TRAVEL TIPS TO KERALA
Carry your visa for entry to India/Kerala on your holiday.
There is no limit to the amount of foreign currency that visitors can bring.
Banks are open for transaction from 10.00 to 14.00 hrs on all days except Sundays (10.00 to 12.00 hrs).
Cotton outfits, hats, sunglasses, sunscreen lotion etc
Main hotels, restaurants and shopping centres honour major credit cards.
Indian Rupee (INR)
Heavy punishments including imprisonment are imposed for possession of narcotic drugs.
standard restaurants offer a variety of cuisines including Continental,
Chinese, Indian and typical Kerala fare.
Police control room: 100
tap water is purified, It is better to drink bottled drinking water or
drinking water from houses/restaurants. It is not advisable to drink
water from slow moving streams, lakes or dams. Mineral water is
available in sealed bottles.
Footwear inside the temple and entry into the sanctum sanctorum is banned in all the temples.
Nudity is not allowed in any Kerala beach.
Footwear in houses
Visitors to most Kerala houses leave their footwear outside before entering the house.
If you wish to undergo Ayurvedic treatment, it is very important to ensure that you go to an authorised centre.
Demonstrativeness in public
Behaviour demonstrating affection in public like hugging or kissing is not an accepted practice in Kerala.
visit a wildlife sanctuary, prior permission has to be taken from the
concerned authority of the sanctuary. For further enquiries, contact:
The Chief Conservator of Forests, Thiruvananthapuram 695014.