Kerala God’s own country, popularly believed to have been created by Parshuram is a fascinatingly beautiful state situated on the south-west corner of Indian peninsula. Flanked by the Western Ghats on one side and the Arabian Sea on the other side this serene place is strewn with rivers, lagoons, backwaters with coconut trees shadowing over it. Blessed with its variety of flora and fauna Kerala should be a must on your bucket list. Experience the vitality and beauty of Kerala with its backwaters, beaches, hill stations and wildlife sanctuaries.
A Coastal Adventure
Kerala has more to offer than just scenic beauty. Travel is the only thing one buys that makes one richer. Kerala tour packages are a unique blend of adventure and experience of the thrilling beauty of nature. The vast expenses of the backwaters act as the hub for a variety of water sports- plunge into the Kovalam beach and Alaphuzza beach for parasailing, snorkelling, scuba diving and surfing. Feel the wind on your face and experience the beauty of Kerala as you take off on a bike tour to Munnar and Nilgiris famous for their coffee and spice plantations respectively.
To get a feel of the biodiversity of Kerala get up close and drive into the dense forest on a wild safari. Adventure is all about seeking the simple joys and pleasures of life, relive your childhood memories with tree climbing, fishing, and angling. Up above the world, so high atop the Chembra mountain peaks in Wayanad is another adventure stint you could indulge in.
Go in for bamboo rafting in the Periyar tiger reserve and cherish the beauty of the natural fauna. Spend a day experiencing the beauty of exotic wildlife with an elephant ride. If you’re an adventure freak try out kayaking which is an intrinsic part of the Kerala culture.
Savouring the Taste of Kerala
The real thrill of traveling comes with being a foodie at heart and the delectable cuisine of Kerala is sure to please your taste buds. Puttu a steam cake preparation is a favourite among the Malayalees, try it with chickpeas curry or bananas and papadam.
Try a hearty meal with Appam and savour it with chicken or mutton stew. Idiyappam is the perfect meal starter for the day with egg curry for breakfast. Pack up some Nadan Kozhi Varthatu a spicy fried chicken for the Safari adventures. The backwaters are the producers of the best quality coastal fish- savour well-cooked portions of fish moilee, prawn curry or the karimeenpollichothu.
Memoirs of Travel
Kerala tour packages blend in a compact curriculum for entertainment. Kerala boasts of a number of cultural hubs in which Kathakali and traditional martial art forms are practiced. Visit the Greenix village which boasts of music, art, and culture under one roof with a small cultural museum. Souvenirs are the most cherished memories one brings back from a holiday and Kerala’s rich cultural art is evident in its craftsmanship.
Bring back home coir products and coconut shell handicrafts, Nettipattom wall hangings, Nilavilakku the traditional bronze lamps, assorted spices and Mural paintings. The kasavu is a pure cotton gold and copper jari sari which is the perfect adornment for women and a must pick up from Kerala.
Kerala is a treasure trove of culture, scenic beauty, art, and tradition. Visit this coastal wonder cradled with palm trees along the Arabian Sea shore line.