If God and Mother Nature has gifted any place with everything right from natural beauty to sea beaches to rocky hills to lush green forest ranges and back waters, then surely it is Kerala, one of the smallest states of Indian Republican. Located on the Malabar coast of South West India, the state is spread in an area of 38863 square km with its boarders to Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Arabian Sea as well.Â
In fact, Kerala is globally renowned as Green paradise with its backwaters, paddy rice fields, spice fields, coconut trees, rich flora and fauna, wildlife sanctuaries and amazing environment. Moreover, Kerala has also gained immense popularity as the hub to Ayurveda and Yoga in India with a number of rehabilitation centers. People from all parts of the world, especially honeymooners and nature lovers come to Kerala to explore its untouched beauty.Â
Kovalam Beach, Bekal Beach, Alappuzha Beach, Somatheeram Beach, Marari Beach (Mararikulam), Varkala Beach are some of the beautiful beaches in the state that keep travelers enticed for a long time.
In addition to this, Kerala is also known for Backwaters, unique art and culture ayurveda and nture, fairs & festivals, monuments & temples, hill stations and wildlife sanctuaries as well. In addition to this, the vibrant cities with its capital Thiruvananntpuram is all that known as world-class cities.
Palakkad, for instance, is one of the major attractions in the state that lies at the foot of the Western Ghats. The place is a dreamy land of misty monuments with its ever green tropical forests, dams, wild life sanctuaries, rivers, rare birds and animals, historical monuments, places of worship and traditional Ayurvedic treatment centres, has tremendous scope and immense potential to become one of the best tourist destinations in the country.
In addition to this, here is detailed information about the major attractions of the state.
Major attractions of Kerala are Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Idukki, Kannur, Wayanad , Kasaragod.
Backwaters in Kerala: Backwaters in Kerala are the most beautiful attractions of the world. Kumarakom, Kuttanad,Alleppey (Alappuzha), Cochin (Kochi), Quilon (Kollam), Veli & Akkulam (Trivandrum) are some of the main backwaters.
Waterfalls in Kerala: Vazhachal, Athirapally, Palaruvi, etc are the main waterfalls in the state.
Hill stations and mountain ranges in Kerala: Munnar, Agasthyarkoodam, Charalkunnu,Dhoni, Mattupetty, Wayanad, Ponmudi, Nelliyampathy, Munnar, Idukki, Devikulam, Wagamon etc are the major hill ranges in Kerala.
Wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in Kerala: Eravikulam National Park, Silent Valley National Park, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary, Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary, Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary, Thattekad Bird Sanctuary are the major wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in Kerala.
Pilgrimages and Temples in Kerala: Guruvayoor temple, Vaikom Shiva temple, Ambalapuzha temple, Mannarasala Snake temple, Sabarimala temple Ananthapadmanabhaswami Temple at Tiruvananthapuram, Jain Temple at Palakkadu, Ettumanoor Mahadeva temple, Kodungalur Bhagawati temple, Kozhikkode Tali temple, Sri Rama Temple at Triprayar near Trissur are the major temples in the state of Kerala.
In addition to this, there are also a number of other attractions in the state like St. Francis Church (Kochi), Town Hall and Archaeological Museum (Trissur), Boys town, Lakkidi, Chandragiri and the list goes on.
For sea food and south Indian food, the state is unmatched. In addition to this, there are also a number of hotels in every city and beach in the state to accommodate. Kerala is well connected via road, rail, air and water to all the major cities of the world. Â