Thursday, June 11, 2009

Govt approved Ayurveda Centres in Kerala

Kerala is as famous for its Ayurveda as for its beaches and backwaters. Travellers to Kerala never miss te opportunity to go for an Ayurvedic treatment. Though there are numerous Ayurveda Health centres dotting the state, the Govt approved centres are best visited.

Here is a list of a few government approved Ayurveda centres in Kerala.


Ph: 91 471 2267828

Krishnatheeram Ayur Holy Beach Resorts
Ph: 0470 2601305

Nikkis Nest
Ph: 91 471 2267822

Ayur Ashram
Ph: 91 471 2483111

JV Ayurveda Bhavan
Ph: 91 471 2478517


Ashtamudi Resort
Ph: 0476 2882288

Sree Narayana Institute of Ayurvedic Studies and Research
Ph: 91 474 2417036

Amrutha Ayurveda Hospital


Spice Village Ayurvedic Centre
Ph: 04869 222316

Taj Garden Retreat
Ph: 04869 222403

Charakas Ayurveda Hospital
Ph: 04862 200756


Warriers Hospital and Panchakarma Centre
Ph: 0479 2431403


Kairali Ayurvedic Health Resort
Ph: 04923 222553

Monday, June 1, 2009

Waterfalls in Kerala, India

Waterfalls in Kerala - Palaruvi, Athirapally, Vazhachal, Attukad, Thommankuthu, Thusharagiri, Meenmutty, Chetalayam, Sentinel Rock Waterfall

Palaruvi - 75 kms from Kollam
Palaruvi which means a stream of milk makes it way down the rocks from a height of 300ft.

Athirapally - 63 kms from Thrissur
This 80 ft high waterfall located at the entrance of the Sholayar Ranges is a frequently visited picnic spot and movie shooting location.

Vazhachal - 68 kms from Thrissur
At a short distance from Athirapally is this picturesque waterfall which is a part of the Chalakudy River.

Attukad - 9kms from Munnar
Attukkad located betweenMunnar and Pallivasal is a feast for the eyes and ideal for long treks.

Thommankuthu - 17kms from Thodupuzha, Idukki District
Its a famous seven step waterfall ideal for adventure tourism

Thusharagiri - 50kms from Kozhikode
Excellent rekking tracks and numerous streams

Meenmutty - 29kms from Kalapeta in Wayanad
A 2 km jungle trek leads to this spectacular 3 levelled waterfall which falls from a height of 1000ft

Chetalayam - 12 kms from Sultan Bathery
Trekkers would love the climb up the rocky waterfall

Sentinel ROck Waterfall - 22kms from Kalapetta
Also knownas "Soochipara" the pool at the foot of the falls is ideal for a quick dip.

For more information these waterfalls and how to reach them contact
Kerala Tourism Office
Phone: 91 471 2321132
Toll free Infoline - 1800 425 4747