Kerala Travel Tips : Know More

Dos and Don’t‘s :

  • If you wish to visit any prohibited or restricted areas, check with the nearest Government of India Tourist Office to ascertain details of the formalities required. Then check with the nearest Government of India Tourist.
  • All foreign nationals must pay hotel bills in foreign currency (cash or Travelers cheques)
  • Avoid the touts and brokers of shopkeepers.
  • Don’t purchase travel tickets through strangers or unauthorized travel agents or tour operaters.
  • One must follow the Temple codes. This includes:
    *No Footwear inside the temple.
    *Remember entry into the sanctum sanctorum is banned in all the temples.
    *Follow the customs and codes of conduct and dress in temples across the state that varies from each other.
    *Shirts for men and pants are banned from some temples and allowed in some others. Men have to wear mundus and women saris or half-saris or long skirts.
    • Footwear in houses : Visitors to most Kerala houses leave their footwear outside before entering the house.
    • Nudity -Nudity is not allowed in any Kerala beaches.
    • Don’t encourage beggars by giving them money or other articles.
    • Don’t buy silver/ivory articles or peacock feathers in bulk.
    • If you wish to undergo Ayurvedic treatment Kerala, it is very important to ensure that you go to an authorised centre.
    • Behavior representing affection in public like hugging or kissing is not an accepted practice in Kerala.
    • If you wish to visit any prohibited or restricted areas, check with the nearest Government of India Tourist Office to ascertain details of the formalities required. Then check with the nearest Government of India Tourist.

    Wildlife sanctuaries – To visit a wildlife sanctuary, prior permission has to be taken from the concerned authority of the sanctuary. For further enquiries, contact: The Chief Conservator of Forests, Thiruvananthapuram 695014.