Honeymoon in Kerala is an enchanting and romantic experience, as Kerala, located in the southwestern part of India, is often referred to as “God’s Own Country” due to its stunning natural beauty, serene backwaters, lush greenery, and picturesque landscapes. Here’s a brief for a memorable honeymoon in Kerala:
Backwaters: Kerala’s backwaters are a network of interconnected canals, lakes, and lagoons that stretch along the coast. A visit to the backwaters is a must-do experience. You can take a houseboat cruise or a traditional “kettuvallam” and enjoy the tranquility of the surroundings while witnessing the rural life along the waterways.
Munnar: Situated in the Western Ghats, Munnar is a hill station renowned for its tea plantations, misty mountains, and cool climate. The vast stretches of tea gardens, picturesque valleys, and waterfalls make Munnar a perfect place to unwind and enjoy nature.
Alleppey (Alappuzha): Known as the “Venice of the East,” Alleppey is famous for its enchanting backwaters and houseboat cruises. The town also hosts the annual Nehru Trophy Boat Race, a popular snake boat race held on the Punnamada Lake.
Kochi (Cochin): As a major port city and commercial hub, Kochi offers a mix of history, culture, and modernity. Explore the historic Fort Kochi area, visit the Chinese fishing nets, stroll through Jew Town, and witness the iconic Mattancherry Palace and St. Francis Church.
Kovalam: This popular beach destination attracts tourists with its golden sandy beaches and clear blue waters. Kovalam offers various water activities like swimming, surfing, and catamaran rides. Don’t miss the stunning sunset views from the Lighthouse Beach.
Thekkady: Located in the Periyar National Park, Thekkady is famous for its wildlife sanctuary and spice plantations. Take a boat safari on the Periyar Lake to spot elephants, tigers, deer, and other wildlife in their natural habitat.
Wayanad: Nestled amidst the Western Ghats, Wayanad is a verdant region blessed with scenic beauty and rich biodiversity. It offers attractions like Chembra Peak, Banasura Sagar Dam, Edakkal Caves, and the tranquil Pookode Lake.
Cultural Experiences: Kerala’s cultural heritage is vibrant and diverse. Witness traditional dance forms like Kathakali and Mohiniyattam, attend a Theyyam ritual, and savor the delicious cuisine, especially the authentic Kerala Sadhya (feast) served on a banana leaf.
Ayurvedic Spa and Wellness: Kerala is renowned for its Ayurvedic treatments and therapies. Pamper yourself with rejuvenating Ayurvedic massages, yoga, and meditation sessions, and experience holistic healing in a serene environment.
Festivals: Kerala celebrates numerous colorful festivals throughout the year. The most famous ones include Onam, the harvest festival, which showcases boat races, traditional games, and cultural performances, and Thrissur Pooram, a grand temple festival known for its magnificent elephant procession and fireworks.
- Pick up & drop at Cochin airport
- 3 nights stay in Munnar with breakfast & dinner
- 1 night stay in Houseboat with breakfast, lunch & dinner
- All transfers & sightseeing by Dezire
- Toll tax, parking & driver charges
- Personal expenses
- Extra meals
- Entry fees
- GST 5%
Cochin Arrival - Munnar (140 Km /4.5 Hrs. )
Arrival at Cochin airport / Railway station. You will be received by our representative & transfer to Munnar. Enjoy the marvelous Valara & Cheeyappara Seasonal waterfalls, high mountains with the low flying clouds passing by. On arrival check into hotel. After freshen up relax in hotel. Dinner & overnight stay in Munnar.
After breakfast spend the day with local sightseeing of Munnar includes visit to Mattupetty Dam, Kundale Lake, Honeybee Nest, Photo Point, Echo point, Tea Museum, Rose Garden, Pothamedu View Point. Evening shopping. Dinner & overnight stay in Munnar
After breakfast proceed to Rajamalai were the rarest species of mountain goat, "Nilgiri Thars", can be spotted. Return to hotel. Dinner & Overnight stay at Munnar Optional Activities on Extra Cost: Spice Plantation Visit, Elephant Safari, Jeep safari, adventure activities etc.
After breakfast, check out from Munnar & drive to Alleppey, the home of the much-vaunted backwaters of Kerala. On arrival board your houseboat. Stay on a houseboat for an overnight cruise through the scenic backwaters of Alleppey. Cruising through palm-fringed canals; watching people at work in the paddy fields; relaxing on board as you are lulled into comfort by the sounds of the wind and waves. Cruise till the evening, by which time the houseboat halts in the lake for overnight stay. Dinner & overnight stay in Houseboat.