Kerala Tourism

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Kerala, India's most advanced society : A hundred percent literate people. World-class health care systems. India's lowest

infant mortality and highest life expectancy rates. The highest physical quality of life in India. Peaceful and pristine, kerala is also India's cleanest State.Palakkad is a part of the erstwhile

Malabar district of Madras Presidency. The district accounts for about 11.5% of the total land area of the state of

Kerala, with the share of population is 8.20.%. The literacy rate of the district is low than the state. The district

has got two types of climates. Ottappalam, Alathur and Mannarkkad are having a climate similar to that of other districts of

Kerala , whereas Palakkad and Chittur are having rather a dry climate similar to Tamilnadu. However the average rainfall is

good for cultivation. There are five taluks and 163 villages in the district. There are four Municipal towns and Ninety

panchayaths in the district. The district is divided into 13 Community Development Blocks for the effective implementation of

various developmental activities. Thiruvananthapuram is the capital of Kerala. The wooded
highlands on the Western Ghats in the eastern and northeastern borders give Thiruvananthapuram some of the most enchanting

picnic spots. A long shoreline, with internationally renowned beaches, historic monuments, backwater stretches and a rich

cultural heritage make it a much sought after tourist destination. Welcome to yet another splendid,unparalleled attraction of
God's Own Country. An event that is as much part of the land's ethos as the elephant pageant. A sport that signifies the

excellent team spirit, integration and amity of the people of this backwater country. Occasions of great excitement that is a

reflection of a vibrant peopleWelcome to the snake boat races of kerala

.Magnificent fiestas that brings alive the tranquil backwaters. Snake boat races are held in connection with Onam, the

harvest festival in August/September. Scores of long snake boats and other smaller crafts participate in these events.

The largest team sport in the world,the snake boat races are preceded by colourful water parades.Usually a snake boat is

manned by four helmsmen, 25 singers and 100 - 125 oarsmen who row in unison to the fast rhythm of the vanchipattu (song of

the boatman). Thousands of people crowd the water's edge to cheer the huge black crafts as they slice through the waters to a

spectacular finish.ThiruOnam, the traditional Main Festival of Kerala, is celebrated normally in the second half of August

(around August-September -the Chingam month of Kollam Era) when the August monsoon rains come to an end and the summer heat

gives way to the pleasant warmth of the Kerala autumn. This is a festival of togetherness, happiness and

sharing.Anthropologists see in Onam a great fertility rite, the ceremony of thanksgiving for a plentiful harvest. Onam is

celebrating every where in the world where there is Keralaites. For Keralaites Onam is the celebration of the return of

Mahaabali, their once beloved king. Kerala offers a variety of accommodation options. Starting from luxurious hotels to
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