Kerala can offer never-ending excitement and relaxation to the tourists who visit here on Kerala tour packages for family. The locations here can be as soothing and quite adventurous at the same time. This is one reason Kerala is the most preferred state for tourists on family and honeymoon holidays. You can keep visiting the various locations every year and still there will be locations to discover that enthuse your sporting mind. Here are some amazing locations in Kerala, some very popular, and some not as much, yet quite beautiful, for a tranquil holiday experience.
Trivandrum is a perfect location for all age-groups of tourists. From adventure treks to pilgrim centres, the place is blessed with some of the most amazing landscapes that allure the travellers. The city is home to the wealthiest temple in India which is Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. It is an ancient temple mentioned in many mythical stories and the Vedas. The majestic architecture, which was built long before science or architecture was invented, will question the advanced techniques adopted by the current day engineers. The zoo attracts a lot of family audience, especially the children. It is vast and beautifully maintains the natural habitat for most of the animals. The museums and palaces, particularly the Padmanabhapuram palace, is a must-visit during your Kerala tour packages for couple. It remains another challenge to the architects how the palace remains cool without any fan or air conditioner throughout the year. The beaches here are quite beautiful. You can see a beautiful statue of the mermaid at the Shanghumukham beach in the city. This is the most crowded beach in Trivandrum. If you want to enjoy a beach without much crowd, there are many other options near the city because of the coastal line that stretches through one side of Kerala. Backwaters are another inevitable landscape of Kerala’s nature and at Poovaar you can enjoy the best of backwaters and the beach. A picnic to Ponmudi will get you totally refreshed with the cool climate and the fresh air. Visit the tallest peak on the Western Ghats, Agasthyarkoodam near Ponmudi. You can enjoy the trek at Ponmudi and the panoramic sites of the hills and valleys.
If you check with any tour operator on Kerala honeymoon, they will first suggest Munnar honeymoon packages. Munnar is definitely one of the most beautiful places on the earth. Here is one place where you can touch the clouds and the dews and enjoy a rainbow any time of the year. Munnar becomes more beautiful, though a little adventurous, during the monsoons. The tea estates make the tourists go eccentric because of its beauty. The coffee and other plantations are also quite popular among the tourists for sightseeing. There are many waterfalls and viewpoints here that offer ample entertainment and adventure to the tourists. Munnar is also considered to be a trekker’s paradise thanks to the hills and valleys of the Western Ghats. The rivers and farms make life heavenly for the tourists who love their rendezvous with nature while in Munnar. Munnar is also popular for the wildlife resources. You can enjoy a wildlife safari at Munnar, Idukki and also visit Thekkadi to visit the Periyar Tiger Reserve. The experience of Munnar will be simply heavenly!
Ever wanted to tour the Europe? Does the budget restrain you from booking a tour to Venice? Then Allepey is the right place for you! Allepey is fondly called the Venice of the East because of the beautiful waterways that run like lifelines through the district. This is one place in Kerala where water still remains the favourite mode of transport and the most convenient one too. Houseboat cruises through the Vembanad Lake will be a one of a kind experience for the tourists on honeymoon packages for Kerala. Visit the beach, museum and Kuttanad to experience raw nature and village life of Kerala. From Allepey, you can also plan a houseboat cruise to Kottayam, Gavi, Wagamon and Kollam too. The Vembanad lake connects the Kumarakom backwaters and Ashtamudi Lake which offers a beautiful view of the coconut groves, paddy fields and quite a lot of greenery throughout the cruise. In the mean while, you can also enjoy the lip-smacking seafood and other traditional Kerala cuisine which is rich in flavours.
Rightly called the Queen of Arabian Sea, Kochi has been a busy port over many decades now. Over the decades, traders and travellers from across the world have visited this entertaining city which is full of life for trading tea, coffee, spices, handicrafts and seafood. The city is fast competing to be the next metro of India and a busy IT hub too thanks to the highly educated people here. There are a lot of heritage sites and beaches and backwater destinations in Kochi too which makes it a popular spot for Kerala tourism honeymoon packages. Since Kochi is located in the central Kerala region, it has easy access to every other city in Kerala and to other states too. For example, Munnar is hardly 100 plus kms from Kochi. Allepey is hardly 60 kms by road from Kochi and you can also reach by train or by backwaters too. Athirappilly waterfalls are hardly 1.5 hours’ drive from the city. Trissur is around 80 kms and Guruvayoor is another 15 kms from there. Almost all the popular destinations in Kerala are connected via air, road, water or rail from Kochi. Fort Kochi, Mattancherry, Tripunithura, Chendamangalam and Muziris are some of the popular heritage sites in the outskirts of Kochi. Fort Kochi beach, Cherai beach and Kumbalangi backwaters are popular tourist destinations in and around the city. The most modern shopping malls, amusement parks and star hotels make Kochi the perfect destination to enjoy the holidays for the youngsters.
The foodies and beach lovers will love their Kerala travel packages to Kannur. Basically, the north Malabar region of Kerala is famous for their exotic cuisine and culture that revolves around food. Kannur and Kozhikode are blessed with some of the most amazing and rare beaches, most of which are untouched by modernization. Tourists can enjoy the greenery and fresh air more in this region than the usually crowded southern part of Kerala. Kannur too has its own share of beaches, backwaters, waterfalls and hill stations that are even more exotic and beautiful and green than Munnar and Allepey. Paithalmala is an exotic hill station just like Munnar but not as crowded. The place is calmer, greener and cooler than Munnar and offers an amazing holiday experience to the tourists. You can visit Aralam wildlife sanctuary and Madayipara for a closer rendezvous with nature.
Wayanad is the perfect destination in Kerala honeymoon packages for a quiet holiday far away from the hustles and bustles of the city. Nature takes up the charge here as you won’t even get mobile range in most of the remote resorts and hotels. It is a perfect way to unplug and unwind and enjoy the times together. You can visit the plantations and hills of Lakkidi, the historical sites at Sulthan Bathery, and the exotic hills and evergreen forests make Wayanad the most beautiful destination for your honeymoon. Enjoy the trek to Chembra peak and visit the mesmerising love-lake on the way. The gorgeous waterfalls of Soochippara and Meenmutty are equally alluring to the tourists here. Visit the sandalwood forests at Marayoor and witness how the tribals make the medicinal jaggery which is very famous here. Visit the Muniyaras and the Edakkal caves that tell stories of over 2000 years of human inhabitants in this part of the world. The museums that showcase the history, forest wealth, archaeological excavations etc. showcase the rich tradition and heritage of Kerala. Enjoy the wildlife safari and elephant ride which will take your through dense forests to see the animals living in their natural habitat. The Kuruva islands are another beautiful place that takes you away to another medieval era where there’s nothing other than nature, animals and birds.
If you are looking for cheap Kerala tour packages do not hesitate to contact a reputed tour operator who can give you quite a few options since there are accommodations available for all budgets without compromising on the hospitality and hygiene. Enjoy the mouth-watering flavours of Kerala right from the variety of chips to the exotic seafood and extravagant Sadya. You can experience live performances of Kathakali, Mohiniyattom and Kalarippayattu which take years of meticulous training and practice to perfection. You can cycle through the narrow winding roads of the hill stations and villages to explore the simple life of the people who are quite conservative in spite of being highly educated. You can walk through the muddy paddy fields to feel the earth’s love and the passion of the people who love it. Kerala is definitely worth visiting at least once in a lifetime. This is one place where beauty and brains come together to preserve nature and to promote nature-friendly living.