As you traverse through the Kerala villages,one gets the feeling of travelling backwards in time.In these villages, the indigenous way of life has not changed and everything is still created by hand. No hassle and din of city life.Some of the popular villages are Vavannoor,Udayagiri,Aranmula,Cheppad,Teekoy,etc.
Life in the villages of Kerala moves at an amazingly slow rate and you will be amazed to find that the people in these villages lead simple lives in the pattern that was prevalent in the olden days. In fact nothing much seems to have changed.Here time remains idle and travellers seem to lose their sense of time strolling in these peaceful places.These villages offer you an ideal getaway from your everyday tensions. You can spend a perfectly relaxed holiday at one of these villages in the lap of greenery and an atmosphere of complete tranquility.
The villages in Kerala offer a feast to the eyes of the travellers by way of its panoramic view of the fields,farms,hillsides,rivers and lakes.The locals engage in fishing,farming,pottery,jute making and handicrafts.The visitors are taken on a tour around the village, where you can see many artisans at work. Stone cutting, carpentry, inlay work, textile block printing, potters at their wheels – such rare sights offer joy and relief to the travellers.Some of Keralas most interesting features can be seen during these tours. These tours can also be combined with visits to tribal villages and to major places of tourist interest.Such village tours are not only informative but also enjoyable and relaxing.