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With uncomparable architecture, ayurvedic meditation, exotic backwaters, pleasant lakes, the state of Kerala always provide loads of option to extend the trip.

Thiruvananthapuram (also Trivandrum), Kozhikode (formerly Calicut), Kochi (also Cochin) & Alappuzha are must-visit destinations in Kerala if you considering a memorable trip to Kerala.

There are some of the world class hotels in Kerala, since the list never ends we have shortlisted few to help you out with an ultimate accommodation.

From para-gliding to trekking to camping to fishing etc. Kerala has always been one of the famous spots for adventure sports lovers.

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Kerala, India

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God’s Own Land, Kerala in India, promises to be every tourist's dream place. This eternal paradise of tourism, peace and tranquility, is blessed with vast fertile plains, tropical forests, breathtaking beaches, amazing backwaters and numerous shimmering rivers. No other state in india is so much blessed with breathtaking beauty and myriad features other than Kerala. This 560 km long narrow stretch of most sought after destination houses one of the India's most civilized advanced societies. With a literacy rate of close to 100%, this great tourist destination is the cleanest state Visit this is a land to believe.
City Tour of Kerala
Every city of Kerala state has an associated charm. Like other Indian cities, cities of state Kerala reflect a distinct beauty that is hard to forget for lifetime. Adorned with dense tropical forests, beautiful beaches, cliffs, rocky coasts, an intricate maze of backwaters, still bays and 44 amazingly radiant rivers these cities offer the perfect travel destinations in Kerala, india.

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Alleppey (Alappuzha)
With a large network of inland canals, Alleppey is one of the most important tourist centers in the Kerala state. For its outstanding backwater connections it is earning it the sobriquet "Venice of the east". Alleppey through its spectacular snake - boat races showcase the most traditional aspects of Kerala tourism.

Highlights: Ambalapuzha, Karumadikkuttan, Champakulam etc.

Kozhikode (Calicut)
When you are traveling Kerala, you can not miss Kozhikode, which has always been considered as a significant port for trade and commerce. With its establishment as the capital of the powerful Zamorin dynasty, its importance was further enhanced in the 10th century. This place which is also popularly known as Calicut was famous for its quality cotton, calico.

Highlights: Pookot Lake, Ettumanoor Temple, Krishnan Menon Museum, Malabar Mahotsavam, Pazhassi Raja Museum, Thusharagiri Waterfalls etc

Kannur
Kannur, this coastal town in the northern Malabar area was for the capital of the Kolathiri Rajas. Kannur is now a city known for its handloom and beedi industries and contributing a lot to the Kerala Tourism. Kannur also boasts Kerala's finest weavers.

Highlights: Aaralam Wildlife Sanctuary, Dharmadam Island, Jagannatha Festival, Madayi Mosque, Moppila Bay, Palotukavu Festival, St. Angelo's Fort etc.

Cochin
The commercial and industrial capital of the state of Kerala, Cochin, boosts one of the finest natural harbors in the world. This beautiful ancient city has seen ocean trotters from Arabia, China, Holland, Britain and Portugal. A city of peninsulas and islands, Cochin is one of the prime tourist destinations of Kerala.

Highlights: Bolghatty Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Aattachamayam, Cheeyappara Waterfalls, Chottanikkara Temple, Cochin Carnival, Edapalli Perunal, Indira Gandhi Boat Race, Jewish Festival, Kanjiramattom Festival, Kodungaloor Bharani, Malayatoor Perunal, Santa Cruz Basillica Church, St. Francis Church, Thalassery Fort etc.

Architectural Heritage of Kerala
Kerala tourism showcases some of the best preserved architectural instances in India. They are the ensemble of simplicity and elegance. The time-tested dexterity of Kerala’s master architectures can be seen are East Fort, Bekal Fort and Palakkad Fort. In Agraharams, You will enjoy the conglomeration of Tamil Brahmin houses. Kalpathy in Palakkad show the fulgent face of aesthetic sense of a generation. Numerous temples, churches and mosques, signify a glorious history, an eventful political, cultural and religious life of the glorious state of Kerala..

Adventure Travel in Kerala
Kerala has a lot to offer to the adventure enthusiasts. Trekking expeditions in Munnar, Thekkady and Wagamon will give you the opportunity to get absorb in the spectacular beauty spots. Right from the Kayaking, White Water Rafting, Speed Boating, Para - Sailing to extreme sports like Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Mountain Hiking, Mountain Biking, you can enjoy a whole lot of activities according to your proficiency with adventure travel packages in Kerala.

Kerala wildlife Tour
When talking about Kerala, it’s not possible to get away with out mentioning its rich biological diversity. Kerala proudly boosted many sanctuaries and parks, which are spreaded across the state. Wildlife sanctuaries of Kerala like Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Eravikulam National Park, Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary, Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary, Peechi Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary, Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Silent Valley National Park and Thattekad Bird Sanctuary are the happy grounds for numerous species of birds and animals.

Cultural travel of Kerala
The diverse culture of Kerala state is richly influenced by Hindu spiritualism. The strong and rich cultural variety of Kerala can be seen by a number of festivals celebrated in the state. Its unique cultural heritage and long tradition of religious harmony are one of the many travel attractions of the state of Kerala. If you want to see and relish the cultural heritage of Kerala, then on your Cultural tour of Kerala, enjoy Onam, Kerala Village Fair, Nishagandhi Dance Festival, Snake Boat Race etc. This state like other Indian states observes a multitude of fairs and festivals. Enjoy Kerala’s very own indigenous traditional cultural forms like Mohiniyattam, Kalaripayattu, Kathakali etc. All these things are very much an integral part of its rich cultural heritage.

Famous Cuisines of Kerala
The ethnic cuisines of Kerala are unique and special. The cuisines of Kerala reflect the culinary expertise of the region. Here usually people prefer hot, spicy, fresh, aromatic and flavored foods. The most common ingredients of Kerala traditional food are Coconut, Chilly; Curry leaf, Mustard seed, Tamarind and Asafoetida. Some of the popular Kerala dishes are as follows Rasam, Uttappam, Puttu, Appam, Parakka Kerdatam, Parippu Vada with Cocunut Chutney, Vada Sambhar etc. After having a delightful feast desserts like several types of Payasam, served with 'boli', complete the traditional Kerala meal.

Popular Shopping Centres in Kerala
On your way back don’t forget to pick some the best products of the state kerala The best buys of the state include traditional handicraft items like carved wooden elephant souvenirs, other wood carvings, brass ware, copper ware, bell metal products, cane and bamboo furniture, coir products, sandalwood, conch shells and different varieties of paintings and masks. The main shopping centers are on M.G.Road, which is dotted with numerous shops selling a variety of things like clothes, handicrafts jewellery, Spices, nuts and other small items. For handicrafts, you should visit shopping centers like
  • Kairali, the Kerala State Handicrafts Development Showroom
  • Surabhi, the State Handicraft Society Emporium and
  • Khadi Gramodyog Bhavan, the showroom of Khadi Village Industries.
Major Railway stations / Airports of Kerala
God’s own land Kerala is well connected to rest of India by road, rail and air. Throughout its length and breadth, Kerala is well accessible by luxury, semi-luxury coaches and tourist taxies run by various travel agencies.

Major airports of Kerala
  • Trivandrum Airports
  • Cochin Airports
  • Kochi International Airport
Major railway stations of Kerala
  • Trivandrum Central
  • Kollam Junction
  • Ernakulam Junction
  • Thrissur Junction
  • Kozhikode Junction
  • Shoranur Junction
  • Palakkad Junction