Kerala Tour Packages

Kerala,the dream destination of all the tourists, adventurers, honeymooners, and visitors is on India’s tropical Malabar coast with a clear 600 km Arabian Sea shoreline, Palm-lined Pristine beaches, Photogenic valleys, gurgling Mountain streams, Serpentine pin bends with a serene environment, the romantic and heart-warming ambiance has always allured all. With a bounty of fascinating destinations, it has always remained as the first preference all the nature lovers, leisure-seekers and adventurous hunters.

 Kerala tour packages are filled up with unique fun experiences like you can enjoy boat ride at one of the famous dam Mattupetty also you can visit to lust green tea gardens of Kerala also if you are a water lover then you can experience the famous Kerala backwater ride from the beautiful and must-visit place Alleppy to Pallathuruthy also visit one of Kerala’s famous beach Kovalam and spent some fun time also if you are a shopping lover then you can visit Kumily Spice Village. These all will come under our Kerala holiday package which gives you the most amazing experience of the Kerala state.  

Top Rated Kerala Tour Packages

Kerala Tour Packages
No. of Days
Price*
Kerala Hill Station and Backwater Tour Package5 Nights/6 Days₹17,999/-
Best of Kerala Tour Package8 Nights/9 Days₹25,999/-
Exotic Kerala Honeymoon Tour Package5 Nights/6 Days₹13.999/-
Long-Lasting Kerala Tour Package13 Nights/14 Days₹39,999/-
Mesmerizing Kerala Tour Package9 Nights/10 Days₹26,000/-
Kerala is among the top 10 best travel destinations in the world. It is famously known as ‘God’s own country’. The Kerala tourism department has worked hard to make Kerala a world-famous destination. 
Kerala is located in the southern part of India which is blessed with a lush green, beautiful landscape that has many natural wonders to cherish. The charming backwaters and houseboat ride through the groves makes it a memorable traveling experience. Kerala is a destination that is rich in culture, tradition, and art. 

International tourists travel to Kerala to experience the traditional practices of Yoga and Ayurvedic therapies. Many tourists visit Kerala to learn more about the ancient healing practices and use of natural remedies in food and indigenous medicines. 

Kerala is a perfect tourist destination that is perfect for all your travel needs. There are plenty of travel destinations suitable for adventure seekers, honeymoon couples, backpackers, and families. No matter what your travel needs are, you can always find experiences that can make your vacation a great memorable experience.

Kerala Tour Packages

If you want to escape the hassle of planning and organizing your vacation trip, then choosing a travel agent is a great way to save time. There are always many available tour packages which you can choose from. If you are planning to go to Kerala, then the following are some of the travel packages that you can consider.

- Kerala tour packages for family

- Kerala tour packages for couples

- Kerala adventure tour packages

- Kerala temple tour packages

You can choose any of the package categories that suits your time and budget. Also, there is always an option to customize any travel package as per your needs. You can even contact your travel agent to create an entirely new travel package that takes you to the places that you want. However, if you are someone who can do his/her own research to create an itinerary that fits your needs, then you have to do a lot of planning. 

We have compiled a list of places that are great for Families and Honeymoon couples in Kerala. These destinations are perfect and are chosen by keeping the needs of couples and families in mind. Following are the 10 best destinations for couples on their honeymoon and families.

If you are a couple on your honeymoon, then Kerala is a great destination to enjoy your honeymoon vacation. The natural beauty alone is enough to make your vacation perfect. However, there are still plenty of experiences you can explore as a couple. Kerala is known to be a honeymoon destination and there are many Kerala tour packages for couples that you can easily find online.

7 Best Destinations To Traveling With Kerala Tour Packages

1. Munnar

Munnar, Kerala (image source: Wikimedia Commons)

For newly married couples, Munnar is a dream destination. The mesmerizing beauty of the lush green landscape of Munnar is simply breathtaking. The most relaxing and rewarding experience to have in Munnar is simply taking nature walks with your loved one. The landscape of Munnar is full of tea plantations with the beautiful background of the hills. Enjoying the local tea with your significant other in the lap of nature is a refreshing and memorable experience to have. The weather is quite pleasant and there are many tourist activities you can engage in as a couple.

If you are traveling with your family and with kids, then Munnar is a great destination for you. There are many activities that you can enjoy with your family. Following are some of the tourist activities which are included in the Kerala packages for Munnar.

