Kerala is a wonderland of scenic beauty, culture, wildlife, and adventure. Situated amidst the majestic mountains of the Western Ghats on one side and the tranquil expanse of the Arabian Sea on the other side stands the beautiful state of Kerala. If you are a nature lover and gamer of big adventures a visit to Kerala is a must. The state has more to offer than just its pristine beauty in the form of adventures sports and various traditional and cultural art forms.

Land of Invigorating Experiences

Kerala tour packages offer a unique eco-tourism program for nature lovers. Enjoy the enchanting beauty of nature amidst the dense forests, hearing the medley of chirping birds and watching arboreal animals.   You can enjoy Bamboo rafting at Periyar Tiger Reserve, Thekkady. One of the most exciting adventures to try on this mystic land is living in a tree house. Observe the myriad beauty of the jungles as you spot elephants, tigers, leopards, and pigs. This facility is available at many resorts. Visit Kochi to try out fishing with Chinese nets, this is a great tourist attraction.

The Thypooya Mahotsavam in Kerala is a beautiful festival which is a pageant for the elephants. Watch elephants decked up and strutting around in style. To explore the scenic beauty of the Kerala countryside canoe through the backwaters into the interiors.  Another exhilarating experience to gather in Kerala is betting on and watching a Bullock race in the Malappuram district of Malabar. The city of Kochi bears historical significance, explores the heritage of Fort Kochi for distinct colonial feel as you walk down the narrow lanes and cobbled streets. Located near Palakkad, Nelliyampathy is the treasure trove of Kerala, feel the mountain breeze as you tour the plantations.

Cultural Extravaganza at Kerala

Kerala tour packages represent the soul of Kerala through various traditional and cultural art forms.  Watch the powerful Kathakali performances conveying stories about passion, lust, power through the dance postures and expressions.  Witness the mesmerizing martial art form of Kalaripayattu performed with athletic moves. Another beautiful performing art tradition in Kerala is Theyyam popular in Malabar. In this performance, they evoke the blessings of God. It is an open theatre performance and involves colorful costumes, rhymes, and praising prayer songs in the name of God.  Much Like Theyyam, Thullal too is a cultural performance where they evoke blessings from God. Performance of Thullal ushers in prosperity and happiness. In the month of January, a Gramam/ Kerala village fair is put up for 10 days in Kovalam. Artisans recreate the beauty of the bygone days of rural Kerala. The menfolk exhibit their craftsmanship in carving furniture out of teak and sandalwood trees and women do artful flower decoration with the colorful ‘pokalam’.

Kerala is a state with a rich cultural heritage in performing arts and craftsmanship. Take a tour down South to visit God’s own land cradled amidst the beauteous forms of nature.