5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Kerala During The Monsoon

Updated on 16 Sep, 2014 at 3:09 pm


According to a recent issue of the National Geographic Traveller magazine, Kerala made its name among the ten tourist paradises of the world and one of the 100 great trips for the 21st century.

Located in the south-west region of India, Kerala is the only state that welcomes monsoon twice in a year. The monsoon season in India marks its beginning from Kerala and after covering the vast dry lands of the Indian subcontinent, resides yet again in this southern state before a long exit. This torrential rain season portrays the land here with lush green shade and prosperity all around.

Moreover, the monsoon makes Kerala a perfect holiday paradise and here are some reasons establishing the fact.

5. Captivating Beaches That Are Natural Splendours


Although beaches and seashores make a notable facet of the western coastlines, there’s something more mesmerizing about the beaches in Kerala. Scenic landscapes are truly in the veins of Kerala and the beaches here make a perfect portrayal of charming beauty with harmonizing sea melodies during the monsoons.

Captivating Beaches That Are Natural Splendours

Your thoughts will surely get entrenched with the monsoon beauty at Meenkunnu Beach as step on the golden sands with the welcoming sunshine. There aren’t many suffering options in India, but this seashore is certainly among the list of suffering paradises.

From the golden sand at Meenkunnu Beach go visit the white sands of Shankumugham Beach. The seaside has a unique portrayal of natural splendour and unique characteristics during monsoons making it a perfect dreamy location. The Varkala Beach in Thiruvanantapuram has some startling beach and several mineral water springs that you can’t afford to miss.

Captivating Beaches That Are Natural Splendours

4. The Green Paradise Of Backwaters

If beaches adorn the state in the southern end, backwaters certainly make a perfect northern gateway to Kerala. With profusion of natural magnificence and traditional lifestyle, backwaters make an integral constituent to this beautiful state of Kerala. During the monsoons, these backwaters turn into a green paradise with cornucopia of flora and fauna. These backwaters track the dense woodlands like some natural roads and the best approach to visit Kerala. Besides this, if you love getting something on films, these backwaters have plenty of natural beauty to offer you with.

The Green Paradise Of Backwaters

3. The Perfect Honeymoon Destination

From captivating backwaters to dazzling beaches and a great ambience, Kerala has everything couples can ask for a perfect memorable honeymoon. With monsoons opening its prosperity on the land of Gods, the green ambience befalls as a romantic poetry showcasing the love between earth and shadowy covers. The monsoon in Kerala will set the mood perfectly romantic as you will explore the rejuvenated lands with your partner. Unlike most tourist destinations in India, hotel packages in Kerala are well with your pockets. Throughout the monsoons, there is no scarcity of hotels or accommodations and you get them with huge discounts and attractive honeymoon packages.

The Perfect Honeymoon Destination

2. Kerala the Ayurvedic Treasury

With monsoons, Kerala acquires its arresting beauty to natural scenic landscapes andthat soothing maritime tropical climate that gives a new lease of life. Stop at any corner of the state and you will never fail to spot ecstasy in scenery and an unforgettable aroma of relaxation in every breath.

Besides this, the state is also known for its ayurvedic treasures. Take out some time experiencing the finest ayurvedic therapies in world and rejuvenate yourself with herbal massages. You can even relax your body enjoying exotic spa with stunning views of the mountains and the cliffs.         

Kerala the Ayurvedic Treasury

1. The Land Of Diverse Festivals

Although, every festivals in India describes Indian culture our land, the state of Kerala does it the best. With monsoons, Kerala celebrates its most prestigious festival Onam, a harvest celebration that generally falls between August and September.  The festival is a perfect parade of all cultural elements and among the most celebrated events in the state. The annual snake boat race performed during Onam Celebrations on the Pamba River is something mesmerizing and you will feel the excitement building through the event. Besides Onam, festivals like Thrissur Pooram, Makaravilakku at Sabarimala, Vrishchikotsavam in Tripunithura, Utsavams in Padmanabha swami temple and Maradu Thalappoli at Maradu have unique traditions and rituals to follow up.


The Land Of Diverse Festivals

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