10 Days Irresistible Kerala Leisure Package is a rewarding experience of Sun, sea, sand, fun and frolic. It helps to discover the Kerala at its length and breadth from Cochin to Trivandrum. (more…)
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Day 1: Cochin
On arrival, our representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. After relaxation, afternoon we’ll take you to Fort Cochin. The important places to visit are Fort Cochin and Mattancherry. Sight seeing includes Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, Jew street, St Francis Church and Chinese fishing nets. Evening is free for shopping. Cochin now has some of the best textile showrooms and jewelry shops which offers a wide range of dress materials/ornaments. Overnight at hotel. (more…)
Akkulam is another tourist village barely 10kms away from Thiruvananthapuram. It is a calm and scenic place for relaxation and fun. The village is a well known backwater destination. It is an extension of the Veli backwaters and is endowed with picturesque locale. There is a popular Boating club here along with a swimming pool for the young and the old alike. A children’s park here makes it very popular with the children all year round. (more…)
Kovalam Beach, Kerala is famous for its enchanting strip of golden sands backed by the rich greenery of coconut palms. Once a fishing village, Kovalam shot into increasing popularity by the outcome of hippies. This eventually led to the transformation of this once fishing village into one of the most sought out tourist destination in ‘Gods Own Country’- Kerala. It is just 16Km from Trivandrum, Kerala’s capital city. (more…)
Kerala Fascinating Facts:-
- Kerala located on the southern most end of India, covering a distance of 550km along with the southwest cost of India.
- Kerala is the only state in India, which is famous for its tranquil backwaters, which are lifeline of the state.
- Kerala is famous for Ayurveda, an ancient Indian system of medicine for treatment, which is well known across the globe.
- Kerala is the home of the well-known art forms like Kathakali, Koodiyattam etc
- Kerala has the highest literacy rate among all the Indian states (more…)
Kerala Tourism has come up with an action plan to develop quality souvenirs for the promotion of the destination and to create a branded stream of souvenirs for the state. Despite emerging as a global tourist destination, Kerala has often come under flak by tourists and tour operators for the non – availability and the poor quality of souvenirs. Souvenirs should ideally be small, handy and easy for tourists to carry. (more…)
An artistic spark engulfed him at the age of 13 and then on brush became his tool and creation a passion. He is artist V K Parameswarn, who was born in a small village at Elanji in Ernakulam district in Kerala. He is otherwise called Parameswaran Elanji and has several works to his credit which made their mark in markets.
Mr. Parameswarn Elanji has drawn portraits on demand and has held exhibitions of some of his works at Madonna Art Gallery, Mattencherry, Cochin and Leaf Gallery, Nanthancode, Trivandrum. (more…)
Aayukshetram Ayurvedic Health Resort managed by Vasudeva Vilasam Aryavaidyasala, traditional name in Ayurvedic health care service since 1884, Aayukshetram, is the Ayurvedic re-treatment located in Nedumangad near Thiruvananthapuram. This boutique hill side Kerala Ayurvedic Health Resort is set on four acres with panoramic view of beautiful hills. (more…)
Varkala Beach located about 40 Km north of Trivandrum. Varkala is known for the famous Papanasam Beach and the Samadhi of Kerala’s famous social reformer and Saint, Sree Narayana Guru. The Sivagiri Mutt here is famous place for pilgrimage. (more…)
Swathi Sangeethotsavam will be held at courtyard of Kuthiramalika, Trivandrum from the 6th to the 12th January 2011. It is a seven day music festival solely dedicated to rendition of compositions by Maharaja Swathi Thirunal. (more…)
Emerald Kerala (6 Nights / 7 days) (more…)
KIMS – Pioneering new-age health care
Kerala Institute of Medical Science (KIMS), the health tourism award winner for maximum foreign exchange earnings, aims to offer health care with a difference. This 450 bed multi specialty tertiary care hospital located in Trivandrum, is the first venture of KIMS Health Care Management Limited. By this time KIMS has become renowned brand in health care in India and in the GCC countries. It offers high quality and cost effective health care and is fast developing into a world-class centre of health care, learning and research. (more…)
Varkala located about 40 Km north of Trivandrum, Varkala is known for the famous Papanasam Beach and the Samadhi of Kerala’s famous social reformer and Saint, Sree Narayana Guru. The Sivagiri Mutt here is famous place for pilgrimage. (more…)
The Department of Tourism, Kerala is on the ambitious mission of creating a comprehensive database of all tourist accommodation units in Kerala. The Department released the provisional Report of the Database Survey at a function attended by DTPC officials and researchers and held at the Government Guest House, Thycaud, Trivandrum. (more…)
Best of Kerala : 11 Nights/ 12 days (more…)
Way to Heaven : (9 Nights/10 Days)
Magical Five (5 nights / 6 days) (more…)
Amazing Seven (7nights/8 days) (more…)
Hotel Venkateswara in Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram is located within walking distance of the central Railway Station and the main bus station. The Trivandrum International airport is just 8km away. Easy access to many places of interest in the city is definitely an advantage to guests staying at this hotel. (more…)
Attukal Pongala is a ritual celebrated in Attukal Bhagavathy temple every year. The Pongala Mahotsavam is the most important festival of the Temple. It is 10 days long festival comes to an end with special sacrificial offering namely Kuruthitharpanam at night. On the nineth day of festival, a large no of women from all religions, from within India and abroad gather in and around the temple premises to offer the Pongala which is cooked by themselves. Pongala is made by rice boiled with jaggery, coconut gratings, ghee with other ingredients in open in small earthen pots. (more…)