We wanted to spend our “most special holiday” amidst serene nature that would provide us with hills and water body at the same time. And what could have been more better than honeymoon trip to Kerala,which is not only an amazing coastal region but also has hill stations forests, and yes, amazing seafood cuisine.
Also being part of the IT industry and having a tight schedule, Kerala was the perfect choice to break away from the grind and indulge in a vacation that that offered peace of mind, tranquility, romance, and a sense of discovery.
In other words, Kerala was perfect for us.
Planning our honeymoon in Kerala
We found TravelTriangle on Google while we were searching for honeymoon packages to Kerala. Liking their personalization option on packages, we raised a request for the same and were soon contacted by a representative from the company. This representative then understood our requirements and connected us to suitable agents on board who then started sending us quotes. We chose our trip agent and handler and were now sorted with the whole trip planning.
Details of our honeymoon trip to Kerala
- Cost: INR 35298
- Duration: 5 days
- Inclusions: Hotels, Sightseeing, Transfers, and Breakfast
- Exclusions: Flights and any other personal expenses
Kerala was finally happening and we both were too excited!
Day 1: The magnificent hills of Munnar
We landed in Kochi and at the airport, were greeted by the agent’s representative. In the cab, we then proceeded towards Munnar and were greeted by some mesmerizing sceneries on our way. The waterfalls enroute were grand (Cheeyappara) and the high mountains with low clouds was a sight to behold.
Overall, the journey was very nice and we felt more rejuvenated than tired. We reached Munnar in the evening and then checked into our wonderful hotel. The rest of the time was spent relaxing.
Overall, this was a perfect start to our honeymoon.
Day 2: Incredible sightseeing in Munnar
We woke up to a beautiful morning today and after a sumptuous breakfast, got ready and headed out for sightseeing. Some of the best places that we saw today included Mattupetty Dam, Eco-Point, Tea Museum, and Pothamedu among others.
In the evening, we returned to our hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 3: Best of nature and culture in Thekkady
It was a 3.5 hours ride to Thekkady via the cardamom hills and it was beautiful. After reaching the city, we checked into our hotel and then proceeded to the Periyar Tiger Reserve. We opted for a two hour boat ride here amidst the forest and it was one of the most refreshing experiences ever.
In the evening, we attended the local martial arts show (Kalaripayattu) and then headed back to the hotel after an eventful but tiring day.
Day 4: The backwaters of Alleppey
It was a 4 hour drive to Alleppey and after reaching the city, we checked into our resort that was located in the backwaters only. We were free to do whatever we wanted for the rest of the day and we chose to relax and enjoy the tranquil vibes of the sea.
In the night, we boarded the houseboat for a stay and even enjoyed a delicious dinner onboard.
Day 5: Cherai beach and back to Cochin
This was the last day of our honeymoon trip to Kerala and after breakfast, we proceeded towards the Cherai beach. This beach is by far the best picnic spot near Chennai and we loved our time spent here at the sandy beach. The best part here was this place is surrounded by both backwaters and beach – so no matter what, fun and peace is guaranteed here. One can swim in the sea, sunbathe, or enjoy the colorful sunset and sunrise.
Later, we proceeded back to Kochi airport to catch our flight back home.
Our honeymoon trip to Kerala was out of the world. This is one of the best destinations in not only India but I believe also the world for the kind of experiences one can enjoy here is amazing. From the mountains to the beaches to the backwaters and cultural extravaganza, spending our honeymoon here was the best decision we ever took.
The representative was very informative and good to talk to. He drove well and made sure that we do not miss anything. The hotels provided were in amazing and at scenic locations. Even the staff of the hotels was very cooperative.
The hotel provided at Munnar was no doubt amazing but the food was a challenge as there was no other option than eating at the same hotel. And, the hotel prices for food was way beyond costly as compared to its cost.
Tip for future travelers
Kerala is an amazing place for not only honeymooners but also family and friends. So don’t think too much but pack your bags and leave if you’re planning a trip. And yes, do plan your trip with TravelTriangle for they really offer a hassle free and value for money trip experience.
Kerala exceeded the expectations of this couple. If you too are looking for such a mesmerizing honeymoon experience, simply choose a Kerala Honeymoon Package and let TravelTriangle take care of all your honeymoon preparations.
Common Queries You May Have About Kerala
Where should one go for honeymoon in Kerala?
Some of the best and most beautiful places that one must visit on their honeymoon trip to Kerala are:
Is Kerala safe for honeymoon?
Kerala is more than safe for honeymooners. You can plan your romantic escape at any time of the year without feeling worried about your safety.
How many days are enough for Kerala?
Kerala is home to a number of breathtaking places that you should visit on your honeymoon. While an ideal duration for a Kerala honeymoon trip is around 5 to 7 days, you can increase of decrease the same as per your interest and budget.
What are some of the things to do in Kerala?
There are a lot of experiences to have while you’re in Kerala. Of all here are a few to add to your itinerary:
1. Bathe elephants
2. Enjoy bamboo rafting
3. Stay in a houseboat
4. Watch Neelakurinji bloom
5. Visit the beaches
Can one wear shorts in Kerala?
One can wear anything in Kerala as long as they are modestly and comfortably dressed. However, I’d advise you to wear loose long cotton clothes to keep your skin covered from the harmful UV rays.
What is Kerala famous for?
The backwaters of Kumarakom, the beauty of the Venice of the East aka Alleppey, and the gorgeous Alappuzha Beach are some of the top things that make Kerala so famous.
Is Kerala a good place for honeymoon?
Kerala is a great destination for married couples since it is surrounded by the breathtaking marvels of nature. If you wish to go into the lap of nature with your loved one and soak in bliss then Kerala is the perfect place to be.
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