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Kerala is a land of evergreen tourism, with various things to do and places to visit all around the year. It is a land bountiful in natural and cultural beauty. Its allure is stretched across its scintillating backwaters, vast serene beaches, colorful wildlife sanctuaries, picturesque hill stations, indigenous ayurvedic treatments and so on.
Kerala entertains visitors throughout the year owing to its pleasing weather conditions and multiple events and festivities filling its calendar over an entire year.
On a general note, Kerala has mainly three tourist seasons. The Peak Season which usually ranges from September to March, the Off Season in Kerala which is from April to May and Monsoon Seasons from June to August. Each of these season offer a variety of experience for travellers travelling for varied reasons. Each season holds its own attraction and experience.
The Off Season (March – May)
The off season which falls in the Summer season in Kerala begins in the month of March and continues till May. This season sees some occasional rainfall as well as some amount of hot and humid weather. Yet the cool winds from the Arabian Sea manages to tone down to climate in a large way. This season proves the best time for visiting the beaches of Alleppey and Thiruvananthapuram as well as enjoying the hills of Wayanad.
The Monsoon Season (June – August)
The heavy showers of the Kerala Monsoon season start pouring in ,in the month of June and continues till the end of August. The rains literally do a makeover of the land making it glisten and shine all over amongst the waving greens. Earlier, the monsoon season was not considered a very important tourism season,but in the recent times, its alluring and enthralling nature has been captivating everyone around the world. This season also marks the perfect time to let yourself experience the benefits of the Ayurvedic treatments. ( 5 reasons to go to Kerala during the monsoon by Abigail Hole (Lonely Planet Author) July 13 2013 )
The Peak Season (September – March)
The peak season kicks off with the advent of the Winter season in the month of September and ends before the summer in the month of March. The weather during this season is cool and ideal for spending the perfect holiday. It is a great time to explore the breathtaking beauty of the state. It is the right time to visit viewpoints at hill stations, take a stroll on the beaches or lay back and enjoy at the backwaters of Kerala.
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