Kerala – A Perfect Honeymoon Destination
The time has come to choose your honeymoon destination. You want to make it as memorable as your special day. Known for its peaceful and pristine landscapes, stretches of beautiful beaches and river system of emerald waters, Kerala in Southern India is increasingly becoming a popular destination for brides and grooms to be. You will find it a great place to relax and continue the romance. Kerala is known for its romance as the country has beach side resorts, sprawling hill stations, spice, banana and coconut plantations, lush paddy fields and even an array of wildlife to watch.
Indian tourism shows that Kerala is a state well set-up to cater for travelers There is a range of accommodation and tours on offer. With all the wedding preparations to think about, you may find it a little overwhelming in working out your honeymoon needs. It is a good idea to consult with an experienced travel agent who will be able to help you plan your honeymoon to Kerala, such as India Trips. They can help cater to your needs and will be able to make sure that your honeymoon is full of all the best highlights. Most people land in Cochin, the capital of Kerala. You could start your honeymoon with a day or two exploring the city. Weave your way around the tamarind scented streets and see the Jewish Synagogue, Mattanchery Palace and famous St Francis Church. It is also exciting to see the drama unfold in the traditional spectacle of Kathakai Dance.
But if you want to start relaxing, kick start your honeymoon with an Ayurvedic beauty treatment. It is the perfect way for you to reenergise after your wedding. Ayurveda is an ancient Indian healing system that uses a range of treatments including yoga, massage, acupuncture and herbal medicine to encourage health and wellbeing. It helps to detoxify the body and balance the three vital energies known as doshas. Once you have got your balance back on track, hop on board a traditional houseboat (kettuvallams), and cruise along the calming Kerala back waters.
You will love relaxing and watching the world of the Kerala Backwaters unfold. A network of interconnected canals, rivers, lakes and inlets, the backwaters are a labyrinthine system consisting of more than 900 km of waterways. Entire backwaters are a number of towns and cities which serve as the starting and end points of backwater cruises, and are good spots to enjoy. One of the waterways, National Waterway No. 3, covers a distance of 250 km from Kollam to Kottapuram. The houseboats are not just for tourism, they are also working waterway. You will see grains and cargo along the way. The Kerala backwaters are unique, an ecosystem where freshwaters from the rivers meet the seawater from the Arabian Sea. There a range of unique wildlife species - look out for otters and turtles, crabs and mudskippers, kingfishers and cormorants as you cruise through the lush landscape. Kerala is a wonderful place to honeymoon, and start your married life together.