Kerala: Magic of God’s Own Country
Popularly acclaimed as God’s Own Country, Kerala Tourism has a lot to offer to the intrepid travellers. Be it forts, sun-kissed beaches, backwaters, traditional cuisines and festivals – Kerala is definitely unique. Located in the south western part of India and embroidered by the Arabian Sea, the enigma of Kerala is often considered indescribable. Rejuvenating aroma of tea plantations, splendid expanse of backwaters, golden sands of its beaches, rich cultural heritage and bounteous natural wealth are the many faces of Kerala Travel Attractions. According to the Hindu mythology Parshuram - an incarnation of Lord Vishnu was the one to reclaim the territory of Kerala from the Ocean. Parshuram was promised a stretch of land by Gods which would be fixed at the point where the axe flung by him lands in the sea. Interestingly the geologists later did find a piece of land under water which is now called as Kerala!
Kerala Backwaterswith luxuriously furnished houseboats fascinates tourists from all pockets of the world. The most famous backwater destinations in Kerala are in Alappuzha, Kollam, Kumarakom and Kuttanad region. Besides delightful backwaters, Kerala also boasts of a rich variety of wildlife. Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Aaralam Wildlife Sanctuary and Mangalavanam Sanctuary are some of the India's best wildlife sanctuaries situated in the state of Kerala. One can also reach the Lakshadweep Islands in Arabian Sea, quite easily from the shores of Kerala.recommended tours