On this honeymoon you ditch the crowded tourism destinations in the south and discover the picturesque countryside in the north of Kerala. Pamper yourself in the virgin backwaters of Kasaragod, misty tropical forests of Wayanad, and sandy white beaches caressed by the waves of the Arabian Sea. Indulge in the delicious local cuisine, be touched by fine hospitality and honeymoon in totally off-beat style with some really unique experiences to count in.
Your honeymoon starts in this prosperous trading town, bang on the spot where Vasco da Gama first landed in India on his search for spices. Check–in to your beach front resort at Kappad.Kozhikode is one of the best Places to Visit in Kerala for Honeymoon
It’s all about food: relish the famous Malabari cuisine
For lunch, we’ll take you to a place where you can get the best of the popular Malabar cuisine. Mildly flavoured, gently cooked biriyanis are a must try in this region. Mithaitheruvu is the place you can go in search of the famous Calicut halwas (sweet).
The two crumbling piers adds old world charm to the natural beauty at Kozhikode beach
An ancient boat yard, city beach or relax at Kappad beach?
Afternoon, we could take you to Beypore home to a 1500 year old wooden boat (uru) building industry. You could buy some intricately crafted uru- models too. Or you could consider Kozhikode beach with its iconic crumbling piers and 100 year old lighthouse.
Today, you will set out on a journey to the hills of Wayanad. Remarkably unspoilt, at Wayanad, nature puts on a great show leaving you spell bound. Wayanad is one of the best Places to Visit in Kerala for Honeymoon. The destination is off-beat so you won’t have hordes of tourists around making for a perfect honeymoon setting.
The 9- hair pin’s to Wayanad
This morning, you will drive up through a number hairpin bends and turns of the famous Thamarassery Mountain Pass. Enjoy the landscape along the way as you reach your next destination, Wayanad. Take a snap at the Lakkidi view point and spend some time at the Pookode Lake before you check-in to your resort and relax.
Go skimming the waters of Banasura on a speed boat passing by tiny islands that speckle the lake face
Sunset at Banasura sagar dam: The largest earth dam in India
An awesome setting to spend your evening and view the sunset. The dam reservoir is dotted with tiny islands with the majestic Banasura hill in the background. Don’t miss skimming the waters in a speedboat or going on a lovely walk by the water side.
Relax for the night in your resort.
As you soak-in the feel of Wayanad, today we take you on a couple of mild treks. The heart shaped lake is the all-time favourite of honeymooners and so are the sentinel waterfalls.
Trek to Chembra peak: Couple trek to a heart shaped lake
Today morning you can venture for a mild trek through beautiful rolling tea gardens to the highest peak in Wayanad (6900ft). The rolling tea gardens and the famous heart-shaped lake will keep you clicking away on your journey up-hill. The view from the top affords you a bird’s eye view of the entire Wayanad district.
Embark on a journey that gets you a direct way to his/her heart at Chembra Peak
Evening trip to the Sentinel Rock waterfalls
A 15-minutes walk through thick, wet and evergreen forests will lead you to the scenic sight of the Soochipara waterfalls. It is a three-tiered waterfall from a height of 200 metres. Enjoy the ambience and trek to the spot and spend your evening here.
Relax for the night at your resort.
Yesterday was outdoorsy, so we leave you with a lazy morning to spend some time in your plantation resort. Today evening’s candle-light cave dinner would probably be the most memorable part of your honeymoon.
A Lazy morning in your plantation resort
After breakfast, check-in to your planation resort and relax till afternoon there. Soak-in the ambience or spend time in the farms and natural pools around. This will be best to cool after a lot of trekking yesterday.
Communing with ancestors at the legendary Edakkal caves
The surrealism of ancient carvings, it takes you to a different era altogether. Doesn’t it? Well, after lunch you could head to Edakkal caves, the only known place for stone-age carvings in South India. Do enjoy the jaw-dropping views of Wayanad from here.
Dine exclusively in an a pre-historic natural cave lit with candles at Edakkal
An exclusive candle light dinner in a natural cave
This evening will be totally memorable. Picture this: a natural cave light with candles that too exclusively for you two. This is a unique experience you can get only in Wayanad.
Northern Kerala backwaters are still fantastically unspoilt and off the mass tourism radar. You will spend the last couple of nights on a Kerala style island resort overlooking an expanse of the backwaters dotted with palm trees.
After breakfast, set out on scenic ride to a private island by a stunning stretch of the backwaters.
Keralan seafood delicacies: Eat like the locals
Enjoy a mini buffet lunch, served on a traditional banana leaf. Samplethe famed seafood delicacies of Kerala ranging from fish, prawns, oyster and mussels. The in-house chef also has a great spread of vegetarian dishes using seasonal veggies.
Enjoy a way of life very typical of the backwater culture in your island resort at Kasaragod
Soak-in the backwaters: Relax in your resort
The evening is free for you to spend time in your island resort. Soak-in the spectacular views, watch fishing boats go by. You can even swim in the backwaters, they are that clean! Watch the sun paint the backwaters red as you enjoy the setting day from the comfort of your hammock.
Today is a great day to explore the backwaters and specialities of the theme resort you will be staying at. This evening will invoke memories of a famous romantic bollywood song at Bekal fort.
Explore the backwaters: Secluded beach, boat trip, mussel farming
This morning, take a ride on a boat along the palm-fringed countryside and play in the waves on an isolated beach across the coast. You could also take up a couple ayurveda massage. Your friendly host would also be happy to let you try your hand at mussel farming.
The legendary fort at Bekal and the beach make for a perfect evening getaway
Sunset @ Bekal fort: Relive Mani Ratnam’s ‘Tu Hi Re’
Afternoon, travel to Bekal: the site of Kerala’s largest and best preserved fort. Thrashed unceasingly by stubborn waves, the fort has an inviting sunset view. The adjacent Bekal beach is a sandy stretch making for long walks with ample night lighting. Perfect!
Today is the last day of your honeymoon. Enjoy a splendid breakfast. If you are interested in picking up some Kerala souvenirs we will take you to some of the good handicraft shops around town. Alternatively you may rest in your resort and prepare for onward journey.
Drop back at Kozhikode Airport/rail station in the afternoon bidding farewell to god’s own country with memories to last for a life time.
3 star Hotel/resort with neat amenities, hygienic bathrooms & European toilets, Telephone and 24 hours room service
Air Conditioned vehicle with chauffer at your disposal thorough out the tour
All meals included at your backwater resort, special inclusions like cave dinner and buffet breakfast at all other resorts
Exclusive candle light dinner in a natural cave, Flower bed with fruit basket, Special honeymoon cake for the couple
Total tour cost
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