Lush Green Kerala
When you think about traveling to the best destinations in India, there are three places that come to mind – Goa for its vibrant parties, Rajasthan for its ethnic allure and Kerala for its lush greenery. While all these destinations are worth a visit at least once in your lifetime, it is important to know thew best time to visit these amazing jewels of India’s tourism crown. (ALSO SEE Top 15 places to visit in India) Kerala, for instance, is a marvelous destination that has captured the imagination of travelers all over the world. Its stunning beaches, alluring backwaters, wonderful tea plantations and vibrant festivals make it an amazing Indian destination to witness India’s natural beauty as well as cultural splendor.
Best time to visit Kerala
Summer season in Kerala is from the month of March to June. During summer, Kerala is very hot with temperatures averaging around 29 degree C. This is the off season in Kerala with regard to tourism. If you are looking for cheap rates and easy bookings, this is a good time to visit Kerala. However, sight-seeing may be a problem as the hot weather makes it difficult to move around and explore the beautiful places of the state.
Monsoons in Kerala is from mid-June to end of August. Many people consider the monsoon season to be the best time to visit Kerala. People looking for Ayurvedic treatments and wellness programs in Kerala target this season. The mix of hot and cold weather serves the treatment programs well. The rains may affect your sight-seeing itinerary but if you wish to stay at one place in a comfortable resort, monsoon is a great time to visit Kerala. During this time, the tea gardens and rice fields are a sight to behold. It is also the season when the boat festival is held here. CHECK OUT 5 places in Kerala you must visit this monsoon!
End of monsoon and winter is perhaps the best time to visit Kerala for those who want to move around easily and explore as much of the picturesque state as possible. Towards the end of monsoon, Kerala’s hill stations and plantations are lush green and its backwaters are simply marvelous. The winter that follows brings pleasant temperatures that are ideal for sight-seeing and exploration. From the beaches to the hill stations, every part of Kerala is bright and beautiful during this season. It is the peak tourist season which means rates are higher and number of tourists is quite high.
Alleppey in Kerala
So, the best time to visit Kerala is from September to March unless you want to avoid the crowd, bear the brunt of summer heat but get the scenic places all to yourself in return. Go ahead and make your bookings right away. Breathtaking beauty, rejuvenating ambiance and a peaceful vacation awaits you in God’s Own Country.
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