With development of economy there is more money in the hands of people to spare. More people have
also become rich. Young people have cash to spare at their hand. The number of people who go on honeymoon have increased manifold. The concept of honeymoon has catch up and there are many bodies which cater to this demand. They arrange for trips to exotic destinations and for required amenities. Now planning a honeymoon is easy with lot of professional help available.
In a world of numerous choices, Kerala honeymoon is an option that you can blindly go for. It will satisfy all your expectations of a honeymoon with its attractions like virgin beaches, fascinating hill
stations, winding backwaters, verdant landscape and sophisticated art forms. Kerala is located in the Malabar Coast of southwestern India.
The main destinations that figure in Kerala honeymoon packages are Alleppey and Kumarakom – the backwater paradises, Munnar – the mist blanketed hill station, Kovalam – the idyllic beach location and Thekkady – the land of enchanting wilds.
Kerala honeymoon tours, for that matter any Kerala tour, can be considered complete only if you savor the backwaters. Backwater is a singular Kerala occurrence. Nowhere else in the world can one find a similar phenomenon. Backwater is the complex network formed by canals and inlets which are manmade
and natural, estuaries of forty rivers and five lakes. The shores and backwaters make for exquisite landscape with appealing natural beauty and enthralling sights from drama of life. Alleppey and Kumarakom are two prominent destinations honeymooners prefer to savor backwaters.
Alleppey with its network of canals and inlets and Vembanad Lake offers a nice cruise which provides
magnificent sights. A trip from Alleppey to Kottayam offers some beautiful sights that are among the better tourist experiences of the world. Alleppey apart from backwaters holds many attractions like a beautiful beach and streets lined by attractive structures.
Kumarakom is an idyllic small village endowed with all the bounties of backwater village. As with whole
of Kerala, in Kumarakom also Backwaters make for beautiful setting with shores lined by monuments, swaying coconut trees, emerald mangrove forests and lush green paddy fields, fishing nets and various acts of human drama; and backwaters adorned by water flowers especially water lilies. Kumarakom also
homes a bird sanctuary which is frequented by migratory birds including Siberian Crane. The music from this haven will make your honeymoon sojourn more lively.
Houseboats are now the poster boys of backwater tourism. Houseboats are large moving barges with
luxurious living space adjoined with modern amenities. Houseboats are modeled on erstwhile Kettuvallams. Kettuvallams had thatched roofs over wooden hulls to offer protection from elements of nature. Although the form remains largely unaltered, houseboats are two to three storied affairs with one to five bedrooms included. Apart from sleeping space there are provision for dining space and sit out open on all sides. From the sit out exquisite charm of backwaters can be savored fully. Houseboats are adjoined with generators providing for air conditioning. A crew including a cook accompanies you.
The menu is usually indigenous variety with local fish included. Of course, you can get things around if you have difference of opinion. The houseboats are run in a meandering pace, although they are motorized, letting you drink the beauty of backwaters to the brim.
Mahi Manral is an eminent analyst and writer in Travel & Tours related topics. She has authored many
books on Kerala Travel, Tour to Kerala and Kerala Tour Packages. Find more information at http://www.greenparadize.com/.
Kerala – An Apt Choice for Your Honeymoon