Kerala Travel Tips

Hotel Tariff plans AP, MAP, CP and EP

Hotels or Resorts shows their tariff with short names like AP, MAP, CP and EP which indicates the meals included in the tariff.
AP stands for American Plan, includes room rent with all 3 meals(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) MAP stands for Modified American Plan, includes room rent with two meals a day, namely breakfast and either lunch or dinner. CP stands for Continental Plan, includes room rent with complimentary free breakfast EP stands for European Plan, inculdes only room..

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Monsoon travel kit

Travelling on Monsoon in kerala is a wonderful experience. On monsoon hotel gives special offers and tourist have to care on selecting monsoon destinations. Travellers has to take some additional kits like umbrella, plastic bag and medicines before starting monsoon trip
Medicines There is chance to get cold and fever on travelling in monsoon and remember to take medicines. If any of the travelers have allergies, better to take the required tablet with you since there chance to increase..

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Monsoon in Kerala

Kerala gets rain almost 6 months in a year and it has two monsoon seasons namely Southwest and Northeast. Kerala becomes more beautiful during this season.
Southwest Monsoon arrives in the month of June is called Edavappathy, as it comes in the middle of the month of Edavam on the Malayalam Calendar. Northeast Monsoon start on the midst of October. In the Malayalam calendar this month is called Thulam and hence the name Thulavarsham meaning the 'The Rains in Thulam'. These rains are in the..

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Things to carry

There are certain things that you need to carry on your trip to kerala.
Air-ticket Printout Two Copies of PhotoIDs for all members Torch, charger, knife, shaving kits and toiletries Use cotton clothes Carry only minimal gold jewelry Avoid carrying cash with you Smoking and Alcohol consumption is prohibited at public places and will be fined if..

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Ayurvedic Treatment

Tourists travelling to Kerala for Ayurvedic rejuvenation therapies. You have to be careful on choosing Ayurveda centers
Go only to those Ayurveda centres that are classified/approved by the Department of Tourism. A lot of fake Ayurvedic centers have mushroomed across the state of the late. You must consult a certified Ayurvedic practitioner before you enter into any sort of Ayurvedic treatment. To avoid any serious side effects, the treatment must be properly customized based on your medical..

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Shopping in kerala

Kerala is one of the good shopping place for the travellers with beautiful woodcarvings, spices and coir items
Traditional Kerala settu mundu and kasavu sarees can be bought from Ghadi show rooms in the city. Handicrafts such as mirrors, wooden boats, Chinese fishing net models, elephants, coconut shell craft, coir items, woodcarvings are souvenirs you might want to take back can be bought from various shops in the city. Spices like tea, coffee and spices like black pepper, cardamom,..

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Things needed before getting into Houseboat

Make your trip memorable with the tips and things to carry before embarking on a houseboat trip
1. Before getting into houseboat ask the operation whether they have 'Green Palm Certificate', which is mandatory. 2. Bring your personal items such as bed sheets, pillows, bath towels and blankets, hand towels, bath mat, air fresheners, bath soap or sleeping bags, shampoo, conditioner and toothpaste. 3. You are allowed to bring your pets with you if you wish. In that case, bring their food and..

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Best time to visit kerala

The best time to visit kerala is between the months September to May and it's the peak tourist season of the state.
Kerala weather is very pleasing and enjoyable throughout the year one of the reasons because of which Kerala is fastly emerging as an all season destination. Kerala weather is classified into three season namely Winter, Summer and Monsoon. Winter, from October to February, are mild and pleasant. It's the best time to enjoy yourself on beaches and good time to see some of the..

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Climate of Kerala

In Kerala, the climate is moderate during the entire year. Kerala experiences heavy rains almost throughout the year, and is one of the wettest areas on the earth. The hilly areas experience cold climate whereas the plains and coastal areas have a warm climate
Kerala has four distinct seasons: 1. Summer from mid-February to mid-May. The tropical sun is really hot and temperatures can go up to 35°C in the afternoons. 2. South-West Monsoon from mid-May until mid-September 3. North-East..

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Things to remember on going to Munnar

Better to avoid trip in peak season like December and on Monsoon
December is going to be the Peak Season Period in Munnar as well as other destinations in Kerala. So expect good number of crowd in all tourist spots. Take care of your babies and family members The costing for accommodation will be on the Higher side comparing to other months. So plan and prepare your tour itinerary Its going to be Compulsory Mandatory charges applicable for most of the Hotels and Resorts on the occasions of ..

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