Kerala-Land Of Coconut Trees
Kerala-Land Of Coconut Trees states that Kerala is named after the vast coconut plantations in the state.
”Kera” means Coconut Tree and ”Alam” stands for Land. Therefore, Kerala can be name as the ”Land Of
Kerala-Land Of Coconut Trees lies in the Southern part of Bharat (India). Kerala is known for its appetizing cuisine, beguile backwaters, scintillating landscape and of course, copious rains. When it rains
the aroma that emanates from the earth is exclusive only for this place.
Kerala-Land Of Coconut Trees is the place where not only travel lover’s but also everyone would like to visit it once in a lifetime.
Kerala has peculiar and assorted culture and cuisine which fascinates peoples from different places. Now i would really love to give you different reasons to visit this spectacular destination during monsoon. I guess everyone knows kerala is very remarkable for its festivals and cultures. There is a very famous festivals that befalls during monsoon.
Onam is the harvest festival of kerala. The official state festival of Kerala ‘Onam’ with public holidays, that commences from eve of onam (Uthradom) ,leading festival take place across 30 venues in
Thiruvananthapuram, capital of Kerala. It is also celebrated by Malayali diaspora around the world. Onam is one the main event of Malayali community in and outside Kerala.One of three leading annual
Hindu celebrations along with Vishu and Thiruvathira, and it is commemorated with various festivals.
Onam Festivals includes Vallam Kali which means boat races, Pulikali which means tiger dances, Pookkalam means flower Rangoli and is made at the entrance of houses to welcome king mahabali , Onathappan means to worship, Onam Kali, Tug of War, Thumbi Thullal women’s performs their cultural dances and shows by wearing their cultural dresses. It is the New Year day for Malayalis. There is a lot more to know about Onam festival. This is one of the finest reasons for one to visit kerala.
Every festival has some amazing story related with. Onam Festival is celebrated in memory of King Mahabali, whose spirit is said to visit the state of Kerala Land Of Coconut Trees at the time of Onam festival. Mahabali is the mythical king who ruled over Kerala. It is Usually held in August and September for 10 days. The 10 days of Onam festival are known as Atham, Chithira, Chodi, Vishakam, Anizham,
Thriketa, Moolam, Pooradam, Uthradom and Thiruvonam.
Places to visit in Kerala-Land Of Coconut Trees
1.Kochi- “Queen Of Arabian Sea”
Kochi which is also know as ”Cochin” a city in the state of kerala- ”Land Of Coconut Trees”. It is the financial and commercial nerve center of the state. Kochi was an essential spice trading centre on the
west coast of India. It is the state from where you give kick off to your travel layout.
Oh My god! Munnar this is such a majestic place to visit during monsoon. It is fully covered with lush green foliage. The aroma that emanates will make you feel delight. Munnar is also known as the ”Kashmir of South India” and is a favored honeymoon destination. Munnar is one of the most pictorial venues in the world. The Eravikulam National Park is one of the main attractions in Munnar.
Visitors get to catch a glance of the rare Nilgiri Tahr during certain times of the year along with herds of
elephants, sambar and gaur. The temperature is splendid for a vacation and walks around the town are
excessively fresh . Munnar is also south india’s largest tea growing region
Thekkady is located near to Kerala-Tamil Nadu border. The sanctuary is well-known for its dense evergreen, semi-evergreen, ephemeral forests and flat grass lands. Thekkady is the home of elephants,
sambar, tigers, gaur, lion-tailed macaques and Nilgiri langurs. Periyar National Park, is one of the famous and main tourist destinations in Kerala. The greatest attractions of Periyar are the flock of wild
elephants, deer and bison that come down to drink in the lake. The sanctuary can be sight by trekking, boating or jeep safari.
Thekkady is considered as home for pure seasonings such as black pepper, cardamom, cinnamon,
nutmeg, ginger, and clove
4. Alappuzha (Alleppey)
As everyone knows that Alappuzha is known as “The Venice OF The East” this elegant place is the hub of Kerala’s backwaters and is home to a huge network of backwaters and more than thousand houseboats.
The houseboats you spot in the backwaters of Alappuzha are in fact a edited version of the Kettuvallams of olden times. Kettuvallam is a word of Malayali language which has two meanings. The
word Kettuvallam is joined from 2 words ‘Kettu’, & ‘Vallom’ , ‘Kettu’, means living structures and
‘Vallom’ means boat. In the olden days, kettuvallam or boat with a roof that covers over wooden hulls was used to carry tons of rice and spices.
The best part of a trip to Kerala in August is, ‘The Nehru Trophy boat race’. The annual event ‘ Snake Boat Race’ is held at the Punnamada Lake in Alleppey.
The event is power packed, attend by huge crowds cheering for their favorite teams. The sight of rhythmic rowing of 90-100 rowers in a 100 foot long boat is amazing. The stamina and enthusiasm, the lines of vanchippattu (boat-song) is contagious, you would feel energised. This snake boat race held on 2nd Saturday of August every year.
How can anyone omit visiting kannur which has western ghats in the east and lakshadweep sea in the west . It is a district which is surrounded by natural beauty. Kannur has very well defined and natural beaches to get relaxed at. It also has beautiful monuments and religious centers.
Normally one person visits Kochi, Munnar, Thekkady and Alleppey during their visit to Kerala-Land of Coconut Trees which is 7 Days tour. If you want to visit for more days then you can visit Kanyakumari as
well. Kanyakumari is a beautiful city located in state of Tamil Nadu.
Along with the above mentioned cities there are various offbeat destinations as well in Kerala-Land Of Coconut Trees. For visit to anywhere do contact us. We will provide you best package with best service and rates.
How to reach Kerala-Land Of Coconut Trees
How To Reach Kerala by Air
Kerala has four airports that runs both domestically as well as international flights. The airports are
Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Calicut and Kozhikode which runs domestically and internationally.
So this becomes very favourable for the people travelling from any corner of world. It makes very easy for the people to land at the place from where they want to begin their tour from because the all the airports are at the different regions of the state.
How To Reach Kerala by Train
I personally love travelling by train as it is cost effective and also offers scenic views of western ghats.
Kerala has major junctions such as Ernakulam Junction South , Thiruvananthapuram Central Station,
Ernakulam Town Station and some more. There are trains like rajdhani,duronto and others with weekly
departures. One can also go for Royal Trains like Maharaj’s Express and others if one want to experience
How To Reach Kerala by Road
If you not very concern about time than you can opt travelling by road as this will give you sensational experience while travelling. You all can take National Highways 17, 44, 47 and 49, along with smaller highways and roads, connect the state to the rest of the country.
How To Reach Kerala by Sea
One can also travel to Kerala by Sea Ways as its its famous backwaters are connected all the way to Lakshadweep Islands. Which will create an unique experience of your travel bucket- list. The Sea Ways which are connected to reach the state are Cochin Port And Vizhinjam International Seaport in Thiruvananthapuram.
People from all over the world come to visit Kerala Land Of Coconut Trees. It is also known as god’s own