Category: Travel

Pilgrimage tourism; Kerala to get 90 crores of central aid

In a major fillip to pilgrim tourism, Kerala has received the Centre’s approval for projects worth around Rs 90 crore to improve tourist amenities in 147 centres of different faiths across the state. The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, has endorsed the proposal submitted by the state government, as part of the Tourism Infrastructure […]

My sailing skills helped me to survive; Abhilash Tomy

The Indian Navy on Wednesday released a new picture of the Navy Commander Abhilash Tomy, who was rescued from damaged sailboat in the remote southern Indian Ocean during the Golden Globe Race. Tomy, who is under treatment in a hospital at Amsterdam Isle, detailed his experience of the survival to the Navy. “The sea was […]

The Legendary Neelakurinji Blooms!

Yes folks. You heard that right! The long wait is now over! The hills of Munnar will soon be bathed in a dreamy shade of blue. The Neelakurinji (Strobilanthes kunthianus) blooms only once in every 12 years and it sure is a sight to behold! Here, with pleasure, Kerala Tourism offers you in-depth insights into […]

There is no hatred in Manasasarovar Says Rahul Gandhi

The Congress president Rahul Gandhi was on the journey to Kailash. When he returned he has posted a photo of Manasa Sarovar lake, commenting that “there is no hatred here”. His tweets, embellished with pictures of the breathtaking lake and the mountains, still managed to stir the pot back home. A man goes to Kailash […]

Mass cancellation on trains from trivandrum central

The Thiruvananthapuram railway division has announced a mass cancellation of several trains on Saturday (Aug 25). The services include 16 passenger and 6 MEMU trains. Train No: 22653 Thiruvananthapuram Central-Nizamuddin Superfast Express, which was scheduled to leave from the Kerala capital at 12.30 am on Saturday, is expected to depart only at 8.30 am. The […]

KSRTC restores all long-distance services

All long distance services of KSRTC (Kerala State Road Transport Corporation) along national and state high ways have been restored. The move came soon after the floods on the roads subsided. However, heavy rush is experienced in the long distance buses, including the buses that start from Thrissur. Buses started journey tightly packed with passengers. […]