Good to know
GMT: +5.5 hrs.
Language: Malayalam, Tamil and English.
Currency: Indian Rupee.
Do I need a Visa? Yes, you will need a visa to enter India. A person can apply directly through the official government website https://indianvisaonline.gov.in
- Hire a houseboat and experience the floating life of Kerala’s backwaters
- Go elephant spotting in Wayanad or Periyar wildlife sanctuary
- Spend a few days admiring the colonial architecture of Fort Cochin
- Catch and cook, street food experience in Fort Cochin
- Explore the tea and spice plantations in the lush hills around Munnar
- Get a glimpse of the state’s rich and intriguing spiritual cultures
- Lie back and submit to an Ayurveda massage
- Rich, spicy cuisine which will sing to you the story of culture of this state
- Excellent and affordable accommodation choices
- Kerala is totally about Spices & Ayurveda
- Spices have always played an integral part of Kerala’s history
- Rice and curry is the staple dish in Kerala
- 12 to 14 days trip will allow you to see most of the highlights and spend time on the beach
- Drink king coconut water – fresh, cooling and healthy
- Stay on a tea plantation bungalow and enjoy the tranquility and views of a historic colonial bungalow
- Snake boat of God’s own country, is a majestic sight to behold
- Ayurveda, believed to be the oldest healthcare system in the world, is the pride of Kerala
- Kerala has birthed and nurtured a plethora of art forms over a thousand years.
We can accurately tell you the length of the journey and whether a route is realistic or not. Team of well experienced, friendly and knowledgeable drivers at Exotic Asian Holidays will ensure your travel is as safe and enjoyable as possible and make your safety and relaxation their main concern. Your personal driver will play a double role as tour guide as well with their good English and extensive knowledge of the country makes them chauffer-guide.
When to go
Kerala is blessed with a pleasing and enjoyable climate throughout the year across all the seasons and months. Peak Season in Kerala from September to March is the best season to visit Kerala for holidays. In these months the weather is warm and comfortable, but not hot. Summer Season from March to May is hot but not humid, as it is near the tropics. Monsoon season between June and August is the best time to visit Kerala for Ayurveda treatments.
The mountainous areas in Kerala are often much colder, and on average are about 15 degrees Celsius. In contrast, the southern coast, the hottest part of the country. .
Light cotton clothes are best suited to tropical climates. Remember that even on the beach very revealing swimwear may attract unnecessary attention. Sun-hats and sunglasses are a must. Daytime coastal temperatures generally range from 27-32C, slightly cooler in the hill country, where a sweater is frequently required at night…