Friday, August 12, 2011

Kerala : The ‘God's Own Country’

Kerala, located in the South West of the Indian peninsula, the wonderful land of rivers, backwaters, and sea beaches is a vast strip of lush green land. The truly wonderful and varied nature of this Indian state, its advancements in the other avenues of the common people’s life like higher rate of literacy, higher health care, etc., have positioned Kerala as one of the progressive and prosperous states in India. Apart from everything else, Kerala is a global tourist destination. In every year, thousands of international and domestic travelers come to their vacation travel in Kerala. The natural freshness, comfort, and soft touches of mother earth in every places of Kerala gradually turned this place a traveler’s heaven. The greatness of the travel destinations in Kerala has made this state world famous in the name of "God's Own Country".

The south Indian state of Kerala has 14 districts or administrative divisions. The major cities of this state are Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode, and Kochi. Three well developed airports in the state keep this state connected with the international and domestic destinations. Every remote corners or Kerala are well connected through multiple means of transportation like rail routes, roadways, and waterways. Until the end of the 80’s decade, Kerala tourism had no major importance in the Indian or the global tourism map. The neighboring state, Goa has always been a tough contender as far as the rising of the Kerala beach vacations in the international tourist scenario is concerned. On the other hand, the Chennai beaches and rich heritage of it used to pull the majority of the south India tourism interested travelers. But, the Kerala tourism development authority, with its series of strategic approaches has made this state as one of the best vacation destinations in India.

Making trip to all the tourist places of the ‘God’s Own Country’, takes roughly one month. The major Kerala tourist destinations include Thiruvananthapuram, Kovalam, Kochi, Thrissur, Munnar, Kozhikode, Alappuzha, Palakkad, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Kollam, Sabrimalai and Kannur respectively. The Kerala travel agents come to great help to the travelers by meticulous planning on budget vacation in Kerala, booking cheap air tickets, finding budget hotels in Kerala, and many more. The Kerala travel agents assist you in saving a lot of money and planning trips to the best vacation destinations in Kerala.

The ‘God's Own Country’ Kerala has a lot of unique travel destinations to offer to the domestic and international travelers. The enthralling Kerala Sea beaches along with a great number of natural tourist attractions across this states means much more for everyone comes to visit here. The Kerala tourism and the beautiful tourist places in Kerala have been appreciated by the National Geographic Traveler Magazine. The magazine has listed Kerala among the “ten paradises of the world” and the “50 places of a lifetime”.

The Kerala backwaters are the unique attractions to the travelers to this state. The Vembanad Lake expanded with an area of 200 sq km is the biggest among the Kerala backwaters. The final end of the Vembanad Lake connects it with the Arabian Sea at Cochin port. Apart from the backwaters in Kerala, there are many other fine tourist attractions like, the heritage places, the historical architectures and places, wildlife, the natural beauty of the villages. The Kerala culture has high impact of literature, art, music, festivals, and tradition cultures. The Kerala foods are famous as the south Indian dishes.

If you are a beachcomber and love to enjoy on a beach vacation in Kerala, it would be ideal to approach aKerala Travel Guide. But, you need to find out the reliable travel guides from your trusted references. TheKerala sea beaches have captivated attention to the beachcombers because the untarnished beauty of these places, unpolluted blue waters, and clean sands spreading over many miles touching the Arabian sea. For a beach vacation lover, it’s tough to ignore the attractions of the Kerala beaches. The swaying palms, the soothing breezes, and rippling waves of the Arabian Sea welcomes a traveler to the Kerala beaches and gifts with many hours of mind and body relaxing beach trip. Among the famous beaches in Kerala, Kovalam Beach, Alappuzha Beach, Varkala Beach, and Poovar Beach can be named among the best places.

For the visitors who are not the perfect beach vacation lovers, the Kerala travel agents are ready to facilitate them with several other tailor-made travel solutions. Travellers may option for packaged trip to the Kerala hill stations of Munnar, Nelliampathi, Wayanad, and Ponmudi. Your trip may extend to the national parks in Kerala. To enjoy the best scenic beauties of the ‘God's Own Country’, make sure to include the Periyar and Eravikulam National Park in the vacation packages offered by your Kerala travel agent. Before setting out to the Kerala vacation destinations, do not forget to ensure the transportation, accommodation, food arrangements. These are the most important requirement during your Kerala vacation trip

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For the potential visitors help in better planning Kerala vacation, here is some important information about Kerala:

Location: Southwestern Peninsula of India
Area: 38,863 sq km
Population: 31,84,1374
Capital: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Language: Malayalam. English is widely spoken language in this state.
Religion: Hinduism, Christianity, and Islam
Climate Type: Tropical
Summer: February - May (24 - 33°C)
Monsoon: June - August (22 - 28°C) October - November
Winter: November - January (22 - 32°C)

Domestic Flights (direct): From/To: Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Chennai
International Flights (direct): From/To: Colombo, Maldives, Dubai, Sharjah, Bahrain, Doha,
Ras-al-Khaimah, Kuwait , Riyadh, Fujairah, Singapore

Dear Readers, these have been the initial introduction about ‘Kerala---God's Own Country’. The informative details about the famous tourist attractions in Kerala including traveler guide and useful information will be realized soon. Till then, I wish you a happy Kerala vacation travel planning.

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