At the southern tip of India, Kerala is one of the most preferred tourist destinations which are famous for vibrant festivals. People of this state celebrate each and every occasion with full of joy and fervor. Kerala festivals are widely renowned for its rich and vibrant way of celebration which is unique and exciting. One of the biggest festivals is Onam, counted as national festival in this state which is celebrated in the Malayalam month of Chingam during August to September. It is believed that this festival was originated when Mahabali was defeated by Lord Vishnu in the form of Vamana.
Kerala Festival Packages
. Festivals of Kerala are quite religious that are celebrated with great excitement in the state by the masses of Kerala. After Onam festival, another big event is awaited that is Kerala boat race. Also known as Snake Boat Races, the event is held during the month of August first week at Alappuzha. Basically, this event arranges the contest where 100 seats in rowers are finalized and the winner achieved the National Nehru Trophy. At this festival, thousands of people are invited to enjoy dance music and a wide range of delicious cuisine.
Maha Shivratri is yet another biggest occasion of Kerala that is dedicated to Hindi religion. It is held during Feb to march in the season of in Kumbam. It is said that Lord Shiva consumed the deadly poison (Kalakuda visham) to protect the entire world from terror of devastation. On Maha Shivratri day, a large number of people gather in temples to offer their prayers to lord Shiva. By availing Kerala festivals tour, you can have a great opportunity to participate in this festival.
Devoted to nine facets of Mata Rani, the Goddess of Hindu and this festival runs over 9 days with different names in different corner of the country. In Bengal, it is worshiped by the name of a Durga Puja and Saraswati Puja in Ayudha Puja. On the Durga Ashtami day, people involves in decorating their homes with Rngoli and illuminating with lights.
Some other important Kerala Festivals are listed below;
- Ramadan in Kerala
- Kerala Churches Festivals
- Easter in Kerala
- Christmas in Kerala
- Thiruvathira Festival
- Thrissur Pooram
- Idul-Fitr, Mandalam
- Kerala Foundation Day
The demands of Kerala tourism is raising day by day, however, travel agents have made number of Kerala festivals tour packages with different deals and discounts. One can choose his favourite festival option and plan to visit superbly at Kerala to enjoy grandeur and excitement in the festivals.
Kerala festivals are the biggest highlights in the entire world because it is celebrated with full of joy and fervor thronging thousands of people from across the world.