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Fish, rice, chai, literature, arts, music, peaceful, festive mood, sarees, mother tongue lovers… What was the first thing that popped into your mind ones you read these words? It could either be the description for a Bong or a Mallu. Yes; West Bengal and Kerala being the states so far from each other share lot things in common. Although Kolkata from West Bengal is itself a city of excellent art galleries, delicious food, vibrant festivals, historic buildings, monuments, and everlasting culture with love for Bangla; the Bongs often search for a holiday destination with same features and lots of natural beauty. The search ends when they discover Kerala as the holiday destination of their choice. The direct transportation from Kolkata to Kochi makes Kerala the domestic tourist destination for Kolkata people and other travelers from West Bengal as well. Both of these states have almost the same preferences. But what attracts holiday seekers is the hill stations like Munnar, Thekkady, Vagamon, Ponmudi, Idukki; beach destinations like Marari, Alleppey, Kovalam, Kappad; houseboats of Alappuzha, Kumarakom, Bekal, Kollam, etc. Besides, the comforting spas and known Ayurvedic centers in Kerala are the reason why Bongs love to be in Kerala for Holidays.

What Is Included In The Tour Package From Kolkata To Kerala?

Srees Tours offers a complete Kerala tour package from Kolkata. The package includes visiting the beautiful destinations like Munnar, Thekkady, Alleppey, Kumarakom, and Kovalam. To precise in the package, you will have the visit to the hill station, houseboat, beaches and tea plantations altogether. The planned packages are affordable for couples, kids, families, and friends. Although; you can customize the tour package depending upon your holidays and including the travel time to and fro from Kolkata.

How to Reach Kerala from Kolkata?

Reaching Kerala from Kolkata is no big deal. The multiple modes of transportation make it easy to reach Kerala from Kolkata. Although planning a road trip would be time-taking; thus you are suggested to arrange your Kerala holidays from Kolkata either through airways or by railways.

  • How to Reach Kerala from Kolkata by Airways?
    As of now, there is no direct air service from Kolkata to Kerala. However, all the major airlines have a layover either in Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai or Bengaluru. It is recommended taking a flight from Kolkata to Kochi via Bengaluru. Indigo Airlines offers this flight. It will drop the passengers to the Kochi International Airport without changing the airplane.Mostly the flights are available in morning hours, i.e., from 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM and later in the noon hours, i.e., from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Taking morning flights would save you one day’s time as you can be on the sightseeing on the same day as well. However, if you are planning to leave after the working hours, taking the noon flights would be the best way to reach Kerala by evening and start the sightseeing from next morning.
  • How to Reach Kerala from Kolkata by Railways?
    There are two trains to plan your travel.#1. Train No. 12841 Coromandel Express from Howrah Junction to Chennai Central. It leaves at 2:50 PM to reach Chennai Central on day two at 5:15 PM. The journey of 26 hours and 25 minutes with 14 stoppages. It runs daily.
    From Chennai Central take the Train No. 12623 Trivandrum Mail for Trivandrum. It leaves Chennai Central at 7:45 PM to reach Ernakulam the next day at 6:50 AM. It runs daily as well.#2. Alternatively, you can opt for Train No. 12516 SCL TVC EXPRESS from Howrah at 12:45 AM on Tuesdays to reach Ernakulam the next day at 5:45 PM.

Best Kerala Packages from Kolkata

Srees Tours have two pre-planned Kerala Tour Packages for Kolkata people. They are:

#1. 6 Nights & 7 Days package including Kochi – Munnar – Thekkady – Houseboat – Kovalam – Kanyakumari – Trivandrum. The packages cover mostly all the beauties and experiences of Kerala. From visiting Forts in Kochi to Tea Plantations in Munnar, Periyar National Park in Thekkady to cruising on Houseboat, and resting on Kovalam beaches to visiting the Vivekananda Rock Memorial in Kanyakumari and at last praying in the oldest and amazing temples in Trivandrum; the package is full of wows.

#2. However, if you are running out of time then opting for a 3 Nights & 4 Days package including Kochi – Munnar – Houseboat – Kochi is recommended. This packages covers hill station, waterfalls, familiarity with the art forms, staying in the houseboat, Elephant Safari and visiting the attractions.

Although, if you have a trip plan for more than four days and less than seven days; Srees Tours can customize the same for you.

So, now when you are all set to plan your holidays in Kerala from Kolkata; wait no more and book your tickets now.