Location : Southwestern Tip of India
Area : 38,863 Sq. Km
Population : 29,011,237 (Census 91)
Capital : Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Language : Malayalam, English Is Widely Spoken.
Religion : Hinduism, Christianity, Islam
Currency : Indian Rupee
Climate : Tropical
Summer : February - May (24 - 33 Dg. C)
Monsoon : June - September(22 - 28 Dg. C)
Winter : October - January (22 - 32 Dg. C).
The word Kerala is derived from the Sanskrit word “Keralam”. The word Keralam is derived from two words “kera” which means “coconut tree” and “alam” which means “abode of”. So, the Kerala is jewel in the crown of Indian tourism with coastal paradise, waterways, Ayurveda resorts, backwater resorts, hill stations, eco-tourism, monuments, spectacular art forms, rejuvenating health packages, exotic wildlife, religious places, beaches, spice plantations and year-round festivals and rightly called by various connotations like the “God’s own country”, “ten paradises of the world" and “50 places of a lifetime”.
Tourist Attractions of Kerala
Kerala is one of the most tourist attractions of the world which attracted the tourists for its various holidays like beach holidays, backwater holidays, culture holidays, temple holidays, wildlife holidays, and many more. However, some of the famous tourist destinations of Kerala are Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi is regarded as the “Queen of the Arabian Sea”, Kovalam Beach is famous in the world for its sunbathing in sandy beach, Backwaters around Allapuzha, Kumarakom is famous for its swaying palm trees, green paddy fields and waterways and Kairali Ayurvedic Health Resorts which is famous across the world for its Ayurvedic healing and rejuvenation.
Ayurveda Holidays in Kerala
The name of Ayurveda is synonym to the Indian treatment which is originated in India more than 10,000 years ago and is mentioned in the oldest literature of the world. People across the world visited this country especially for Ayurvedic treatment and Kerala is considered as the hub of Ayurvedic treatment where all types of therapeutic treatment related to physical, mental, social and spiritual welfare of human beings are available to combat the illness. Some of the famous treatments which are famous all over the world are Abhyangam which is special type of oil massage useful for obesity; Dhanyamla Dhara which is warm herbal liquid for hemiplegia or paralysis rheumatic complaints; Dhara is the mixture of herbal oils, medicated milk, medicated butter milk for insomnia, vatha predominated diseases, mental tension and certain skin diseases; Kativasthi is a warm medicated oil for any type of back pain and spinal disorders; Kizhi is herbal powders for osteoarthritis, arthritis with swelling, sports injuries etc; Ksheeradhoomam is fermentation with medicated cow milk for facial paralysis.
Backwaters Holidays in Kerala
Backwaters holidays of Kerala attracted the tourists from all over the world for its navigable 900 km. of scenic backwaters. Some of the famous backwaters tours of Kerala are Kottayam backwaters, Alleppey backwaters, Thottappally backwaters, Kumarakom backwaters, Alumkadavu backwaters, Alumkadavu backwaters, Kidangara backwaters and Mankotta backwaters.
Beach Holidays in Kerala
Beach holiday in Kerala is famous throughout the world which has a 600 km long shoreline with best beaches in the world! The famous beaches of Kerala are Kovalam beach, Poovar beach, Shanghumugham beach, Varkala beach, Alappuzha beach, Cherai beach, Fort Kochi beach, Kappad beach, Beypore beach, Ezhimala beach, Dharmadam Island beach, Somatheeram beach, Thangasseri beach etc.