Kerala is Nature at its best, a land blessed with ample amount of lush tropical vegetation, mountains, rivers, lakes, waterfalls and golden beaches. This is the perfect mix for the romantically inclined to discover love and let it bloom like the orchids for which the State is so well known. Whether you are going off as a couple on a honeymoon or on your anniversary, NamasteIndiaTrip romantic Kerala tour gives you a lovely experience of being together in the lap of nature. A typical 5 nights 6 days romantic Kerala tour itinerary would go like this:
Day 01: Kochi
Welcome to Kochi by our Namaste India trip tour guide who escorts you to your hotel room where you freshen up. Then, you set out to explore Kochi starting with the Fort followed by the Bolgatty Palace, a trip to the seashore to see how fishermen still use the Chinese style fishing nets, to Mattancherry Palace and the Jewish Synagogue. You will also visit Marine Drive and the Pareekshith Thampuran Museum during the day.
Day 02: Kochi to Munnar
Have a cosy Kerala breakfast together and get ready for the 150 km drive to Munnar, the loveliest hill resort of Kerala. The drive takes you across splendidly breathtaking scenery made up of water bodies, waterfalls, lush green rice fields and a rolling countryside that exudes the warmth of nature and its people. Arrive at Munnar, the queen of Kerala hill resorts, and check into your hotel. From your room, you can see miles of undulating slopes covered by tea plantations. Freshen up and set out to explore the winding lanes of Munnar in the evening. Munnar is at the confluence of three rivers and has colonial overtones as you will find.
Day 03: Munnar Excursions
Enjoy local steaming hot breakfast and thus fortified set out to explore the beauties of Munnar. During the course of the day, you will visit the Eravikulam National Park, Rajamalai National Park, Kundala Lake, Echo Point and Mattupetty Dam. Starting at Mattupetty you enjoy a morning boat ride that puts you in a nice, romantic mood for the rest of the day. A walk through Eravikulam gives you glimpses of the Nilgiri Thar, an endangered species of goat along with a view of orchids, birds and other fauna. In the afternoon we stop at a tea plantation, watch workers picking leaves that are then processed. Sample tea and buy a pack to remember Munnar. Return to your room and if you are in the mood, visit Chinnakanal waterfalls, a lovely spot or go to Top Station.
Day 04: Munnar – Thekkady
Rise early, breakfast on hot Kerala delicacies and board the coach for the 120 km drive to Thekkady and the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Here you check into your hotel, freshen up and set off for Periyar where you go boating on the Lake, one of the best ways to view the innumerable birds, elephants, tigers, leopards and amphibian life. The view is wonderful and acts as a catalyst for romance. This boat trip done we take you to neighboring spice plantations where you can buy choicest spices to take back home.
Day 05: Thekkady – Athirapally
Bite into delicious steaming hot Kerala style breakfast and get ready to travel to Athirapally, one of the most charming waterfalls in Kerala and a popular picnic spot. The falls are about 80 feet high, surrounded by lush tropical vegetation. Just sit, watch the water cascade and let love bloom inside you. You might want to splash about in the gurgling waters and walk the trails. Later, you return to Athirapally where you enjoy a lovely night in a picturesque resort.
Day 06: Athirapally – Kochi
You are treated to a sumptuous breakfast and then check out to go on to Kochi, at a distance of 80 km. This is where the romantic tour of Kerala ends but your journey of love does not. You promise to return to Kerala on a NamasteIndiaTrip Kerala tour very soon. Try it in the monsoon!