Medical Tourism in India, Discover Kerala Medical Tourism

Sunday, July 19th, 2009

imagesMedical tourism in Kerala recently has gained international attention and state is becoming a popular medical tourism destination in India. Medical tourism in India is soaring upwards and as per estimates that healthcare tourism in India alone can make an additional revenue of nearly 8,000 crore by 2012.

Kerala Ayurveda tourism is famous for its Ayurvedic therapies which help to rejuvenate body and soul. Medical Tourism in Kerala is rather a new concept which has gained immense popularity nowadays.

There are a number of reasons which has led to the promotion of medical tourism in Kerala. Patients from abroad come to India for medical treatments not only by the low cost factor but also by the exceptional hospitality offered by healthcare centers. Kerala having a pool of trained doctors and nurses with an excellent network of hospitals that offer international standard treatments. Many of Kerala doctors who have trained or worked abroad have returned to India to work here. Another most major reason is the weather of Kerala that stays moderate throughout the year. Patients take comparatively lesser time to recuperate from ailments because of this. Apart from medical treatment in Kerala, they are provided with the wonderful opportunity to enjoy the scenic beauty of the state that allows them to have an ideal recuperation.

The Kerala state government in collaboration with the various tour operators, tour agents, hoteliers and with the people of medical field is trying to develop Kerala as a world class destination for medical tourism and treatment.

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Kerala Ayurveda Tourism – Ayurveda Tourism in Kerala

Friday, July 10th, 2009

kerala-ayurvedaKerala Ayurveda tourism has becoming a huge selling point for Kerala tourism industry. State promotes Kerala Ayurveda tourism as a part of medical tourism to the world. Today popularity of Kerala Ayurvedic treatment has gained such a momentum that tourist from across the world come to Kerala to rejuvenate and for therapeutic treatment.

Ayurveda is the ancient Indian way of healing. It originated in India more than 10,000 years ago and is believed to be the oldest healing science in existence, from which all other systems emerged. Kerala is the only place in India where Ayurveda is practice in the ancient manner.  As per Ayurveda specialists, the rainy season (June – August) is the best time for Ayurvedic treatments as the atmosphere remains dust free and cool, which helps open the pores of the body to the maximum. 

Ayurveda believes in the treatment of not just the affected part, but the individual as a whole. Kerala Ayurvedic treatments and rejuvenation therapies are natural way to refresh you, eliminate all toxic imbalances from the body and to regain resistance and good health. Most of the Ayurvedic therapies help to strengthening the immune system, preventing and curing diseases without any side effects.

There are number of resorts and hospitals throughout state which are integral parts of Kerala Ayurveda tourism and offering customized Ayurveda holiday packages which help you to rejuvenate your body and soul and to start a fresh life. Kerala Ayurveda provides number of treatments ranging from de-stressing, anti-ageing, weight loss joint pains and general rejuvenation. Some of the popular Ayurveda destinations in Kerala for Ayurveda health tours are Trivandrum, Munnar, Thottapally, Cochin, Alleppey, Kovalam Beach, Kumarakom and Periyar. Normally Ayurveda packages tours span a time period of four days to two weeks.

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