According to the National Geographic Traveler, Kerala is India’s most verdant state and one of the world’s must-see destinations filled with paradisiacal landscape of palm-lined beaches, steamy jungles, plantation-covered hills, and tropical rivers and lakes rightly called as the “God’s own country”! Since the early time, the rich resources of Kerala attracted the foreigners like King Solomon’s who was followed by Phoenicians, Romans, Christians, Arabs and Chinese for their commercial and other relations with India. The whole region is situated on the southwest coastline of India surrounded by Tamil Nadu and Karnataka to its east and northeast; Arabian Sea to its west; Indian Ocean, Islands of Lakshdaweep and the Maldives to its south. It is one of the four states of south India integrated on linguistic and cultural ground.
Kerala Beach Tour
Incredible south India is famous all over the world for its beach holidays with an entire length of 900-Kms where some of the best beaches of the world like Alapuzha Beach and Kovalam Beach renowned for the gentle surf and blue waters make the beach holidays of Kerala a delightful and exciting. Not only this, the Kerala beach holidays enchanted the tourists for its network of 44 rivers crisscrossing it, lakes and lagoons along with numerous other beaches and beach resorts and holiday homes from 5-star to 2-star hotels.
Famous Kerala Beaches
The south Indian state of Kerala is famous for various tours like backwater tours of Kerala, temples tours of Kerala, nature tour of Kerala etc. However, the beach tour of Kerala is most attractive after the backwater holidays of Kerala that make the evergreen tourists destinations of India. Some of the major beaches of India are Kovalam Beach situated on the Malabar Coast along the Kerala shoreline; Marari Beach is famous for local charm of fishing; Kumarakom Beach famous for migratory birds and an ornithologist's paradise, Alappuzha Beach is famous as the a natural wonderland of Kerala; Beypore Beach is famous for ports and fishing harbors; Varkala Beach is popular for beach resorts; Fort Kochi Beach reminded the historic fort of colonial era; Kappad Beach is a landmark in the course of European invasions where Vasco da Gama landed on its shores on 27th May 1498. Some other famous beaches of Kerala are Dharmadam Island, Ezhimala Beach, Moppila Bay, Muzhappilangad Beach, Pathiramanal Beach, Payyambalam Beach, Sankhumugham Beach, Tanur Beach, Thangassery Beach, Thirumullavaram Beach, Bekal Beach, Cherai Beach, and Ezhimala Beach etc.
How to Reach
The south Indian State of Kerala is well connected by the airways, roadways and railways. Thiruvananthapuram and Cochin have International Airports and Calicut has international services to several destinations in Gulf. All the major cities and beaches of Kerala are well connected with different parts of India through a good network of roads. The major railway stations of Kerala are Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Shornur and Kozhikode.