We are from Delhi and every time my husband and I planned to go on a trip, we would end up exploring only the north of India. So this time we thought of taking a break and going on a vacation, we were sure that we wanted to see some other part of the country. We wanted to have a peaceful vacation amidst hills and the best of nature. Moreover, the two of us have been wanting to have an experience of a houseboat, hence we decided upon Kerala. We got in touch with the TravelTriangle team who prepared a great itinerary of 5 days in Kerala which was as per our needs and requirements.
A Look At Our Kerala Holiday Package
Cost: INR 31000
Duration: 5 Days and 4 Nights
No. Of People: 2 Adults
Inclusions: Breakfast at hotels, All meals at houseboat, houseboat, airport transfer, Parking, Driver, Transfer Cab, VAT, service charge
Exclusions: Hotel lunch and dinner, Airfare, early check-in, late check-out, tips, personal expenses
Travel Agent From TravelTriangle: Rocking Trips
5 Days Kerala Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival in Cochin and Transfer to Munnar
Day 2: Munnar Sightseeing
Day 3: Transfer to Thekkady and Sightseeing
Day 4: Transfer To Alleppey and Houseboat Stay
Day 5: Departure
Kerala’s Weather In November
We are happy that we took the decision to visit Kerala in November because we absolutely loved the weather during our trip. A few days before our trip it was raining in Kerala and we were worried that it would rain during our trip too and we would not be able to step out. But thankfully it did not happen. In fact, Munnar is November was absolutely romantic. It was a bit sunny with cold breeze and nights and early morning would have a nip in the air,
Famous Places That We Visited In Kerala
During this trip to Kerala, we visited a lot of places and had a lot of amazing experiences.
During our days in Munnar, we really enjoyed our day visiting the Kundala Lake and Dam which is situated amidst the jungle. We also made way to Munnar tea gardens and saw the tea museum and factory. It was amazing to see the whole process of picking and manufacturing tea. Another great place that we visited was the botanical garden which was full of some lovely flowers.
While on our way to Thekkady we stopped at Thekkady Spice Garden and learned all about the different spices. Thekkady gave us some experiences that we will never forget. We went to see the Kathakali show and Kalaripayattu show which was a lifetime experience. And we cannot forget to mention the amazing ayurvedic body massage that we had here. It was relaxing and rejuvenating for our mind, body, and soul.
No experience can top the one we had in Alleppey in the houseboat. It was so romantic staying in a houseboat witnessing a beautiful sunrise and sunset in a lovely company. Our dream of coming to Kerala and staying in a houseboat came true and it was surreal.
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Even though we reached Cochin on the last day of the trip, we did manage to see check-out places like Fort Kochi beach which was really very beautiful. We also spent some time exploring Kochi lighthouse, mangroves, and backwater.
Our Hotels In Kerala
During our 5 days in Kerala, we stayed in 2 resorts and a houseboat and here’s how our experience was.
1. 7 Springs Resort, Munnar
It was a good stay here. The rooms were nice and tidy. Our check-in process was smooth and we did enjoy our time.
2. Periyar Nest Resort, Thekkady
This was a good hotel with comfortable rooms. The staff was very helpful and they made our stay memorable.
How To Reach Cochin From New Delhi
We took a flight from Delhi to Cochin in order to reach Kerala for our trip. It was a comfortable flight.
Our Budget For The Kerala Trip
The overall personal expense for the two of us was around INR 15000 and including food, shopping, and tickets to adventure parks.
Shopping In Kerala
There are a lot of things to buy from Kerala hence the shopping experience was good. We bought a lot of handmade chocolates, different varieties of tea, wooden handicrafts like traditional statues of the native dance form, houseboat and elephant miniatures. We also purchased a whole lot of ayurvedic products and a lot of spices.
Restaurants In Kerala
It was a little difficult for us to look for good restaurants to try local Kerala food because we are pure vegetarians and mostly all the restaurants that we visited served non- vegetarian and the variety in vegetarian wasn’t much. We anyhow managed to get good veg food in Munnar and Thekaddy.
What To Pack For Kerala Trip
- Carry woolens especially if going during the winter season.
- Pack comfortable shoes as you would be walking around a lot
- Sunscreen is also a must
- Pack light snacks to munch on
- Your first aid in case of emergency
Kerala Travel Tips
- If you are planning to visit a temple, dress conservatively
- Carry a water bottle with you at all times
- Be careful on the beaches, The waves are rough and choppy
- If you want to go around, public transports are your best bet as they are the cheapest
Our Experience With TravelTriangle
The overall experience with Travel Triangle was good, everything was taken care of. I can give a rating of 4 out of 5 to these people who made our experience wonderful. All that we asked was, was provided to us. The itinerary was perfect and made us explore some really beautiful sights in Kerala. It was the kind of trip that we exactly hoped for.
Our 5 days in Kerala were worth every penny that we spent here. We really enjoyed our time visiting various places in Kerala and witnessing some beautiful sights. We shopped a lot and tried delicious food. TravelTriangle team really did a good job planning a great holiday for the two of us. If you too wish to have a similar experience then all you have to do is plan a trip to Kerala with TravelTriangle and see God’s own country in the best way possible.
Common Questions You May Want To Know
A. Minimum of 3 days is enough to explore Munnar.
A. The most beautiful places are:
A. Kovalam beach is the most beautiful in Kerala.
A. Both the places are gorgeous and are known for their sheer beauty and charm.
A. Anywhere between 1 to 2 days is perfect to spend on a houseboat.