Kerala is blessed with a pleasing and enjoyable climate throughout the year across all the seasons and months. Peak Season in Kerala from September to March is the best season to visit Kerala for holidays. In these months the weather is warm and comfortable, but not hot. Summer Season from March to May, is hot but not humid, as it is near the tropics. Monsoon season between June and August is the best time to visit Kerala for Ayurveda treatments. The wet and cold climate in monsoon weather is ideal and Best time to Visit Kerala for Ayurveda treatments and rejuvenation programmes. ONE DAY TOUR NEAR BY COCHIN ONE DAY TOUR NEAR BY COCHIN ONE DAY TOUR NEAR BY COCHIN ONE DAY TOUR NEAR BY COCHIN ONE DAY TOUR NEAR BY COCHIN
When is the Best Time to visit Kerala ?
The Best time to visit Kerala is Winter Season between September and March when the Kerala has comfortable climate and pleasant weather with less humidity in all the tourist places. People who are looking for ayurvedic treatments prefer Monsoon season from June to August. In summer months in Kerala like April and May hill stations like Munnar and Wayanad are popular among guests.
Seasons in Kerala – Weather and Climate
There are three distinct seasons in Kerala and all these seasons are suitable for visit based on why you are visiting Kerala:
- Peak Seasonfrom September to March when the climate is cool and comfortable and the best time to visit for a holiday in Kerala
- Off seasonin Kerala which is the hot, humid summer season from April to May.
Kerala is actually a very rainy state, which no doubt contributes to its lush greenery. Rain is commonly received during nine months of the year there and monsoons in Kerala starts from June.
Kerala is an all season destination and you can expect green at all months in a year
Kerala serves as a welcoming haven for tourists in search of culture, backwaters and seaside respite. As with any tourist destination, determining the best time to travel to Kerala depends on a wide variety of factors, including the personal preferences of individual visitors. ONE DAY TOUR NEAR BY COCHIN ONE DAY TOUR NEAR BY COCHIN ONE DAY TOUR NEAR BY COCHIN ONE DAY TOUR NEAR BY COCHIN
- Winter Season in Kerala (September, October, November, December, January, February)
Peak Season starts just after the monsoon in September and goes on till March just when the summer is starting and is considered to be the best season to visit Kerala.At this time of the year perfect weather and sunny skies are at its mild, pleasantest best providing a great salubrious climate for guests visiting Kerala to enjoy their time in a Kerala Tour covering beaches, hill stations and backwaters.
XMas and New Year are in Peak Season in Kerala
Some of the best destinations in Kerala to visit in Peak season include Munnar , Thekkady, Kovalam, Alleppey and Kumarakom. Most of the best resorts in Kerala are sold out in this season especially the week on Xmas and New Year and it would be better to block the rooms in advance if you are planning to visit Kerala in this season .However be prepared to shell out higher amounts for accommodation, round trips, nights out and other events. Some special days like Xmas eve and New Year’s eve has additional mandatory charges in most resorts. Everything happens in Kerala at this time of the year letting visitors to enjoy a wide array of special events and activities during their Kerala Holiday. ONE DAY TOUR NEAR BY COCHIN ONE DAY TOUR NEAR BY COCHIN ONE DAY TOUR NEAR BY COCHIN ONE DAY TOUR NEAR BY COCHIN
Popular Events & Activities in Kerala during Peak season are Cochin Carnival(January), Kumarakom Boat Race (September – October), Aranmula Boat Race(September), Indira Gandhi Boat Race(December), Athachamayam (August- September), Onam (September) and Chembai Music Festival (November)
- Summer Season in Kerala (March, April, May)
The summer months bring a slower pace, humid weather, fewer crowds, and lower hotel rates in Kerala Tourism. In addition to high temperatures during the summer, you should also expect rain daily (though often just a quick evening shower). The hottest time of year is between March and May a great time to visit if you can stand 30 degree plus temperatures. Around late April/early May there is normally a sudden – and, for the locals at least, welcome – increase in precipitation. From May until September the weather typically sees strong daytime sunshine, until late afternoon thunderstorms roll in – a kind of pre-mini-monsoon season. Popular Hill Stations in Kerala like Munnar and Wayanad is popular in off season.ONE DAY TOUR NEAR BY COCHIN ONE DAY TOUR NEAR BY COCHIN ONE DAY TOUR NEAR BY COCHIN ONE DAY TOUR NEAR BY COCHIN
Munnar is a popular destination during summer season in Kerala
Summer is a good season to visit Kerala especially if you feel like braving the heat, plan your travel from April through May and enjoy a less congested, less expensive travel experience. If you land up in Munnar or Thekkady you could spend sweltering, sultry but non humid days and enjoy a perfect budget holiday or a great weekend getaway in Kerala. ONE DAY TOUR NEAR BY COCHIN ONE DAY TOUR NEAR BY COCHIN ONE DAY TOUR NEAR BY COCHIN ONE DAY TOUR NEAR BY COCHIN ONE DAY TOUR NEAR BY COCHIN
The heat will probably keep you off the beaches and you may find yourself engaged in peaceful siestas in the afternoons, but expect heavy off-season discounts as far as accommodation and sightseeing, dinner and drinks are concerned in your are looking for spending days in Kerala. Besides beaches, options like a visit to wildlife sanctuaries and spice plantations could offer slight respite from the heat and animals do come out in summer to have water providing ample opportunities for sightseeing. Evenings are pleasant and comfortable but not humid.
Popular Events & Activities in Kerala during Off season are Guruvayoor Utsavam (February-March) , Aluva Sivarathri (February-March), Vishu (April), Easter (March- April and Edathuva Perunnal (April-May)