Kerala is a land where you can experience waterfalls, backwaters, layers of coconut trees, wildlife, adventure, beaches and hill stations. The charisma of Kerala is also filled with forts, palaces and place of worship portraying the historical evolution and social-culture.
The best time to visit Kerala is during winter season. However, other seasons are also good to plan a visit to this place as the climate in Kerala is neither too cold in the winter nor too hot in summers. There are a variety of tourism options available such as backwater tourism, adventure tourism, eco tourism, health tourism, wildlife tourism and beach tourism.
Backwater tourism – Even if backwaters are traditionally used as one of the main transportation;
Adventure Tourism - The natural resources and scenic beauty of most destinations in Kerala ranging mighty mountains, dense forests and rippling rivers offer several opportunities for adventure tourism. Trekking, camping, mountain biking, kayaking, mountaineering, rafting, parasailing, canoeing and wildlife safari take your tourism plans to the next level of experience.
Eco Tourism –Kerala is a tourism destination that focuses on eco-friendly development of tourism. Kerala Ecotourism is gaining popularity due to its unique vistas, bio-diversity and functioning. Thenmala is India's first planned eco-tourism destination which shares its resources with the famous Shenduruney Wildlife Sanctuary at the foothills of the Western Ghats.
Health Tourism - Ayurveda health treatments in Kerala has a particular position in globe than any other places across the world. Kerala, the land of Ayurveda is the perfect destination for any health treatments. It is not just about better physical health. It is a therapy that promises holistic wellness. The ayurvedic treatments offered by the state with medicinal plants, herbs and medicated oil gives complete rejuvenation and Immunization treatments.
Wildlife Tourism – Wildlife tourism is an animal friendly tourism, usually showing animals in their natural habitat where you can observe the magnificent wildlife animals, birds, butterflies etc in close watch. Wildlife tourism in Kerala will take you through the forest of the Periyar tiger reserve, Parambikulam wildlife sanctuary, Chinnar wildlife sanctuary and the Wayanad wildlife santuary.
Beach Tourism – The main attractions of Kerala beach tourism include boating, sunbath and swimming which will give a unique and thrilling experience. The popular beach destinations in Kerala are Kovalam, Varkala, Chowara, Chavakkad, Nattika, Cherai, Kizhunna, Poovar, Bekal
and the list goes on. Much of the heritage tourist attractions are located within the vicinity of these beaches. The tiny stores seen along the walkway of most of the beaches have stunning collection of stone and shell decorative and ornaments.