Traditional Art Forms Of Kerala

Artists performing Kerala's oldest traditional martial art form Kalaripayattu on a beach in Kerala, India

Kerala art forms are something special that helps you to understand the vibrant cultural heritage of the state on a deeper level. In this blog we have listed some of the famous and major traditional art forms of Kerala. To take a sneak peek into the Traditional Art Forms of Kerala, continue reading this blog to the end.

Best Places To Visit In Kerala In January 2020

A wide-view shot of a multi-ethnic group of friends standing next to the Munnar tea plantations in Kerala

Being one of the peak seasons, a visit to Kerala in January is full of fabulous experiences with countless fun-filled activities to enjoy, a lot of adventurous sports to give you an adrenaline rush, festivals to feast your senses, and myriads of tourist attractions to discover the cultural heritage, astounding beauty, remarkable history and grandeur of the place.

Best Places To Visit In Kerala During Christmas And New Year

Christmas and New Year Celebration in Kerala

The merriment and cheerfulness of Christmas last till the New Year’s eve in God’s Own Country, Kerala. With delicious cakes, wines, sweets, gifts, parties, carnivals, and grand feasts, Kerala celebrates a holly jolly Christmas season and a splendid New Year’s eve, regardless of caste and creed.

Cochin Carnival 2019

Cochin Carnival 2019

One of the most popular and spectacular festivals in Kerala, the Cochin Carnival brings a lot of joy and delight to the people of Kerala. During this festival, you can see a huge number of visitors from all parts of the world to celebrate and participate in various events conducted during the festival days.

Mannarasala Ayilyam 2019

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Mannarasala Ayilyam – one of the mysterious temple festivals of Kerala. Date: 23 October 2019 Venue: Sree Nagaraja Temple, Mannarasala, Harippad, Alleppey. Kerala is an extraordinary wonderland that travels with time while retaining its precious heritage and is a repository of unique experiences as well. The lively …

Thiruvallakkavu Festival

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Thiruvullakkavu Navaratri Mahotsavam or Thiruvallakkavu festival is celbrated every year in Sree Dharmasastha Temple, located in Cherpu of Thrissur district in Kerala. This temple is dedicated to Lord Sastha(Ayyappa) and here the deity is worshipped in his self-manifested form. Besides being a Lord Sastha temple, Navarathri is very auspicious for this temple. The temple is considered to be the Abode of Wisdom by the devotees

THINGS YOU SHOULDN’T FORGET TO SHOP WHEN TRAVELLING IN KERALA

Having a wealth of rich culture and heritage that spans thousands of years, Kerala is an extraordinarily beautiful place situated on the tropical Malabar Coast of India, that can appeal to any type of excursionists. With an assortment of pleasure, adventure, feast and shopping varieties, …

Neelamperoor Padayani

Date: 27 September 2019. Venue: Palli Bhagavathi Temple, Neelamperoor, Alleppey. The real charm of God’s Own Country lies not only in its mesmerizing natural beauty but also in the myriads of festivals it celebrates that is unique in its own way. The vibrant and bountiful culture and …

Places To Visit In Kerala During Onam Festival

Onam is the best time to dip into the deep ocean of the diverse Indian culture to collect some real gems in your lifelong memory. Visit Kerala during this Onam season and indulge in the fun, excitement and cheerfulness of this vibrant festival along with exploring the rich culture of the state.

ATHACHAMAYAM FESTIVAL 2019

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The fabulous state festival of Kerala, Onam witness a colourful start with a spectacular cultural fiesta called Athachamayam, held exclusively at the royal town of Tripunithura in Ernakulam district of Kerala, highlighting the religious harmony of the state. The spirit of the festival reflects everywhere …

Onam Festival 2019

Date: Onam 2019 will begin on September 2(Monday) and ends on September 13(Friday). The most important day of Onam (known as Thiru Onam) is on September 11, 2019. Location: All over Kerala. Here comes the Onam Season that brings with it the assurance of love, …

