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Is Kerala safe to travel ?
12 Oct 2020

Kerala Reopens Tourism Destinations from 12th October 2020

 

The domestic tourists are now allowed to visit Kerala by following COVID protocol. They have to register on the covid jagratha portal and follow the Guidelines. Tourists visiting for less than 7 days are exempted from quarantine.
Tourists visiting for more than 7 days have to bring RT PCR negative certificate from ICMR/ State Approved Laboratory or test on arrival at cost from ICMR/ State Approved Laboratory.

 

Corona virus update - Kerala, India - May 11th 2020

 

As of today, 20 Positive cases are under treatment. Lockdown partially lifted. Tourist destinations, Hotels and restaurants, Shopping malls, bars are not open.

 

Corona virus update - Kerala, India - Apr 16th 2020

 

Update on How Kerala contained COVID19

 

How Kerala contained COVID19

  1. 1. Kerala has the highest Covid Recovery rate and lowest Mortality rate in India. The mortality rate is 5.75% in the world average, 3% in India and 0.58% in Kerala.
  2. 2. Kerala has the largest number of Covid tests conducted by population in India.
  3. 3. Kovid Testing Kiosks (WISKs) were set up in India for the first time in Kerala, two at Ernakulam Medical College.
  4. 4. Kerala is the first Indian state to apply for a Convalescent Plasma Therapy and has received ICMR approval.
  5. 5. Kerala is the only state with two Kovid hospitals in every district.
  6. 6. Kerala Epidemic Diseases Act was the first legislation in India for the control of communicable diseases.
  7. 7. Government of Kerala was the first state in India to provide tele-medicine service during the Covid era, and it is the only state in India which provides the facility to expatriates.
  8. 8. Oldest of Covid recovered in India. Two 88-year-olds and 93-year-olds have been released from a government hospital in Kerala.
  9. 9. Kerala is the first state in India to have developed 18 specs of standards, including contact tracing. Most of the states in India are following these standards.
  10. 10. Kerala is the first state in India to come up with ideas like "No one should starve" and Community Kitchen (1400+) in India. Kerala also has the largest number of guest worker camps (5500+) in India.
  11. 11. Kerala is the only state in the country to hire 300 doctors and 400 health inspectors in government hospitals within 24 hours.
  12. 12. Kerala is the first state in India to announce a package of Rs.20000 cr
  13. 13. For the first time in India, APL-BPL is to provide one month's free grain , free essential items kits in Kerala.
  14. 14. Absolutely BREAK THE CHAIN! The campaign was started by the Department of Health of Kerala.
  15. 15. When the Anganwadis are closed, food was delivered to the children's home. Internet connectivity was improved considering the increasing use of the internet. These two pronouncements have been implemented in Kerala and the state has been appreciated by the Supreme Court.
  16. 16. There are 22,567 government relief camps and shelters across India ( data which the central government has given to the Supreme Court). Out of which 15,541 are from Kerala

 

 

Corona virus update - Kerala, India - March 12th 2020

There are 12 cases of COVID19 identified in Kerala. Three people from Italy who visited their parents and relatives got infected and now admitted in hospital. In Kerala, the state government announced restrictions on all public events till 31 March, including shutting schools up to Class 7 and closure of cinema houses.
It is not advisable to travel till 31st March as many tourist destinations will remain closed to contain the spreading of virus.

 

Corona virus update - Kerala, India - February 21st 2020

Kerala is Corona virus free state. There is no threat or infected persons.

 

Corona virus update - Kerala, India - February 05th 2020

Three Kerala students studying in China identified with Coronavirus infection when they arrived in Kerala and the affected people have come from China and they have been quarantined. There is not a single case of virus spreading in the state. The efficiency of Kerala health sector has proved earlier also. Monitoring, isolation and private sector participation helped to tackle the crisis and the affected people are getting cured and will be discharged in couple of weeks.

 

As a leading travel agent in Kerala, we at Kerala Tour Packages have been getting a lot of enquiries as to “Is it safe to travel in Kerala now?” In this article, we bust all the myths and share how safe Kerala is for travelling in case you want to plan a trip there.

Kerala, also known as God’s Own Country, is a green and beautiful state in southern India which is famous for its beaches, forests, hills, and rich culture. In the recent past, it has been affected by floods and outbreaks which may have made tourists hesitant. The present situation in Kerala may also make tourists unsure as to whether to travel to Kerala or not.

