Questions tagged [kerala]

A state of India located on the west coast near the southern tip.

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Travel to India during the Nipah virus outbreak

I am travelling to Kerala, India, from New Zealand in June. Considering the current Nipah virus outbreak I am worried about air travel restriction, quarantine, etc. How likely are these things to ...
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Safety check for cycling from Kerala to Jammu&Kashmir [closed]

I am planning to have a journey across India (Kerala to Jammu & Kashmir) by Bicycle (About 3500 km). Is it safe to travel such a distance by cycle? Will there be any threatening situations? What ...
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Why is the water from Siruvani dam called 'Worlds 2nd tastiest water'? [closed]

Siruvani is one of the remote tourist locations in Kerala, India. I have visited Siruvani reservoir as it is quite near to my home. And it is said that the water from siruvani is the worlds 2nd ...
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Temple visits in Kerala - can you visit them alone?

As part of an upcoming trip to south India, I would like to visit traditional temples and old churches in Kerala. My question is whether it is allowed for a tourist to visit temples in Kerala alone? ...
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Changing clothes in Kochi

I am thinking of volunteering in Kochi, Kerala, India and it all looks good except for one thing: doing laundry by hand. I absolutely HATE this. I would like to minimize doing this so based on the ...
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Getting from Kochi to Kodanad by public transport

How to get to Kodanad Elephant Training Center from Fort Kochi (early in the morning) by public transport? I know that there are taxis and tours available but 1000-1200 rupees for such a trip seems a ...
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Traveling between Alappuzha and Kollam

What are the available means of transport between Alleppy and Kollam? I am interested in going one way only and would prefer taking a backwaters route. If you do provide an answer, please include how ...
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Chavitti uzhichil course in Kerala

I'm looking for a course in Chavitti uzhichil (massage using feet) in Kerala that is as cheap as possible (approximately 200 euros). No need for accommodation or food as part of the course. I need it ...
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The best Keralan spices [closed]

On my trip to India I'm visiting Kerala about mid way timewise and since that state is pretty famous for its spices, I'd like to know which spices are the most famous (and the best) ones which I ...
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Visiting villages in Kerala

How do I visit and spend a couple of nights in non-touristy villages in Kerala between Kochi, Alappuzha and Kollam? Do I just hire a boat and ask them to take me to such a village? Could you ...
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What is the average temperature in Kochi during mid-October?

I know that weather in Kerala can be tricky in October, as it's between two monsoon seasons. I know that there's a likelihood of rain, but I haven't been able to find reliable information about the ...