God’s Own Country- Emerged with the Arabian Sea in the West, the Western Ghats elevated to 500-2700 m in the East and connected with 44 Rivers, Kerala experiences unique geographical appearance that have made it one of the most visited tourist attractions in Asia, with equable climate. A... Show more
God’s Own Country- Emerged with the Arabian Sea in the West, the Western Ghats elevated to 500-2700 m in the East and connected with 44 Rivers, Kerala experiences unique geographical appearance that have made it one of the most visited tourist attractions in Asia, with equable climate. A Shoreline with Romantic Beaches. Tranquil stretches of sage backwaters. Grand Hill Stations and Exotic Wildlife. Waterfalls, extended greenery and paddy fields, Amazing Art Forms, Wonderful Festivals, Ancient and Cultural Monuments and an Exotic Cuisine... All of which offer you an Amazing Experience.
History of Kerala is closely associated with its commerce, which until recent times rotate around its spice trade. Known as the Spice Coast of India, Ancient Kerala played host to travellers and traders from all around the World including the Arabs, Britishers, Chinese, Dutch, French, Greek, Portuguese and the Romans. All of them have left their impressions on the land in some form or the other - Architecture, Cuisine, Literature etc.
God’s Own Country-is categorized into three geographical suburbs: Highlands, which pitch down from the Western Ghats onto the Midlands of Waving Hills and Valleys into an endless Coastline with many picturesque backwaters, internally connected with Canals and Rivers. The Western Ghats are spread more than 120 kms. with Coastline of the Arabian Sea. Bestowed with a pleasant and balanced climate throughout the year, Kerala is a land with the Coastline running down its entire length and the Western Ghats creating a protective barrier against the dry winds from up North. The Monsoons and Summer are the Seasons with markedly experience here, in the Winter there is only a slight drop in temperature from the normal range of 28-32°C.
Onam is the gigantic festival in Kerala. It is also known as the Festival of Kerala. It is also one of the most civilised festival. All religions and communities celebrate Onam with same enthusiasm. The second most famous festival in Kerala is Vishu. Vishu falls on Malayalam Month of Medam 1st (normally mid of April). Christmas is also one of the largest festival in Kerala, because of strong Christian community. New Year Eve on Dec 31st is a major festival in many areas of Kerala, as anywhere else, with the most remarkable Cochin Carnival and Lighting of Papanai (a tradition inherited from Portuguese). Muslim festivals like Eid Ul Fithur are also celebrated. Kerala's festivals earn more fame, thro' its Temple festivals. The very famous temple festival is Thrissur Pooram at city of Thrissur . Another major festivals, worth for a watch is Navarathiri during Sept-Oct as well as Sree Padmanabha's Arattu held two times in a Year. Navarathiri is also a major festival across India and in Kerala, it is connected to worship of Goddess Saraswathi.