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Kottayam Kerala Tours

Kottayam is an important commercial centre of Kerala India, thanks to its strength as a producer of cash crops. Most of India’s natural rubber originates from the acres of well-kept plantations of Kottayam, also home to the Rubber Board, One of the country’s primary commodities board. Kottayam, among the state’s more mountainous districts, provides some of Kerala’s finest natural scenes sandwiched as it is between serene palm-fringed backwaters on the west and the Western ghats on the east.

Bordered by the lofty and mighty Western Ghats on the east and the Vembanad Lake and paddy fields of Kuttanad on the west, Kottayam is a land of unique characteristics.

Panoramic backwater stretches, lush paddy fields, highlands, hills and hillocks, extensive rubber plantations, places associated with many legends and a totally literate people have given Kottayam District the enviable title: The land of letters, legends, latex and lakes. Kottayam Town is the first town in India to have achieved 100% literacy (a remarkable feat achieved as early as in 1989).

English education in South India did actually start at the Old Seminary here at Kottayam in 1813. The first printing press in Kerala was established (CMS Press) here in 1821 by Rev.Benjamin Baily. The first college in the State (CMS College) was also started here at Kottayam in 1840. Maiden printed Malayalam English and English Malayalam Dictionaries were published from Kottayam in 1846 and 1847 respectively. The first and only Cooperative Society of writers, authors and publishers for publishing books and periodicals was set up here in 1945. Kottayam is the hometown of a vast number of books and periodicals and is the center of publishing business in the State. Kottayam is the first town in India selected by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India to be transformed as an Eco City.

The Sri K R Narayanan, the former President of India hails from Kottayam District. travel packages

Kottayam is the ideal take off point for visits to Peermade, Munnar, Thekkady, Ernakulam and the temple city, Madurai. It is also a gateway to the pilgrim centers of Sabarimala, Mannanam, Vaikom, Ettumanoor, Bharananganam, Erumeli, Manarcaud, and so on.

Golden Triangle Tour

India’s Golden Triangle is a tourist circuit which includes: Delhi, Agra , and Jaipur. The Golden Triangle Tours showcase essence of places, practices and people of North India. Tapping into the essence of royal grandeur, architectural and cultural splendor, and interesting historical and mythological legends of India, a Golden Triangle Tour is a delight for well-heeled guests; weaved in a rich tapestry of pleasant surprises, amazing world-renowned monuments including one of the Seven Wonders of the World Taj Mahal, and comfy and luxurious accommodations at heritage hotels, royal retreats and upscale resorts.

Delhi:
Delhi, being the national capital this city is also a bustling metropolis. This city blends beautifully the ancient and the modern. Narrating the city’s Mughal past, Old Delhi, takes you through the picturesque streets passing through formidable mosques, monuments and forts. You will also discover lively and colorful bazaars that boast to cater all sorts of good and items at mind-blowing prices amidst a barely controlled chaotic ambience. The imperial city of New Delhi displays the finely curved architecture of British Raj. It generates a mesmerizing charm reflecting well-composed and spacious streets under the shade of beautifully lined avenues of trees and tall and imposing government buildings

Agra:
On the banks of river Yamuna stands the symbol of Love, the Taj Mahal The glorifying beauty of Taj Mahal describes itself that how much Shah Jahan must have loved Mumtaz. Visit the majestic Taj Mahal early in the morning when the first beam of sunlight falls on it. Agra fort Is a masterpiece of design and construction. Within the fort are a number of exquisite buildings, including the Moti Masjid, Diwane-E-Am, Diwani-E-Khaas and Musanman Burj, where the Emperor Shah Jahan died in imprisonment beside Jahangir’s place, Khaas Mahal and the Sheesh Mahal

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