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About Kerala
Located in southern India, Kerala is an amazing destination filled with major tourist attractions set against stunning backdrops. It is like opening a lucky bag of surprises. Locals call Kerala “God’s own country” for a reason. Down in India's most southern state, serene backwaters offer an approach to dynamic rainforests and tropical wildernesses, overflowing with flavor estates and untamed life. It's a mysterious little heaven away from everything. The province of Kerala extends for 550 km along India's southwest coast, separated between the thickly forested piles of Western Ghats inland and a lavish, damp waterfront plain of rice paddy, tidal ponds, streams, and canals. Its strongly tropical scene, taken care of by the most elevated precipitation in peninsular India, has inebriated guests since the old Sumerians and Greeks cruised looking for flavors to the shore known as the Malabar Coast. Explore this beautiful destination with our Kerala Tours and enjoy every tiny bit of it.

Geography and Seasons

The coastal state of Kerala lying on the Southwestern tip of India has usually been known as the tropical Paradise of India. Limited by the Arabian Sea at one side and the Western Ghats on the other, the delightful land with staggering excellence has an equable and tropical atmosphere offering a satisfying climate all through the whole year. The coastal state has a hot and humid atmosphere during April-May and a wonderful, cold atmosphere in December-January. 


Wedged between the Arabian Sea in the West and the Western Ghats in the East geologically Kerala is remarkable and lovely. This remarkable topography of Kerala gives numerous slopes, high mountains, and valleys, thick timberlands alongside the wonderful water bodies, backwaters, lakes, and seashores. With a region of 38, 863 square kilometers Kerala's coast runs 580 km long and 35-120 km in width. Kerala is the one spot with numerous assorted topographical highlights.


Culture
The culture of Kerala is a great blend of both Indian and Dravidian culture and is being influenced by the neighboring states as well. 7 As for the heritage of Kerala, it can be said that this heritage holds a special and important place in Indian history. Providing national integrity is Kerala Heritage. 

This culture and heritage of Kerala are reflected in its various art forms, dresses, and amazing south Indian cuisines. And each festival in Kerala is celebrated with all its pomp and grandeur. The main festivals in Kerala include Onam, Vishu, Eid, Thrissur Pooram and many more. Ayurveda in Kerala can be dated back to as long as 2000 years. Earlier it was done by the natives but now it has become famous especially among the other native Indians and foreigners.


Experience

Kerala is one of the best travel destinations in India that has a lot to offer to a traveler on each visit. From the vast tea estates of Munnar and the gushing waterfalls at Athirapally to the snake boat race and the art forms of Kerala, the list of experiences in Kerala is long. Let’s have a look at some of it.


Houseboat Ride on Backwaters in Alleppey

Alleppey is blessed with the charming backwaters; this is heaven for all the nature lovers. Cruising on the backwaters on a traditional houseboat is truly one of the unique experiences of Kerala. Be it for a vacation with your entire family or honeymoon with your better half it is all about a true delight. Excursion through the favored eco-circle of rich greenery, influencing palms, old towns and that's only the tip of the iceberg.


Watch Kathakali Dance Performance - Alleppey

Experience an Indian social convention at Kathakali. The arts center has exhibitions displaying the intricate dance-drama along with martial arts. Find out about the importance of different movements as artists are dressed up in energetically hued customary ensembles and cosmetics that clarify their significance.


Thrill Yourself with Water  Activities at Lighthouse Beach

This spot is an amazing place, as from here you can take a look at the captivating Southern coastline. The shining brilliant sand, completely clear water, and rough precipices expand a truly flawless view that will tie you in its appeal. Reaching out to the Lighthouse shoreline is extremely simple and one can either book a taxi or can go for nearby transport like an auto-rickshaw. Respect the excellence of Lighthouse Beach.

Kerala Tour Packages


Kerala Tour Packages

Duration

Price

Kerala Backwaters with Beach 

4 Nights /
5 Days

$ 180
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Wild Kerala

5 Nights /
6 Days

$ 210
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Kerala with Munnar

6 Nights /
7 Days

$ 280
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Kerala - God's Own Country

7 Nights /
8 Days

$ 280
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Whole of Kerala (Land Package)

9 Nights /
10 Days

$ 180
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How to Reach Kerala


By Air

Kerala has just become India’s only state with four airports that run as international flights. They are Trivandrum, Cochin, Kozhikode and Kannur Airports. This makes flying into Kerala easy and convenient as each airport sits in a different region of the state, so you can easily land at the one that best suits your itinerary. Cochin International airport is Kerala’s busiest and amazingly runs off solar power! Karipur Airport is in the city in the past known as Calicut, presently called Kozhikode. It has two terminals, one for residential and the other global. By and by, you can show up here from every single significant city and explore places like Beypore, Wayanad, Kadalundi town and Kappad Beach. At long last, the new Kannur Airport takes you closer to renowned spots like Thalassery, Bekal Fort and Payyambalam Beach.


