Tuesday, December 21, 2010

A Sojourn to the Natural Destinations in Kerala

Today, we are living in such a fast and mechanical world that we really need a vacation to refresh our mind, body and soul. That is why, we need such a place which is cool and calm in it and gives us the same environment and effect. Obviously, we cannot find a place better than the nature itself which is as natural and calm as the nature. And in India, Kerala is the only place which has amazing natural beauty and natural procedures of rejuvenation of body, mind and soul.

Kerala is known as the God’s Own Country. It is situated between Lakshadweep Sea and Western Ghats. It has Karnataka to its north, Arabian Sea to its west and Tamilnadu to its east. Thiruvananthapuram is the capital of the Kerala. Thiruvananthapuram means the city of Anantha. Anantha is a scared serpent having thousands of heads and this scared serpent is the couch of Lord Vishnu. The city is situated on seven hills, now serving as a commercial centre of Kerala. It is the main entrance in Kerala as it has the International airport making a direct entry for the visitors from all over the world.

Kerala is a state which is full of lush green meadows and coconuts. Each district of Kerala has a different specialty and is famous for their own characteristics. For e.g. Thrissur is the cultural capital of Kerala, Alappuzha is famous for its amazing backwaters, Kozhikode is famous for its old charm of the Golden Valley,Cochin is famous for Kerala backwaters , Thiruvananthapuram is famous for its magnificent Beaches. Kottayam is famous for its churches and Kovalam is famous for its museums and temples including the very famous Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple,

You will find an ethnic diversity in Kerala. The state holds a malayali community as well as a small number of Indo European migrants. So, you will find a blend of culture of Hindus, Islamic, Christian, Jain and Jewish people. An effect of such diversity with the additional effect of outside world has made Kerala a little bit cosmopolitan state. There are about 40 million people lives in this state. The main official language of the state is Malayalam. Obviously, a land with a number of different religions will give the state diversity in its Culture of Kerala as well. You will find ancient temples with later Islamic mosques and Portuguese Churches. Kerala Houseboats is famous for honeymoon couples and tourists. The main famous traditional dance is Kathakali and Mohiniyattam. There are some dramatic plays as well named as Koodiyattam etc.

Apart from Kerala tourism, state is very much in to agriculture. The main crops you will find here are cardamom, coconuts, pepper, tea, rubber and cashew nuts. People here are so hard working that small scale industry or the cottage industry are developing here. For e.g, weaving and processing of coconut fiber, poultry farming etc.

By following this url, fill the enquiry form and get your tour booked, here: http://kerala-india-tourism.com/reservation.html

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