Kerala is a state of India. It is located at southern part of India. It is surrounded by one side from Malabar Coast.
The total population size is 33,387,677 as per the available statistics of 2011. It is a highly populated state of india. Its total geographical area covered 38, 863 km2.
Kerala is popular for its spices and it is also referred as “Garden of Spices” or “Spice Garden of India”.
Kerala is divided into three geographical regions owing to its geographical location.
- Highlands, which slope down from the Western Ghats.
- The Midlands encompass hills and valleys. It is about 580 km long coastline with many pictorial backwaters, interconnected with canals and rivers.
- The wild lands are covered with posh forests, while other regions lie under tea and coffee plantations or other forms of cultivation. Most of the state is involved in rich greenery which ensures a very calming experience at all times
Kerala’s major cities are Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Kochi, Thrissur and Kozhikode
Kerala also God gifted with rivers flows from north to south are Valapattanam river length of 110 km, Chaliar length of 69 km, Kadalundipuzha length of 130 km, Bharathapuzha length of 209 km, Chalakudy river length of 130 km, Periyar length of 244 km, Pamba length of 176 km, Achancoil length of 128 km and Kalladayar length of 121 km. Other than these, there are about 35 small rivers and rivulets flowing down from the Ghats.
Airports in Kerala
Kerala’s major airports are Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, Cochin International Airport (CIAL), Nedumbassery and Calicut International Airport, Karipur.
Kerala also encompass fascinating places which lure to tourist to reach here in a large numbers. The charms of Kerala also depict in its beauty also. It is bound with waterfalls, Lush green Valleys, Hill Station, Plantation, Peddy Fields and birds which make this place ideal for everyone irrespective of some one intention. Kerala also gifted with beaches at Kovalam.
Kerala also known for its religious harmony where Hindus, Muslims and Christians live together and free from any conflict.
Kerala is also popular for its Kathakali dance throughout the world. It is a classical Indian dance-drama performed with attractive make-up of characters, colorful costumes, detailed gestures and well-defined body movements presented in tune with the playback music and complementary percussion.
Weather in Kerala
The weather remains hot throughout the year owing to its geographical area but in the beginning and end of the year weather remains cold. From December to February the weather remains chill and temperature slip down. It is an ideal time to visit here . But most of the places generally face gatherings of people owing to occasion of New year.
But in the month of May and June weather varies between 26oC to 30oC and fares of Hotels become cheaper in comparison to rest of the months. It is an ideal time for family vacation because schools remains close. Budget packages are offered.
Every year in the month of August mainly second saturday a snake boat and Trophy Boat race is conducted. Weather become favorable and many families visit Kerala to experience the monsoon season. This is a good time for trekking in Munnar. Temperature in Kerala in August become pleasant and the environment becomes dust free after rains.
September to November weather slip down further and hotels fares can be subsidized and rooms are available easily.
Best Attraction Places
Many attraction places are
- Alleppey Backwaters