If you have never visited Kerala, you must. Kerala is beautiful enough to coax a stranger into visiting the state. No matter what your taste, no matter what kind of traveller you are, you are bound to fall in love with the natural beauty and vast culture of Kerala. Browse through the various Kerala Tour Packages to find out the infinite choices the state has to offer.
God’s Own Country
The amazing destinations all over the state will leave you spellbound. You will want to spend a long time at each tourist spot and one long trip is just not enough to take it all in. Once you visit Kerala you will realise that the title of “God’s Own Country” is justified. The enthusiastic people, the unique cuisines, the still backwaters, the clean and heavenly beaches, the lofty waterfalls are all just as hypnotic as they look in the pictures.
You can’t simply visit just once
You will need to take a long vacation to visit even half the places that are worth visiting. Once you have made your first trip to Kerala, you will definitely want to go back for more. You might want to visit some of the places you have already been to before, to feel like you are in Nature’s lap once again. You will definitely want to take out time for a second Kerala tour to visit the places you missed out on the first.
Best Seasons to Visit
Visiting Kerala during a festive season will bring you a totally new box of surprises. You will be mesmerised by the festivities of Onam, Thrissur Pooram, Theyyam, Pongal, and the Kerala Boat Festival. It is good to target one of the most festive seasons if you want to breathe in the rich culture of Kerala.Christmas in Kerala is an exclusive affair. A winter visit will pay off with all the lights and warmth.
Another unique thing about a Kerala tour is, it is best to be made during monsoon. Apart from the festive seasons which are usually during autumn, winter, and spring, Kerala’s tourism peaks at monsoons. The time between June and August is busy because thousands of people who want a rejuvenating retreat with Ayurveda, know that this is the best time to visit Kerala. You have all the time to get rid of your physical and mental stress and do some soul searching in the forest-like natural settings of Kerala when it rains for the major part of the day.
Basically, Kerala is one of the few popular tourism destinations of the country that is good to visit almost any time of the year, be it autumn, winter, spring, summer or monsoon. You just need to decide when you want to go depending on what you want from Kerala.
A Global Affair
Kerala is not a place to just go and relax without ever getting out of your room. Of course you can do that if you want. But with all the attractive destinations around, it is unlikely that you will want to stay in most of the time. You might go for the Ayurveda retreat while thinking you will keep the sightseeing low key. But the energy of the state will definitely make you change your mind.
Kerala is a place that people from all over the world want to visit. You will meet people from different countries all over the world, exploring the destinations just like you. The ambience of Kerala is surreal.
On one hand, you will find festivals, colours, joy, crowds, enthusiastic people from all over the world, various dance forms, elephants, various animals, art, and a rich culture. On the other hand, you will find old monuments, mysterious temples, calm and quiet hills, the echo of strange birds, vast rice fields, the tea plantations of the Western Ghats, and the cool streams running down from waterfalls, all come together to provide a haven for soul searching.
This diverse beauty and nature of the state makes it appear on the bucket list of travellers from all around the world. As an Indian, it is a shame to not have visited this state at least once in a lifetime. We are so close to this treasure. People from across the globe come to visit Kerala. We must not miss out any chance to visit here.
Primary Tourist Destinations
If you have all the time to explore Kerala at leisure, cherish your long visit. But if you have just about a week or two, go for one of the tour packages that squeeze in as many destinations as possible, with the quickest journey spans. Common Kerala travel packages offer some popular destinations you must visit. You cannot visit all the important places in one visit, unless you have planned a month’s tour.
There are two broad primary tourist destinations best for the coming seasons. These are places you can visit any time of the year and go anywhere you want to, from here.
The Alleppey Backwaters
You get to take a houseboat ride to the ‘Venice of the East’. Spend as much time as possible with the ducks swimming by, the fishermen with nets, and the water lilies. Don’t forget to visit the Arthunkal Church, PathiramanalMarari Beach, Krishnapuram Palace and more places you can get to from Alleppey.
If vast green mountains and tea plantations is what you like, visit Munnar. You will love to lie down in the green grass as the clouds float in the valleys beneath you. If you want to go hiking, start at Munnar. Munnar Tour Package will give you the ancient colonial feel which will help you reconnect with the old soul that goes ignored in your regular busy schedule.
Other important destinations you will find on Kerala tour packages includeKumarakom, Wayanad, Thekkady, Kochi, the capital city of Thiruvananthapuram, Ashtamudi- the land of the eight channels, Varkala, Bekal, Kovalam, Thrissur, Marari, Vagamon, Kozhikode, Nelliampathy, and Malampuzha.
Take a tour package or make your own itinerary, do what suits you the best but do visit the beautiful land of Kerala.