Kerala, otherwise famously known as god’s own country. It’s truely blessed with its unique features , the diversed and multi cutlured and ethinic heritage blended with historic presence and geographical features makes kerala stand apart from other destinations in india and the world too. Lying in the southern part of india facing the Arabian sea in the west and western Ghats in the east attracts many tourists from across the world too. There are many attractions in kerala with varied features, be it beaches which stretches from north to south for almost 650kms. There are 44 rivers, of which 3 are east flowing and 41 flowing to the Arabian Sea in the west. Western Ghats which is the icing on the cake as far as kerala is concerned is the most visited mountain or hill station in the south of india. It’s also regarded as a world heritage site as per unesco as it plays a vital role in the monsoon weather pattern. The Western Ghats is also home for many endagered species and animals which are for seeing an extinction is now capitalizing its presence in this thick forest mountain area. The western ghats/mountains is considered to be older than the great himalayas as per geologist and unesco. The western ghats in the kerala region is also considered as the only heritage site in the entire south and west india as per the unesco, which makes kerala stand apart as a must vist place. munnar, thekkady, gavi, wayanad, idukki, rajakkad, ponmudi etc, are the few of the most important destinations in the western ghats surrounded by forest and mountains. During winter, munnar has seen its temperature going down to 0 degree celecius.
Though kerala destinations has been reagrded as the most preferred tourist or sightseeing destinations in india by international tourist, lately there has been an incredible rise among the domestic tourist. This is due to the infrastructure development and new addition of international airport in kerala and other connectivity be it road or rail. In the last three decades the flow of tourist to Kerala has seen a considerable rise. Many new attractions has been added in the kerala tourist map for sightseeing activities initiated by the tourist department for local domestic tourist. Kerala is blessed with its natural resources which is a treat to the eyes and experience the varied culture, food, hospitality, tradition etc. various cultural forms like kathakali, ottanthullal, mohiniyattom, thiruvathira kali, kalaripayattu(martial art) is a visual treat for the tourists. The famous alleppey snake boat race conducted in the Vembanadu Lake has made its mark globally and plays a vital role in Kerala tourism. Kovalam beach, regarded as one of the best beach in India is home to many international tourist. The famous, padmanabha swamy temple in trivandrum, the capital of kerala, plays a distinct place as a cultural site.
Truly Kerala is a place to visit in a life time….