Sri Krishna Janmashtami – a unique birthday celebration in India

The birth of Lord Krishna is widely celebrated in India with great devotion and fervor as Krishna Janmashtami. It is mainly observed on the eighth (Ashtami) day of the Krishna Paksha in the month of Shraavana or dark fortnight of the month of Bhadrapada which …

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT GODS OWN COUNTRY- KERALA

Kerala is not just a destination to hang out but more than that is an emotion beyond definition with overflowing heavenliness and unique cultural legacy. It gives you a feeling of being in heaven with natural wonders like sparkling backwaters, bewitching beaches, spellbinding hill stations, …

Anandapally Bull Surfing – A highly competitive and thrilling bull race in Kerala

Bull surfing is a harvest sport race that take place in the village of Anandapally, southern Kerala, India during the post harvest season.

NEHRU TROPHY BOAT RACE 2019, KERALA, INDIA

Venue: Punnamada Lake, Alleppey, Kerala, India. Date: 31 August 2019. The Picturesque state of Kerala in the South-Western region of India keep possession of its own distinct identity. Boat Races plays an incredible role in the history, culture and tradition of God’s Own Country. Listed …

Punalur Hanging Bridge – The Historic Engineering Wonder In Kerala.

What makes it so special is that it is the first vehicular suspension bridge in South India. And this marvel which dates back to 1877, is the crowning glory of the Kollam district of Kerala. Connecting two historical places across the Kallada river, Kollam in …

Njangattiri Aanayoottu Festival Palakkad – A Special Elephant Feeding Ritual.

God’s Own Country appeals to a wide range of tourists with its fascinating culture and heritage. It is a fact that those who have visited Kerala once in their life would never forget the world of ecstasy and friendliness that the place has offered. Kerala …

CHAMPAKKULAM BOAT RACE – One of the Oldest & Vibrant Event in Alleppey, Kerala.

Kerala is the most unique, heritage-proud and welcoming destination you would have ever visited. It’s a place like no other that gives you a feel of home away from home where you can witness the grandeur of the region and its humble and down to …

Aanayottu – A unique & grand feasting festival for elephants, Thrissur, Kerala, India.

Kerala is a paradise on earth with the lush green spread, attracting the whole world to taste the bliss of pure and unadulterated nature. Apart from its breathtaking beauty and scenic locations, Kerala is very proud of its rich and vibrant culture and traditions that …

BACK TO THE HISTORY OF EDAKKAL CAVES

Kerala is a cradle of visually stunning vistas that greets you with the warmth and love of classic Indian hospitality. While the lofty Western Ghats, emerald green paddy fields, thick swaying coconut groves, and the vast green expanse of aromatic tea plantations make Kerala a …

Know the less explored places in Kerala

If Kerala is a god gifted destination, then its unexplored or less traveled spots are heavenly places to satisfy our wanderlust. There is always something in the hidden and secret spots of God’s Own Country. Those who love mountains will probably think of Munnar in …

A scenic beauty of Nilambur-Shoranur rail line

The past shadows of the colonial raj in Nilambur is overshadowed by its forested terrains, exotic art forms, mixed culture, and raw Nature. Located in the Malappuram district of Kerala, this tiny town is also called “Land of Teak Plantations.” The close proximity of Nilambur …

Munnar – One of the Beautiful Places in India

Tea at its Tastiest Form Geometrically contorted beautiful landscapes of India is not just its tombs, statues, and architecture marvels but bits and pieces of the Scandinavian fragrance which is spread across the country. Vasco Da Gama is a pioneering reason the land of the …

Why is Kerala so famous for Tourism?

Kerala tourism has an unchallenged position on the world tourism map. It has even found a place on the National Geographic’s 50 Places of a lifetime list.  Kerala is a visual treat for the tourists, the sunny beaches, famed backwaters, serene hill stations, roaring waterfalls, great …

KERALA AT A GLANCE

Have you planned your upcoming holidays to be spent in the most wondrous location in India and you want it to be an experience for lifetime? Then, the ideal choice must be the God’s own country. Kerala, with its astounding beauty of nature is a …

Why Kerala is Famous Among the world travelers!

