Nilgiri Tahr – Know About The Mountain Goat of Kerala

Nilgiri Tahr

The Nilgiri Tahr is an endangered mountain goat species, their numbers dwindling due to lack of natural habitats and heightened poaching. However in Eravikulam National Park, Munnar Nilgiri Tahr finds its safe shelter along with other species of unique animals, birds and butterflies. Nilgiri Tahr grazes here unharmed during early morning and late afternoon and tourists can spot these amazing species from a safe distance. The male Nilgiri Tahr is larger and darker when compared to its female counterpart which is famous for its silvery saddle like patch on its back. The breeding season of the Tahrs is between June …..

Kochi becoming a hub for MICE (Meetings, incentives, conferencing, exhibitions)

Kochi, The Hub For MICE

Over the recent years, organizing business meetings and conferences has become an industry in itself, the most important factor being the ambiance of the venue of the event. Kochi is fast emerging as a hub for MICE (Meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) owing to the fine mix of culture, natural backwater settings and availability of state of the art technology to match the global standards. Two major service areas are involved in bringing these business conventions to Kerala namely Business Tourism and event management. The main stakeholders in the huge and diverse MICE industry are: Infrastructure Providers All major hotels …..

Spiced History of Fort Kochi

History of Fort Kochi

On the shores of Kochi, lies the perfect picturesque seaside neighborhood called Fort Kochi. Its delightful cobble stoned lanes are filled with stories from all around the world, an eventful history that began with spice trade. Being a popular tourist spots, it is one of the main reasons why hotels in Fort Kochi are flourishing due to its immensely rich heritage and history. A brief history of Fort Kochi is as follows: It is believed that Fort Kochi was an important epic center for spice trade with commercial links to important kingdoms from as early as 3000 BC. Until 1341, …..

Top Three Winter Destinations of Kerala

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Winter is the time that is best suited for all your travel adventures. Kerala has an epic amount of places to visit during the winter season. Take a look at these three gems that you must visit in your next trip to Kerala. Munnar – The land of three rivers Munnar is a stunning winter destination that offers something for every type of visitor. Though a small destination, Munnar packs a mighty punch on things you should experience and do. You can hike mountains, paddle boat on serene rivers, camp in the forest, or mountain bike through the trails of …..

Idukki – Kerala’s Green Paradise

Tourist Destinations In Idukki

Idukki is one of the major hill stations of Kerala that woos tourists with its diverse attractions. There are many unspoiled sections of nature in Idukki wherein you can unwind yourself from the stresses of urban life. Home to bountiful endemic flora and fauna, Idukki has a wonderful ecosystem that persuades you to keep coming back. Thekkady – A place for your soul If you are looking for a revitalizing experience, then Thekkady is the place to be! The climate of Thekkady itself is salubrious with cool mists and tranquil air. The lovely waterfalls, exotic wildlife, lush green hills – …..

12 things you should not miss while you are in Kerala

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Beautiful Sunsets Watching sunset is a favorite choice of everyone, and if it in a place rich in scenic beauty. the joy doubles. That is why Kerala beaches and backwaters are one of the travelers favorite picks when it comes to enjoying sunsets. Kochi harbor, Marari beach, Kumarakom backwaters, Kovalam beach are the best destinations where one can capture amazing frame with a camera. Backwater Cruise Cruise in the Kerala backwaters will definitely calm your mind. The cruise through the large lagoons and small canals bordered with lines of palm trees is a visual treat for your eyes. This also …..

Come alive within the forest

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The beautiful southern state of Kerala is a widely regarded biodiversity and eco-tourism hotspot with sights and sounds to soothe every traveller. Along the slopes of the mighty Western Ghats lies a small village called Gavi teeming with wildlife, mountains, rivers, untapped flora and a host of friendly natives. Gavi, in its picturesque self, is where the avid traveller becomes one with nature. The beauty and vastness of its forests is worthy of a thousand paintings. As the sun dawns on Kerala, its first rays are blessed upon Gavi’s grasslands, breathing life into its history, culture and wildlife. The average …..

Multi cuisine restaurants in Cochin (Kochi)

Multi Cuisine Restaurants Kerala is famous for its rich cuisine which has been molded over the years through a tasty mix of Arabian, British, French and Malabari influence. As the state shares its borders with the Arabian Sea, an   array of delicious coastal flavors can be savored here. There are a large number of restaurants that specialize in a variety of cuisines. Many such restaurants are operated by Abad Hotels and Resorts in their properties across Kerala .Restaurants in the key places in Cochin include café canopy(mg road) café mattancherry(chullikal), Kadaloram, Regency & café royale( mg road)  and down town(rajaji …..

Best Beaches In Kerala

Top Beaches in Kerala Kerala is said to be one of the top destinations for beaches in India. Kerala has always been known for its flawless landscape of green and blue. The beaches in Kerala are among the best in India.  Here are the best beaches in Kerala: Kovalam Beach Kovalam is one of the most popular places to visit in Kerala, it is a beach town on the Arabian Sea coast which was once a fishing village which later transformed to an important tourist destination in Kerala.The word kovalam means grove of coconut trees. The beach is perfect for …..

Responsible Tourism – Kerala

Responsible Tourism Kerala has become one of the top tourism destinations and considered as the trendsetters in the country. The availability of natural resources and skilled laborers, strong local governments, helpful entrepreneurial community, multitude of small enterprises, streams of professionals and academicians, responsive tourism industry and responsible media give the state a perfect setting to implement and apply responsible tourism. Responsible tourism was first introduced in four destinations; Kumarakom, thekkady, Kovalam and wayanad. Among those destinations kumarakom was honored by the tourism ministry.Kumarakom has the pride of being the first place in India to implement responsible tourism. At present it …..