How To Reach Kerala ?
Kerala, popularly known and believed as God's Own Country, is an ideal destination for business traveler as well as holidaymaker. One of the most sought after tourist destinations in Asia, Kerala is India's only tropical paradise. The state is blessed with myriad features like dense tropical forests, beautiful beaches, cliffs, rocky coasts, an intricate maze of backwaters, still bays and astounding 44 radiant rivers. The cleanest and most peaceful state of India, Kerala has cent percent literacy. Kerala, located in the southwestern tip of India, can be reached conveniently by Air, Road, Rail and Sea.
The three international airports in Kerala - Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, Kochi International Airport and Kozhikode International airport are strategically located. All public and private airlines operating regular flights link these airports to major airports in India as well as abroad.
Cochin International Airport, Nedumbassery
·Domestic flights (direct): From/To: Mumbai, Chennai, Goa, Agathi, Bangalore
·International flights (direct): From/To: Sharjah, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Riyadh, Muscat.
Thiruvananthapuram International Airport
·Domestic flights (direct): From/To: Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai
·International flights (direct): From/To: Colombo, Maldives, Dubai, Sharjah, Bahrain, Doha, Ras-al-Khaimah, Kuwait, Riyadh, Fujairah and Singapore.
Karipur Airport, Kozhikode
·Domestic flights (direct): From/To: Mumbai, Chennai, Coimbatore
·International flights (direct): From/To: Sharjah, Bahrain, Dubai, Doha, Ras-al-Khaimah, Kuwait, Riyadh, Fujairah.
Kerala is easily accessible by road from any part of the country through National Highways 17, 47 and 49. Directly connected by road with Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, the state of Kerala has a network between its important cities by a number of state highways and other metallic roads.
Most of the places in and out of Kerala are interconnected by 200 Railway Stations . Direct trains to Kerala can be availed from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Calcutta and other major Indian cities.There are around 200 railway stations in Kerala connecting most of the places in the state to places in the other parts of India and inside the state. Long-distance express trains connect important places in the state to places outside Kerala like Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata.
From Kochi, there are regular ships venturing towards the Lakshadweep Islands. Within the state, the backwaters of Kerala are not only a popular means of transportation, but tourist attractions as well. Presently, these internal water navigation systems are the single most popular travel product of Kerala with its Public ferry services , speed-boats and houseboats.