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24th May to 30th May, 2024Budget Friendly Train
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Things to do in Kerala, India in May

Day 1 - Friday 24th, May
morning -

Arrive in Kerala by train from Goa

afternoon -

Check into accommodation and explore local surroundings

evening -

Dine at Paragon Restaurant for traditional Kerala cuisine

Day 2 - Saturday 25th, May
morning -

Visit Mattancherry Palace to explore Kerala's history

afternoon -

Explore the vibrant streets of Jew Town and the local spice market

evening -

Enjoy dinner at Dal Roti for a taste of local Kerala cuisine

Day 3 - Sunday 26th, May
morning -

Take a scenic train ride to Alappuzha (Alleppey)

afternoon -

Embark on a traditional houseboat tour of the backwaters

evening -

Savor local seafood at Thaff - Handcrafted Cuisine

Day 4 - Monday 27th, May
morning -

Travel by train to Munnar, a charming hill station

afternoon -

Explore the tea plantations and indulge in tea tasting at Lockhart Tea Museum

evening -

Dine at Saravana Bhavan for delectable South Indian vegetarian dishes

Day 5 - Tuesday 28th, May
morning -

Take a train to Varkala and relax on the pristine beaches

afternoon -

Explore the cliffside shops and savor fresh seafood at a beach shack

evening -

Catch the sunset at The Cliff Restaurant while enjoying coastal cuisine

Day 6 - Wednesday 29th, May
morning -

Visit Napier Museum for a glimpse of art and heritage

afternoon -

Explore the iconic Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple

evening -

Dine at Villa Maya for a fine dining experience with local flavors

Day 7 - Thursday 30th, May
morning -

Explore the bustling Chalai Market for local produce and spices

afternoon -

Visit Connemara Market for unique handicrafts and souvenirs

evening -

Indulge in a street food extravaganza at Sree Padmanabha Theatre Road

Day 8 - Friday 31st, May
morning -

Take a train back to Goa and depart from Kerala

afternoon -

Final exploration or shopping based on departure time

evening -

Departure from Kerala

Weather in Kerala, India in Invalid date
Avg Temp25°C to 35°C
Chance of Rain60%

Kerala has a tropical climate with high temperatures and humidity throughout the year. The weather in May is hot and humid, with average temperatures ranging from 25°C to 35°C. There is a chance of rain showers, especially in the afternoon or evening. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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*Travel eSims are a great way to stay connected while travelling. They are easy to set up online, no need to visit a store, and can be used in multiple countries. They are a data saver compared to international roaming and are compatible with most phones.

Things to Carry on your trip to Kerala, India

Clothing & Apparel

Light cotton clothing -

T-shirts, shirts, shorts, and pants made of lightweight, breathable fabrics.

Comfortable walking shoes -

For exploring the cities and towns of Kerala.

Swimsuit -

For swimming in the Arabian Sea or the backwaters.

Light raincoat or umbrella -

For protection from the occasional rain showers.


Sunglasses -

For protecting your eyes from the sun.

Hat -

For shade from the sun.

Small backpack or daypack -

For carrying your essentials while exploring.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport and visa (if required) -

For identification and entry into India.

Travel insurance -

To protect yourself in case of unexpected events.

First-aid kit -

For treating minor injuries or ailments.

Toiletries (shampoo, soap, deodorant, etc.) -

For personal hygiene.

Travel towel -

For drying off after swimming or showering.

Reusable water bottle -

To stay hydrated while traveling.

Money (Indian Rupee) -

For paying for expenses.

Credit card/debit card -

For making payments and withdrawing cash.

Good to Have

Camera -

For capturing memories of your trip.

Travel guidebook -

For information on destinations, attractions, and local customs.

Insect repellent -

To protect yourself from mosquitoes and other insects.

Small flashlight -

For use in dimly lit areas or during power outages.

Power bank -

To keep your electronic devices charged while on the go.

Travel pillow -

For comfort during train or bus journeys.


Smartphone -

For communication, navigation, and entertainment.

Laptop or tablet (optional) -

For work, entertainment, or staying connected.

Camera (optional) -

For capturing memories of your trip.

Headphones or earbuds -

For listening to music or podcasts.

Universal travel adapter -

For charging your devices in India.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash, credit cards, and debit cards are widely accepted in Kerala. However, it's a good idea to carry some cash for smaller purchases and in rural areas.

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