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Kerala Holiday Packages and Tours

Visit the stunning mountains of the Western Ghats and the Munnar tea plantations, explore the wonderful Periyar National Park with the opportunity to spot elephants, or maybe indulge in some retail therapy and captivating culture in cosmopolitan Cochin. Relax on idyllic golden beaches before ending your Kerala holiday in style by cruising the famous Kerala backwaters on your very own private houseboat.

Our Kerala holiday packages and tours are tailor-made to meet your exact travel requirements. Browse the examples below and add them to your wish-list. 

Alternatively, you can contact us via info@aitholidays.com or call our India travel specialists directly on 01792 315499.  We are always happy to help with any enquiry.

Holidays to Kerala - Tailor Made South Kerala Holiday Packages

The best way to see Kerala is on a tailor-made holiday or tour. With the help of our travel experts you get to choose exactly where you want to travel, how many places you visit, the style of hotels you stay in and the range of activities to include. 

Tailor Made North Kerala Holiday Packages

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Small Group Tours to Kerala

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Kerala Tour Packages Which Include Neighbouring States

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Kerala Beach Holidays

With more than 600km of coastline, Kerala has some of the most beautiful beaches of the world with pristine lagoons and sheltered coves.


Kerala Weather

Kerala Annual Average Temperature

(Based on weather reports collected during 2005–2015, Kochi, Kerala, India.  Showing average minimum and maximum temperatures per month.)

Kerala Annual Temperature Averages

Kerala Annual Average Rainfall

Kerala Annual Rainfall Averages

Summary of Kerala Weather

  • Hottest Month - April (29 °C avg)
  • Coldest Month - July (27 °C avg)
  • Windiest month - May (6 mph avg)
  • Annual Rainfall - 1951.7 mm (per year)

The climate of Kerala has distinct seasons. Throughout the year, daily temperatures usually rise from the lows of 20°C to between 27°C and 32 °C.  The state is directly exposed to the southwest monsoon, which prevails from July through to September, but it also receives rain from the reverse (northeast) monsoon from October and November.  Rainfall averages about 3000 mm (115 inches) annually with some slopes receiving more than 200 inches (5,000 mm) of rainfall.


Wildlife and National Parks of Kerala

Kerala has many national parks and wildlife sanctuaries to enjoy.

  • Periyar Tiger Reserve (map)
  • Eravikulam National Park (map)
  • Silent Valley National Park (map)
  • Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary (map)
  • Parambikulam Tiger Reserve and Wildlife Sanctuary (map)
  • Pampadum Shola National Park (map)
  • Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary (map)
  • Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary (map)
  • Thattekad Bird Sanctuary (Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary) (map)
  • Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary (map)

Learn more about Kerala's National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries here.

Plant and Animal Life of Kerala, India

Kerala Butterfly on flower bird on tree

The coastal zones of Kerala are dotted with beautiful coconut palm groves, while much of the Western Ghats and riverine areas are covered with verdant rainforests and tropical deciduous forests. The upland region is known for its rolling grasslands.

Kerala is home to an array of wildlife. Mammals include sambar deer, gaurs (wild cattle), Nilgiri tahrs (wild goatlike animals), elephants, leopards, tigers, bonnet monkeys, rare lion-tailed macaques and Hanuman and Nilgiri langurs. 


Kerala Transport

Kerala has a well-developed road and railway system. It is connected with the states of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka by national highways. A railway coming from the east through the Palghat Gap in the Western Ghats meets with a railway running from north to south through the state and on to Kanniyakumari, the southernmost town of India. Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode, and Cochin (Kochi) have international airports.

Map of Kerala