God's Own Country

The lush and serene state of Kerala is one of the favorite tourist destinations of India. Kerala enjoys unique geographical features that have made it one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Asia. From the Malabar Coast and its impressive network of rivers, canals and lakes that form the backwaters, the long stretch of palm trees leads up to verdant hills covered with tea and spice plantations. Cochin, documented since Roman times, is the oldest European settlement in India. From the quaint Jewish quarter to the bustling spice bazaars it has a seamless blend of diverse architectural and religious influences.
Kerala’s backwaters are the backbone of rural existence in this region. To experience this reality of life on backwaters a cruise along the backwaters on your own private houseboat is the best choice. You can witness daily village life unfolding before you, with woman washing their clothes and fishermen casting their nets, as small boys swim alongside your boat shouting excitedly. Undoubtedly Kerala is also very famous for its Plantations of Tea, Coffee, Cardamom, Pepper and many other aromatic plants. Apart from, there are also forested valleys and wildlife reserves.
When you speak about Ayurveda the first name that strikes in most peoples mind is Kerala. It’s the harmony of Body, Mind and Soul. Ayurveda in Kerala has roots in the history, geography and culture of this land.
In a nutshell Kerala is a state of unparalleled natural beauty, enriched by ancient art forms such as Kalaripayatt (martial art), Kathakali, Theyyam dancing and a seductive Cuisine that will redefine your concepts of Indian food. Kerala is rated by National Geographic traveler as one of world’s 50 must- see destination.

Attractions in Kerala, around and from Kerala

  • Alleppey Alleppey (or Alappuzha) is a small town situated along the Backwaters, which once bore the nickname ‘Venice of the East’ because of its famed palm-fringed canal network, the intricate bywats and n

  • Back Water The romantic and unique Backwaters of Kerala are made up of a web of waterways that forms a natural inland transport network that stretch between Cochin and Quilon or Kollam in the south. From the vas

  • Guruvayur Guruvayur also spelt Guruvayoor is situated 80km off Cochin and 30km northwest of Trichur or Thrisssur. It is famous for Sri Krishna temple, which is perhaps the most famous in Kerala and popular pilg

  • Idukki Idukki derives its name from the Malayalam word ‘idukku’ which means a narrow gorge. High ranges and wooded valleys girded by three main rivers span a landmass that covers almost 13 per cent of th

  • Kannur With the Western Ghats in the east and the Lakshadweep Sea in the west, Kannur is an area bounded by a wealth of natural beauty. Known even to the early Romans and Greeks, Kannur was reputed for its e

  • Kasargod Kasargod is the northernmost district of Kerala and is globally renowned for its coir and handloom industries. It is a land of rich history and once a seat of great military importance. It is a land w

  • Kochi (Cochin) Cochin, a vibrant city in the southwest coast, documented since Roman times, is also the oldest European settlement in India.

  • Kollam Kollam is one of the oldest sea port towns on the Malabar Coast. Its strategic location with regards to trade made it the subject of writers such as Marco Polo who recorded it as one of the leading tr

  • Kottayam Bordered by the grand Western Ghats on the east, and the Vembanad Lake and scenic paddy fields of Kuttanad on the west, Kottayam is a beautiful land of unique characteristics. Panoramic backwater stre

  • Kovalam Kovalam is known as paradise of South India. The scenic beauty of kovalam includes Sandy beaches, palm-fringed lagoons and rocky coves. Its close proximity to Trivandrum makes its very easy to access.

  • Kozhikode (earlier known as Calicut) Once the capital of the powerful Zamorin rulers of North Kerala and a prominent trade and commerce centre, Calicut was the most important region in Kerala in ancient times. The great voyager, Vasco Da

  • Malappuram Malappuram literally means ‘a land atop the hills’ and is situated 50 kms southeast of Kozhikode. Bounded by the Niligiri Hills on the east and the Arabian Sea on the west, Malappuram is enriched

  • Mararikulam (Marari) Mararikulam (or Marari) is a small fishing village located in close proximity of the land of backwaters, with white sandy stretch of un-spoilt beach. The way of life here has hardly changed in hundred

  • Munnar Munnar is known as nature lover’s paradise & the gateway to hill stations of Kerala. Situated in the heart of the Cardamom Hills, at an altitude of 1700m, Munnar is surrounded by endless green rolli

  • Palakkad The district of Palakkad, also known as the rice granary of Kerala, is a land of hillocks, valleys, rivers, forests, mountains and meandering streams. Situated at the foot of the Western Ghats, this i

  • Pathanamthitta The town’s name is a combination of two Malayalam words ‘Pathanam’ and ‘Thitta’, which together mean “houses by the riverside”. Pathanamthitta is a fast-developing town and business cent

  • Periyar Periyar or Thekady is where the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is situated. It is South India most popular one, encompassing an area of 777 sq km, with 26 sq km artificial lake dammed/ built by the Britis

  • Trichur Trichur, also known as the cultural capital of Kerala, is steeped in history, cultural heritage and archaeological wealth. Many rulers and dynasties including the Europeans, the Dutch and the British

  • Trivandrum Renamed as Thiruvananthapuram, is Kerala’s seaside capital. Located on the west coast and near the extreme south of the state, Thiruvananthapuram, otherwise known as Trivandrum, is the capital of Ke

  • Varkala Varkala is a nice seaside resort on the Arabian sea, situated 40km north of Trivandrum. Varkala’s prime attraction is the beach as well its nice long high Cliffs with mineral springs. It is a more l

  • Waynad Waynad or so called the land of spicy hills is located in north east Kerala. The etymology of the word Wayanad is Vayal (paddy) Naad (land); 'Land of Paddy Fields'. There are many indigenous tribal in