LITTLE BIT ABOUT KERALA
The God’s Own Land
Kerala is a state situated on the tropical Malabar Coast of southwestern India and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Named as one of the ten paradises of the world by National Geographic Traveler, Kerala is famous especially for its ecotourism initiatives and beautiful backwaters. Its unique culture and traditions, coupled with its varied demography, have made Kerala one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Growing at a rate of 13.31%, the tourism industry is a major contributor to the state’s economy.
Kerala is well known for its beaches, backwaters in Alappuzha and Kollam, mountain ranges and wildlife sanctuaries. Other popular attractions include the beaches at Kovalam, Kappad, Cherai and Varkala; backwater tourism and lake resorts around Ashtamudi Lake, Kollam; hill stations and resorts at Munnar, Wayanad, Nelliampathi, Vagamon and Ponmudi; and national parks and wildlife sanctuaries at Periyar, Parambikulam and Eravikulam.
The “backwaters” region—an extensive network of interlocking rivers, lakes, and canals that centre on Ashtamudi Lake. Heritage sites, such as the Padmanabhapuram Palace, Hill Palace, and Mattancherry Palace are also very popular.
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