• Kerala Tour Packages

Kerala Travel Tips & Information:

What to Carry to While Travelling to Kerala.

We would like to suggest you to pack your baggage with following items for your Kerala Travel Package.

Umbrella: - Carry an umbrella during your travel to Kerala as it will protect you from the Blazing sun and sudden heavy rain.

Torch:-It is better to carry a torch if you are planning a trekking trip

Mosquito Repellent: - Don’t forget to carry your mosquito repellent cream because when it rains it attracts a lot of mosquitoes

Clothes: - Light cotton clothes are recommended for your Kerala travel But if you are travelling to Hill stations like Munnar and Thekkady then it is better to carry woolen clothes along with other clothes. Heavy woolen clothes are not required in Kerala.

Shoes: - It is better to carry a pair of Slippers along with Normal Shoes especially during Monsoon Seasons.

Other Things to carry on your trip to Kerala are

Mobile Charger, Sunglass, Kerala Map, Hand Sanitizer and Universal adaptor plug.

What to wear when visiting Kerala for holiday?

Kerala has no laws regarding dress code and there is no particular dress code for visitors or locals in Kerala except for some temples and churches. If you are still pondering over what to wear for your trip to Kerala, cottons are the most ideal option. The people of Kerala are highly educated, friendly and very simple by nature. Like food, transportation, what to wear when visiting Kerala is also one of the important things that you need to consider while planning your trip in Kerala. The right kind of clothes will make your holiday more enjoyable and trouble free. The traditional dress of Kerala men is Shirt and Dhoti but men also wear Dhoti along with Kurta.

The dhothi, known as Mundu in local language with shirt or juba is the traditional dress code of men in the state. Kerala Seasons make all arrangement related to transportation, accommodations, meals, and guide and sightseeing tour for their clients. This help the travelers enjoy their holidays without any worries. The traditional dress of women in Kerala is Saree or Churidar suit. Most of the Kerala temples only permit people inside if they wear Kerala traditional dress. A temple visitor has to follow the temple rules to get the entry. In Kerala a lot of people have adopted western style of dressing as you can see many people wearing western outfits like Bermuda shorts, short skirts and sleepless tops in many parts of the state.

Dresses to wear in Munnar

Munnar and Thekkady are hill stations and will be moderately cold. The temperature may go down to 5 degree calcium during winter season starting from October to February. So we suggest you to pack enough woolen dresses to wear in Munnar especially for kids and seniors.

What to Wear in Alleppey?

Are you still pondering over what to wear in Alleppey and Kumarakom ? Alleppey is a backwater destination and your trip in Alleppey may include backwater rides and overnight stay at houseboat. There are likely to be mosquitoes in the sit out area of houseboats and motor boats, so it is better to cover your body with long light cotton clothes to avoid insect bites and leeches.

Do I Need Vaccines for Kerala ?

WHO recommends some vaccination for travelers to Kerala?

List of Vaccinations

  • Typhoid
  • Japanese Encephalitis
  • Hepatitis A & B
  • Polio
  • Measles
  • Rubella
  • Influenza
  • Rabies
  • Adult diphtheria

Kerala Travel Tips

There are many tips to keep in mind while travelling in Kerala like health precautions, safety measures etc…..

Always use purified water. Drinking & eating from roadside vendors is not advisable. Avoid Cut fruits.

Carry Mosquito repellent cream during Monsoon Seasons. Try to get all your vaccinations at least before 4 weeks of your travel date.

You are not allowed to touch/ take pictures of idols in temples of Kerala.

There are some Seasonal diseases in Kerala during Monsoon like Dengue, cholera, Water Don’t accept food items from strangers while travelling by Train/public Transport infection etc.

Avoid wearing Provocative or Revealing clothes in Public Places during your trip to Kerala.

Public display of affection is not recommended in Kerala and other parts of India.

Usually Elephants don’t harm you but we suggest you not to touch/feed them in the absence of their Mahout (Master of Elephant).

Also See : How to Reach Kerala

Kerala Culture.

Religion in Kerala

Religion in Kerala is a mixture of different faiths, while visiting Kerala you may respect the culture and heritage of the state. In temples mosques and church you should keep footwear outside. Most of the temples allow non-Hindus too. Some temples follow some strict dress codes also.

