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Kerala is a fascinating part of India, especially if you like soaking up as much culture as possible during your holidays. In fact, this state is home to some of the most traditional culture in the country – and, interestingly, it’s also one of the most advanced in terms of things like literacy. Check out some Kerala tour packages for more info.

But today we’re not here to talk about Kerala’s culture alone, but rather the appeal of the state as a whole. So, without further ado, here are some of the things you really shouldn’t miss.

A houseboat cruise on the backwaters

Kerala’s probably most famous for its backwater region, and the chance to explore this definitely shouldn’t be passed up – especially if this will be your first trip to the region. Without doubt, the best way to discover the backwaters is by taking a houseboat cruise. These converted rice barges are often rather luxurious and, as well as being very relaxing to travel on, allow you to see local life unfolding on the banks of the water.

Fort Cochin

It’s also well worth paying a visit to Cochin, where you can get plenty of clues as to the mixed heritage of the region. It was here that the Portuguese first established a trading post back in 1503, and as a result all around the town you can see vestiges of the visits of other cultures. Look out in particular for Chinese fishing nets, Jewish synagogues and Dutch houses.

Temple festivals

Temple festivals are a very important part of Kerala’s culture, and every temple puts on at least one per year. As these are spread throughout the annual calendar, it’s likely there will be something on during your stay, so always talk to your tour operator for tips on where to go and what to see.

While temple festivals can vary a lot in size, they generally feature elephant parades, music and fireworks, making them a fantastic spectacle for travellers.

 

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