What is a
vacation? Vacation means excitement, vacation means
enjoyment, vacation means thrill, vacation means
sightseeing, vacation means shopping, vacation means
adventure, vacation means having delicious cuisines. The
definition of enjoying a vacation varies from person to
person. Everyone can enjoy such vacations at one place known
as Kerala, which is popularly known as the 'God's Own
Country'. It can be called 'the destination for all' by all
means. Kerala Tourism is a potpourri of magical influences
that is revering with soul-gripping beauty. This enigmatic
state of extraordinary beauty is blessed with a rich natural
bounty and a fascinating cultural heritage.Tourism of Kerala
presents you with an awesome array of options. Kerala is a
fields, thick forests, sombre mountains, leisurely backwater
cruises, beautiful beaches, azure blue waters and modern
cities. You can explore this wonderful land to add to your
lifetime's pleasant experiences.
Kerala has three international airports in Kozhikode,
Nedumbassery and Thiruvananthapuram. The domestic as well as
international flights are operated from these airports. The
state is well-connected by road and train with rest of the
cities in India. Kerala tourism sedates tourists with its
mild and pleasant climate throughout the year. The winters
are not too cold and the summers are not extremely hot.
However, the best time to visit Kerala is from November to
February. Though the official language of Kerala is
Malayalam, English is also widely spoken in the state.
Hence, the tourists from India and abroad don't face much
difficulties in communication. The tourism in Kerala is
luxurious and offers a good collection of luxurious hotels
and resorts. They provide all the modern facilities to the
tourists of varied budgets.
You can embark on a tourism in Kerala of different kinds
such as Kerala city tour, Kerala backwaters tour, Kerala
beach tours, Kerala heritage tours, Kerala houseboat
cruises, Kerala hill stations tours and Kerala water sports.
Kerala is blessed with a long coastline. The excellent
beaches with golden sands fascinate the tourists. The
popular beaches in Kerala are Kovalam beaches, Alappuzha
beach, Kappad beach, Cherai beach, Varkala beach, Marari
beach and Fort Kochi beach.
The exotic backwaters give unique identity to Kerala
tourism, and are highlighting features of the tourism of
Kerala. Alleppey, with its intricate alley of backwaters, is
known as the 'Venice of the East'. The houseboat tour on the
backwaters affords a wonderful experience for the tourists.
Eastern Kerala consists of high mountains, deep-cut valleys
and gorges. This region
has many popular hill stations
such as Munnar, Wayanad, Devikulam, Ponmudi, Peermade,
Nelliyampathi and Vagamon, and they can give your tourism of
Kerala the required heights of ecstasy.
The churches, temples and the heritage places such as the
Mattancherry Palace and the Padmanabhapuram Palace are the
major attractions for the tourists. Eravikulam National Park
and wildlife sanctuaries at Periyar can also explore the
'wild streak' of the tourists.
If you are fond of adventure, tourism in Kerala gives you
plenty of opportunities to enjoy the water sports like
kayaking, parasailing, paragliding, hiking, mountaineering,
mountain biking and diving. You will find many shopping
opportunities in Kerala. The state is popular for
handicrafts and metal works. The rosewood and sandalwood
carvings of Kerala are very famous. There are many huge
shopping centers in the cities like Kochi and
Thiruvananthapuram. You should not miss out the performing
arts in Kerala either, for without these exotic experiences,
your Kerala tourism would not be endowed with a holistic