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Visit Kerala: a Sаnсtuаrу of Attrасtіоnѕ

Sandwiched bеtwееn thе Wеѕtеrn Ghаtѕ аnd Arabian Sеа, Kеrаlа is a bеаutіful Indіаn ѕіtеd on thе ѕоuthwеѕtеrn tip of India. It еnjоуѕ unique gеоgrарhісаl аnd cultural fеаturеѕ whісh have made іt оnе оf the mоѕt ѕоught аftеr tоurіѕt dеѕtіnаtіоnѕ in South Asia. Lovingly rеfеrrеd tо аѕ thе “God’s Own Cоuntrу” іt has a lоt tо […]

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Celebrating Kerala Temple Festivals

Kerala Temple festivals are elaborate and exotic. The main attraction at these festivals is the elephants. The festivals form part of each temple’s annual rituals. They’re often a tribute to the temple’s presiding god, who emerges from inside the temple once a year. Each festival has a different set of legends and myths behind it, […]

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Guide to Kerala Snake Boat Races

For a few months every year during the monsoon season, the state of Kerala comes alive with colorful snake boat races. What’s a Snake Boat: Fortunately there’s no need for concern, as snake boats get their name from their shape rather than anything to do with live snakes! A snake boat (or chundan vallam) is […]

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Periyar National Park Travel Guide

Periyar extends around the banks of a huge artificial lake that was created by the damming of the Periyar River in 1895. It has 780 square kilometers (485 square miles) of dense hilly forest, with 350 square kilometers (220 square miles) of this being core park land. Periyar is one of the most popular national […]

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Varkala Beach Travel Guide

Stunningly picturesque Varkala beach provides a relatively peaceful alternative to the now commercialized Kovalam. The setting of this beach is striking enough to take your breath away, with a long winding stretch of cliff and views that extend over the Arabian Sea. A paved footpath runs along the length of the cliff, bordered by coconut […]

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45 Of the Most Beautiful Waterfalls In India

VisitKerala.com https://www.facebook.com/Visitkeraladotcom India has some of the best and most stunning waterfalls in the world, of which few are situated in Kerala. Each state has its very own show piece, making it vital to enlist the waterfalls in every state. You never know when you may plan a trip and having this information ready could prove […]

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Social Media in Travel and Tourism – India Blazes a Trail

By Philip Calvert It hit me the moment I stepped through the exit of Trivandrum airport in the state of Kerala, India. A blanket of warmth enveloped me – a rich mixture of balmy temperatures and the friendliest welcome I have ever received on arrival to speak at a conference. Emerging from the quiet coolness […]

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Ayurvedic Massage

Hailing from the ancient India more than 5000 years ago, Ayurvedic massage is a holistic method of healing and reviving the body. It makes you feel in harmony with the universe and gain a new attitude towards life. The massage is performed with herb-infused oils, chosen according to your body type that have a distinctive […]

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Elephant Race Held at Guruvayoor Temple

Guruvayoor Temple celebrated the beginning of annual festival with the famed Aanayottam (elephant race). Hundreds of people including tourists turned up to cheer the 29 elephants who took part in the race from Manjulal to the temple. The racing distance added up to half a kilometer approximately.  Barricades were in place to control the public […]

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Kerala Blog Express Second Edition Flagged off

Blog express 2.0, an initiative by Kerala tourism to get world-renowned travel writers to know more about Kerala by experiening it in person is into its second season. Kerala Minister V S Sivakumar flagged off the bus taking the chosen bunch of writers from around the world on a two-week trip around the state. This […]

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