By Sea

From Cochin, ships are attempting towards the Lakshadweep Islands. Backwaters of Kerala not only as a famous transportation medium but noted as a prominent tourist attraction in themselves. Today these inside water transport systems are the most well known travel product of Kerala. 


What to Eat in Kerala?


There is surely a reason why travelers go gaga over the varieties and flavors of Keralian Cuisine because the flavors of Kerala are enhanced with chilies, curry leaves, mustard seeds, turmeric tamarind, black pepper, cardamom, clove, ginger, cinnamon, and asafetida. So for all those who think Keralian food is all about idlis and dosas you are in for a surprise! Kerala invites you to experience and indulging in the best gastronomic experiences that probably won’t let you leave the mesmerizing state!! Indulge in with our Kerala tour packages for family. 

Puttu and Kadala Curry

A famous breakfast recipe out of the many Kerala dishes, Puttu is a cylindrical steamed rice cake that is cooked in a mold with grated coconut. It can be served with ripe bananas; grated coconut and Kandala curry (the Keralite version of Kala chana).


Appam with Ishtu

The staple element of Keralian cuisine made from fermented rice, coconut milk, coconut water a teensy bit of sugar, Appam is essentially a thin pancake with crispy edges. These crepe-like dishes are best appreciated with Ishtu, a sort of stew that has been initially derived from the European stew and is produced using coconut milk, cinnamon, cloves and shallots, and sometimes additionally mango pieces with the sweet scent of coconut milk is sufficient to bait foodies to Kitchen!


Dosa with Kerala Style Sambhar

Listed among the ‘World’s 50 most Delicious Foods’, dosa and sambhar in Kerala cuisine make up the deadly combination. Made from fermented rice and lentils, the ghee roast dosa is first cooked to the perfection in pure ghee and then roasted till it gets as crisp as it can.


Idli Sambhar

Perhaps the most popular among Kerala food, idli sambhar are fondly eaten in not just all households in Kerala, but everywhere else in India! The perfect combination of fermented rice cakes and a deliciously tangy curry of aromatic spices and vegetables like lentils. Apart from being a favorite of foodies for its taste, idli sambhar is also universally accepted for the health benefits it bears.


Which are the famous Indian Restaurants in Kerala?


Only a real foodie with commitment would know that South Indian state has very different flavors to offer. South Indian states have the best of every food you can imagine. Explore some of the finest Indian Restaurants in Kerala with our tour packages to Kerala.

 

BTH Sarovaram

The restaurant provides superior quality south & north Indian traditional vegetarian cuisine in a tastefully decorated, relaxed environment. Their skilled chefs can modify traditional dishes to suit vegans and guests with dietary restrictions. Enjoy your meals in air-conditioned comfort at Sarovaram. With a traditional décor and soothing ambiance, BTH Sarovaram restaurant is a must-visit for delicious vegetarian Keralian cuisine. 


Mothers Veg Plaza
Mothers Veg Plaza is one of the best restaurants in Trivandrum city. The Ambience here is decent enough and a bit crowded which is justified by the quality of food. The service is really good and the staff will make sure that you are comfortable. The menu is great with a wide range of dishes to opt from. A variety of dosas will be a highlight for you. And yes they serve bananas after your lunch which is unique. 

Dosa De Thekkady

There can be no better place to enjoy crispy, delectable dosas other than Dosa de Thekkady. This place is a famous dosa joint among locals and travelers. The best part about this place is that service is quick without any compromise in the taste and preparation. You will have unique varieties of dosas being served here. Apart from serving traditional dosas, they also like to experiment with the dish which you can order from their menu if you like to experiment with food.  


Annapurna Veg Restaurant

All the vegans out there may rejoice! They serve Gujarati, Marvadi, Jain Thali, Chinese, Punjabi and South Indian dishes. This fine-dining restaurant serves distinctive Indian specialties; this restaurant is truly a paradise for gourmets. Every ingredient used at this restaurant is fresh and sourced only from suppliers who share their values and passion for quality. That is why Annapoorna is different from other restaurants. From name to fame, two elements are key in the restaurant’s ethos-the magical taste and the royal service. Annapoorna is authentic in all respects; not limited to just the cuisine, chef and ambiance. And this even carries through to the interiors of the restaurant, which were designed by experts hailing from the regions where the cuisines originated. 


