Famously known as 'God's Own Country', Kerala is a state located on the Malabar coast of Southern India. Home to a vast network of brackish lagoons called backwaters, ayurvedic massages, wildlife sanctuaries, sprawling tea gardens, hill-stations, palm tree-lined beaches and colourful dance forms, Kerala has everything on offer to take your pick from!
One can visit Kerala for its most of the spectacular features: its ecological wonders, classical art forms, colorful festivals, delectable fresh local cuisine, temples and archeological sites, to name a few which makes it unique.
An evening reclining on a serene Kovalam beach or on the splendid backwaters of Kumarakom & Kuttanad or enjoy the therapeutic massages at Ayurvedic health centersto taste the authentic South Indian cuisine do really amazed and get camera-crazy at historical monuments of Thrissur and Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum). So no wonder fly to the land of sun and sand and spend days on the India's cleanest and most literate state Kerala and treasure an experience for lifetime.
Kerala is a tropical land mostily and with a coast running down its entire length and the Western Ghats forming a protective barrier against the dry winds from up north. The monsoons and the summers are the most distinct seasons here.
Mar - Jun: Min: 28° C / Max: 35° C
Jul - Aug / Oct - Nov: Min: 20° C / Max: 30° C
Dec - Feb: Min: 18° C / Max: 28° C
Munnar is a popular hill-station of Kerala perched at an altitude of 1600 metres in the Western Ghats. Famous for its tea estates, various shades of green, blankets of mist and craggy peaks, Munnar is aptly..
known as the 'Kashmir of South India'. Situated on the banks of three rivers- Madupetti, Nallathanni and Periavaru, Munnar is also blessed with natural view-points apart from the tea-plantations. Munnar is divided into Old Munnar, where the tourist information office is, and Munnar, where the bus station and most guest houses are located. The Eravikulam National Park, Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary and tea plantations are its major attractions.
Bordering the Laccadive Sea, Alleppey which is officially called Alappuzha, is known for its wide network of interlinking, palm-fringed canals called backwaters and rejuvenating Ayurvedic resorts.
Allepey is also popular for its Houseboat cruises that pass through the serene backwaters, where you can catch glimpses of green paddy fields, choir making activities, beautiful avifauna and witness the life of locals in Kerala.
Towards the shore lies the Alleppey beach in the Arabian Sea, a beautiful example of the gems you’d find along the Malabar Coast. The appeal of this beach is only amplified by the history attached to it, and a walk down the 137-year old pier is a must. Be sure to catch a traditional snake boat race in the months of August and September and try out some toddy (palm wine) at a local toddy shop for adding a touch of authenticity to your travel experience in Alleppey.
Home to the country's largest Tiger Reserve - Periyar National Park, being a major attraction, is one place where you can enjoy bamboo rafting in the catchment area of Mullaiperiyar Dam, hiking, and in the midst of the..
wilderness, shopping! Popular for its good eating joints, you can also enjoy its vast stretches of spice gardens and various adventure sports. You can also enjoy a night trek in the wilderness of Periyar. The early morning ride in the boat within the sanctuary is an extremely awesome experience and you might be able to spot wild elephants, bisons, wild boars, various kinds of birds, etc.
Anakarra is also located nearby which is a great place to enjoy nature. Murikaddy is located around 5 km from the city and is famous for coffee and spices plantations.
Chellar Kovil is another area located nearby with a lot of picturesque waterfalls and cascades. Mangala Devi Temple, located at an altitude of 1337 m and at a distance of around 15km from Thekkady opens only on the Chitra Pournami (Full Moon) Festival.
Replete with waterfalls, historical caves, comfortable resorts and homestays, Wayanad in Kerala is famous for its spice plantations and wildlife. Walking through the sprawling spice plantations, trekking to the pre-historic caves and experiencing a resort holiday..
are one of the many things you can do to get a taste of Wayanad. Wayanad is best known for the wildlife reserves - Wayanad wildlife reserve which is home to an exquisite variety of flora and fauna. Wayanad wildlife reserve is an integral part of the Nilgiri biosphere reserve peacefully located amidst the serene hills of Western Ghats. Wayanad homes a wide variety of wildlife like elephants, leopards, and bears.