KERALA TOUR PACKAGES FROM PUNE
Is it so difficult to book Kerala tour packages from Pune? In case you have had this question in your mind, you surely have tried it in the wrong way! Keeping in mind that God’s Own Country is a popular tourist hub in South India and Pune being the ‘Cultural Capital of Maharashtra’, booking a tour between these destinations should be easy enough for everyone.
Next time when you plan for a trip from Pune to Kerala, just check with factors like weather, communication medium, activities to be included or places to be visited. Once done with these factors, you can create an amazing tour itinerary and go ahead to book Kerala tour packages from Pune at your own convenience.
1. Best time to book Kerala tour packages from Pune:
Winter (September to mid-March) is the best time to visit Kerala from Pune. During this period, weather remains pleasant and is accompanied by a clear ambience throughout the Backwater Capital of India. With the advent of summer (mid-March), you would experience a rise in the temperature level that will continue to May month; however, summer has its charm and appeal.
Monsoon (June to August) can also be an ideal time to book Kerala tour packages from Pune. Plan a trip during this season, and you will get introduced with the virgin beauty of God’s Own Country!
2. How to reach Kerala from Pune:
- By Road:
There are two major routes to traverse from Pune to Kerala – NH48 and NH50.
- NH48 (1,309km / 20 Hours):
Starting from Pune, this exciting journey will take you through Satara and Kohlapur in Maharashtra, and will be followed by Belagavi and Davangere in Karnataka. Advancing further, the journey will pass through Tumakuru and Bangalore before taking you through Hosur in Tamil Nadu. From Hosur, the journey will continue through Salem and will continue through NH48 till you reach Kerala.
- NH50 (1,155km / 23 Hours):
This journey will follow the NH50 from Pune, and will directly bring you to Solapur in Maharashtra. After crossing Solapur, it will head towards Zalki in Karnataka and will continue towards the Bijapur Road and will bring you to Ilkal in Karnataka. The last stretch of this journey will take you through Mysore and will later be followed by Bandipur National Park, Mudumalai National Park and New Amarabalam Wildlife Sanctuary before your reach Kerala – the Spice Capital of India.
NOTE: You can also reach Kerala from Pune through NH48-NH50 (1,123km / 20 Hours).
- By Train:
Pune has around 4 direct trains to Kerala – Pune ERS Super EXP (22150), Trivandrum EXP (16331), Poorna EXP (11097) and Kanyakumari Express (16381). Most of these trains take around 24 hours to complete the entire journey.
- By Flight:
If you are planning for flight journeys from Pune to Kerala, make sure you decide travelling dates in advance. By doing so, you can book tickets at the lowest available fares with almost all the major Indian airlines. To note here, Kochi will serve as the main airport if you are planning to book Kerala tour packages from Pune and cover up the distance through flights.
3. Things to Expect from Kerala Tour Packages from Pune :
Places to Visit (Approximate Distance):
- Alleppey (1,442km)
- Kovalam (1,572km)
- Thekkady (1,355km)
- Munnar (1,324km)
- Wayanad (1,035km)
- Trivandrum (1,579km)
- Cochin (1,397km)
- Varkala (1,528km)
- Kumarakom (1,437km)
- Kozhikode (1,113km)
- Things to Do:
- Backwater Trails
- Houseboat Stays
- Beach Tours
- Nature/Plantation Walks
- Adventure Tours
- Village Walks
- Wildlife Activities
- Cultural Tours
- Hill Station Visits