Known as God’s own country, the state of Kerala is filled with lush greenery and breathtaking views. Depending on the region, you could be traveling in a jeep within a jungle or a riverboat through backwaters.Located in the southwestern tip of India, Kerala has beckoned travelers for centuries with the fruits of it's fertile land. Chinese visitors, Portuguese traders, Jewish settlers, Syrian Christians and Muslim merchants have all come and left it's influence on this state, and spread the stories of it's beauty - leading it to be known as God's own country. While traveling through the backwaters along the coast is a journey through coconut groves, and rice paddies, a trip into the inner regions will bring you to rich spice gardens, hilltops covered in tea plantations and tree-houses in jungles.
The Kerala Backwaters