Kerala Travel Tips

Cellular/Mobile Service:-

Providers like BSNL, Airtel, Idea, Vodafone, Reliance, DoCoMo and Hutch have coverage in Kerala.

Best Time to Vist:-

  • Peak Season from September to March when the climate is cool and comfortable and the best time to visit for a holiday in Kerala
  • Off season in Kerala which is the hot, humid summer season from April to May.
  • Monsoon Season from June to August suitable for Ayurveda with rains intermittently

Kerala is actually a very rainy state, which no doubt contributes to its lush greenery. Rain is commonly received during nine months of the year there and monsoons in Kerala starts from June.

Location:

Kerala is a state on the southwestern, Malabar Coast of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956 following the States Reorganisation Act by combining Malayalam-speaking regions. Spread over 38,863 km2 (15,005 sq mi), it is bordered by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Lakshadweep Sea to the west. With 33,387,677 inhabitants as per the 2011 Census, Kerala is the thirteenth-largest Indian state by population. It is divided into 14 districts with the capital being Thiruvananthapuram. Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state.

Altitude:

2,695 metres

Area

38,863 kmĀ²

Main Tourist places

  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Kovalam
  • Varkala
  • Alappuzha
  • Kumarakom
  • Munnar
  • Thekkady
  • Kochi
  • Thrissur
  • Athirapally
  • Calicut
  • Wayanad
  • Kannur

Annual Rainfall

3107 mm



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