Kerala is blessed by bounties of nature galore that it is fondly called God’s own country. This verdant piece of land is situated in the Malabar Coast of south western India. This coastal territory rolls in green vegetation from Western Ghats to Arabian Sea.
Charming beaches, comfortable hill stations, placid backwaters, lush green landscape, exotic wildlife sanctuaries and sophisticated art forms – the attraction that Package Tour to Kerala present to the world are rich and diverse.
A travel throughout the stretch of Kerala in itself is a charming experience. You will be treated with verdant landscape interspersed with terrains of various hues and shades.
The prominent beaches featured in South India Kerala Tour are Kovalam, Cherai, Varkala, Kappad, Muzhappilangad and Bekal. Kovalam is the more often visited of these. Kovalam is situated in the southern part of Kerala. It was Travancore kings who discovered the tourism promise of this place and Kovalam is one of the oldest known tourist spots of India. Kovalam shot into global prominence when in ninety seventies hippies horded to this place. Kovalm is thirteen kilometers away from Thiruvananthapuram which is the capital city of Kerala. Kovalam is easily accessible through road. This easy accessibility leads to increase demand among locals also. Kovalam is formed by three crescent shaped beaches. Its seas are safe for swimming as they are not very deep. The white sandy beaches are inviting for a sunbath.
The prominent hill stations of Kerala are Munnar, Wayanad, Wagamon, Peermade, Nelliampathi and Ponmudi. Of these, Munnar is the more prominent. This mist shrouded paradise is blessed with bounties of nature galore. It is situated about one thousand and six hundred meters high, near the converging point of three rivers. With its exotic flora and fauna, colonial bungalows, rolling hills, manicured tea gardens, waterfalls and brooks, Munnar is ideal for trekking and mountain biking. Some interesting sites near Munnar worth visiting are Eravikulam National park, Anaimudi Peak, Mattupetty, Pallivasal, Chinnakanal, Anayirangal, Rajamalai, Echo Point, Top station, Tea Museum etc. In Eravikulam National Park, Nilgiri Tahrs – an endangered species is found in its last hold of sustenance.
Kerala is blessed with rich and diverse flora and fauna. There are a number of wildlife and bird sanctuaries and national parks in Kerala showcasing these treasures. Periyar, Muthanga, Thattekad and Silent valley are some of them. Periyar wildlife sanctuary is situated in Thekkady. It is declared a Tiger reserve. There is an artificial lake surrounding the sanctuary formed because of Mulla Periyar dam. By having a boat ride in the lake you can savor the wildlife and surrounding landscape. It is the only place in India, where you can relish wildlife from the safety of a boat.
Kerala tourism can be rendered incomplete without the magic of backwaters being savored. Backwaters are an exclusive Kerala occurrence. Canals and inlets- manmade and of natural origin together with estuaries of ove forty rivers and five lakes form the complex network of backwaters. The backwaters make for exquisite setting. Cruises relishing the same are memorable affairs. Alleppey, Kochi, Kollam and Kumarakom are the main centers of backwater tourism. Houseboats which have achieved iconic status are the single most attraction.