Kerala, the beautiful state located in the southern corner of India invites you for a unique holiday in Kerala. Explore the mystical land of Kerala and have a ravishing, revitalizing and a rewarding experience. We offers you every ingredient that makes perfect recipe for a memorable tourism in Kerala
Prelude to Kerala
The original inhabitants of Kerala were animists, followed by the Dravadians. When Alexander established his supremacy over the region, the ports of Kerala served as important links between Middle East, China and Mediterranean.
Important landmarks in the history of Kerala
1: 1498 - Vasco De Gama landed on the Malabar Coast
2: 1723 - East India Company signed a strategic treaty with the then King Marthanda Varma
3: 1947 - Kerala became a state of independent India.
Fairs & Festivals in Kerala
Kerala boasts of a unique cultural heritage and has a long tradition of religious amity. The state observes a multitude of fairs & festivals that form an integral part of its rich cultural heritage. Some of the most admired and colorful fairs & festivals in Kerala include:
2: Kerala Village Fair
3: Nishagandhi Dance Festival
4: Snake Boat Race
5: Arnamula Boat Race
Tourist Destinations in Kerala
The entire land of Kerala is dotted by a variety of tourist destinations including the most enchanting backwaters. Travelers from across the world visit this splendid destination that offers countless tourist destinations including:
Beaches in Kerala
1: Athirapilly Waterfalls
2: Edakkal Caves
3: Jewish Synagogue
4: Kovalam Beach
5: Kappad Beach
7: Periyar Sanctuary
Duration: 2 nights/3 days
Earlier Houseboats of Kerala are known as "Kettuvallam", these huge, ling and tapering barges were traditionally used to cargo tonnes of goods across kingdoms, with portion covered with bamboo and coir serving as a rest room and kitchen for the crew. A familiar sight on the Backwaters, these vessels are built entirely with out nails. Plants of jackwood are joined together and coir rope and coated with caustic black resin made from boiled cashew kenels. With careful maintenance they last for generations. Today widely and appropriately called Luxury Houseboats,
they carry furnished bedrooms, modern toilets, cozy living rooms, a kitchen and even a balcony for angling. As you cruise down the canal you can see morning newspaper and mail delivery by boat, vendors in boat paddle from house to house selling everyday provisions like rice, vegetables, oil, kerosene etc. with hundreds of quacking ducks around. Also you can see village activities, fisherman's activities and see old beautiful temples, churches and old fashioned Kerala.
2 nights/ 3 days cruise will be ideal to explore this magnificent backwater & houseboat tours of Kerala.