India boasts of a clean state with hundred percent literacy, lowest infant mortality, and the highest life expectancy rates. Endowed with natural beauty, apt geographical location, tropical climate and wildlife, this state is holiday, dreams are made of. Kerala-God's own country.
Culturally rich in arts, architecture, ayurveda, cuisine and dance, one gets a chance of enjoying every aspect of life.
To the west of Kerala lies the enormous Arabian Sea, giving way to long stretches of beaches with inviting emerald green water. Lush green hill stations, tea plantations, wildlife, waterfalls, form the other part of the holiday. It's natures miracle to see such a small terrain with such diverse geographical features. The cherry on the cake, is that each of these destinations are only a couple of hours from each other.
In the earlier centuries, the British, Dutch, French, Portuguese, Arabs, Romans and Greeks, were involved in spice trade with Kerala. Even today, one can see the mark of these civilizations in the architecture, literature and cuisine of Kerala.
No trip to Kerala is complete without a trip to the spice gardens, a houseboat experience, temples, sea food, wild life safari, a Kathakali performance -known for its elaborate costumes and make up, Kalaripayattu - the oldest existing martial art form, Kerala ayurvedic massage and of course, shopping for a temple border sari!!
Kerala has pleasant and equable climate throughout the year, but, November to June( temp. 28-33 degrees) are ideal for a holiday.
Wedged between the Western Ghats on the East and the Arabian Sea on the West, the narrow strip of land known as Kerala is a destination of a lifetime.
Best Time to Visit:
Kerala has pleasant and equable climate throughout the year, but, October to June( temp. 28-33 degrees) are ideal for a holiday.
If you want to enjoy monsoon in Kerala, June to September are fun too.
How to Reach:
You can reach Kerala either by flight or catch a train!
If you are taking a flight:
You can fly from Pune or Mumbai directly to Kochi.
If you are taking a train:
Many trains operate between Pune and Kochi.