Named as one of the ten paradises of the world by National Geographic Traveler, Kerala is famous especially for its ecotourism initiatives and beautiful backwaters. God’s Own Country – this title has been bestowed upon the southern state Kerala for a reason; actually many reasons. From its beaches to scenic …

Munnar – The most beautiful hill stations of the southern Indian state of Kerala.

“Your Tastiest Cup of Tea is Waiting for you in Munnar.” If Kerala is chosen as a travel destination, your next trip to God’s Own Country should include Munnar in it. It has easy connectivity with Tamilnadu and so choosing this less crowded part of …

Kerala – The Best Travelling Experience

Ask a nomad why he had chosen Kerala out of all the beautiful places in the world. Can a vagabond survive the hordes of hospitality smeared all over the God’s Own Country? Yes! He can knit the fishing nets, work on Tea and Coffee Plantations …

Karapuzha Dam -One of the biggest Earth Dam in Kerala

The Nature Rich Part of Kerala – Wonderful Wayanad Immerse yourself in the spirituality, wildlife, and ancient pieces of evidence of one of the most beautiful districts in Kerala, Wayanad. The North-Eastern part of Nature’s secret hideout, Kerala is best visited from March to June …

Karapuzha Dam -One of the biggest Earth Dam in Kerala

The Nature Rich Part of Kerala – Wonderful Wayanad Immerse yourself in the spirituality, wildlife, and ancient pieces of evidence of one of the most beautiful districts in Kerala, Wayanad. The North-Eastern part of Nature’s secret hideout, Kerala is best visited from March to June …

Lesser Known Facts about Kerala

Kerala, popularly known as the God’s own country tops the list of destinations sought after by the Global Travelers. This pristine and serene state which lies in the South – Eastern part of India is much favoured due to its exotic wildlife, herbs, emerald green …

Lesser Known Facts about Kerala

Kerala, popularly known as the God’s own country tops the list of destinations sought after by the Global Travelers. This pristine and serene state which lies in the South – Eastern part of India is much favoured due to its exotic wildlife, herbs, emerald green …

Thekkady Hill Station – Best place to visit during Summer in Kerala

Summer is coming! I’ll stay home and sulk about the heat playing havoc on my mood. Right? NO! Time to get creative and approach Thekkady (Teak Trees) in Kerala with your family for recovering your tired mind and body. Wild animals come out in the …

BALARAMA CAVE – Explore The Darkness in Wonder La!

How to genuinely get scared while visiting the Balarama Caves? India’s celebrated comic characters like Luttapi, Kuttusan, and Dakini of Balarama magazine that transformed the childhood of Kerala kids with their sheer brilliance, positive humour, and presence of mind are reliving their legacy in the …

Things To Do In IDUKKI – A beautiful mixture of rural culture and the undisturbed nature.

Snuggled in the arms of gorgeous green carpeted Western Ghats and guarded by an unending girdle of snow-capped hills and spice plantations filled with the fresh aroma of spices, Idukki is an all-time nostalgia that leaves her visitors a yearning to visit again and again. …

Things To Do In IDUKKI – A beautiful mixture of rural culture and the undisturbed nature.

Snuggled in the arms of gorgeous green carpeted Western Ghats and guarded by an unending girdle of snow-capped hills and spice plantations filled with the fresh aroma of spices, Idukki is an all-time nostalgia that leaves her visitors a yearning to visit again and again. …

All You Need to Know About VISHU Festival in Kerala

Kerala is all set to welcome yet another festival of love, happiness, prosperity and new hope. Nature flushed with the golden yellow Kanikonna flowers (Golden Shower Tree or Cassia Fistula or Indian Laburnum) has already announced the arrival of Vishu in Kerala. It is the festival …

