Holidays are a great way to escape from the doldrums of everyday life. Some like think it as a great source to relax and refresh, but for some people take it as a source for some adrenaline rush.
Meanwhile, there are another group of people who loves to travel and spent their holiday to visit new destinations, sightseeing and to know more about the unknown places and its culture.
Kerala is also famous among the honeymooners and they mostly prefer to stay away from the crowd.
So before picking a holiday destination you should think about your need, whether you want to spend your time relaxing or sight-seeing or are you planning to have an adventurous vacation.
Kerala is a place which offers its visitors all these opportunities. So before deciding on the places you will visit, discuss the type of vacation you are planning with your tour operator. The Kerala Holidays Pvt. Ltd. could help you pick places according to the type of vacation you fancy.
Selecting the right tour package offered by the tour operator is the most important thing. Select Kerala tour package that will be within your budget.
If you are travelling with your family then you can even customise the packages so that nobody in the group feels left out.
The tourist season in Kerala is from October to May. The advantage of this period is that the climate will be pleasant, the sky will be clearer and the summer season in Kerala is comparatively better than the rest of the country.
But one of the disadvantages of this season is that the tourist places will be crowded and you will totally miss out the romantic monsoon season of Kerala.
So select the dates according to your preferences. Peak season also means you will have to shell out more money for travel and accommodation.
If you are in the state for a short period of time then pick a tour package which doesn't waste your time in travelling.
As we said earlier the destinations and the tour package would be decided based on the type of holiday you want. If relaxing is what you want to do while in Kerala, opt for the backwaters of Alappuzha or Kumarakom. You can forget all your worries while relaxing on the deck of a houseboat and sip coconut water.
But don't organise a houseboat cruise on the very first day of your arrival. The day cruises start around 12 and conclude around 6. So if you arrange the trip on the first day itself then you need to reach the boarding point before the aforementioned time.
Even if you arrive at the nearest airport in the morning hours you will have to travel more than 2 hours by road to reach the boarding point. So it is better to plan for a day cruise on the second day of the arrival. But if you are planning an overnight stay in a houseboat then you will get enough time to enjoy the calm backwaters.
If sightseeing is what you want then pick a package that offers the best of the natural wonders of Kerala like the 'Best Kerala Experience’ package offered by this site. It includes a visit to Athirappilly waterfalls, Munnar the famed hill station of Kerala, then a visit to Thekkady and Kumarakom. It is better to spend at least two days in Munnar as the place has many things to offer and you need to spend a little bit of time to enjoy it properly.
If you are customising the tour package provided by your operator then book a flight or train (depending on your mode of transportation) that is closer to your final sightseeing location.
If you are an adrenaline junkie then there are places in Kerala which promote adventure tourism such as river rafting, canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing, wildlife safaris, trekking etc...
But all these needs to be planned earlier, so this is again another topic you need to discuss with your tour operator. There are many specific adventure tour packages that are provided by your operator.
There are also separate honeymoon tour packages for the newlyweds, which will be away from the usual tourist spots.
n short, Kerala is a great place for an unforgettable stay be it a family vacation or a honeymoon trip.