So here’s the verdict

Kerala is perfectly safe for travel now. None of the tourist destinations have been affected so you can safely make travel plans to visit Kerala. All tourist destinations in Kerala are ready to receive both domestic and international tourists. So be ready to pack your bags and travel to this wonderful destination.

Is Kerala safe to travel?

Considering the current situation in Kerala, it’s perfectly safe to travel to Kerala now. Many find India to be an unsafe tourist destination for solo travellers, women travellers, and foreigners. While some places are slightly notorious for such activities, places such as Kerala, Gujarat, Punjab, and West Bengal are comparatively safe.

The Kerala situation now is quite stable and you can confidently make your travel plans to this destination. If you’re a solo traveller, you don’t have to worry since there are local-run homestays in Kerala where you can stay during your travels.

Keralites are some of the warmest people you’ll meet who will also guide and assist you during your stay in the region. If you’re a female traveller, then also you don’t have to worry since the law and order situation is very good here. Moreover, all state and government officials ensure that law and order are strictly followed and that all tourist destinations are safe for travellers. Kerala is perfectly safe for foreigners from countries such as the USA, Europe, UK, Australia, and China and they are welcome to come and explore the state.

Kerala - a safe travel destination

Kerala is one of the safest destinations to travel in India. It attracts tourists from all over the world who flock to it for experiencing its enthralling natural beauty and culture. This paradise on earth is rich in backwaters, diverse flora and fauna, forests, tea plantations, and rivers. So much so that it was awarded as “one of the ten paradises in the world” by National Geographic. Over 10 million tourists visit Kerala to experience its unique attractions of lagoons, backwaters, and tea plantations.

Not just that, there are several unique factors that give an added edge to tourists planning to visit this place:

  • As per the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), it’s one of the cleanest states in India
  • It’s a melting pot of Ayurvedic culture where age-old Ayurvedic techniques are used for medical and beauty treatments
  • The state has the highest female-to-male ratio
  • It has the highest literacy rate in the country (93.91%)
  • It’s a state with the highest number of festivals celebrated
  • Almost half of the state is covered with backwaters
  • The state has the lowest infant mortality rate
  • The state is known as the spice coast of India
  • As per the Transparency International Survey, Kerala is the least corrupt state

If you still have the question “Is it safe to travel to Kerala?” or “Is Kerala safe?”, then you don’t need to worry anymore. You can start planning your trip.

Best time to visit Kerala

Kerala has pleasing weather throughout the year. The best season to visit Kerala is from September to March. The weather is comfortable during this time, but not hot. If you’re planning on some Ayurveda treatments, then the monsoon season between June and August is ideal.

Travel Safety in Kerala

Now that you know it’s safe to travel to Kerala, you can plan your trip without a worry. However, do keep in mind these points before you travel there:

  • Although Kerala has an equitable climate throughout the year, don’t forget to pack in warm clothes if you’re going to Munnar or Thekkady as the temperatures are lower there
  • Foreigners need to apply for a visa 14 days before their date of travel from the nearest Indian Consulate
  • Avoid unsafe drinking water from the streets
  • International tourists may face jet lag as India’s time zone is GMT/UTC +5.30. So try to acclimatise yourself with some food, sleep, and rest.

2019 rain affected Malappuram and Wayanad district.

There were landslides and but it is not affected any of the tourist destinations. As of today its vey sunny and life is normal. Now its safe to travel.
Monsoon is also an ideal season to enjoy exploring Kerala. The vegetation and natural surroundings of God’s Own Country turn all the more alive when it rains. Since Monsoon is over it is time to visit Kerala.

 

Kerala now safe to travel

What makes Kerala the safest destination in Asia?

Kerala is a leading tourist destination in India. What makes Kerala unique and safe.

Munnar Hill Station

1) 100% literate people and highly educated people 2.4million Keralites are working abroad , Indian doctors, nurses and top level administrative positions in leading MNC, s are occupied by people from Kerala

2) Most of the people speak English language.

3) Women Empowerment is highest in the country

4) Kerala is known as God’s Own country because of the Loving and friendly people.

5) The local people are getting the benefits of tourism due to various Responsible tourism initiatives. Make a point to book a village life experience package or a stay with local family to support the responsible tourism initiatives.

6) Kerala has high standard of living, so there is fear of any diseases which are epidemic in nature.

If you are a solo women traveller, Kerala is a safe place to travel.

We would suggest you try to dress modestly. Don’t venture out alone at night or roam around in lonely alleys all by yourself.

Plan your trip with us to have a helpful travel partner on your side who provides extensive support and tips not just for your safety but also to ensure you will have an amazing time during your solo female travel in India.

 

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