None less than National Geographic Traveler has claimed
Kerala as one of the must-see paradises of the world.
This narrow strip of land, blessed with abundant
greenery, is situated between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats.
With innumerable attractions on hand - serene backwaters, beckoning
hill stations, unspoiled beaches, exotic wildlife, colourful
festivals, magical Ayurveda, amazing heritage, tantalising cuisine…you
name it, Kerala has it.
Kerala has other advantages aplenty as well - hundred
percent literacy, world-class healthcare systems, high living
standards and quality of life, India's lowest infant mortality and
among India's highest life expectancy rates. Peaceful and pristine,
Kerala is also India's cleanest state.
Traders and travelers have been sailing to this land of
infinite riches from time immemorial, seduced by her charm and
abundant natural resources.
For administrative reasons, Kerala is divided into
fourteen districts, each boasting its own unique bouquet of tourism
products. Kumarakom, and Kumarakom Lake Resort, are in the district of