The romantic backwaters of Kumarakom are bound to please you into staying there forever. Take a casual stroll along the lake and if you’re a foodie, then Kumarakom is just the perfect place for you.
Best time to visit Kumarakom is between November to March.
How to Reach - A private vehicle will take around 1 hour because the distance between Kumarakom and Allappuzha is around 30 km. A ferry is also available from Alappuzha.
Things to do - Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Backwater rides in a houseboat, Aruvikkuzhi Waterfall, Nehru Snake Boat Race.
If your love for food exceeds the love for your partner, then you might as well pay Kochi a visit. Very well known for its delicious cuisine which is the perfect blend of richness and spicy, this place is going to blow your tastebuds away!
Best time to visit Kochi is October to March.
How to Reach - Go all in and take a boat from Alappuzha to Kochi.
Since both these places are a mere 50 kms away, a private vehicle is the perfect mode of transport as it goes along the backwaters.Things to do - Mattancherry Palace, Cherai Beach, Fort Kochi, National Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Ransom, Vallarpadam.
South India is one of the most underrated destinations and you’ll find gems if you explore them further. Kodaikanal is perhaps among the well known destination which make you feel like you’ve arrived in a whole different world. Dense and beautiful forests make Kodaikanal a must visit. This destination transforms into a Monsoon Wonderland for those who love the rains.
Best time to visit Kodaikanal is between December to February.
How to Reach -Flights are available to Madurai which is around 50 kms away from Kodaikanal. Most tourists prefer traveling directly by a bus. A private vehicle will take around 3 hours since the distance is merely 150 km
Things to do - Kodai Lake, Pillar Rocks, Coakers Walk, Bear Shola Falls.
Hidden in the Nilgiri ranges, we have the Queen of Hill Stations in Tamil Nadu - Ooty. Ooty will lure you in with its evergreen and ephemeral peaks and mountain ranges. Travelling along the established tea estates, into a green cover, sounds like an ideal honeymoon destination, right?
Best time to visit Ooty- is throughout the year.
How to Reach - A direct flight is available to Coimbatore. A few trains also run along the Alappuzha- Ooty stretch. The distance is around 350 kms. A private vehicle should take 6 hours.
Things to do - Ooty Lake, a ride in the toy train, botanical gardens, trekking. Thread garden, Doddabetta peak.