Kerala God’s own Country

Kerala-God’s own Country: 

Kerala is one of the 28 states located in India.  It is notable that Kerala is among the top twenty tourist destinations of the world.  This state is situated on the lush and tropical Malabar Coast of south-west India.  Kerala boasts to be using the tag line “God’s own Country” as the Government of Kelara uses it in its tourism ads and promotions.  The National Geographic Traveller has quoted Kerala as India’s most verdant state with one of the world’s 50 must see destination.  Kerala shares its border with Karnatka to the north and northeast, Tamilnadu to the south and southeast and the Arabian Sea.  This state of India has abundance of greenery in comparison with other states of India.  Geographically, Kerala can be divided into three climatically distinct regions: the eastern highlands (rugged and cool mountainous terrain), the central midlands (rolling hills), and the western lowlands (coastal plains).  Kerala is the one of the rarest places in India that offers visitors and Tourists to visit beaches, hill stations, plains & wilds simultaneously.  Kerala is also knows for the spices and it is referred as “Spice Garden of India.”

Every year thousands of visitors come here from India and rest of the world.  The most popular tourist attractions in Kerala are hill stations, beaches & backwaters.  The term “Backwaters” refers to an extensive network of interlocking rivers, lakes and canals that center on Alleppey, Kumarakom and Punnamada regions.  There are so many Heritage sites found in Kerala and wildlife sanctuaries, national parks and many hill stations are famous here that attracts thousands of visitors across the world.  Kerala is known for its ecotourism initiatives run by the Government of India.  This state has the highest literacy rate in India with 99 percent.

This country of God will leave you enthralled by its famous monuments and oldest temples that have a great story behind them.  There are so many famous beaches in Kerala that includes Kovalam Beach, Alappuzha Beach, Kappad Beach, Varkala Beach and many more. There are many Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks in Kerala and some of famous are The Nagarhole National Park and Bandipur National Park where you can find many species of animals, birds and reptiles.  With the great richness in Flora & Fauna this place is also famous for its cultures, cuisines and festivals.  Visiting this country of God and referred as Spice Garden of India will surely make you feel like heaven where you are the explorer in search of the truest beauty of Nature.  In the end of this article I promise you one thing that your search for will end here in Kerala, the most beautiful example of Mother Nature.

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