Places to Visit in Kerala


God's own country, Kerala has some amazingly delightful vacationer goals to hold the attention of worldwide voyagers. There are hill stations, backwaters, business urban communities, villas and considerably more to discover. Rich culture and heritage of Kerala also attract nature lovers from all corners of the world. What's more, here are the best places to visit in Kerala that must be in your tour itinerary. Discover it with our Kerala tour packages.



Athirapally Waterfall
The splendorous 80 feet high and 330 feet wide, Athirapally cascade in Kerala have legitimately earned the title of being the Niagara Falls of India. The overall experience of traveling to these falls is fascinating. Enjoy the mesmerizing views and the sound of fall; it is indeed healing and soulful. This beautiful fall is 80 feet (25m) tall and originated from western Ghat. Athirapally cascade could make anybody begin to look all starry eyed at the start sight. Its excellence is the explanation that it will pull in you towards it. Thus it is an incredible spot to escape with your gang.

Kundala Lake
A scenic place that looks more like a picture postcard, Kundala place is a major attraction. You can go boating at the lake in one of the many colorful shikaras available. A perfect place for a family spot where you can click amazing pictures and it is surely a place where you can marvel at the picture-perfect scenic beauty. With some luck, you can see some cute elephants loitering on the banks of this beautiful lake. Just don’t miss out on this attraction on your visit to Kerala. 

Spice Plantation
Kerala’s history is closely linked with the spice trade that dates back to 3000 years ago. And it is famous all across the world for several years. Traders from many foreign countries including Arabian countries and Europe came to Kerala for the trading of spices. But to be more precise, pepper is known as the king of spices, but here various other spices such as cardamom, nutmeg, ginger, and turmeric are also produced in large quantities. 

Things to Do in Kerala


Some of the best things to do in Kerala are as below, let’s have a look! 

Relax with Ayurvedic Spa
Munnar is a hub for many Ayurvedic spas and that is a reason why it is considered to be the best place for your daily dose of spa therapy. So, if you are planning to get your spa treatment done right, consider this to be an ideal place with loads of spa treatment centers.

Go for Periyar Jungle Safari
Thekkady is the area of the Periyar National Park close to Kerala-Tamil Nadu outskirts. It is popular for its thick evergreen, semi-evergreen timberlands, and savanna prairies. It is home to elephants, sambar, tigers, lion-tailed macaques, and Nilgiri langurs. The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary can be accessed via trekking, boating but the most thrilling experience is that of a jeep safari. The Mullaperiyar Dam across the Periyar River forms an artificial lake in the area where the animals come to drink water – truly a beautiful sight!

Paddle Your Own Canoe/Kayak in the Backwaters
Kumarakom is a paradise in the backwaters of Kerala – it is a village situated on Vembanad Lake. Imagine canoeing or kayaking on your own in God’s own country. This bliss is an easy reality in Kumarakom; in fact, it is the best way to explore the beautiful backwaters. Surrounded by paddy fields and lined with coconut trees, the sight of houseboats, migratory birds and lotuses dotting the waters and a complete sense of calm is overwhelming. So, when in Kumarakom, paddle your kayak or canoe to row by tiny, colorful homes and surreal, large resorts.

Go Out for Street Shopping
Shopping in the Kumarakom market is more rewarding than it may seem – there are antique items, jewelry, ready-made garments, and ethnic hand-woven textiles, fresh spices and even delicious banana chips! Kathakali masks are quite typical and symbolic of the place and work as great souvenirs. What steals the show is traditional silk sarees sold in small shops that are of great quality and reasonably priced. 

Kerala for Family


Planning a family vacation can be daunting. When considering little ones, it may be difficult to find vacation spots that are suitable for both the young and the older. From beaches, glamour, and kids friendly entertainment parks Kerala has it all. 

 

 It is indeed a family-friendly place where you can take a bag full of memories. It offers some really beautiful cities that will take your heart away. Kerala is truly iconic and has now become a part of world culture. 

 

So, if you are planning a getaway with a whole gang, Kerala has the most family-friendly attractions and is the perfect place to make your family holidays worthwhile. Explore it with our Kerala Tour Packages for family. 


Which are the Best Areas for Shopping Tours in Kerala?


We describe Kerala for its charming beachscape, lush greenery, and cultural significance. What's more, every time you go for a walk down its narrow lanes you would need to bring home some piece of its excellence. So, whether you are looking for big brands or some street shopping it serves as a perfect place for shopaholics. Shop until you drop with our Kerala tour. 

Kalyan Silks
Today Kalyan Silks prides itself in world-class showrooms in Kochi, Thrissur, Palakkad, Kannur, Trivandrum, Kochi and many others. The product lines are different from other players in the textile industry, and so are its infrastructural facilities. Kalyan Silks has a cord of looms in all foremost centers across the country. In- house designing centers and manufacturing units helps Kalyan Silks bring the latest to its shelves. In addition to all this, Kalyan Silks owns India’s largest wholesale textile showroom, which powers this heritage brand to control prices and maximize quality right throughout the year. 

