Best Time to Visit Kerala
Kerala is an ideal destination throughout the year. Adorned with hill stations, backwaters and beaches, the state has something or the other to offer to the tourists throughout the year. Summers make a great time to plan a holiday in the hill stations of Kerala, whereas Monsoon is the time to enjoy Ayurvedic therapies and treatments. And winter is perfect for any kind of tour you dream of in Kerala.
Summer season in Kerala commences from the month of March and continues till May. During this, Kerala remains hot and humid with intermittent rainfalls. However, the evenings are quite pleasant and one can think of planning a visit in summer in Kerala. In fact summer is a good time to enjoy beach activities at the Thiruvananthapuram, Kovalam, Varkala and sightseeing at Alleppey, Wayanad and Munnar. Summer is also the season of celebrating elephant festivals like ThrissurPooram, which takes place in late April or early May each year.
Monsoon season in Kerala begins from month of June and last till September. Expect heavy rains, which by the enhance the beauty of the entire state making it more green and alluring. Monsoon is an ideal time for Ayurvedic treatments, it is believed that Ayurveda therapies work best in the rainy season as the pores of the skin opens during this season. Also, it is a perfect time to enjoy sightseeing at different destinations like Idukki, Kovalam and Wayanad.
October marks the onset of winter season in Kerala that continues till the month of March. During this season, the weather remains pleasant and ideal for planning a perfect holiday in Kerala. It is in fact the best time to explore every part of the state, right from hill stations to the beach getaways or the backwaters. Winter season is also ideal for a visit particularly to Kottayam, Alleppey, Varkala, Kozhikode and Thekkady.