Kerala is one of the most serene and calming destination. The immersive atmosphere is relaxing and laid back pace washes over the senses giving an easy pace to the holiday.
Kerala was known as Keralam historically. Its spread over in about 40,000 sq km in the extreme southern end of Indian subcontinent bordered by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu to the east and south and the Lakshadweep sea to the west. The state is divided into 14 districts with Thiruvananthapuram as capital and the principal and official language of the state is Malayalam.
North Kerala is the place where you find the historical foot prints. The Malabar Coast from Kozhikode (Calicut) has shimmering clear water beautiful beaches, enchanting coastal villages and immense cultural treasures. The western ghats rise sharply over sea to the most serene Wayanad district.
Western Ghats rise from the southern end of Kerala forming mountainous border between Kerala and Tamil Nadu, Anamudi (2700m) is highest peak. The dense forests of Western Ghats house National parks, spice and tea plantations, wildlife sanctuaries and interesting trekking routes for avid trekkers.
Southern Kerala starts from the coastal area famous for backwaters and reaches to southern border with Tamil Nadu. Alleppey or Alappuzha is the picturesque town with canals, lagoons, backwaters and beautiful beaches. The fishing nets on water-ways create stunning view against sunset. The state capital is located in southern Kerala.
Kerala is famous for its ayurvedic treatments and sumptuous cuisine. The vibrant temple festivals, snake boat races, Kathkali and Tayam plays are simply enchanting. Wildlife of Kerala is as rich as the state, its home to wild elephants, exotic birds and tiger.