Alappuzha

Also known as the Venice of the East, Alappuzha is famous for its breathtaking backwaters and canals. Situated at the south western tip of the Vembanad Lake, Alappuzha is a small strip of land sandwiched between the Vembanad Lake and the Arabian Sea. The Nehru Trophy snake boat race held on the second Saturday of …

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Ernakulam

Ernakulam, also referred to as Cochin, is called the Queen of the Arabian Sea. The commercial hub of Kerala, it is a fast growing city abuzz with industries, shopping malls, cinema houses, hotels and restaurants. Known for its Chinese fishing nets, churches, synagogues and the spectacular backwaters, Cochin is a developed city that has preserved …

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Idukki

Craggy mountains, dense forests, and green hummocks and hillocks make up the landscape of Idukki- the largest district in Kerala, which covers nearly 13% of the state’s total area. The dams on the Periyar River, numerous trekking trails, waterfalls and several viewpoints make Idukki the perfect place for an exciting holiday. Much sought after for …

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Kannur

Known for the export of coir, spices, sandalwood and wood to places as far as Sumatra and Arabia, from very early times, Kannur is home to a number of forts, shrines and esteemed institutions. The Venetian traveller Marco Polo has referred to Kannur as ‘a great emporium of spice trade’. The old name ‘Cannanore’ is …

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Kasargod

Set on the banks of the Payaswini River, Kasargod has well preserved forts and other historic sites that have been witnesses to the region’s illustrious past. The district is resplendent with its lush greenery; thanks to the 12 rivers coursing through it. Kasargod is also known for its coir products, hides, and handloom. The streets …

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Kollam

Kollam is where the world famous network of waterways begins. It is from here that a 130 km long chain of interlinked canals and lakes wind along Kerala. Lauded by Marco Polo and Ibn Batuta as the trade capital of the old world, Kollam is home to flourishing cashew processing and fisheries industries. The district, …

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Kottayam

A town known for its rubber plantations, lakes, churches and its flourishing publishing industry, Kottayam is one of the most prosperous towns in Kerala. The alluring backwaters of Kumarakom have made it an ideal tourist destination. Panoramic backwaters, lush paddy fields, highlands, hummocks and hillocks, extensive rubber plantations, places associated with many legends and a …

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Kozhikode

Kozhikode found its place in the world map when in 1498, Vasco Da Gama, the Portuguese explorer landed here on the Kappad Beach. Also known as Calicut, Kozhikode is a place that has historical sites galore. The ‘Jewel of the Malabar’ has Hindus, Muslims and Christians living in harmony, keeping their beliefs and traditions alive. …

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Malappuram

Flanked by the Nilgiris on the East and the Arabian Sea on the West, Malappuram is a district rich with evergreen forests, pristine valleys, meandering rivers and breathtaking beaches. Situated 50 km southeast of Kozhikode, Malappuram has four great rivers flowing through it, namely, the Chaliyar, the Kadalundi, the Thirurpuzha and the Bharathapuzha. The district …

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Palakkad

Palakkad lies at the foot of the Western Ghats on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border. Coimbatore is just 50 km away from Palakkad. The district known for its historical background has the remnants of the fort of Tipu Sultan. Lined with mountains, forests, rivulets and mountain streams, Palakkad is where you will find nature at its …

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