Kerala, historically known as Keralam, situated on the southern extreme of the country. This beautiful silver land is wedged between the Lakshadweep Sea and the Western Ghats. The region is popularly known as “God’s own country”, enjoys a mighty good climate throughout the year, But, the best suited is winter season which starts just after the end of the northeast monsoons, i.e. end of November lasts till middle of February. Courtesy to its 100%literacy rate and good government policies, it has become one of the most developing mobile areas of India.
Winter and Kerala
Winter is the best season to visit one of the top 50 paradises of earth, according to a leading magazine. Due to low temperature but not too chilly, it is best time to enjoy on the beaches and witness some interesting colourful festivals of the state.
Almost around 120–140 rainy days per year, Kerala has a wet and tropical climate influenced by the seasonal heavy rains of the southwest summer monsoon followed by northeast winter monsoon. Summer season which last from March to May has very high temperature spread all over Kerala, which causes high discomfort to the tourists and they cannot enjoy most of the time at all the places.
There are several places in Kerala which have intrinsic qualities, which make a feel good factor for tourist to enjoy.
Munnar Hill Station
This hill station is very popular destination of Kerala, also known as Kashmir of Kerala. It is blessed with several natural beauties that are worth watching, but the major spots are Eravikulam National Park, it is the largest and the first national park in Kerala. With good administration and cleanliness, it is one of the precious heritages of the country. For trekking lovers, you got the highest point in India outside Himalayan region is Anamudi. You can enjoy mountaineering with sightseeing wide range of flora and fauna. Other than this, there is a Tea Museum which has its own unique tea plantation.
Alphuza Back Water
It is an important backwater tourist centre that hosts several thousands of tourists every year. Best considered for honeymoon couples, it is a great destination which is known for boat rides, fishes etc.
Poovar is a small village located at the southern extreme of the district Trivandrum. It is not less than a paradise for the honeymoon couple, full of lake, beaches, river and sea. It is perfect natural beauty with alluring backwaters and beaches.
Festivals- the best part
Kerala trip cannot be completed without celebrating unique festivals and participating in numerous events in winter, The Kerala village fair hosted near Kovalam village, to attract visitors who visit the beach at Kovalam, is a perfect combination of delicious food, feast of dances.
The Kochi carnival, hosted in Kochi fort is absolutely marvellous. It is enjoyed by both the participants and the visitors.
Witnessing Temple celebration of Kerala is a treat to your soul.
The Holy Bath or Aarattu held by the Padmanabha Swamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram or The Jagannatha Festival in the middle of February which is known for its fireworks, all are much awaited sight for people all over the world.
There are several more things which you can witness in Kerala, other than festivals and beaches. It is an endless experience of pleasant, and joy. So, book your tickets and visit Kerala soon.
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