Visits since 1 Jan 2017 5,485,087
Visits since 1 Jan 2007 30,787,874



Newsletter Archives

Kerala Tourism Newsletter
Enchanting Kerala
Anayadi Gajamela - Pomp, Pageantry and the Pride Jumbos!

Considered as Asia’s largest elephant pageantry, the Gajamela of Anayadi Pazhayidam Sri Narasimha Swami Temple takes place in Anayadi, a small sleepy hamlet in Kollam....

Madavoorpara - A Place with a Personality!

Away from the hustle-bustle of the city, in a tiny sleepy hamlet, experience Thiruvananthapuram’s ancient natural attraction...

Video of the Month

Have you ever watched the fierce and fury of Chudala Bhadrakali and Chudala Pottan in an actual cremation ground?...

Vasantholsavam - A Waltz with Nature

The festival of flowers which turned Kanakakkunnu Palace grounds into a magical world that offered all who visited a surrealistic experience was a sight to behold....

Uthralikkavu Pooram

With another festival season around the corner, Vadackanchery is all set with caparisoned jumbos, Kathakali artists, colours and percussions to celebrate the Uthralikavu Pooram....

Attukal Pongala

Thousands of women devotees flock to the capital city irrespective of castes and customs to make offerings to their favourite deity with utmost devotion and dedication....

Attuvela Mahotsavam

The floating carnival of God’s Own Country, the Attuvela Mahotsavam is a sight to behold....

Painkuni Festival

A centuries old festival of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple awaited by devotees across the world is the Painkuni festival. A grand procession carrying the divine idol for the ritualistic bath marks the end of this fiesta....

Parippally Gajamela

Feast your eyes on the divine sight of about 50 bedecked elephants accompanied by traditional percussions and unique rituals. Parippally Gajamela awaits to offer you a bundle of jumbo memories....

Chinakkathoor Pooram

Embracing tradition and spirituality, the Sree Chinakkathoor Bhagavathy Temple is ready to unfurl festive hues and spirits all around Palakkad....

Malanada Kettukazcha

A one of its kind temple that celebrates a unique festival – that is Malanada Poruvazhi Temple and its exclusive Kettukazhcha scenes. Unlike other temples of Kerala, Duryodhana the antagonist of the Indian epic Mahabharata is the presiding deity here....

Kodungalloor Bharani

Oracles in Vermilion costumes, rituals like Kaavu Theendal and other customs and rites draw the attention of devotees from far and wide to be a part of one of the most celebrated festivals of Central Kerala....

Kottangkulangara Chamayavilakku

Come and celebrate with the beautiful ‘men’ dressed up as gorgeous ladies strolling through the temple premises breaking all gender stereotypes and norms. Kottankulangara Chamayavilakku will surely be a unique experience....

Othera Patayani

Spanning over ten long days this festival showcases one of the most vibrant and vivacious ritual art forms of Kerala- Patayani- in its most glorious form....

District Tourism Promotion Councils KTDC BRDC Sargaalaya SIHMK Responsible Tourism Tourfed KITTS Adventure Tourism Muziris Heritage KTIL GKSF Vasantholsavam

Toll free No: 1-800-425-4747, 1-800-111-363 (within India only)

Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala, Park View, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India - 695 033
Phone: +91 471 2321132, Fax: +91 471 2322279, E-mail:,
All rights reserved © Kerala Tourism 2017. Copyright | Terms of Use. Developed & Maintained by Invis Multimedia.