KERALA – THE GODS OWN COUNTRY
With the Arabian Sea in the west, the Western Ghats towering 500-2700 m in the east and networked by 44 rivers, Kerala enjoys unique geographical features that have made it one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Asia. An equable climate, A long shoreline with serene beaches, Tranquil stretches of emerald backwaters, Lush hill stations and exotic wildlife, Waterfalls, Sprawling plantations and paddy fields, Ayurvedic health holidays, Enchanting art forms, Magical festivals, Historic and cultural monuments and An exotic cuisine. All of which offer you a unique experience. And what’s more, each of these charming destinations is only a two hour drive from the other – a singular advantage no other destination offers.
Colorful Kerala is an enchanting kaleidoscope full of breathtaking surprises .The equable climate, serene beaches, tranquil stretches of backwaters, lush hill stations and exotic wildlife, waterfalls, sprawling plantations and paddy fields made it as one of the sought after tourist destinations in Asia. To a tourist, Kerala offers one of the best beaches in the country at Kovalam and one of the finest wildlife sanctuaries at Thekkady. Though this land is busy raising valuable cash crops like tea, rubber, cardamom, coffee and cashew nut, but, it still lives at the leisurely pace of ageless craft plying in canals and backwaters. These salient features made this small land as one of the best ten paradises of the world by the National Geographic traveler.
Kerala at a Glance
“God’s own country.
Or a heaven on earth.
Place full of mountains,greenery and streams, Oh Kerala! God created you with utmost care”
Kerala is situated on the southwestern coast of India, a country in South Asia. This tropical paradise enjoys a unique topography with Arabian sea, a part of the Indian Ocean on the west and the Western Ghats on the east.
One of the most connected states in India, Kerala can be reached mainly through air, rail and road. The geography of Kerala is unique as it is located between mountains and forests on one side, and the sea on the other.