Kerala at a Glance
Kerala, the Gods own country, owns unique geographic features and hence is one of the main tourist attraction in Asia. It is surrounded by Arabian sea in the west, Western Ghats in the east and has 44 rivers in total. Equable climate, beautiful beaches, backwater cruises, hill stations, exotic wildlife, various waterfalls, sprawling plantations, paddy fields, Ayurvedic history and treatments, enchanting art forms, colorful festivals, historic monuments etc offers one a memorable travel experience.
Kerala has a hundred percent literacy rate, lowest infant mortality rate and highest life expectancy rates compared to other states in India. It has world class health care systems and is one of the cleanest states of India. Kerala is peaceful and pristine. It is also famous for its greenery and natural beauty. This is the best place for nature lovers !
There are 14 districts and 63 taluks in Kerala. The State is situated between 8°18' and 12°48' N latitude and 74°52' and 77°22' E. longitude. The State has a total area of 38,864 km2 as per the records of Surveyor General of India. According to Sangam literature, Kerala was divided into five regions based on soil composition and topography as marutham, palai, kurinji, neytal, mullai. Now its divided on the basis of physical features into three : high land, low land, mid land.
Major cities of Kerala are Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Kochi, Trissur, Kozhikode. Major airports are Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, Cochin International Airport(Nedumbassery), Calicut International Airport(Karipur). Thiruvananthapuram is the capital of the state. Malayalam is the state language and Onam is celebrated as the National Festival. Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Lakshadeep are the neighbouring states. Idukki is the largest district and Alappuzha is the smallest. Periyar is the longest river in Kerala and the highest peak is Anamudi. The largest lake of Kerala is Vembanadu lake.
Kerala - One of the 10 paradises of the World
With the Arabian Sea in the west, the Western Ghats towering 500-2700 ms in the east and networked by 44 rivers, Kerala enjoys unique geographical features that have made it one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Asia. An equable climate. A long shoreline with serene beaches. Tranquil stretches of emerald backwaters. Lush hill stations and exotic wildlife, Waterfalls, Sprawling plantations and paddy fields.
Kerala has some of the pristine hill stations in India, with the entire Western Ghats dotted with evergreens, rolling grasslands, sholas and stretches of rejuvenating fragrance of tea and coffee plantations. The wilder side of Kerala has in store some of the best wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in the country with a variety of plant and animal life unique to Kerala.
Glistening brooks and cascades that interstice the hills finally roll down to the coastal plains of Kerala where they laze through verdant stretches of paddy fields, coconut trees and feeds some of the splendorous expanse of backwaters and lakes.
Let yourselves cast away amidst the serene environs of a backwater islet, treat your body and soul to 'Ayurveda' - the sacred knowledge of life. Take a backwater cruise on a country boat with palm fringed land on either side and experience the many faces of the backwater life of Kerala.
Crave for Sun & Sand! .. come and embrace the golden sands of its immaculate beaches, pep up your spirits under the tropical sun and feel the pulse of its coastal life. You can also enhance your gastronomy skills or give a break to your taste buds and savor some of the ethnic dishes of the land.
The cultural mosaic of Kerala is studded with landmark monuments, palaces, forts, memorials, and places of worship portraying the socio-cultural and historical evolution of the land with indelible marks left by travelers from far-flung lands. Be part of its many festivals and celebrations to understand its significance, emotions and traditional practices of Kerla.
Extend your tryst with this spectacular geographical wonder called Kerala and experience its rich cultural heritage and enterprising denizens who are epitomes of hospitality, which adds vibrancy to its diverse and bountiful natural wealth. Visitors are given fullest value of money and time they spend in Kerala, which offers some of the best getaways when it comes to diversity.
Kerala tours refer to the amazing Kerala Tour Packages, Kerala Holiday Packages etc. Kerala is a world known tourist destination. You can see a number of tourists from different countries enjoying the beauty of Kerala. Kerala is a combination of culture, adventure and relaxation.
Kerala is famous all over the globe not only for its scenic beauty but also due to Ayurvedic treatment provided. It is the only state in India where Ayurveda, a branch of medicine is still practiced. It has several Ayurvedic hospitals and colleges too. Ayurveda is practiced in Kerala because of its abundance of several medicinal plants and herbs also. June to November are the monsoon months and it is highly recommended as the best time for Ayurveda rejuvenation. Apart from this, who wants to miss the magnificent beaches, swaying elephant rides and the houseboat cruises along the tropical backwaters! Kerala is voted as one among the Ten Paradise Found by the National Geographic Traveller.
Thick forests along with coconut trees, mighty waterfalls, sun-kissed beaches, delightful backwaters are the main attractions of Kerala. And if u find yourself as a nature love, you are definitely gonna love The Gods Own Country.One of the amazing waterfalls in Kerala is Athiripilly waterfalls. It is a must see destination and is preferable to visit mainly in Monsoon. House boat backwater trips are really enchanting in Monsoon.
Kerala Tours are classified according to the seasons. High season is from November to May and then comes peak seaon which starts from Dec 15th to Jan 15th. Kerala Monsoon tours are mainly conducted in the month of June to October. Hence Kerala tours include Kerala Tour packages and Kerala Monsoon Tour Packages. Kerala Tours are further classified as Honeymoon Tours, Homestay Tours, Beach Tours, Backwater Tours, Pilgrimage Tours, Group Tours, Spice Tours, Hill station and Wildlife Tours, Heritage Tours, Ayurveda Tours etc and this makes the Kerala tourism diverse. Tripenticer Holidays offer categorized tour packages.
Kerala is one of the best states to visit. Literacy rate is 100% in Kerala and the hospitality one receive in Kerala cannot be compared. Tripenticer Holidays provides you categorized packages. You can choose according to your interest. We design tour packages according to your convenience and needs. Tell us your dream package. Let us do the rest for you.