Kerala Travel Guide

Usha Biswal Rout

11, Oct 2016 @ 07:20 PM
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Kerala Travel Guide : Best "Kerala travel guide" provided in our website helps you a complete holiday tour package for South Indian State Kerala comprises of glistening sights, elusive hills, mesmerizing backwaters and verdant forests. As you travel down the path of south Indian state Kerala, you'll discover splendor roofed with lush greenery throughout.

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Kerala is the best choice couples for their 'Honeymoon Destinations' in India. Visit to this 'India Travel Spot' is must to experience the real flavor of Indian culture and it's beauty. The state not only preserves excellent places to see but also offers an array of thrilling adventures to do. From honey moon trip to business trip and also a college tour, Kerala is just the deserving option.

Kerala comes with a splendid range of heart-capturing places to see which include places for couples too. The capital city Thiruvananthapuram along with other gorgeous cities like Kovalam, Alleppey, Periyar, Munnar, Varkala, Kumarakom, Cochin, Trivandrum, Guruvayur, Chalakudy, Kannur, Alappuzha, Thrissur, Kalpetta, Thattakad and Thekkady is a pleasant surprise for travelers.

As an integral part of the tour package the main attractions in state are Vembanad Lake, Tea gardens and Kerala Backwaters. The stunning landscape around is enough to explain Kerala’s popularity as the God’s own country where adventure plays an important role. Some of the interesting adventures to do here include angling, boating, canoeing, kayaking, surfing, white water rafting, camping, mountaineering, para-sailing, and trekking. Voyagers can also enjoy the local tradition through events like Onam, Ashtamudi Craft & Art Festival, the Nehru Cup Snake Boat Race, the Ettamanur Festival and the Pooram Festival.

Best time to visit Kerala :

To experience the most gratifying holiday, one must travel to Kerala between October to March when the climate is just right for any activity.

Climate of Kerala :

Being very close to equator, Kerala has a tropical and humid climate. Kerala experiences heavy rainfalls almost throughout the year, and is one of the wettest areas in the earth.

Religions in Kerala :

respectively.Hindus are about 56% of the population, Muslims 24% and Christians account for about 19%. Communal and sectarian tensions are minimal.

Languages in Kerala:

The official language of Kerala is Malayalam. This language belongs to the Dravidian group of languages. Almost 90% people of Kerala speak Malayalam. There are 5 main regional dialects of Malayalam. Other common languages that are spoken in Kerala are English and Tamil. These Kerala languages are often interspersed with words from Sanskrit, Latin, Urdu, etc. due to foreign influence. Kerala is the most educated and progressive state of India. Kerala is such a god gifted place to where everyone should visit.

How to reach at Kerala :

Kerala has three main airports namely Kochi International Airport, Thiruvananthapuram Airport and Kozhikode International Airport which are well connected to rest of the India and overseas. Other than this, Kerala travel guide can provide the best support in planning a tour by train or road.

Travel Kerala By plane :

In Kerala there are three airports serves flights to domestic and international destinations: First one is Kochi(Cochin), Second one is Kozhikode, and the third one is Tiruvananthapuram(Trivandrum) airport. These airports have several carriers operating for international flights around the world.

Cochin International Airport in Kerala:

It is the largest airport in the state, from where regular flight connections to most of the Middle East and Southeast Asia, Srilanka. No direct Flights to Europe and US , You have to go Middle East or Mumbai first and then from there you can take Europe and US flights. There are regular Flights to other Indian states.

Thiruvananthapuram International Airport

also has regular connections to main cities of India, as well as to the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Maldives and Srilanka. Also some charter flights for tourism from London, New York and some other countries operate to Thiruvananthapuram.

Travel to Kerala By train :

Several trains of Indian Railways are operated to and from Kerala and also within Kerala. Trains are the most popular way of transport and almost all trains in Kerala originate or terminate in Thiruvananthapuram or Ernakulam. Trains to Kerala are easily available from neighbouring states like Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Also direct train services are available from cities like Delhi, Mumbai and other Indian states . for more train details for Kerala log on to the Indian Railways booking site(http://irctc.co.in) to book tickets online between any two destinations in India. following are some examples of trains to Kerala.Be aware that, and are usually heavily booked. Buy your tickets as early as possible. Another option is using Tatkal. You pay almost double, but have a chance of getting a seat. Tatkal is an emergency service, hence its booking is open just 12 hours before departure. Some travel agents have authorised booking quotas for certain trains. Recently, the luxury tourist train has introduced named as 'The Golden Chariot for South Indian Rail Tour'. This is a good option for those who want to visit many parts of Kerala and the South Indian states on a tight schedule and small budget. The Golden Chariot starts from Bangalore and covers Chennai, Pondicherry, Trichy, Madurai, Trivandrum, Alapuzha, Kochi and back to Bangalore. The 7 night/8 day package tour, costs near about US$3,500-7,000 depending upon the class you have taken.

Travel Kerala By bus :

Government and Private buses operates between Kerala and its neighboring states. Usually the journey is started in the night time. The most common inter-state buses are operated by Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC-Karnataka) with daily services from major cities of Kerala to Bangalore, Mysore and Mangalore. Some neighboring state govt. bus services are also operates regularly from Kerala and Kerala\'s State bus- KRSTC-Kerala do have regular Ordinary bus to most of nearby places in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. KRSTC-Kerala operates some Volvo buses to Bangalore and Coimbatore. However Private bus operators operate more numbers of buses with well maintained than Govt buses to and from Kerala with its neiboring states. It is recommended that you consider long distance bus tickets on air conditioned Volvo buses for convenient traveling.

Travel Kerala By car :

Kerala is well connected by road. The primary roads are NH 17, NH 47, NH 49,NH 8, NH 212 etc which all are National Highways. NH 47 is the busiest NH as it connects main Cities of Kerala( Kochi and Trivandrum). The traditional road is MC Road, which covers on the most places of south Kerala. However NH 47 takes least time(near about 55minutes to 1hr) for traveling by car between Kochi and Trivandrum.
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