The weather is Kerala is very pleasant throughout the year. Monsoon marks its entry in June and lasts till September however October and November also experience rains, the rains are very unpredictable in the region it rains mostly in short bursts. December to January is the winter season but there is only slight drop in the temperature. Summer season begins from February and lasts till May, summers is very intense and hot in Kerala. The peak season for tourists is from September to March the weather is very comfortable and warm. Ayurveda Treatment tourism spikes between June and August as the cold climate is favorable for these treatment.
Kerala is easily connected to Domestic and International carriers via Cochin Airport, Thiruvananthapuram Airport and Kozhikode International Airport There are three domestic airports in Kashmir at Jammu, Srinagar and Leh, they are connect to Delhi and Mumbai.
Kerala is well connected to all the major cities in India through rail. Thiruvananthpuram and Kochi stations handle the major share of the tourist traffic.
Kerala is very well connected with the National Highway. If you like the idea of driving, be sure to follow the speed limits as routes to Kerala are accidents prone.
According to vedic knowledge Parasuram the Great Grandson of rishi Bhrugu created Kerala. Hindu veds Parasuram cites that Parasuram was sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu, his objective was to relieve the country by the rule of arrogant Kshatriyas. He slaughtered all the male Kshatriyas 21 times and filled around fives lakes with their blood. After this act he sought penitence for his sins. After his penitence he was awarded a stretch of land where his axe fell in the sea by the Gods the same land is now known as Kerala.
The Jews, Christians, Muslims dwelled in Kerala earlier. It is an interesting modern fact that the great explorer Vasco da Gama entered India through the coast of Kerala which is known as Kozhikode
Backwater Cruise on Houseboat
Theyyam Performance (Kannur)
Kalaripayattu – Kerala’s ancient martial arts (Thekkady)
Snake Boat Race during monsoon
Cochin Cochin the “Gateway to Kerala” was the starting point of the colonization of India more than 600 years ago; and today it is the commercial capital of Kerala. It has housed Arabs, British, Dutch, Chinese and Portuguese in the past and hence its historical sites and architecture attracts lots of tourists today.
Munnar Munnar is located around 100 kms from Cochin on the Western Ghats. This hill station is at 1600 meters above the sea level. During the British Raj – the town of Munnar was their summer resort. Munnar is very famous for its manicured Tea Plantations and is blessed with the highest peak in South India Anamudi and it is an ideal spot for trekking
Thekkady Thekkady is outpost of small forest popularly known as Periyar Tiger Reserve lying on the Western Ghats. The best part of the park is that it is operational throughout the year, it stays open even during monsoon. Another best attraction is the Elephant rides that happens through the jungle which is for 30 minutes.
Alleppey Alleppey is located in the south western side between Vembanad Lake and the Arabian Sea. It is also known as Alappuzha or “Venice of the East”. Best time to visit Alleppey is from September to March however monsoon tourism (June to August) is also getting very popular amongst tourist. Snake boat race is the biggest attraction of Alleppey it is held on second Saturday of every August and do not forget to experience an houseboat stay in Alleppey.
Wayanad This pristine green paradise located at the Western Ghat is about 76 kms from the shore of Kozhikode. This hill station of pasteurized landscape is surrounded with wildlife and forest and has a very spellbinding view of nature. Wayanad offer a vast opportunity for trekking and wildlife tour.