- Nature walks through the tea plantations

- Trekking- Visiting waterfalls

- Staying in a Treehouse

- Boating at Kundala Dam

Tourist attractions: Echo Point, Mattupetty Dam, Meesappulimala trek, Eravikulam National Park

Best time to visit: October to November and January to May

2. Wayanad

 Wayanad, Kerala (image source: Wikimedia Commons)

The hill station of Wayanad is located near the seashore of Kozhikode and is situated in the famous Western Ghats. The green hills of Wayanad is a bio-diverse landscape blooming rich varieties of various species of plants and animals.
Every year Wayanad attracts hundreds of tourists from all over the world. Tourists who are visiting on their Kerala tour packages from Bangalore find Wayanad to be an easily accessible destination from their city. Wayanad is also close to other popular destinations of Ooty, Mysore, and Coorg. Tourists can easily explore these destinations while on their vacation to Wayanad.  

Couples who have booked their Kerala honeymoon tour package include Wayanad in their itinerary because of the many great attractions they can enjoy as a couple. Taking some romantic nature walks while exploring waterfalls and lakes is a great way to be with your significant other. Some of the popular experiences for honeymoon-goers include:

- Trekking

- Wildlife Safaris

- Waterfalls and Caves

If you are traveling with your family, then kids can particularly enjoy the wildlife in Wayanad. Especially Elephant rides are a popular attraction for children. However, one thing to note is that some wildlife safaris prohibit the entry of children below the age of 12. Make sure the check-in advance before booking any safaris with children.

The villages located in the northeastern part of Wayanad have the most Asian elephant species. If you have children above the age of 12, then taking an elephant ride could be an exciting activity for your family. 

Tourist attractions: Thirunelli Temple, Chembra Peak, Edakkal Caves, and Bandipur National Park.

Best time to visit: October to May.

3. Alleppey

 Houseboats in Alleppey, Kerala (image source: Wikimedia Commons)

Alleppey is one of the most popular destinations to experience houseboat riding across the backwaters of Kerala. Alleppey is one of the most included destinations in all the popular Kerala holiday packages. For the couples on their honeymoon, staying in a houseboat is one of the best experiences they can have.

The romantic trip in a houseboat is an all-inclusive holiday package that includes freshly made local food served on the boat. You can experience a smooth ride on the houseboat and relax with your loved one. Riding through the paddy fields and small islands in the backwaters of Alleppey is worth experiencing. If great food and personal privacy are important for you, then Alleppey is the best choice for you. 

Also, if you are traveling with your family, then Alleppey is a great destination. Relaxing on the beach and enjoying delicious food will make everyone in the family happy. Getting some Ayurvedic therapies for your family and your loved ones is also a great way to make your vacation a relaxing experience. Couples usually get ayurvedic massages together on their honeymoon.

Tourist attractions: Kuttanad backwaters, Alleppey beach, Marari Beach, Revi Karunakaran Museum, Ayurvedic therapies.

Best time to visit: November to Friday

4. Athirapally

Athirappilly Waterfalls, Kerala (image source: Wikimedia Commons)

Athirappilly or Athirapally is known as one of the off-beat destinations in Kerala. It is famous for its treehouses and beautiful waterfalls. It attracts hundreds of tourists every year who visit Athirapally for their vacation. You can enjoy some of the best natural scenic beauty in Athirapally. 

This destination is a perfect destination for couples on their honeymoon. Some of the most popular Kerala honeymoon tour packages include Athirapally in their list of destinations. For couples who wish for some privacy and a natural setting, this destination is a great choice. There are several resorts where you can stay in the middle of the forest with all the modern amenities and comforts that you need on your vacation.

Athirapally is slowly getting popular due to social media and promotions by the state tourism department. Staying in the treehouses is one of the highlights of this destination. The beauty that surrounds this place is simply breathtaking. Being in the middle of nature is a great way to relax. 

If you are traveling with your family, then children will particularly enjoy staying in the treehouses and will have plenty of space to play. You can enquire about the available Kerala tour packages with a price from your travel agent and customize your vacation as per your needs.

Tourist attractions: Treehouses, Athirapally falls, Charpa falls, Vadakumnathan Temple

Best time to visit: All through the year

5. Kovalam

Kovalam, Kerala (image source: Wikimedia Commons)

Situated on the shores of the great Arabian Sea, Kovalam is known for some of the best beaches in Kerala. With shallow waters and easy tides, Kovalam is a great place to enjoy surfing and various other water sports.

Family vacation with children is much safer on the beach of Kovalam. You can simply relax and enjoy the sun or indulge in motorboat riding. Some of the famous beaches are Samudra beach, Hawah beach, and the Lighthouse beach. Also, the town of Kovalam is a great shopping destination with plenty of places to eat the delicious delicacies of Kerala.

