fishing Nets or Cheena Vala well. The nearby shacks provide you with fresh cuisine that fills you up perfectly after a delightful swim.
Things to Do
If you are an adventure junkie, then visit Kovalam - a coastal town where there is an abundance of water sports to let you engage in. While going to a coastal town, one always looks forward to several activities
Thekkady is the best place for jeep safari for anyone wants to be thrilled and enjoy a wonderful holiday experience along with their basic tour activities. Thekkady jeep safari is going through the natural forest off roads to enjoy the wilderness of the Periyar Forest.
Kumarakom is beautiful in its own way, and there's no doubt that the best way to soak and treat your eyes with the magical beauty of nature is by going for a nature walk in Kumarakom. The experience of a nature tour is refreshing, soul-satisfying, and the best way to soothe one's mind.
Travel Tips for your South Indian Visit
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