What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of Kerala? The first image that conjures in your mind is that of the calm backwaters that have become synonymous with this Indian state located at the south-western tip of India. One of the most preferred tourist destinations in India, the tranquillity of the backwaters and the beauty of the network of lagoons and canals it passes through, are just some of the many reasons why Kerala is known as ‘God’s Own Country’.Our Kerala Tourism Package is designed in a way that allows you to experience this idyllic abode to the fullest. Thiruvananthapuram, formerly known as Trivandrum, is the capital of this serene coastal state. And though it is a vestibule to some of the famous resorts in and around it, it boasts of some must visit places like the Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Malankara Church, Vellayani (the largest freshwater lake in the district), Thiruvananthapuram Zoo and the Napier Museum.As you move towards Cochin, a major port city on the west coast by the Arabian Sea, the influence of many cultures becomes pretty evident. Catch a glimpse of the regal Paradesi Synagogue, the oldest active Jewish synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations. The Indo-Portuguese Museum embodies the heritage of the earliest Catholic communities and its basement contains the remains of Fort Immanuel. The Santa Cruz Basilica with its intriguing pastel interiors is another site that echoes different eras of Kochi. Another place of culture is the Draavidia Art and Performance Gallery which showcases work from local artists and is also a venue for classical music concerts. Apart from these points of interest, the other highlight of the place is the Ayurveda wellness centres in the region. Visit the SVM Ayurveda Centre or the Ayur Dara for Ayurvedic treatments and rejuvenating massages.If a day in the palms of nature is in your mind, then visiting Western Ghats is what you should do. Take in the aroma spices and tea plantation at the Spice Gardens and Tea plantations and learn how tea is processed and manufactured. Do not miss the half-an-hour video which shows the history of Munnar and its tea plantations. There’s also the likes of one-hectare Abraham’s Spice Garden and Highrange Spices at a little distance from Kumily. Western Ghats is also a haven for wildlife lovers. You get a whole host of options like Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary that is based behind three dams, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary which boasts of the endangered grizzled giant squirrel, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary which is home to over 1000 elephants and 46 tigers, Eravikulam National Park where the Nilgiri tahr (mountain goat) resides and the vast 25 square kilometres Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary where you get to see Sri Lankan frogmouth, darters and Malabar grey hornbills.And it still doesn’t finish. When you are in Western Ghats, you can get a taste of adventure with activities like jeep safaris, bamboo rafting, jungle walks and elephant rides along with many more activities.Now if the wildlife experience of Western Ghats is not enough for you, then your experience at Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is surely going to be a satiable one. A green nature reserve which is remote and lush green, Wayanad landscape comprises of rice paddies, bamboo, betel nut trees and coffee plantations, additionally the 345 square kilometres sanctuary is a convenient access route between Bangalore in Karnataka and Kerala. Like any other sanctuary, you can enjoy jungle safaris and see animals like elephants, tigers, leopards, monkeys and bisons meandering around in their natural habitat.Exploring the serene state of Kerala is no mean feat which is why we ensure that your accommodation and other basic needs are well taken care of. Based on your needs and package type, you can select between hotels, guest houses and service apartments for the duration of your stay.Talking about exploration, no Kerala vacation is complete without the experience of idling through the mesmerising backwaters which runs through every vein of this southern state. Take a canal cruise at Alappuzha and enjoy the sights of small islands, paddy fields and coconut lagoons during the cruise. Then there is Alumkadavu in Kollam is where the first houseboats were built. The backwaters stretch in Ashtamudi (8 channels) is one of the longest stretches than you can enjoy. And if you are looking for a remote place to travel by boat, take a boat ride to the tropical island of Chithari. The dance forms of Kerala is another shining attribute of the state and are art forms that need to be seen to understand and appreciate the intricacies attached to it. Forms like Kathakali, Kummi, Thiruvathira and Mohiniyattam are the most popular ones.The pristine and tranquil beauty of Kerala is like no other which is what makes it a favoured destination amongst both local and foreign tourists. A vacation there and you will agree that its moniker of ‘God’s own country’ is befitting.