Surrounded by the Lakshadweep Sea on the east and the Western Ghats on the west, Kerala is known for its beautiful beaches, poetic hill stations, serene backwater and clear skies. In a nutshell, Kerala offers you peace. As it helps you escape the hustle and bustle of the city life, a trip to “God’s Own Country” is something you cannot miss.
If you are looking to visit Kerala then our Kerala tour packages from Delhi is just right for you. With our experienced guide and Kerala holiday travel planner, we make sure that you make most of your Kerala holidays.
Kerala has three distinct seasons – Peak Season ( September-March), Off Season (April-May) and Monsoon Season ( June-August). To enjoy the spirit of Kerala to the fullest you need to know which places to visit in which season, what to eat and what adventures to look forward to.
Tourists flock to Kerala all year round. What experience are you seeking is often the deciding factor for the best time to book Kerala tour package from Delhi.
If you hail from the National Capital, you might want to visit Kerala during the Off Season (April-May) when you can enjoy a less crowded vacation sightseeing the Spice Plantation or relishing in Kerala Hill Stations.
If your eyes thirst for lush greenery and overflowing rivers then you can visit Kerala during the monsoon season, probably in June or July which is also the best time for Ayurvedic Treatments.
How to reach Kerala from Delhi
The best is you book a Kerala Holiday package from Delhi including airfares. However, if you want to plan your Kerala trip from Delhi yourself, there here are the options. You can reach Kerala either by road, rail or air.
By Road– You have travel via NH 44 ( 2589 km), AH 47( 2586 Km) or AH 47 & NH 48 (2598 Km). The highways pass through Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. This might not be the perfect mode of transportation as all three routes are approximately 2598 km and require at least 4 days of traveling.
By train- There are 10 direct trains from New Delhi to Trivandrum. The fastest train being Trivandrum Rajdhani (12432) which takes 42 hours. The train tickets cost between 3000/- to 7000/- . Traveling to Kerala via train is economical and often opted for.
By Air– While traveling through air, you can book flights to Kochi, Kannur, Trivandrum or Kozhikode. All major airlines have direct flights between the two destinations. Journey from flights can take from 3 hours to 6 hours.
Activities we cover in our Kerala Tour Packages from Delhi
From adventure lovers to peace lovers. Kerala has something in store for all kinds of tourists. If you are from Delhi, then you will love these activities.
Backwater Trails and Houseboat– You can enjoy a ride along the palm fringed backwater anytime of the year, but doing so in monsoon might not be suitable as Kerala is known to throw up sudden bursts of showers. In the months August to May you can enjoy the backwater trails in Alleppey, Kollam, Kumarakom, Kuttanad, and Kasaragod. Booking a houseboat in Alleppey might add to the whole adventure.
Beach Tours– Kerala has a total of 22 beaches. The best time to visit them would be from December to March.
Nature/Plantation Walks– Nature walks and walks through spice and tea plantation in Wayanad, Munnar, Thekkady, Kumarakom could be best enjoyed during the off season when animals come out providing ample opportunity for sightseeing. Or during the monsoon when greenery in Kerala is at its peak.
Shikara Rides– Alappuzha, about four hours from Trivandrum offers shikara rides. People who love bird watching can enjoy this serene ride.
Village Walks– Kerala is dotted with small villages full of vibrant local life and customs. Kumbalangi, an area on the outskirts of kochi surrounded by paddy fields offer village tours. Here you can see model fishery and engage with locals who make a living out of agriculture and fishing.
Ayurvedic Treatments– Ayurvedic Treatments in Kerala are famous all over the world. You might want to visit Kerala in Monsoon if you want to experience the ayurvedic healing.
Kathakali Performance– If you want to visit Kerala to witness its cultural and artistic side you might want to stop at the Cochin Cultural Center.
Bamboo Rafting– Bamboo rafting in Periyar takes about 4-5 hours and takes you through the many delights of one of the best wildlife sanctuaries in Kerala.
Festivals in Kerala
Cultural fiesta in Kerala continue for the whole year, here is a list of festivals you can choose to attend.
Cochin Carnival (December-1st January)
Kumarakom Boat Race (September-October)
Aranmula Boat Race and Attachamayam( August-September)
Chembai Sangeetholsavam (November)
Guruvayoor Utsavam (February- March)
Edathuva Perunnal (April- May)
Nehru Trophy Boat Race (August)
Kottiyoor Vysakha Mahotsavam (May-July)
Champakulam Moolam Boat Race (June -July)
Why Book Kerala Tour Packages from Delhi with India Tourism
India Tourism have been organising Kerala Tour Packages from Delhi for over 15 years. Our Kerala packages can be tailored to fit your budget. Our experienced Kerala guides make sure that you enjoy a comfortable and luxury vacation in Kerala. If you are planning a trip to Kerala then contact our Sikkim Travel Experts based in Delhi to customise your trip and clear any other queries related to air tickets, lodging and sightseeing.