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Ranipuram Tours -Travel Attractions

Ranipuram Tours -Travel Attractions

Kerala, is God's Own country and it is a undisputed fact. Situated amongst the best stretches of coconut trees and palm groves, this is where you would want to come and relax on one of those lazy vacation tours. So come here and enjoy the beauty of the surroundings and the lovely sight of the sun kissed beaches. With the most exotic wildlife found here and the ideal charming villages giving the best exposure to the culture and tradition of this beautiful land, Kerala is a perfect tour pleasure in Indian tourist destinations. Ranipuram in Kerala is one such place which has the best attractions to offer and the ideal pleasures to experience. Come to this sleepy little village that is situated around 750 metres above sea level. Around 55 km from the city of Kasargod, this village is  very  [...]

Aranmula Tours

Aranmula Tours

God's own country – Kerala is one of the best paradises in India and the ideal travel destination for all. This gives all the tourists the best chances to visit one of the most pristine zones and one of the best travel spots in the world. Feel the rustic beauty of this state come alive as you cross the verdant stretches and the lovely sights that beckon you only make you want to come here again and again. Explore the culture and tradition of these villages, get to know their lifestyle and enjoy the beauty of the surroundings. Village tours in Kerala are a way of giving ultimate travel experiences to all. Tourists coming to Kerala would surely want to experience this beauty called village experience and so Aranmula, Thrithala, Kalpathy, Malampuzha, and Tirunelli are all villages to explore  [...]

Eravikulam wildlife National Park and Sanctuary

Eravikulam wildlife National Park and Sanctuary

Situated in the scenic hill station of Munnar, Eravikulam National Park stretches in this part of India in the southern state of Kerala. Mainly founded to establish the protection of the Nilgiri Tahr, the park got notified officially as a park in the year 1978. With great verdant stretches and grass this park lies on the high mountains on the western coastal regions of the Munnar division of forestland. Located on the border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, the Eravikulam Wildlife Sanctuary is known as the Annamalai National Park in Tamil Nadu. During the British era in India, the sanctuary was owned by the North Travancore Land Planting Society. Later the Kanan Devan Hill Produce Corporation took over this place and converted the entire place into a private zone as it was found that the place  [...]

Pakshipathalam Natural Wonders

Pakshipathalam Natural Wonders

While you are in the Wayanad district of Kerala, you wouldn't cease to get surprised with the best sights that greet yout there. Enjoy the beauty of God's own country and find yourself surrounded by Mother Nature's blessings. Pakshipathalam is one region in Wayanad district which would surprise you with its natural ambience and beautiful surroundings. Ensconced in the picturesque state of Kerala, this is a place which is a nature lover's paradise and a traveler's delight. With the densest forests of deciduous  trees and the most varied wildlife, Pakshipathalam offers to the tourist what he seeked for – adventure, thrill and travel luxury. Come to the forested zones of the state of Kerala in India and enjoy the ambience of Pakshipathalam the natural heaven in this part of the country.  [...]

Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary

Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary

God's own country invites you to come and visit this lovely fascinating land of natural treasures and charming sights. A paradise for all tourists and a perfect travel locale for all travelers coming to this part of the world, the state of Kerala, showcases the entire beauty and charm that this place exudes . the Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is one such interesting locale in this part of India and is a greatly favoured destination of all avifauna lovers. So get into this densely forested zone with the best of Kerala tourism in your control and enjoy this tour in one of the best sanctuaries in Kerala. With the best kind of leafy expanse and an ideal scenic locale the streams and the terrain here only add to the travel pleasures. So discover yourself in this verdant beauty and get to see the  [...]

Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary in Kerala

Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary in Kerala

Kerala is a perfect example of how flora and fauna can exist together and bring about the ideal location for all tourists and all nature lovers. Kerala is home to many sanctuaries and national parks as there is no dearth of greenery here. The Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary is one such example of a green paradise. Situated on the rain shadow region of the Western Ghats this is a hub of a variety of flora and fauna and is a great locale for wildlife enthusiasts. The flora here includes the very unique dry thorn forests and also the deciduous kind of vegetation that is very typical here. Then of course you have the grasslands and the riparian types with the rugged rocks and cliffs which form a major landscape here. Then the small hillocks and the stretches of plains make a perfect living place  [...]

Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Located in the hills of the Vindhyas in the state of Madhya Pradesh in India, lies a beautiful expanse of lovely surroundings - The Bandhavgarh National Park. Spanning over an area of around 400 square kilometers, this national park has a main area of around 105 sq km, and then a buffer area of around 400 sq km. The terrain here is mainly rocky and is replete with ridges with an undulating terrain of forest land. There is a huge area of meadows which make the Bandhavgarh National Park, the paradise that it is. Famous as a tiger hub, this is a great place for wildlife and is ideally the wildlife paradise in this part of the world. This was earlier the hunting preserve of the Maharaja of Rewa in olden days. Today it is the centre of the Royal Bengal Tiger and the White Tigers. The White tiger  [...]

Mallakhamb An art to cherish

Mallakhamb An art to cherish

As the very name suggests, Mallakhamb is an art that is normally used by wrestlers to showcase their prowess in this sport. This is a pole that is used by them to practice their abilities in their game called KUSTI. These days the trend has changed and there is a special identity for each art. This sport requires a lot of speed, concentration and flexibility. This is the only sport that is played against the pull of gravitation. History of this sport goes back to the time when the wrestlers used to exercise on wooden poles. This art dates back to the 12th century in the Manasholas which was written by Chalukya in the year 1153. This then got revived sometime in the 19th century by the physical instructor Balambhatta Dada who used to coach Bajirao Peshwa Ii. There were lot of efforts that  [...]

Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary

Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary

Why is Kerala called God's Own Country? Well, if you have been there you would know why, and if you haven’t been there then make it a point to go there to know why. While you are in the pristine surroundings of God's blessings, here, in Kerala, you would encounter some of the best wildlife zones in this part of the world. The Parambikulam wildlife Sanctuary is one of these discoveries of travel in Kerala. Set amidst the luscious green surroundings of the Nelliampathy hills in Kerala and the Annamalai Hills of Tamil Nadu, the sanctuary gives you the best diversity of flora and fauna. Spanning over an area of 285square kilometers, this wildlife haven is a living paradise with the innumerable streams gurgling by and the undulating terrain only contributing to the already existent beauty. With  [...]

Peppara wildlife Sanctuary

Peppara wildlife Sanctuary

Have you ever wanted to feel the best of surroundings amidst the lap of nature? And have you ever felt like being ensconced in the lovely ambience of greenery and wild animals? If yes, then just pack your bags and head towards God's own country – Kerala and get entangled in the wild beauty of the Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary. This area with the densest of forests and the best kind of natural surroundings  is a great wildlife destination in India. The Peppara dam that has been built on the River Kamarana is a part of this region which was declared a sanctuary in the year 1983. This dam helped in increasing the supply of water to the capital city of Thiruvananthapuram and the suburbs in and around the city. This wildlife sanctuary is joined with the Palode reserve which spans over an area  [...]

Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary

Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary

Situated in the southeastern portion of the Western Ghats, the Neyyar reservoir is a greatly navigable land that spreads over 9 square kilometer. With the best kind of vegetation that varies from wet grasslands to evergreen plantations, the whole area of this sanctuary is a greatly inhabited wildlife zone. This is the place where the River Neyyar drains and also has the rivers Kallar and Mullayar draining here. The vegetation of the forests varies from grasslands to evergreen and it depends on the altitude here. This wildlife sanctuary is the place where there is a diversity of flora and fauna and where you would get the ideal natural surroundings. A perfect surrounding for all nature enthusiasts this is the place where wildlife lovers would find a great haven for their passionate pursuits.  [...]