Kerala evokes images of endless coconut groves and paddy fields. The soothing
green sight of nature stretched out endlessly around you can calm your racing
thoughts and pacify your mind. At any time of the year, the locales of Kerala can
indeed be a feast to the eye.
the time of fresh and thriving life everywhere in India and visiting Kerala
during the rains can be a fascinating experience if you can stand the wetness
and mists and flooded roads.
You Should Take a Monsoon Trip
The monsoon season is the time of the
biggest festival in Kerala, Onam. This festival is celebrated in many different
ways across the state and it brings out the ethnic colors and culture of Kerala
as no other time of the year does.
A part of the Onam festivities are the
many temple boat parades and the fascinating Snake Boat Races that are
traditionally held around temples, most famously, the Ambalappuzha Krishna
These can be quite exciting to
witness, and planning your trip during the monsoon can help you do exactly
Monsoon is also considered to be the
best time in traditional Ayurvedic Medicine for the healing process, as it is
believed that the rains that refresh the world can also rejuvenate the body and
aid in various Ayurvedic therapies.
Kerala has a long tradition of
Ayurvedic practices, and Ayurvedic health vacations are now becoming
increasingly popular. This monsoon, give yourself a chance to freshen up your
body, mind and soul, with a wonderful Ayurvedic Rejuvenation Therapy at one of
the prime locations in Kerala.
What You Need to Watch Out For
Kerala is an inviting place to visit,
even during the monsoons, but you have to keep in mind that during the monsoon,
Kerala is wet – in fact very wet. The routes can get flooded; the roads can get
muddy and slippery and develop huge pot holes.
You will have to be traveling through
heavy rains most of the time. Mists are another hazard during the rainy season
and also, the many beautiful beaches in Kerala can be out of bounds during this
stormy weather. Even if you just plan on visiting the temples, you will still
have to brave the rains and winds.
If you do not mind all these, you can go
ahead and plan a trip to Kerala this monsoon.
Kerala can be
a beautiful monsoon destination if you are ready to brave the occasional mists
and muddy roads and other usual monsoon hazards.