As a couple, you can get an Ayurvedic couple’s massage which you can include in your Kerala tour packages. You can also enjoy the nightlife as there are several places where you can dance through the night while enjoying great food in the many restaurants in the town of Kovalam. People traveling from north India can find Kovalam to be a paradise of a destination. If you are booking a Kerala tour package from Delhi, then make sure to include Kovalam in your itinerary.

Tourist attractions: Shopping, Nightlife, Rock-cut cave temple, Water sports, and Cultural events.

Best time to visit: September till March.

6. Thrissur

 Vadakunnathan Temple, Thrissur, Kerala (image source: Wikimedia Commons)

Thrissur is known to be the ‘Cultural capital of Kerala’ because of the many cultural events being held here. It is also one of the best places to witness the best artforms from Kerala. The cultural events that are held in Thrissur play an important part in promoting the culture of Kerala. Some of the best events that are worth witnessing are the following.

- Performing arts

- Onam Festival

- Vadakkumnathan Temple ceremonies

- Thrissur Pooram Festival

If you are a couple on your honeymoon or if you are traveling with your family, you can truly see the beauty of Kerala in this one place. During certain festivals, Thrissur is full of ceremonies and festivities should not be missed. Apart from all the cultural significance of Thrissur, it is also a great offbeat destination for honeymoon couples. You can enjoy the silent romantic nature walks with many gorgeous waterfalls on your path. 

Tourist attractions: Vadakumnathan Temple, Arthirapally Falls, Chavakkad Beach, Charpa Falls.

Best time to visit: October till March.

7. Bekal

Bekal Fort, Kerala (image source: Wikimedia Commons)
If you are a couple who wishes to be away from the noise of crowded places and relax in the lap of nature, then Bekal is the best destination in Kerala to spend your honeymoon. Bekal is a small town blessed with the serenity that you might need on your honeymoon. Bekal is famous for its forts, backwaters, and beautiful beaches.

In recent years, Bekal has become significantly popular compared to other destinations and has managed to attract many people to this tranquil town. Tourists from Bangalore visit this place for a short vacation and book their Kerala tour packages from Bangalore. Also, a lot of tourists from Mumbai visit Bekal by booking the popular Kerala tour packages from Mumbai.

As a family, you can visit Bekal for a relaxing vacation. If you are a family with older children it would be an interesting place to visit. On the other hand, the couples on their honeymoon will find Bekal a great place to spend some romantic and quality time together. There are also ayurvedic therapies available for you as a couple.

Tourist attractions: Bekal Fort, Pavaswini, Nithyananda Ashram caves, Bekal beach

Best time to visit: October till March

These were the 7 best destinations you should consider if you have already planned to spend your vacation in Kerala. These destinations are the best in Kerala. These destinations are popular among national and international tourists. The Kerala packages offered by the travel agents have included these destinations as essential places to visit for the tourists in their itineraries.

Tourist Activities To Consider For Your Kerala Holiday Packages

You need to research the best and the safest experience for your family members. Also, if you are a couple on your honeymoon, the tourist activities need to be selected as per your budget and time. We have compiled a list of activities you can consider engaging in with your family and your significant other. Following are the tourist activities that you can enjoy and make your vacation a memorable experience.

The activities mentioned in the list below are ideal for tourists traveling with their family or tourists on their honeymoon.

1. Jungle Safari 

Having an opportunity for an adventure that is accessible is a great way to add spice to your vacation. Jungles of Kerala provide you will a natural setting for spotting local wildlife and learn more about nature.  If you are traveling with children then Jungle Safari is something that will add excitement to your group. Honeymoon couples can also enjoy the thrill of the wild while on vacation. Periyar Jungle is the best area to have an experience of a Jeep Jungle Safari.   2.

2. Ayurvedic Massage 

Kerala is known to have its culture weaved around nature and natural remedies. The ancient medicinal practice of Ayurveda is very well practiced in Kerala. Several schools are specializing in the study and research of Ayurvedic remedies. 
Tourists from all over the world visit Kerala to learn and to get Ayurvedic therapies. One of the most common Ayurvedic therapy is massage. The Ayurvedic massage is especially known to rejuvenate the innermost of your being. The herbs and oils used in the massage are meant to have healing properties to cure a whole lot of ailments of the human body and mind.

Couples massage therapy is one of the most popular additions in all the popular Kerala packages. It is one of the best things to do as a couple on your honeymoon. A healing session with your significant other will help you rejuvenate your body. The massages are done by an expert and skilled masseurs who understand the body’s anatomy and the therapy it requires. 

If you are traveling with your family, any adult or elderly person can also get Ayurvedic therapy. This can truly be a rewarding experience for someone who already has chronic pains in their body. The ayurvedic massages are available throughout Kerala. You can easily find many Ayurvedic resorts or order ayurvedic massages at your hotel.

