Kerala is a small Indian state bounded by Tamil Nadu to the south and east, Karnataka to the north, and Lakshadweep to the west on the Malabar coast of the country. National Geographic Traveler famed the state by addressing it as one of the ten paradises of the world.
Being positioned on the southwestern tip, it ensures a perfect natural retreat before summer arrives. Delights of backwater with houseboats transfer you to a state of amazement.The fresh air all around and the calming sound of water give you company throughout your stay. Tour operators provide mesmerizing houseboat experiences in Kerala.
Exploring the beaches in Kerala lets you chill to the hilt. No doubt, these beaches are among the incredible ones lying in India. Kovalam Beach is the most popular and well-maintained seashore in the state on the south of Thiruvananthapuram. Payyambalam is the most famous of all five groups of Kannur Beaches.
Perched in the Kasaragod district of the state, Bekal Beach with its stunning backwaters offers to relax in the sun, the scenic swaying of palm trees and energizing outdoor activities speed boat tour. Varkala Beach in Varkala town displays an arresting sight from the clifftop above. Alappuzha Beach in Alappuzha town is another perfect spot for spending a loving, and calming time.
Popular Wildlife Destinations
Aside from beaches, Kerala is rich in wildlife tourism. Exclusive wildlife experiences in Asia offered by this Indian state are worth touring. Some best National Parks and wildlife sanctuaries include – Eravikulam National Park, Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary, Periyar National Park, and Silent Valley National Park are surely give a thrilling time. You can plan wildlife tour packages for Kerala at cost-effective prices.
Festivals and Culinary Delights
Onam is the most significant festival celebrated in Kerala. This harvest festival spreads its grace all over the region. Other famous festivals entail Vishu, Theyyam Festival, Makaravilakku Festival, AmbalapuzhaArattu, Thrissur Pooram, AdoorGajamela, AttukalPongala, AranmulaUthrattathi, etc. Each event represents its individual grace and significance.
Kerala cuisine comes with tons of delicious dishes are hard to ignore. Dominated by the sea, this region has types of seafood to offer you, such as - Arikkadukka, ChemmeenMoilee, Chemmeen Kari, Appam, and Crab Masala, Dry Prawns with Cabbage, Ginger Feathered Tiger Prawns, KarimeenPollichathu, Stuffed Mussels with seafood. Apart from seafood delicacies, you have access to – Idiyappam with Curry, appam with Ishtu, Ela Sadya, Parippu Curry, Kerala Style Fish Molee, et al.
Reach out to your travel agency to book the best mode of transportation. Be it by train, road, or air (both domestic and international flights are accessible from Cochin, Kannur) at your convenience. Since the state is well-connected with the major cities of India, you can have tension-free traveling.