Kerala “A narrow strip land” situated in the south western part of India. Arabian Sea on its west and Western Ghats mountain range on its east blooms with natural beauty and crossed by a number of water bodies (well- known as backwaters) has given beginning to internal water boating systems, which also work as the main trade means in the state.
Today these backwaters have become the major tourist attractions of Kerala and people have started to choose this water transport to explore the tropical paradise.
Kerala can be accessed by air. The state has three main airports located at Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode. Two of which Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi has an international airport which serves both major domestic and international flights all over the world, round the year while The Karipur Airport, Kozhikode present domestic airlines
Kerala is well-connected to all the major cities of India including the four metropolitan cities namely, New-Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai through an effective train services link. There are around 200 railway stations in Kerala which connect places both within and outside Kerala. Here one can use of Super-Fast, and express trains to reach ones preferred destination.
Roads in Kerala are in much improved condition than other states in India. Kerala is directly connected by road to some of the neighbouring states of South India like Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. National Highway no.47, 17, 49, and an expanded system of metalled roads connect Kerala to the rest of the country. Buses, tourist taxis, and autos are the main modes of road transport.
From Cochin (Kochi), there are routine ships attempting towards the Lakshadweep Islands. Backwaters of Kerala not only as a famous transportation medium but noted as prominent tourist attractions in themselves. Today these internal water transport systems are the most popular travel merchandise of Kerala.