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Welcome to Kerala, India’s only tropical paradise. Popularly known and believed as God’s Own Country - is today of the most sought after tourist destinations in Asia.
Located at the southern most tip of India, Kerala is a 560 km long, narrow stretch of land. Kerala, a destination blessed by the God, myriad feature of this tropical land: dense tropical forests fertile plan, beautiful beaches, cliffs, rocky coasts, an intricate maze of backwaters, still bays and astounding 44 glimmering rivers.
The state's palm-fringed backwaters are inland lakes connected by a network of canals. With 41 west-flowing rivers, the backwaters stretch to almost 1,900 kilometers.
The backwater routes date back over the centuries and have been long used for all transportation needs, in particular trade in coconut, rubber, rice and spices. Today, these waterways link remote villages and islands to the mainland and nerve centers of the coastal area.