Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Kerala Tourism:Kerala is a land of great natural beauty situated in South India. Kerala is synonmus with azure backwaters, Lush hill stations and exotic wildlife, ayurvedic health holidays and wonderful art forms. The state enjoys a unique topography that makes it a magnetic tourist destination. Kerala is considered an advanced state as there is hundred percent literacy. Kerala is a land of rivers and backwaters.

Kerala At A Glance:Kerala offers some stunning picturesque locales that make it the most sought after tourist destination for visitors from India and abroad. Lose your heart to the mesmerizing charm of Kerala's natural beauty.

Wild Life: God's own country boasts of some exotic wildlife that can be witnessed by you. Watch the elephants swing their trunks, the monkeys doing trapeze on the trees and the deers running on the green grass. If you are an animal lover then visit the famous sanctuaries like Eravikulam National Park, Eravikulam National Park, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and many others.

Backwaters: The backwaters of Kerala are irresistable and what better way to explore them than houseboats. Float on these calm waters in immense luxury in a houseboat, designed in a diverse range to suit the variegated need of the tourist.

Ayurveda: Rejuvenate your body and senses with the age old Ayurveda. Kerala offers some exotic natural treatments that are very popular all over the world.

Shopping Euphoria: Kerala is famous for her ivory carvings. Aranmula mirror, gold and silver brocaded fabrics, boxes, buttons and ash trays of steel with silver lining, pottery and ceramic products are the speciality of Kerala. The shopping centres are Chalai Bazaar and Main Road.

» By Air: Connected to Bombay, Madras, Cochin, Delhi Colombo.
» By Rail: Connected to Calcutta and other important cities.
» By Road: Calicut- 448 kms, Cochin- 223 kms, Kanyakumari- 87 kms, Madurai- 417 kms, Periyar- 272 kms, Ponmudi- 61 kms, Quilon- 73 kms, Varkala- 55 kms.

Climate:The climate is equable and varies little from season to season. The temperature normally ranges from 80 to 90 F in the plains but drops to about 70 F in the highlands. The state gets its due share of both the southwest as well as the northeast monsoons, and the rainfull is heavy, averaging around 118 inches annually.

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