“Smell the Sea and Feel the Sky, Let your soul and Spirit Fly” This famous quote by Van Morrison can be completely synonymous with the feeling one goes through on a trip to Kerala “God’s Own Country”. Kerala, the land of blue lagoons and pearly beaches, emerald hills and green vales has a unique charm and elusive beauty. Its mountains have a vast variety of birds and animals. The Kerala houseboat race provides a visual treat for those who are fascinated by nature. Kerala backwaters refer to large inland lakes stretch over 1900Kms.
The state consist of lowlands networked by endless backwaters and the highlands abound in tea gardens, coffee Plantations, rubber and spice plantations, and wildlife reserves. You can breathe in the aroma of the spice plantations in Munnar, coffee plantations in Wayanad, the world famous Periyar Tiger Reserve at Thekkady, enjoy the authentic vegetarian food and spicy seafood. Kerala is now identified as one of the 10 charming spots of the planet and one of the most beautiful destinations in India. Kerala, widely known as “God’s own country “ has now become one of the fifty must-see tourism destinations of the worlds, by National Geographic Traveler.