India, the land of culture and heritage has diversity of tourist destinations. If God had an option to stay on earth, then no doubt he would choose Kerala for his home. Thus the name god’s own county has been bestowed to Kerala. The scenic beauty of Kerala attracts thousands of tourists to its bosom. They say beauty lays in the eyes of the beholder but in terms of Kerala its eyes that behold the beauty.
In between the deep blue Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats is Kerala, the land of exquisite beauty. The scented hill top of Cochin is a deposit of spices and turning the pages of history merchants from around the globe traded with Kerala.
The traditional land of Kerala is popular for its ancient herbal treatment. The traditional cure of an injury through Ayurveda is a miracle in the modern world of technologies. The Ayurvedic treatment was once extinct in India is kept alive in the Ayurvedic hospitals of Kerala.
Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala is a must see city. Built of the seventh hill by the sea
shore derives its name from abode of Anantha. The heart of trade and commerce the city has engulfed many offices and educational institutes in its bosom. Spices and ivory trade was frequent form the capital. Shri Padmananbhaswamy Temple is the landmark of the place believed to be 2000 years old. The National Museum of Thiruvananthapuram consign the ethnic past.
Thiruvananthapuram is the starting point of Backwater tours in Kerala. A boat ride on the backwater is an overwhelming leisure. The tourists are provided with House Boat for rents for a ride on the Backwaters. Backwaters is a vast network of canals connection most of the cities of Kerala. The wet paddy field, tall palm tree and the touch of common life is felt as the boat takes us inside the villages of Kerala. Alleppey, Kasargod, Kollam are the scenic backwater Destinations.
Kozhikode, previously known as Calicut with fantastic beaches and sunset points is a popular tourist spot. One can enjoy a laid back day in the sun on the beautiful sandy beach or simply sit n a couch and simply enjoy the magnificent sea. Lying on the sea coast, the city was an important trade center. Pazhassirajah Museum is a fine art gallery to visit. The walls of the museum are decorated with flying emotions of the painters.
Kerala provides an authenticity of cuisines. The staple dish of Kerala is parboiled rice with fish curry. Serving food on a banana leaf is a long followed custom. The tourists can choose from vegetarian or non vegetarian, depending on the likes. Variant biriyani are another popular dish in Kerala. Fresh sea foods
from the Arabian Sea are delights of Kerala.
Tour packages in Kerala offer variety of destinations to travel around. From Honey moon packages to a simple get away, from cultural tour to an adventure trek, a house boat ride on the back waters or an ideal elephant ride, you will find it all here.
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Mahi Manral is an eminent analyst and writer in Travel & Tours related topics. She has authored many books on Kerala Travel, Kerala Tour Packages and Kerala Honeymoon Packages. Find more information at http://www.greenparadize.com/.
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