Things To Consider Before Visiting Kerala


Kerala is known as “God’s own country”. 44 rivers run through this place keeping it green throughout the year. This state is well known for having high literacy and also the highest female gender ratio. Offering a variety of fascinating beaches, verdant hill-stations, waterfalls, diversity of animal life and antique ports, Kerala has become one of the most important tourist destinations in India.

When to visit Kerala?

Kerala tour packages reach its peak value in the period of September to March when the climate is quite cool and pleasant. This period is considered the peak season. The temperature during this period ranges from 18-29 degrees. Onam, which is the most notable festival in Kerala is celebrated in September. Every destination in Kerala ranging from beaches to backwaters can be visited, which happens to be in their best condition during this phase. June to August marks the monsoon season, also known as the Ayurveda season. It gets this name because of the season provides a perfect atmosphere for all Ayurveda treatments. The rivers start loading up to their fullest. Heavy winds make the tall coconut trees dance. Though, the rains are unpredictable. Carrying an umbrella wherever you go is highly counseled. April to June is considered as off season because of the high temperatures. They can range from 32 to 36 degrees. Still, Kerala manages to attract a lot of tourists because of the Guruvayoor Utsavam.

Reaching Kerala

Kerala is well connected with the outer world. One can reach Kerala by road using personal transport or public transport like buses. A number of railways also run through Kerala. Kerala also has domestic airports as well as international airports. Hence, it is well connected to foreign countries too. Kerala tour packages include the services of transportation too. Choose the one according to your budget and place of start.

Choosing the perfect tour package.

A variety of Kerala tour packages are available to choose from. Whether you are going with family, or on a honeymoon or even a bachelor trip. A package for each occasion is available. Also, packages for short trips, long trips or weekends are ready. You can choose which destinations you want to visit. Kerala has a variety of hotels available from the deluxe to three stars. The accommodation charges are highest from September to March. In Kerala, most of the major tourist places are located from north to south. Hence, one should always start the journey from Kochi and then proceed to Munnar, Thekkady, Kumarakom, Alleppey, Kovalam, Trivandrum. Starting the journey another way around can also help. Arriving at Kochi airport, you have to travel another 40 km to reach the Kochi hill station, which might be tiring. Munnar requires a minimum of 2 nights of stay, while Thekkady requires only one. They both are approximately 4 hrs. away from Kochi. This should be considered while choosing a package.

Booking the chosen package, a considerable time before the journey helps to preserve money. The more you dawdle scheduling a package, the more you have to spend. Therefore, all these cases should be considered while planning your vacations.

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