Frequently Asked Questions

(Q).  How to book atour for Kerala ?


Firstly we suggest you to visit "Kerala Tour Packages" Page on the website, which include various tours of Kerala. Then select one of the tour. If you intend to make any changes like having a day more or less then in that case you need to inform us so that we make your itinerary accordingly. You can use our online tour booking form or send us an e mail at: [email protected]

(Q).   If I do not want the tour as mentioned in the website how do I make my own tour ?


If you don’t want those tours which are mentioned on the website then in such a case you need to fill up the “Enquiry Form” mentioned on our website. In this form you have to specify the places you want to visit, date of arrival and departure, number of people who are traveling, the hotel category and any other special choice. After having these details from your end we will plan a tour for you and contact you very next day with all the details.

(Q).   I am visiting Kerala for the first time how should I prepare myself ?


For the general information please visit the page “Kerala Information”. You may also put up your questions to us regarding any matter if you do not find the answers on our website. Apart from that we suggest you to do some background reading before visiting Kerala, so that your visit becomes a great experience. During your tour we will also provide you a tourist Guide at the different cities in the language of your choice who will let you know anything you want to know about Kerala.

(Q).   How advance should be my travel booking ?


Your travel bookings should be made 8 months well in advance, especially if you are traveling between December to June and October to March (high tourist season). As Travel infrastructure in Kerala has its limitation in comparison to the high season demand therefore we highly recommend to book your tour in advance.

(Q).   How to experience Kerala at it's best ?


While planning your trip we suggest you to consider the festivals which would be taking place in Kerala during your trip. Upon receiving the information from you we will combine your trip with the Festivals in Kerala which will make your trip a great experience. For any further information on Festivals please visit our Kerala Festivals page. On this page you will find the dates of the festivals taking place in Kerala. Our guides will also tell you about the cultural activities that would be taking place during the festivals.

(Q).   Can I buy an Air Ticket through you also ?


Yes, you can buy an Air Ticket through us but to be fair we advice you to book your air ticket in your country as air tickets are normally expensive if booked in Kerala in India to be sent to your country. However even if Air tickets are cheaper here and you happen to change you schedule in that case it is better to have to tickets issued at the port of departure. After having booked your Air tickets you can inform us the arrival time and the flight Number to enable us to pick you up from the airport to start with the tour.

(Q).   How will I be picked up from the Airport or Railway Station in Kerala ?


You will be picked up from the airport or railway station in Kerala wherever you arrive by Kerala Tours representative. Our representative will be holding a name board with your name written on it at the arrival hall of the airport or railway station. If you are coming as a group then the name of the group will be mentioned on the name board. On that name board the arrival date, time, place and flight or train number will also be mentioned. You are requested not to leave the airport or railway station until you meet our representative. If by chance you were not able to find each other then you would also be provided the mobile and telephone number of the representative so that you can find each other at the particular location at the airport.

(Q).   Can I book the hotels only with you and not the complete tour ?


Yes, Kerala Tours is having special rates with many hotels all over the Kerala. We are sure that we will be able to offer you the hotels for your budget in the destination wanted by you. As far as the hotels are concerned we have hotels of every category in Kerala. Do inform us what kind of hotels you are looking for. We also make arrangements for big conferences and incentive spa and Ayurveda Packages. Some of the hotels in Kerala also organize theme evenings where centuries old art forms like Kathakali and Mohiniyattam are performed as well as explained. For more information on the hotels you can visit our website. This site provides information about various categories of hotels available in Kerala. All the hotels that we use in the tour itinerary are mentioned there. If you want to book a particular hotel then a booking form is supplied with the hotel details. You can fill up that particular booking form and send to us or email us at [email protected]

(Q).   What do you recommend about hotel reservations. What else should I keep in mind while staying at hotels in Kerala ?


It is advisable to reserve well in advance for the hotels in Kerala. All the hotels have air-conditioning and private baths and offer all the modern amenities like phone, computer, and fax machines. Pay your hotel bill either in cash (rupees) or with a credit card. If you are paying in cash, have with you the receipt of your foreign money into rupees. The hotel clerk may ask to see this to make sure that you haven’t changed money on the black market. Kerala Tours is specialized in hotel bookings which are very good value for your money. Contact us with dates, destinations and wished categories and our Team would be glad to help you.

(Q).   If I only want to take the vehicle during my tour and not the complete tour, then what do you suggest ?


If you want to make arrangements only for the transport then we provide any type of vehicle you require for your tour. With the vehicle you would be provided one experienced and reliable English speaking driver. The car would be at your disposal throughout the tour. The cost of the vehicle includes all the expenses, fuel, driver’s fees, toll taxes and parking.