Kerala Travel Guide

Kerala known as “God’s own Country” is the south-western state of India located on the Malabar Coast. Kerala can be divided into three distinct regions - the eastern highlands with cool mountainous terrain, the central midlands with rolling hills and western lowlands with coastal plains. This gives Kerala a varied terrain giving tourists distinct places to visit. The major hill stations are Munnar, Vagamon, Wayanad, Ponmudi and Nelliyampathi. The hill stations are famous for their plantations (tea, coffee and rubber), variety of flora and fauna and the cool temperature. The Kerala backwaters are world-famous for its interconnecting network of rivers and the houseboat cruises it offers. Kerala, due to its long coastline, has some of the most beautiful beaches in world. Kovalam, Kozhikode, Aleppey, Varkala and Bypore are few of the innumerable beaches the state has. With large amounts of rain every year the cover of tropical green is spread all over the region. This gives a natural connect to tourists all the time with its fresh air and cool breezes. Kerala is easily accessible with its active means of transportation. It has 3 international airports along with domestic ones, one major port and 17 minor ports, extensive road and rail networks. National Geographic has Kerala in its list of ’10 paradises on earth’ making it a tourist place that surely cannot be missed.

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The state with the highest Human Development Index (HDI) is a state that is famous for its hospitable conditions inviting millions of tourists every year. The region of Kerala has a rich history as it was famous for its spices and was a prominent exporter from as back as 3000 BC. It has drawn people from all around the world for thousands of years for business and leisure purposes. With its hill stations, beaches, backwaters, tropical greenery and Ayurvedic treatments, Kerala has become a prominent tourist place. The state has many Neolithic artefacts proves that there was existence of humans 8000 years ago as well. As mentioned in ancient Sumerian records, the “Spice Garden of India” had a lot to offer to the outside world. Thousands from different areas of world came and settled here. It is seen in the culture in some locations of Kerala. Jews, Israelis, French, Portuguese, British and many more foreigners came and left their mark on the state.