By Kerala tour taxi service | Posted on 21-Jun-2016
kerala is one of the most popular tourist place in south India. The Kerala is known as "God's own country". Because of very good climate. The tag line " Kerala – God's Own Country" was adopted in its tourism promotions and became a global super brand.
It's rich traditions and culture have made Kerala one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Kerala is famous especially for its ecotourism initiatives and beautiful backwaters. It attract many tourist to this beautiful place.
And it makes the tourism industry is a major contributor to the state's economy.
Kerala is an established destination for both domestic as well as foreign tourists.Medical tourism, promoted by traditional systems of medicine like Ayurveda and Siddha, is widely popular in the state, and draws increasing numbers of tourists.
Kerala is well known for its beaches, backwaters in Alappuzha, Kovalam, Kappad, Cherai,Varkala and Kollam, mountain ranges and wildlife sanctuaries. Other popular attractions in the state include the backwater tourism and lake resorts around Ashtamudi Lake, Kollam; Kumarakom houseboating,hill stations and resorts at Munnar, Thekkady, Wayanad, Nelliampathi, Vagamon and Ponmudi; and national parks and wildlife sanctuaries at Periyar, Parambikulam and Eravikulam National Park. Heritage sites, such as the Padmanabhapuram Palace, in trivandrom, Tripunithura Hill Palace, and Mattancherry Palace, in kochin are also see heavy tourist traffic. The city of Trivandrum ranks first in the total number of international and domestic tourists in Kerala. To further promote tourism in Kerala, the Grand Kerala Shopping Festival was started by the Government of Kerala in 2007. Since then it has been held every year during the December–January period.