2. How to reach Kerala from Mumbai:
For the road trippers, they can cover this wonderful journey in two different ways – via NH48 & NH50.
- NH48 (1,452km / 23 Hours):
Originating from Mumbai, this route takes a diversion from Pune (Maharashtra) and continues towards Satara via NH48. Here onwards, the drive will bring you to Hubli (or Hubbali in Karnataka), and continue towards Davangere, Sira and Tumakuru (Karnataka). Post this, the drive will take you through Bangalore and continue towards Krishnagiri (Tamil Nadu), Salem (Tamil Nadu), and Malumichampatti (Tamil Nadu) before it makes its way to God’s Own Country Kerala.
- NH50 (1,301km / 25 Hours):
The first phase of this journey will be same with that of NH48 (Mumbai – Pune). After reaching Pune, the drive will continue through NH50 and proceed towards Vijaypura in Karnataka. Driving further, the route takes a diversion at Narasipura-Sira Road to reach Mysore (Karnataka).
Post this, the drive will become more exciting as it will take you through three of the most enthralling wildlife sanctuaries – Bandipur, Mudumalai and Amarambalam National Parks. Driving though Amarambalam National Park, you will finally reach your destination.
NOTE: You can also reach Kerala from Mumbai through NH48-NH50 (1,266km / 22 Hours).
Train journey from Mumbai to Kerala usually takes 22 hours with Trivandrum Central serving as the nearest railway station. There are several direct trains connecting these two destinations – CSTM ERS SPL (Mumbai SCT-Ernakulam Jn.), KCVL Garib Rath (Lokmanya Tilak T – Ernakulam Town), Mumbai-Trivandrum EXP (Mum CST – Ernakulam Jn.), and few more.
Flight journey always prove to be the fastest mode of communication between these two destinations. Moreover, since all the major airlines have regular direct and connecting flights between Mumbai and Kerala, you can always expect an added amount of fun-frolic from your trip.
3. Things to Expect from Kerala Tour Packages from Mumbai :
Places to Visit (Approximate Distance):
- Alleppey (1,585km)
- Kovalam (1,715km)
- Thekkady (1,500km)
- Munnar (1,467km)
- Wayanad (1,177km)
- Trivandrum (1,722km)
- Cochin (1,540km)
- Varkala (1,670km)
- Kumarakom (1,580km)
- Kozhikode (1,256km)
- Backwater Trails
- Houseboat Stays
- Beach Tours