MEESAPULIMALA TREKKING IN KERALA

Meesappulimala – a destination for the highly adventurous is the second highest peak in the Western Ghats and a trekking trail via Rhodo Valley. Meesapulimala is a trekker’s delight where one can drench in the spirit of adventurous trekking. Offering one of the most challenging and fascinating …

KERALA GETAWAYS

A hassle-free getaway to an enchanting place with unparalleled beauty can do wonders for your mental health, emotion and stressful life. And if it is to God’s Own Country with an absolute paradise kind of ambiance, the experience it offers overwhelms your soul with bliss …

Sri Padmanabaswamy’s Panguni – An Accolade to the Legend

The sanctum sanctorum of Kerala, Sri Padmanabaswamy Temple is often in the news for its boundless hidden treasures and divine-sheltered clandestine history. Let the doors remain closed and secrets stay as secrets. The events outside the temple are interesting and queer as well. From “Kodiyettu” …

MEESAPULIMALA TOURISM

Resembling a tiger’s face and spread like a “moustache”, Meesapulimala is a hotspot of rich biodiversity which is formed of 8 peaks and it literally means ‘Whiskers of the Tiger Mountain’. Standing at a height of 2641 meters above the sea level, the sky-scraping Meesapulimala …

Jatayu Earth Centre – Kerala

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Hey! Good news for all the travel bugs out there! Jatayu Earth Centre – A newborn tourist destination of Kerala is now unveiled to you! An epic spot, Jatayu Earth Centre will for sure take the world by storm. An absolute must add in your next Kerala itinerary.

Guruvayur Anayottam

A glimpse of Guruvayur Anayottam(elephant race) in Guruvayur, Kerala

The spectacular Guruvayoor Aanayottam, a jaw-dropping race of giant tuskers, is a unique traditional custom of Guruvayoor that heralds the beginning of the 10-day annual festival of Guruvayoor Temple. In this blog you can know about the complete details about Guruvayur Anayottam. Continue Reading…

Chettikulangara Bharani 2020

A glimmpse of large tower like structure with beautiful decorations in Cheetikulanga Bharani Festival

Chettikulangara Bharani, also known as Kumbha Bharani is one of the famous temple festivals in Kerala, celebrated with great religious fervor at the renowned Chettikulangara Sree Bhagavathy Temple, near Mavelikara in Alleppey district. This year Chettikulangara Bharani will be celebrated on 29th February 2020 at the famous Chettikulangara Bhagavathy Temple near Mavelikara in Alleppey district.

Best Places To Visit In Kerala In March 2020

A front-view shot of a multi-ethnic group of tourists walking down a narrow street in Fort Kochi, Kerala.

No matter what the season is, the spectacular God’s Own Country, Kerala is bound to welcome its visitors at any time of the year wholeheartedly. Besides, the pleasant and charming weather, stunning nature and amazing festivals make March a great month to travel to this magical land of Kerala. Here is the list of Best Places To Visit In Kerala In March 2020 for you. Take a look!

Attukal Pongala Festival 2020

Women devotees offering the pongala ritual on the occasion of 'Attukal Pongala'.

Attukal Pongala is a world-renowned ritualist annual festival celebrated at the famous Attukal Bhagavathy Temple in Trivandrum district of Kerala by the women folks. The festival lasts for ten days which commences on the Bharani day of the Malayalam month of Makaram or Kumbham that concludes with the sacrificial offering known as Kuruthitharpanam at night. It usually falls in February or March. This year, the annual Attukal Pongala Festival will be held on March 9th, 2020.

Best Romantic Destinations In Kerala For This 2020 Valentine’s Day

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When it comes to romantic escapades, Kerala that induces special romantic vibes of love is undoubtedly a paradise for lovers. So, think no further, surprise your partner with a romantic getaway to one of the most romantic destinations in Kerala and make your Valentine’s Day extra special and memorable. All you need to do is pick the best place of your dreams from our list of Best Romantic Destinations in Kerala and start making plans for your Valentine’s Day!