God's Own Country offers splendid options to make your holidays an experience of a lifetime. Here we present the specialties of this land for travelers to explore and experience.
The pooram festivals are marked by the grandeur of elephant pageantry, traditional percussion orchestra and elaborate rituals.
The houseboats of Kerala are luxurious holiday homes floating on vast expanses of backwater.
Get to know the age-old Indian system of medicine that offers natural remedies and effective rejuvenation therapies..
Simple breakfasts, the sumptuous 'sadya', vegetarian dishes, spicy non-vegetarian dishes – recipes and video guides on Kerala cuisine.
the classical dance drama of Kerala, is noted for its elaborate costume and sign language used for conveying the story.
Striking colours and rhythmic steps…. watch the dance of gods in the Malabar region.
Kalari pett Equal focus on offensive as well as defensive techniques and the control over body and mind distinguishes this martial art form of Kerala from others.
The traditional jewellery of Kerala comprises simple, yet elegant designs suiting all occasions.
Kerala Backwater Destinations :
Kuttanad - Alappuzha Backwaters
Fort Cochin Backwaters
Kerala Beach Destinations :
Most of India's finest beaches are in Kerala. For virtually its entire 600 km length, the Kerala coast is lined with sandy beaches, rocky promontories and coconut palms. Each year, greater numbers of visitors arrive here in search of the tranquil, palm-fringed beaches.
Kerala Hillstation Destinations :
Lying on the windward side of the Western Ghats, Kerala has a long chain of lush, mist-clad hill stations that are home to exotic wildlife. All the hill resorts in Kerala offer the most magical experience of nature in all its virgin beauty.
Kerala Wildlife Destinations :
Nestled in the luxuriant forests of the Western Ghats in Kerala are fourteen wildlife sanctuaries. And skirting these exotic destinations are some of the most delightful trekking trails in the country. All awash in the spice-scented air of endless acres of plantations ranging from cardamom, vanilla and pepper to tea and coffee.
Periyar Wild Life Sanctuary
Chinnar Wild Life Sanctuary
Parambikkulam Wild Life Sanctuary
Kerala Waterfall Destinations :
The forests of Western ghats are punctuated with large and small waterfalls that gurgle and splash down the mountain side. The wooded forests forests of Western ghats are hidden with cascading showers
Athirappilly - Vazhachal Waterfall
Kerala Fort & Monuments Destinations :
On the northern end of Kerala stands Bekal, an impressive laterite fort overlooking the sparkling blue of the majestic Arabian Sea. To the south, in the nearby state of Tamil Nadu, lies the Padmanabhapuram Palace, a large wooden palace which was once the headquarters of a prominent princely state of ancient Kerala. In between, a large number of forts, palaces and other ancient monuments lie strewn on the land as silent reminders of its glorious past. Here we introduce to you some important monuments among them.
Kerala Pilgrim Destinations :
Kerala.The land epitomizing religious tolerance and communal harmony. Ancient Kerala followed the Dravidian way of life and religious practices, which were free from cast barriers. But gradually religious from North India such as Jainism, Buddhism and Brahmanism and world religious like Christanity,Judaism and Islam seeped into Kerala.Christianity came to Kerala long before it became the official religion of the Roman Empire and the first mosque in India was founded at Muziris (Kodungaloor)in Kerala.All these religious faiths have made their contributions to the process of cultural synthesis and reconciliation of Kerala.Given here are some of the important places of worship in Kerala.
Kerala Museums :
"History is the essence of innumerable biographies"- Thomas Carlyle.
Napier Museum & Art Gallery
Museum of kerala History
Other Kerala Tourist Spots :
Instead of backwaters, hills, Beaches, waterfalls kerala has many tourist spots like dams, eco tourist spots, adventure tourist spots etc.