Known as “God’s Own Country”, Kerala and its exquisite backwaters make for a fabulous holiday for all. This Indian state, along with Goa and the rest of South India is home to some of the most regal and luxurious hotels you will find in the world.
Kerala is a south India’s most serenely beautiful destination and it is known as ‘God’s own Country’. It is a tiny silver of paradise and is one of the best tropical tourist spot one can possibly look for. One can bask in the sun and sand of the palm tree-lined Kovalam beaches or you want to take a hike to Munnar hill station, or even if u want to walk down the bustling street of Kochi, Kerala has everything one can dream for.
Kerala is the land of simple and literate citizens, it attracts you with its spectacular dance forms, music and handicrafts. It is named as the one of the ten paradise of the world as it has long palm tree beaches, beautiful rivers, pious inland water bodies and a calm green atmosphere. Beaches like Kovalam and Varkala and Backwater destinations including Alleppey and Kumarakom are among few highlights of Kerala. It provides ample opportunity for fishing as it is surrounded by coconut trees, the long coastlines. The backwaters, wildlife sanctuaries, mountain ranges and beaches gives you pleasure and the serenity refreshes your mind and body. It is one of the perfect honeymoon destination where couple can enjoy in the lap of nature, not only couples but families and children can also enjoys nature beauty.
No vacation is complete without shopping as Kerala is a hub of graceful dresses, work of art, aromatic spices, beverages and oil. It is a perfect shopping destination for tea and coffee lovers who can fill their bags while shopping in this beautiful place.
Famous food of Kerala
Kerala cuisine is a perfect combination of vegetables, meats and seafood flavored with a variety of coconut. It is also known as the ‘ Land of Spices’ and chilies, curry leaves coconut, mustard seeds, turmeric are all frequently used that will add to the taste and flavor of food. Traditionally food is served on a banana leaf in Kerala and almost every dish prepared there has coconut and spices to flavor the local cuisine.
Most popular attractions of Kerala
Munnar It is situated on the bank of three rivers –Madupetti, Nallathanni and Periavaru. It is famous for tea estates, exotic lush greenery and craggy peaks, is located in the Western Ghats, in the state of Kerala. It is serve as a commercial Centre for some of the world’s largest tea estates. Munnar is one of the most popular hill station of Kerala and is blessed with natural viewpoints apart from the tea plantation. The Eravikulam National Park, Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary and tea plantations are its major attractions.
Alleppey It is extremely famous for its beautiful backwaters, beaches, temples and traditional boat races. This is a popular tourist destination and also has some very reputed Ayurveda spas and wellness centers and has numerous rivers crisscrossing the sea and is home to many canals, backwaters, beaches and lagoons. It is referred to as the Venice of India. The backwaters coupled with houseboats and the tropical village life makes the Alleppey worth a visit.
Kochi It is a ‘Queen of Arabian Sea ‘and is situated on the south-west coast of India. In a true vintage –meets-future fashion, pubs, restaurants, shopping hubs and futuristic stores crowd Ernakulum.
Thekkady It is the country largest tiger reserve- Periyar, Thekkady is a great way to enjoy a jungle vacation. One can enjoy bamboo rafting, hiking and shopping at this beautiful place and it is popular for its good eating food joints.
It has many more beautiful destinations to visit such as Kumarakon, Wayanad, Kovalam , Bekal, Idukki, Kavvayi Backwaters etc.
Best time to visit Kerala
It is a year-round destination, the best season to visit Kerala depends upon which place you are visiting but overall the best time is during September to march, when the weather is pleasant and it is easy for tourist to explore the hill stations, beaches and backwaters.