Top reasons to visit Kerala in Monsoon
The reasons for the Kerala visit continue, as do the backwaters and the houseboats, dense forests and off-road paths, sandy beaches, and peaceful rivers. Fill it with monsoons and you’re looking for amazing landscapes. The beginning of the monsoons brings this region alive. Kerala is enhanced by its fresh greenery, the cool breeze, and the rolling rivers. Onam – also during the monsoons, the Kerala Harvest Festival is celebrated. Also if you plan your trip during the moon, there will be an additional bonus.
It is the best time to visit Kerala between November and February. It is twice a year monsoon; once in summer, from June to August and the other in October to November. The downpour lasts a few hours and the weather is pleasant, so it will not be hard to explore the place.
A pocket-friendly holiday in God’s Own Country
As unromantic as it sounds, it is very economical to visit Kerala in a monsoon. During this time you can plan a nature-central vacation and reserve really good stays.
You can get up to 50% off homestays in the months of the monsoon with these offers. Even the most sought after houseboats by tourists are very attractive discounts. You can enjoy the best of Kerala within your budget when planned smartly and at the right time.
This region is fresh and lively during monsoons. Traveling during or after the mountain gives a memorable lifetime as the rain tapestries the land in lush greenery. This improves not only the amazing beauty of the area but also offers an unmatched poetic getaway. Kerala has lots to offer during the monsoons, as a must-visit for nature lovers and adventure fans.
Nature in full blossom
The milky white waterfalls are one of the main reasons for visiting Kerala during the Monsoon. Only a couple of must-visit waterfall in Kerala are Athirapally, Thusharagiri, and Vazhachal. This is an absolutely magical vacation due to its gushing water, its misty surroundings, and exotic avian life.
Turning to the cultivating aspect here, the one-season mousse is a breath of life in many planting estates and farmlands. From different herbs to tea, coffee, paddy, cocoa, etc. In Kerala, there is much to discover. The velvet greenery covers the whole land and ensures you enjoy the rains while breathing fresh air.
The season of festivities
A visit to any location during the holiday season is an excellent way to learn and participate in the local culture. There’s a contagious festive air that improves your holiday. The locals usually want to incorporate you into their celebrations in a very relaxed and interactive mood.
During the monsoon, Kerala holds two festivals. One is Onam, a renowned festival for Kerala harvest, while the other one, Splash, is less popular.
Onam: The harvest festival of Kerala
In August and September, Onam is celebrated in honor of the homecoming of King Mahabali. Locals dress and prepare genuine delicacies this day with their traditional clothes. The houses are adorned with “pookalam” – flowers that add color to the region.
This is also a festival for travelers to learn about Kerala’s heritage and culture. It obviously includes the delicious mouthwatering cuisine known for Kerala – Onam Sadya. You are sure to have a couple of guests to take lunch with them. It is a great festival served on a large fresh banana leaf of 24 to 64 types.
The main dish at the banquet is boiled rice served alongside a range of lateral dishes, called “Kootan.” The Kootan covers such things as Pulisseri, Rasam, Sambar, Parippu, Pachadi, Avial, and many others. The dinner ends with a Payasam dessert. Just listening to the menu makes us starving, right? Imagine relaxing as hot as the rainy weather is served!
If you love southern Indian or Malabar cuisine, make sure you visit Onam and grab a delicious meal.
Splash: The monsoon carnival at Wayanad
In association with Kerala Tourism Department, Splash is a Wayanad Monsoon Carnival organized by the Wayanad Tourism Organizing. It will attract tourists during July and showcase different places of interest and adventure in Wayanad.
The annual Snake Boat Race – Vallamkuli is also located on the Pamba river. It is a great carnival, which welcomes in monsoon to Kerala thousands of tourists. The local folk dances – Kathakali, Mohini Attam, and Kalaripayattu – are part of the festivals and are the world’s oldest form of martial arts.
Effective Ayurvedic treatment
Ayurveda is Kerala – an old form of traditional medicinal products and treatments throughout the world. During monsoons, this treatment is more effective. In the environment, the pores of our body are less polluted and damp. The herbal oils used during therapy become more responsive.
In Ayurveda, the post-treatment period is important. The pleasant, cold weather enables the body to refresh and refresh. The rain on the roof, the raindrops in the scattered puddles, and the aroma of fragrant candles – can the environment be better for treatment? Enjoy an easy massage with herbal rejuvenating oils to heal the body.