Kerala Holidays

Kerala, the better known and most visited Southern Indian state, with its coconut fringed beaches, beautiful landscapes and backwaters, sets it apart from its neighbours. Kerala holidays are perfect for a first-time visitor to India and an excellent holiday option for families. The slow flowing calm found in the network of lagoons and rivers known as the backwaters is wonderfully relaxing and a visit here offers an insight into a unique way of life.

Another fascinating aspect of Kerala is that beneath its relatively westernised surface, lies an ancient world of shamanistic beliefs that are celebrated each year in dramatic and colourful festivals. Kerala's perfect climate suits the unique blend of culture and scenery and will never fail to entice visitors old and new.

PLACES TO VISIT IN Kerala

  • Wander the streets of ram shackled Fort Kochi with its mixing pot of cultures and religions illustrating a fascinating past.
  • Walk the lush green paddy fields of the plains, through spindly rubber plantations and blooming coffee plantations.
  • The tea estates in the hill side villages of Thekkady and Munnar are an incredible place to explore.
  • Take time to spend a day relaxing on a traditional house boat on the Vembanad Lake.
  • Go shopping at the spice market, the ginger and clove factory or visit the weekly antiques market.

Our specialists 'Must Do'

Spend a few days as a guest in the home of a plantation owner, experiencing the cultivation of spices and coffee first hand, followed by relaxation on the beach at Neeleshwar.

When to go

Kerala offers a humid climate with a shorter season than the dry north. The best time to holiday in Kerala is between October and April, however do be aware of the increasing humidity from March onwards. Maximum temperatures rarely rise above 32 degrees while minimum temperatures at sea level are almost never below 20 degrees.

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