3. Cultural Performance Arts

Cultural performance arts are world-famous and thousands of tourists are attracted to Kerala to witness these performances. During certain festivals and occasions, many cultural events are happening at all the popular tourist destinations. It is a great way to experience the local culture if you are not from South India. There are many Kerala tour packages from Ahmedabad, Delhi, Haryana, and all other major states and cities that you can book.

Especially, tourists visiting from the north Indian states of Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, and Gujarat, might find the cultural events to be a new experience. One of the most popular performance art is the dance of Kathakali. It is a dance where a story is told through the movement of the body. One of the most intricate expressions of the storytelling comes from the facial expressions of the dancer. It is a very unique and interesting experience to witness these artists at play.
Many tourists visit Kerala to learn this dance form. If you are traveling with your children. They might enjoy the vacation and learn a lot more from the culture of Kerala through any performing arts. You can witness some of the events if you are on your honeymoon during any of the festivals.

4. Cruising the backwaters

Cruising through the backwaters in a houseboat is one of the best experiences that you can have on your vacation in Kerala. Tourists visiting Kerala consider houseboat cruises to be one of the best reasons to travel to Kerala. The cruise is a great and relaxing way to spend some quality time with your loved one. 

Couples on their honeymoon find the houseboats to be the best way to spend their honeymoon. Personal privacy combined with great food service makes up for a great holiday experience. Some of the best destinations to experience backwater cruises are Kumarakom, Alleppey, and Ashtamudi. 

5. Treehouse stay

A children’s fantasy turned into a business idea. Staying in a luxury treehouse with all the modern comforts is a great and unique way to spend your vacation. The treehouses in Kerala are made with comfort in mind. Children can particularly enjoy their vacation if they stay in a treehouse. It is an exciting way to be in nature.
Honeymoon couples are truly fascinated with the idea of spending time together in a treehouse. Most of the honeymoon vacations are spent in a treehouse in Kerala. It is one of the best experiences you can have in Kerala. 
The best destinations which you can choose for staying in a treehouse are Wayanad, Thekkady, Munnar, and Vythiri. 

6. Experience the festival of Onam

 If you happen to be in Kerala during the festival of Onam, then you will find great opportunities to experience the culture of Kerala in all its glory. The Onam festival celebrations are world-famous for their rituals, prayers, and flower decorations. The Onam festival is celebrated with vigor throughout the state of Kerala. There are parades, performance arts, and many sporting events that are held during this time. Your vacation can be made exciting if you can visit Kerala during the Onam festivities. Families traveling together will have any entertainment options to make your vacation more exciting. Also, couples on their honeymoon can visit any of the important tourist destinations to witness the cultural events or rituals in all the popular temples.

7. Witness the Kalari Martial Arts event

The families who travel to Kerala for their vacation do find out that children are quite fascinated with the martial arts practice of Kalari. This ancient combat system has its roots in ancient India. Warriors in ancient times were skilled in the art of Kalari. 

Little kids especially boys are fascinated with the movements of the body of the warrior and the skill with which they use the weapon. Even adults and tourists visiting from countries outside India are very interested in witnessing Kalari. The performance of Kalari is usually held during the festivities and the cultural ceremonies.

If you are on a vacation and need to experience something new and raw, then watching the skill of the combatants is something worth your time. Kalari is also known as Kalarippayattu and it is a show of intense energy and vigor. If you are someone who is interested in learning this art, then there are many places where this martial art is taught. People usually stay for a longer period to devote enough time to learn this practice.

If you are a couple on your honeymoon, you might not want to learn this martial art. However, you can find some cultural events where you can witness the authentic practice of Kalari. Just being able to watch this practice is enough excitement to keep you fascinated.

8. Tea Fields of Munnar

Among all the available tourist activities, taking a silent walk through the tea fields of Munnar is a great experience. Honeymoon couples will find this simple yet beautiful experience of walking together with the background of the green hills of Munnar quite romantic. The natural beauty to relax you and the companionship of your significant other is a great way to have a relaxed honeymoon experience.

Many people usually prefer to travel by car in and around the tea plantations. The views are picturesque and the social media has been flooded with posts about Munnar. People who visit here have been actively documenting their travel journeys, which resulted in the increased popularity of Munnar as a great travel destination.

You can also find a Tea Museum here which you can visit with your family and learn more about the history and legacy of many tea varieties. Munnar is an important region as far as the cultivation of tea is concerned. The locals are very much involved in the process of tea production and many have their livelihood dependent on the plantations.

