A major contributor to the state's economy tourism in Kerala is one of the few industries in Kerala. The state's tourism agenda promotes ecologically sustained tourism, which focuses on the local culture, wilderness adventures, volunteering and personal growth of the local population. Efforts are taken to minimise the adverse effects of traditional tourism on the natural environment, and protect the cultural integrity of local people.
Holidays in Kerala
A vacation in Kerala or just a holiday can be a exciting prospect for the nature lover. One can choose from a variety of destinations and Kerala offers something for everyone.
This website aims at being a repository of not only the major attractions, already there on the tourist map but also would try to bring to fore the less travelled destinations in Kerala.
Kerala - Gods Own Country..
Kerala - a paradise found as celebrated by National Geographic, is an enchanting destination not only for the global traveller but also is a little paradise waiting to be discovered by the people treading the land. World class beaches; misty hill stations; serene back waters, exhilitrating water falls - nature has been very lavish in this little peice of land maybe because its the god's very own country!!
Kerala has many destinations and interesting spots in different areas of the state.
Kerala has a tropical climate and is best avoided during monsoons. Best time to be in Kerala is Nov - Feb. Onam week (Aug-sep) is also a good time to be in Kerala.
Onam - The Harvest Festival
Onam the state festival of Kerala is a great time to be in Kerala. The entire state colors itself in festive spirits. Each year, on the second Saturday of August, Nehru Cup Snake Boat Race is organized at the Punnamada lake, marking the festive season of Onam.