Out of the 33.9 Million People in Kerala About 56% of Kerala population are Hindus, 24% Muslims and 19% Christians and remaining 1 % constitute Jain, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jews. But people of Kerala live in religious harmony and not much bothered about their religious status.

People of Kerala

Knowledge of local customs and way of life will help you to interact with People of Kerala. People are very friendly and down to earth. Kerala is only state in India which has the highest literacy rate. Most people are conversant in English.

Kerala Liquor Policy – Liquor information for Tourists

Kerala Government has cancelled the bar license of all hotels in Kerala except 5 star Hotels. There is no restriction to sell wine and beer in the licensed bars. Tourists can buy liquor from the Kerala Govt. Alcoholic beverage outlets, Kerala Beverages Corporation Outlets and super markets. Timings of outlets are 9.30 Am to 9.00 Pm. For more information, check the website of Kerala State Beverages Corporation Ltd below.

http://www.ksbc.kerala.gov.in/know.htm

Distance from Different Cochin (Kochi)

Distance from to Munnar Cochin:127km/4.30 Hours

Distance from Cochin to Thekkady:174km/05 Hours

Distance from Cochin to Alleppey:57km/02 Hours

Distance from Cochin to Kovalam:218km/05 Hours

Distance from Cochin to Athirapally Waterfall:72Km/02 Hours

Distance from Cochin to Cherrai Beach:40 Km/01 Hours

Distance from Different Places to Munnar

Distance from Cochin to Munnar:127 km/4.30 Hours

Distance from Thekkady to Munnar:85 km/2.30 Hours

Distance from Trivandrum to Munnar:265 km/5.40 Hours

Distance from Kanyakumari to Munnar:336 km/6.45 Hours

Distance from Alleppey to Munnar:160 km/04 Hours

Distance from Different Places to Thekkady

Distance from Cochin to Thekkady:174km/05 Hours

Distance from Munnar to Thekkady:85 km/02.30 Hours

Distance from Alleppey to Thekkady:139 km/03 Hours

Distance from Kovalam to Thekkady:218 km/4.30 Hours

Distance from Different Places to Alleppey

Distance from Cochin to Alleppey:57 km/02 Hours

Distance from Munnar to Alleppey:160 km/04 Hours

Distance from Thekkady to Alleppey:138 Km/2.50 Hours

Distance from Kovalam to Alleppey:161 km/03 Hours

Distance from Kumarakom to Alleppey:32 km/45 Minutes

Distance from Trivandrum

Distance from Trivandrum to Kovalam:17kms/ 30 Minutes

Distance from Trivandrum to Cochin:201km/5 Hours

Distance from Trivandrum to Munnar:265 km/5.40 Hours

Distance from Trivandrum to Thekkady:202 km/3.50 Hours

Distance from Trivandrum to Alleppey:144 km/2.30 Hours

Distance from Trivandrum to kanyakumari:90 km/2.00 Hours

Distance from Trivandrum to Poovar Beach:32km /40 Minutes

Distance from Trivandrum to Varkala Beach:44 km/1.15 Hours

Distance from Different Places to Kanyakumari

Distance from Trivandrum to Kanyakumari:90 km/02 Hours

Distance from Cochin to Kanyakumari:294 km/06 Hours

Distance from Munnar to Kanyakumari:336 km/06.45 Hours

Distance from Thekkady to Kanyakumari:349 km/06 Hours

Distance from Alleppey to Kanyakumari:237 km/4.45 Hours

Distance from Kovalam to Kanyakumari:82 km/1.45 Hours

(Distance May Vary From Point to Point)

Kerala Road Map

Kerala Tourism Map

Also Read : Tourist Spots in Kerala


+91 9072379899 +91 9072379899 Send Enquiry

Delhi Office

Kerla Seasons Holidays
M - 1, Guru Ramdas Bhawan
Ranjeet Nagar Commercial Complex
New Delhi - 110008. India.
Phone: +91 11 65410111 Mobile: +91 9555007778
Email: keralaseasons@gmail.com , info@keralaseasons.com

Kerala Office

F- 28 Crystal Tower
Cochin Airport Road, Kalady,
Ernakulam Kerala 683574.India.
Mobil+91 9072379899, +91 9540668899
Email: keralaseasons@gmail.com , info@keralaseasons.com

Testimonial