Jayalakshmi Silks
Ever since Jayalakshmi has been part of the growth story that the city has witnessed. It has been trendsetter in fashion with its signature style of silk. With time, the array on offer has grown from Sarees to include ethnic wear, western wear and branded wears. Jayalakshmi has constantly esteemed its clients giving them the best in nature of items and fine mood to shop in. The inside stylistic theme of the outlets is elegantly done by the expert originators making the shopping knowledge at Jayalakshmi a noteworthy encounter. Adjusted to contemporary tastes, Jayalakshmi has assembled a client base begrudged by many. Every one of the four outlets registers a normal of 5000 to 10000 walk-ins every day. This increases to twofold and threefold in the festive and wedding season. The extensive designs of the stores make it a favored family-shopping destination.

Spice Market
India is known to be the land of spices and various Indian dishes have a good amount of spices and seasoning. Some Herbs, Some Spices and plenty of love is the base of Indian cuisine. Spice Market is merchants of the highest quality, hand-selected, and hand-prepared spices and herbs. Do you want something extra to spice up everyday dishes? Herbs, spices & seasonings are some of the choicest plants and their derivatives, which have medicinal value or are capable of adding that special something to a meal. There is a lot you can do with these in your kitchen & home. If you are not sure how to go about with these, then there is always the option of getting a recipe blog that will effectively guide you on the usage of various spices and herbs. Now, get your hands on some exotic herbs and spices, and then you can always go through the varied options available at The Spice Market. 

 




























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Ms. Maitri Shah was an excellent Travel Coordinator for us and considered our unique needs as she planned our Kerala Tour. Every suggestion she made was excellent, as she considered our budget, time constraints, and personal likes and dislikes. I would definitely work with you guys again as you made our trip easy and stress free.
Thanks Flamingo and specially Ms. Maitri Shah for helping us to carry all the wonderful memories. Thanks again you for everything and wish you all the best.
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Thanks for made our Holidays Memorable...we enjoyed all days throughout our Kerala tour. 
this is second time our tour with Flamingo, of course flamingo is given us chance to making tour with again & again valuable,life time memorable, enjoyable and amazing experience trip with him..... we such a Thankful to Maitri madam & Kamil sir to made our Customized tour Packages....  
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Frequently asked questions about Kerala Vacation Packages

What are the different modes of transportation provided to passengers on tour?
At the time of booking, passengers are given different options to choose their mode of transportation like:

In Private Transfer you can also choose to do sightseeing by private vehicle which will be available from one point to another. The private vehicle will be pre-booked on a pre-decided route and timings decided in advance as well.  

Vehicle at disposal means that a car will be with you throughout the travel trip for which timings and kilometers will be decided in advance. If you use the car outside the travel package distance or time limit then it may not be possible or it will charged additionally. Vehicle at disposal offers more flexibility and control over the itinerary. Also private van tours include a coach at service.

SIC (Seat in coach basis) SIC coach transfers depart only at fixed times and stop at different hotels enroute where other passengers may be picked up or dropped off which mean it time consuming. You will be traveling with other passengers and passengers of different nationalities which offers a good chance to interact with people from different parts of the world. Before joining the tour you need to exchange tour vouchers for your original tickets from the concerned office. Many time the tour starting point is not from the hotel so then you need to reach the departure point from your hotel at your own expense.
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What is the best time to visit the said destination?
Inferable from its geological variety, India could be visited round the year. Though winter months from October till March are the peak season for the travel industry in India, monsoon is the best time to visit for experiencing the downpour in Northern India just as the hills or fields in the South for Ayurveda treatments. For wildlife experience, April, May and June months are the best time to visit National Parks in India as it is when chances for locating Bengal tigers are ideal. Winter months are appropriate too for wildlife spotting. Summer a very long time from April till July is best to for climbing, treks and adventure in North and North Eastern Region of India just as visit to Ladakh.
What is the difference between group tours and individual tours?
Group tours consist of certain number of people touring together to a destination. Group tours can be a great way to know new people and explore well planned itinerary covering the best places. No changes will be possible in your group tour itinerary. In each destination the group consists of approximately 40 to 55 members.

Individual tours are tailor made tours designed and arranged just for you. You have a liberty to choose your own hotels, and attractions as per your taste.
What kind of food is offered to travelers on tour?
Meals which will be provided on tour will be mentioned in your tour itinerary. Usually meal menu contains of Indian vegetarian food, Jain food (no onion, no garlic, no potato), local vegetarian food, if requested Indian non-vegetarian food and local non-vegetarian food. 

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