Kerala : National Geographic Traveler selects Kerala as ‘one of the 50 must see destinations of a lifetime’
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 – One of the 50 must see destinations of a lifetime – ” National Geographic Travel ”
Kerela – One of the 10 paradises of the World – ” National Geographic Travel ”
Kerala – One of the 100 great trips for the 21st century – ” Travel and Leisure ”
Kerala – One of the ten hot spots for the millennium – ” Emirates In-flight Magazine ”
Kerala – One of the ten love nests in India – ” Cosmopolitan ”
Kerela – One of the six destinations of the millennium – ” Khaleej Times ”
Kerala Tourism – Prestigious International Award for Leisure Tourism for the year 2000-2001, by Pacific Area Travel Writer’s Association ( PATWA )
Kerala Tourism – the best State that promoted tourism in India in the year 2001 – ” Outlook Traveller ” and TAAI
Kerela Tourism – Best Performing State Award for the year 1999 – 2000 – ” Government of India”
‘State of Enlightenment’ status accorded to Kerala Tourism by the ” NGT ” in its April issue
Kerala is the fastest growing Tourist destination in Asia
The world’s most feted travel hot spot
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Kerala Hill stations
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Alleppey (Alappuzha) Backwaters
Periyar (Thekkady) Wildlife
Kochi (Cochin )
Agatti Island (Lakshadeep)
Bangaram Island (Lakshadeep)
Kerela Travel info
Kerala Ritual Art forms
Performing Art forms
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