Snake boat races are a highlight of the monsoon season in Kerala, and are also a feature of the most celebrated occasion of the year there -- the Onam festival. As well getting to experience the race excitement, you'll also be able to see colorful Kathakali dance performances. This intricate art form is one the top cultural attractions of south India.
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