The nearby attractions in Munnar include the famous Eravikulam National park which is home to many rare species of birds, animals, and plants. This national park plays an important role in the preservation of the local wildlife and flora. Other destinations such as Nilgiri Tahr and the Cowboy Amusement park are also the best places where you can enjoy your vacation with your family and children.

9. Train Rides

If you are traveling to Kerala from Bangalore or other nearby locations, then it is a good idea to travel by train. A well-connected rail network is a preferred way to travel if you are trying to save some money. Also, riding the trains through the thick forests and lush green valleys is an experience that cannot be expressed in words.
Although many travelers find the train journey to be hectic and full of hassles. But if you want to experience the common man’s way of traveling and learn more about the people, then traveling by train is quite an interesting experience. 

10.Tasting the local cuisine

Traditional food in Kerala is served on a banana leaf and you sit cross-legged on the floor to eat it. The communal meals are usually served to many people at one where everyone sits together and eats. You can witness the communal food eating during certain festivals especially the popular festival of Onam.

The food of South India and especially that of Kerala is a unique blend of authentic Indian spices which are also helpful in the digestion of food. Many foods in Kerala are prepared in a way to help the human body digest the food well and give you essential nutrients. 

You can find many traditional foods in popular restaurants and hotels. However, during certain occasions, you will find home-cooked meals which are authentic in their flavor. The food available in Kerala is prepared using coconut, local fruits, vegetables, and seafood. 

Make sure you try the local flavors once you are in Kerala. Be it with your family or with your significant other, tasting delicious flavors and recipes is something that will stay with you for a long time. Apart from popular Dosa and Idli, there are many other varieties such as Pottu and Appam and many more that are worth exploring.

Conclusion

We have listed some of the best destinations in Kerala along with all the best tourist activities you can experience on your vacation in Kerala. Before planning to book your Kerala Honeymoon Package or Kerala package for families, you can go through the list of places and activities to include in your itinerary.

All travelers have their own needs and the choice of places and activities greatly depends on your available budget and time. Make sure you keep all these points in your mind to fit the essential destinations and experiences in your package.

Although this guide has been prepared by keeping in mind the needs of families and honeymoon couples. But if you are a group of friends or a solo backpacker, you can still consider this guide to help you choose the right place and the best activities for yourself. 

After a long period of lockdown, the need for travel is much greater and it felt a lot more intensely than ever. One thing to remember is that Kerala is still the hotspot for Covid-19 infections. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Kerala has been the worst-hit place in India. Although the vaccination drive has been escalated and the number of new cases has been declining. But still, Kerala has a lot of cases of Covid-19 which can make a lot of tourists apprehensive about traveling here.

The state government of Kerala has been trying to open up Kerala for the upcoming tourists season of 2021. Usually, the winter months are the best time to travel to Kerala and the state government has vaccinated a lot of staff belonging to the hotel and tourism industry. Vythiri for example has been declared as the first town to be fully vaccinated and ready for tourism in Kerala. All the stakeholders in the tourism businesses have been told to get fully vaccinated before they can be allowed to open their hotels and restaurants.

In the coming months, the situation of Covid-19 is expected to become favorable for the tourists. The Covid-19 vaccination certificates and the RT-PCR tests may still be required by tourists visiting Kerala. Make sure you check the latest Covid rules and guidelines before traveling.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Kerala travel package cost starts from Rs.4,999*. Also cost of the Kerala tour package depends on your preferences which type of hotels, food, and cab you want for your tour to Kerala also the number of days for your trip. Kerala is known as God's Own Country so it has so many places to visit in your Kerala tour package. Also if your plan Kerala tour as a luxury tour then it will cost you around Rs.24,000*

The best preferable time to visit Kerala is between September to March because at tht time climate of Kerala remains comfortable and pleasant to enjoy your tour  with less humidity. At that time you can also enjoy the adventure activities like etc. also.

If you are planning a tour to Kerala then Indian Travel Store's Kerala Backwater tour package is best for a short tour to Kerala. In this Kerala tour package, you can visit Kumarakom, Alleppey, Munnar etc places.

Kerala is known as God's Own Country because of its beautiful places also, it is known as the Ten Paradise of the World. Also Kerala is famous for its rich culture and traditions. These are some things which tell why Kerala is famous.

If you are planning a Kerala tour then these are some best and top-rated tour packages that are provided by the Indian Travel Store.

Kerala Hill Station and Backwater Tour Package(5N/6D)

Best of Kerala Tour Package(8N/9D)

Exotic Kerala Honeymoon Tour Package(5N/6D)

Long-Lasting Kerala Tour Package(13N/14D)

Mesmerizing Kerala Tour Package(9N/10D)

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