First Time in Kerala – How to Plan your Trip?

Plan a trip to Kerala

Kerala is a feast of history, heritage, art, culture and has the most hospitable people. You cannot see Kerala in a day or two; it is better to set aside a few days to explore the beautiful coastal state. It has beautiful hill stations and tea plantations, wildlife sanctuaries, backwaters, beaches which are at an average of 3 hrs drive from each other. Do not rush yourself, in a bid to pack in all the sights and experiences, in a very short period. Plan an itinerary or at least know the places you want to visit and the things you …..

Ideal 5-day Itinerary for your vacation in Kerala

5 day visit to Kerala

Are you planning a short, 5-day vacation in Kerala? Though 5 days in Kerala may not seem like much; we can show you how to make the most of your short break. A well-planned itinerary is all you need to explore this beautiful southern state. Here is a plan designed to make your 5-day trip to Kerala memorable. It is a bit rushed, but trust us, it is the best way to enjoy Kerala and all it has to offer. Check the best 5-day itineraries in Kerala in the hill station, near the wildlife sanctuary and the backwaters. Day 1 …..

Best Time to Visit Kerala

Best time to visit Fort Kochi

To say that Kerala is beautiful all year round is not bragging; it is a fact. The little piece of paradise is aptly labelled as God’s own country. The gods have been generous to Kerala, blessing her with a bountiful of nature. Think of Kerala and vivid imagery of a carpet of green will probably play through your mind, interspersed with streams and waterfalls and lakes and the sea, rolling hills and forests and exotic flora and fauna and more.   Each season gives you a reason to visit Kerala. If you love the rains and all that drama that …..

Bangalore to Munnar – Travel Plan Guide

Bangalore to Munnar - Travel Plan

  Munnar is a quaint little hamlet, in Kerala, nestled in the hills of the Western Ghats. The place abounds with natural beauty and awe-inspiring landscapes – mist covered rolling hills, waterfalls and streams, verdant forests and sprawling coffee and tea plantations. It is a piece of paradise, right here on earth. On the other hand, Bangalore in neighbouring Karnataka is a bustling modern city, which you need a break from.   Munnar is a favourite haunt for people of Bangalore, wanting an escape from the drudgery of city life. It is an ideal place to head to, on a …..

Nehru trophy and Champions Boat League 2019

Nehru Trophy Boat Race

Every year during the monsoon season,   the tranquil waters of Alleppey are set to fire by biggest snake boat race in the world – The Nehru trophy boat race.  About 100-200 oarsmen row 100-200 ft long snake boats to tunes of traditional boat songs in perfect harmony and synchronization.     The visual treat for the onlookers starts with pomp and pageantry of the competing boats that precedes the boat race. Nehru Trophy boat race is not just an annual boat race for the people of the watery villages of Alleppey, Kerala, it is a vital part of their culture …..

Is Houseboat Cruise Safe During Monsoon in Kerala

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When discussing Kerala, it is unavoidable to make reference to the radiant backwaters of the State. Kerala has a huge system of backwaters, through which Kettuvallams were in olden days used to transport items. With the development of present-day transportation,  Kettuvallams went into oblivion. Transforming these into houseboats got the breeze and today it has ascended as a stand out component of Kerala. Most of the houseboats are chartered from Alleppey, the gateway to the backwaters in the middle of Kochi and Kollam. Most of the houseboat operators and around 500 houseboats are based there. From Alleppey, you’ll be taken …..

Ideal 3-day Itinerary for your Vacation in Munnar – Thekkady

Ideal 3-day itinerary for your vacation in Munnar – Thekkady

One of the most popular attractions of Kerala is the trip to Munnar and Thekkady. The hill station of Munnar provides the perfect contrast to the wilderness of Thekkady, and the trip to these twin cities amounts to the entire extraction of all the nectar from God’s own country. There are not a lot of places in this country that can boast of a scenic majesty of the lush tea gardens. Munnar is one such place, which houses the said green beauty. Located in the Idukki district, Munnar is a hill station situated 1600 meters above sea level. But in …..

Hotel Booking Guide For Your Perfect Family Vacation In Kerala

Hotel Booking Guide For Your Perfect Family Vacation In Kerala

Famously known as ‘God’s Own Country’, Kerala is a destination for a family vacation. It is the quintessential destination for families looking for a wholesome vacation, as the State includes a variety of topographical landscapes, including soothing beaches, breathtaking mountains and serene backwaters. It truly is a matchless destination for people looking for the perfect getaway. But in order to extract the most fruitful of the soothing experience, a well organized and thoroughly formulated plan is a must. Given the numerous beautiful places to visit in Kerala, the hotel booking seems to be the most complex of all the steps …..

Top Three Winter Destinations of Kerala

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Winter is the time that is best suited for all your travel adventures. Kerala has an epic amount of places to visit during the winter season. Take a look at these three gems that you must visit in your next trip to Kerala. Munnar – The land of three rivers Munnar is a stunning winter destination that offers something for every type of visitor. Though a small destination, Munnar packs a mighty punch on things you should experience and do. You can hike mountains, paddle boat on serene rivers, camp in the forest, or mountain bike through the trails of …..

Idukki – Kerala’s Green Paradise

Tourist Destinations In Idukki

Idukki is one of the major hill stations of Kerala that woos tourists with its diverse attractions. There are many unspoiled sections of nature in Idukki wherein you can unwind yourself from the stresses of urban life. Home to bountiful endemic flora and fauna, Idukki has a wonderful ecosystem that persuades you to keep coming back. Thekkady – A place for your soul If you are looking for a revitalizing experience, then Thekkady is the place to be! The climate of Thekkady itself is salubrious with cool mists and tranquil air. The lovely waterfalls, exotic wildlife, lush green hills – …..