Kerela, the state with the most beautiful, giant and mesmerizing hills is a hub for all the newly married couples and is also one of the best places to visit for ypur honeymoon. Apart from its authentic tea plantations, it puts forth a variety of exciting holiday packages for couples to visit for their honeymoon. People from all over the world come to Kerala during their holidays, and because of the beauty, it is popularly known as the 'God's Own Country'. It is home to lots and lots of coconuts, elephants and some of the very old traditions and cultures. All these coupled with numerous places to visit in Kerala for honeymoon make it an ideal choice. Also read about how to plan a Kerala trip.
Tourists find a blend of rich traditions, cultures, values and folk dances while visiting Kerala. It has almost everything when it comes to having a great vacation with your loved one. You can stroll along the Malabar Coast and have a look at the beautiful tea plantation which attracts a lot of people. Another unusual fact about Kerela is that if you visit during September-October, you are likely to see the Blue Mountains (which become blue once in 12 years). This beautiful blue color is because of the Neelakuranji which flower in Kerela. You can also enjoy the mouth-watering local cuisine which the perfect spices and definitely the excellent use of coconut.
Here are six best places to visit Kerala for honeymoon:
Alleppey is a place that is quite famous for its houseboats. It is one of the best places to visit in Kerela for a honeymoon. It is popularly known as the Venice of the East, and this name was given by Lord Curzon. This place is going to give you an experience that you wouldn't find anywhere else in the world. The best backwaters trip is found in this region of Kerela.You can observe great landscapes with huge fishing opportunities, see ducks peddling in the water and outstanding water lilies. If you go on a honeymoon to this place, you can feel a fascinating spell going along your soul and a lot of calmness and beauty. Chettikulangra Bhagawati Temple, Krishnapuram Palace, Marari Beach, are some of the places you can see after Alleppey backwaters. The beach in Alleppey will give you the most amazing backwaters trip close to the Arabian Sea. The best months to visit Alleppey for honeymoon are January to December, but for a trip, you should go between October and December. Other than this, you can enjoy the scenic beauty of Alleppey from September to May. Reaching Alleppey would be a really easy task as this is just 51 km from the Kochi airport. Alappuzha Beach, Kumarakom bird sanctuary and Punnamada Lake are some of the places that are popular tourists attractions. The weather of Alleppey is pleasant and hot.
Just don't forget to take an umbrella during your trip to Alleppey.
This place is the best and the most popular place to visit in Kerela for honeymoon. It has a several mountains with almost 80,000 miles of tea plantations and organic farming. The best thing about Munnar is that it has clouds just above the ground and valleys that are a must see. This place is generally relaxing and provides an incredible scenery for the honeymooners. This place was discovered by the English to spend their summers who developed these mountains for the useful tea plantations. Nowadays, Munnar is known as Modern Munnar and has a lot of waterfalls and hiking routes for the adventure loving couples. This is a unique hill station in India with immense historical significance. The best time to visit Munnar for honeymoon would be from April to November. (Read to know things to do in Kerala in November). It is just 143 km from Kochi Airport. TATA Tea Museum, Blossom Park, and Attukal Waterfalls are some great tourist attractions. The weather is particularly pleasant and cold.
The weather is so beautiful that they do not even require an AC.
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Kumarakom is a small village situated in Kerala. You can enjoy backwater rides, sip pure and pious coconut water, and experience great spices. It has a rejuvenating environment with fresh air because of the beautiful topography. This is the best place to visit in Kerela for a honeymoon. It is situated near the Vembanad Lake and possesses an exotic view with incredible flora and fauna. Kumarakom has a lot of opportunities for boating, fishing, and sightseeing. Kumarakom has green paddy fields and huge mangrove forests around. Situated near Ayemenem town which offers delightful Kerela food, head here for a stress-free time. You can also sail throughout the waters in Kumarakom to have a lovely experience with your partner. This place even has a wildlife sanctuary spread across 14 acres of land and is home to a lot of migratory birds, ducks, cuckoos, and waterfowl. Inside the sanctuary, you can enjoy boating and have a look at nature's beauty which is what Kerela is basically all about. The best time to visit Kumarakom for honeymoon is from September to March when the weather is pleasant.
The sanctuary is open everyday right from 6 AM to 6 PM.
Wayanad means paddy field in Malayalam and is one of the best places to visit in Kerela for honeymoon if you are interested in looking at the greener side of Kerela. Calling Wayanad 'the green paradise', which it actually is, could be an understatement for some because of its green appeal. You would not find any pollution whatsoever in this part of Kerela. This region is very calm, serene and enriched with positivity all around. Even in the months of May and June, this place will give you a mind-blowing experience with its welcoming nature. It holds onto a lot of tribal heritage and is also famous for its agricultural abundance. Wayanad gives real justice to the phrase that Kerela is God's own country as it seems that God seriously resides here. It also has a few more locations which would be the cherry on top such as the Edakkal caves, the Banasura Sagar dam, the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Lakkidi, the Tusharagiri Waterfalls, Kalpetta, and the Sentinel Rockfalls. The best time to visit Wayanad for honeymoon would be around July and August in Monsoon as the couples can enjoy both adventure and serenity at a single place.
In short, Wayanad gives you best of both worlds.
Thekkady is a very famous and renowned place in Kerela for honeymoon because of the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. It is a popular tourist attraction in Kerela with some species of animals including elephants, tigers, sambars, gaurs and the very rare lion tailed macaques. Spread on 777 square kilometers of land, Thekkady calls upon tourists from all over the world. What makes this place the best place to visit in Kerala for a honeymoon is the blend of wildlife and scenic beauty. This place is completely pure. It has the astonishingly pretty Thekkady lake which also has a boating facility. People in Thekkady are very particular about their cleanliness, and hence they have been able to preserve the tranquility for so many years. Another amazing sight to see in Thekkady is the huge Indian elephant which roams in the area. Basically, Thekkady has it all what a wildlife sanctuary can have. It is an advice to avoid riding on the elephants even if offered by the guides and mahouts because elephants are esentially wild animals and trying to tame them or harm them is a sin on humanity's part. The best time to visit Thekkady for honeymoon is from October to February. Don't worry if you're planning an autumn honeymoon in Kerala as we have you covered there as well.
For even more adventure, You can have a stroll around the path from Moozhiyar to Thekkady via the Gavi spinning route which is the thickest woods in Kerela.
Kovalam is a place with the most beautiful and mesmerizing beaches in Kerela. This is the only place here where you can do snorkeling as well as scuba diving in Kerela. For couples, You can have a whole photo shoot at this place. This place is very famous for its beautiful photos. People generally recognize Kovalam with a huge red and white lighthouse. It has a lot of beach resorts that provide couples with the best stay in Kerela. This is the place where you can enjoy your honeymoon in a very relaxed state, enjoy the sunset and make dunes with your partner. Don't forget to try scuba diving in Kerala on your honeymoon.
The best time to visit Kovalam is between the months of September and March.
Seeing the fantastic and colossal hills merged with the greenery of Kerela, this is indeed something that you would not find anywhere. The points of interest vary for everyone but when it comes to Kerela, the point of interest would be just one thing, and that is immense peace and renewed energy. For couples, Kerela turns out to be one of the best places to visit for honeymoon in India, considering the fact that during this time quality time and intimacy are ruling the charts. Do let us know which place in Kerala did you choose for your honeymoon. Read about the unconventional tourist places in Kerala for honeymoon in case you wish to be different from the crowd.