What Makes Kerala a Prominent Tourist Destination?
Kerala, also known as God’s Own Country, is a beautiful Indian states located on the tropical Malabar Coast of southwestern India. It is curving alongside the azure Arabian Sea. It is probably one of the greenest places on the earth you will ever see. It has emerged as one of internationally famous tourist destinations of India. It enjoys unique cultural and geographical features that have made it one of the most sought after holiday destinations in the world. It is also declared as one of the top ten paradises on the earth and one of the must see destinations of lifetime by the National Geographic Society.
The beautiful state of Kerala attracts tourists from all over the world in galore. Tourism industry in this state is growing with fast pace at the rate of 13.31%. The state has attracted about 0.66 million international tourists influx in the year 2010. There are many reasons behind the popularity of tourism industry in this state. The state has lots to offer its visitors. It is a place where tourists come in galore and enjoy its unique cultural and geographical features. Unique culture & traditions, beautiful beaches, tranquil backwaters, picturesque hill stations, rich flora & fauna, ayurvedic resorts, national parks & wildlife sanctuaries, historical places, magnificent monuments, beautiful temples, houseboat cruises, colorful fairs & festivals, etc are forte of almost all Kerala Tourism Package.
When you will explore the landscape of Kerala you will come across many beautiful places and innumerable attractions which shall fascinate you and give you unforgettable experience. Popular attractions to see in this state include the palm-fringed beautiful beaches at Kovalam, Varkala, Cherai and Beypore; the luxuriant green serene hill stations of Munnar, Ponmudi, Wayanad and Nelliampathi; and exotic wildlife at Periyar National Park and Eravikulam National Park.
The serene and scenic backwaters that centre on Alleppey, Kollam, Kumarakom, Thotapally, Thiruvallam and Punnamada also see the heavy tourist traffic through out the year. Historical & heritage sites like Fort Kochi, Mattancherry Dutch Palace, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Padmanabha Swami Temple, and Hill Palace Complex are also visited on Kerala tours.
Houseboat cruises through serene & scenic backwaters, ayurvedic body massages at various ayurvedic resorts, colorful fairs & festivals, etc are also popular attractions of many Kerala travel packages.
Apart from aforementioned attractions and tourist places there are many more to see on Kerala tour. In fact, the list is unending. With a right Kerala tours packages you can enjoy best of Kerala tourism. I think you have now clear concept about what makes Kerala a popular tourist destination in India and world.
Harishankar - About Author:
Hari Shankar is an eminent analyst and writer in Travel & Tourism related topics. He has authored many books on tour guide for Kerala Holiday Packages and Travel Package Kerala. For more information, please visit on this site -www.kerala-tourism-packages.com
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