ABOUT KERALA

ABOUT KERALA

Kerala in South India is flanked by the Arabian Sea on one side and the Sahayadri's on other side, this atmosphere of beauty and peace has nurtured her to become a precious gem in the necklace of Indian culture. Kerala enjoys unique geographical features that have made it one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Asia. An equable climate, a long shoreline with serene beaches,.tranquil streches of emerald backwaters makes her proud and as a result this South Indian state has a lot to offer nature buffs in terms of exotic flora, natural greens and of course birds and wild animals. Kerala’s architecture is a collection of simplicity and elegance. Kerala’s climate and naturally abundant supply of herbs are ideally suited to the practice of Ayurvedic treatments. It is considered to be the oldest branch of medicine in the whole world. All these unique feature has won the heart of millions of tourist from every nook and corner of the world. Kerala has emerged as the most acclaimed tourist destination of the country in the recent past. World Travel and Tourism Council has selected Kerala as a Partner State. National Geographic Travel after 2 years of research has chosen Kerala, as one of the 50 must see destinations of a lifetime. Kerala has been stated as one of the 10 paradises of the World. The other acclaims received by Kerala Tourism include;



KERALA TOURISM INCLUDE

  • One of the 100 great trips for the 21 st Century, by ‘Travel and Leisure'
  • One of the ten hot spots for the millennium, by ‘Emirates Inflight Magazine'.
  • One of the best breakfast in the world, by ‘Travel & Leisure'.
  • One of the ten love nests in India, by ‘Cosmopolitan'.
  • One of the six destinations of the millennium, by ‘Khaleej Times'

TRANSPORT

Air: here are three international airports in the state. They are at Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode and Nedumbassery (Kochi) and operate international flights and domestic flights.
Road and Rail he state is well connected by rail and road
Seaports Kovalam, Varkala, FortKochi, Kappad and Bekal.
Major Wild Life Sanctuaries Thekkady (Periyar), Parambikkulam, Wayanad, Silent Valley, Aralm, Peechi-Vazhani, Chimani, Shenduruny, Idukki,Chinnar, Peppara, Neyyar.
Major Hill Stations Ponmudi, Peerumade, Thekkady, Munnar and Wayanad.
Farm / Cash Crops Rubber, Coffee, Tea, Spices, Pepper, Cashew, Coconut, Arecanut and rice.
Exports Marine, Coir, Handicrafts, Spices, Food and other Products.
Major Industries : Tourism, Information Technology, Fertilizer, Oil Refining and Power Generation, Ship Building, Machine Tools, Electronics, Cables, Rubber.