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Travel Tips

Money

There is no limit to the amount of foreign currency that visitors can bring.

Food

All standard restaurants offer a variety of cuisines including Continental, Chinese, Indian and typical Kerala fare.

Banks

Banks are open for transaction from 10:00 - 15:30 hrs on weekdays and from 10:00 - 12:00 hrs on Saturdays.

Water

Tap water is purified and quite safe to drink. It is not advisable to drink water from slow moving streams, lakes or dams. Bottled water is also available.

Credit Cads

Main hotels, restaurants and shopping centres honour major credit cards.

Time

(Hours fast (+), slow (-) on IST)USA: -10.30, Germany: - 4.30, Canada: - 10.30, France: - 4.30, Australia: + 4.30, Spain: - 4.30, UAE: - 1.30, UK: - 5:30.

Emergency Numbers

Police control room: 100
Fire station: 101
Ambulance: 102, 108

Best Time To Visit

High season: September-MayMonsoon Rejuvenation programmes: June-August

Police Helpline

While traveling on Highways (Highway Alert Number): 9846 100 100While traveling in Trains (Railway Alert Number): 9846 200 100

Travel Kit

Cotton outfits; hats, sunglasses, sunscreen lotion etc.

Temple Codes

Some temples do not permit entry to non-Hindus. Strict dress codes are followed in most of the temples. Footwear is banned inside the temple premises.

Drugs

Heavy penalties including imprisonment for possession of narcotic drugs.

Nudity

Nudity is not allowed in any Kerala beach.

Ayurveda

Go only to those Ayurveda centres that are classified/approved by the Department of Tourism.

Smoking

Smoking is banned in public places.

Demonstrativeness in Public

Behaviour, demonstrating affection in public like hugging or kissing is not an accepted practice in Kerala.

Footwear in Houses

Visitors to most Kerala houses leave their footwear outside before entering the house.

Wildlife Sanctuaries

To visit a wildlife sanctuary, prior permission has to be taken from the authority concerned of the sanctuary.

For further enquiries, contact:

The Chief Conservator of Forests,
Thiruvananthapuram

Pin: 695 014, Tel: + 91 471 2322217