Kerala, a state situated on the tropical Malabar Coast of south-western India. The varied landscapes and unique features of Kerala make the narrow strip of land one among the “ten paradises of the world” as rated by the National Geographic traveller. Kerala is India’s most advanced society with 100 percent literacy, world-class health care systems and India’s lowest infant mortality and highest life expectancy rates. Kerala has highest physical quality of life in India. Peaceful and pristine, Kerala is India’s cleanest state.
Kerala is one of the most romantic, beautiful natural attractions of the world. It can attract a traveller with vast expanse of beaches, green shades of palm trees, lowlands, and sky scraping mountains, placid lakes and some of the most picture- perfect locations of the world. Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state. The distinctive features of Kerala are Ayurveda, backwaters, beach tourism and short distances. Kerala state has won numerous tourism awards and recognition including one among the 50 must-see destinations in a lifetime. The natural beauty packed with beaches, jungles, mountains and backwaters, Kerala is a hot destination for health tourism. With age-old resources of Ayurveda, the visitors can rejuvenate their body, mind and soul.
Thiruvananthapuram, the state capital has many tourist attractions such as Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple, Puthe Maliga Palace Museum, Velli Turist Park, CVN Kalari Sangam, Natural History Museum, Zoological Garden and Science and Technology Museum. Ponmudi, a small hill resort is just 61 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram and on the way; we see Neyyar dam and Neyyar Wildlife Sanctury. Kovalam, a picture perfect tiny beach is a certain charm and popular with travellers looking for rest from their hectic life.