Millions of people come for a luxury holiday in Kerala from around the world every year. Also known as God's own country and Venice of India it is quiet unlike Venice, Venice is man made but in Kerala nature rules. This beautiful coastal state of India is famous for its backwaters, landscapes, wildlife, sanctuaries and Ayurvedic treatments and that is why people come for enjoying luxury holiday in Kerala.
Kerala has long coastline spreading up to 600 KM and a network of inter-connected brackish lagoons and lakes lying parallel to Arabian Sea. It is located on West coast of India and is southern most state of the country experiencing humid equatorial tropical climate. Kerala can be divided into three zones according to different climatic conditions which make it unique and varied and perfect destination for luxury holiday.
Major tourist attractions in Kerala include Thiruvanathapuram, also capital of the state and behold many places like Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Napier Museum, Kuthirmalika Palace Museum and Zoological Gardens. Just 15 KM away from the capital is Kovalam internationally famous beach resort, it is must visit place during luxury holiday in Kerala, sun bath and water sports along with peaceful and most beautiful surroundings make this beach unique. Kumarakom Backwaters is famous for snake boat races held every year which is watched by domestic and international travelers with keen interest. Vemband Lake hosts these races and thousands of tourist plan their luxury holiday in Kerala around Onam to watch this race. Apart from lake and race it has an excellent bird sanctuary on the east bank of the lake, deserving to be a part of luxury holiday in Kerala.
Another very popular and one of the most visited places is Munnar hill station. Situated in Western ghats at the confluence of three rivers is a paradise and a must visit during luxury holiday in Kerala, one should spend a day or two at this hill station to see many other natural beautiful places around this spot.
Kochi is called as queen of Arabian Sea and though it is the main commercial city of the state and strategically a very important Naval base of Indian Navy, it is no less than any other destination in Kerala beholding historical palaces, beautiful beaches, churches, synagogues, museums and bird sanctuary. Bolghatty islands is most admired palace in Kochi by tourists coming for luxury holiday in Kerala as this island is covered with lush green and backwaters and having a resort with Golf course and Honeymoon cottages. Another must visit place to enjoy luxury holiday in Kerala is Trichur, it is also famous as cultural capital of Kerala, the whole district is endowed with rich cultural heritage and history of South India.
Most of the tourist plan to visit this place around Pooram festival while coming for luxury holiday in Kerala. During this festival embellished elephants carrying an umbrella pull the chariot of deity around temple complex. This is also known as umbrella competition, colorful environment and spectacular decoration of elephants is admired by tourists from all over the world. Trichur also boasts of beautiful waterfall known as Athirappilly waterfalls another famous picnic spot. Any time in the year is suitable for planning a luxury holiday in Kerala, if one wants to witness any festival than festival dates are required to be confirmed. This state is always ready to amaze and enchant its visitors with sublime natural beauty and culture.
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