Kerala- The God’s own country is full of panoramic views and breathtaking landscapes waiting to get explored. For any traveler, this place offer myriad of options to have some unique and vast experience. If you want to have a fully immersive experience with this state, then the best way to book some Incredible Kerala tour packages from Delhi or from any other major cities, which put forward a magnificent way to experience this God’s own kingdom with the help of some recognized tour operators like Dream Holidays. Most of the people who visit here probably take a backwater cruise of some rejuvenating Ayurveda spa treatments. But this vibrant state has a lot more to offer than that. Here are some amazing things to experience in Kerala to make your holidays a memorable one.
A Day with Elephants at Kodanad
Imagine you bathing an elephant? Exciting? Well, you can experience that in Kodanad, one of the major elephant sanctuaries in Kerala. The place is located at a distance of 42 km from Cochin- the gateway to Kerala and offers the tourists exciting activities to indulge in. You can participate in Elephant bathing, elephant feeding, and safaris and watch some elegant baby elephants here. Elephants are trained here till they are properly trained for domestic use. You can witness the elephants taking the royal bath in the river nearby. This place easily Clubbed with your Kerala tour package, since it is located near Kochi- the gateway to Kerala.
Entry fee- INR 350 to INR 1500 per head
Houseboat Cruise in Alleppey backwaters
With the backwater tourism advancement, Alleppey is one among the top notch tourist places in Kerala and offers a refreshing retreat to the travelers, with serene backwater cruises, where you can experience the unexploited beauty of nature and enjoy some freshly prepared meals. This would be a perfect option for enjoying a family holiday. The houseboats can accommodate families, groups and provide you with all courses of meals, snacks, refreshing drinks and special dishes.
Tariff- INR 6000 to 12000
Witness the Neelakurinji Bloom
If you want to experience some once in a lifetime opportunities, then nothing would be ideal than this. The neelakurinji which is found in Munnar and only blooms once in 12 years, which is a fascinating view to hold in your memory forever. This flower is found vastly in the regions of Eravikulam national park mainly which is home to the endangered species of Nilgiri that. The place also offers a perfect spot for trekking. Since most of the Kerala tour package include the visit to Munnar, this would be a perfect pick to include in the bucket list of your ultimate Kerala trip.
Entry fee- INR 55 per adult
Closed on- February to March
Explore the rural life in Kerala
Kerala is one among the best places to have an authentic rural life. There are many integrated tourism village spots here, which you can explore to get know the traditional customs and lifestyles. One of the best places to experience village life in Kerala along with your Kerala tour packages is Kumbalangi, where you can witness the local people performing paddy cultivation, and children playing at unending mangrove forests, the fishing nets, crab farming and so much more. There are many home stays also around the place, to gave the tourists a close to nature experience. This place is located at a distance of 14 km from the district of Ernakulam,
Enjoy some local cuisines
There are many wonderful places to experience the traditional cuisine of Kerala. But have you ever imagined of a floating dining restaurant with some authentic traditional delicacies? Then experience this at Veli tourist village, where you can indulge in some local cuisine while exploring the tranquil Veli lake. The floating bridge nearby is also another attraction to the tourists who visit here. This place is located at around 8 km from the city of Trivandrum.
Shikkara Rides in Alleppey
Houseboat cruises in Alleppey are most famous for. But if you want to add some local touch to the luxurious backwater cruise, then go for the shikkara ride which will take your through those stunning backwaters at the cheapest rate. The place offers panoramic views of nature, palm tree lined paddy fields, village life and also a unique ecosystem and water birds and so on. A sikkara is basically a double Decker and you can take a 3 to 4-hour ride on this without burning your pocket.
Witness the alluring snake boat races
The colorful snake boat races that are conducted during the monsoon time, is a unique attraction of Kerala. This alluring water-sport is one among the biggest such in the entire world. If you visit during the time of July to September that is during the onam festival, you can witness this alluring attraction. Hundreds of people visit Alleppey to witness this magnificent event.
Tree House Stays
This Is one of the best ways to feel close to nature. In most of the popular hill stations, you can experience the tree house stay and add more fun to your vacation. Most of the forest areas like Munnar, Wayanad, Thekkady and Athirappilly offers this unique experience for the visitors. The tree house stays you would find in Athirappilli is one among the bets. In these places, you can also quench your adventure soul by participating g in trekking, rappelling, mountain climbing, rock climbing etc.
Tariff- INR 10000 and more.
Explore the spice plantations
If you want to take a spice tour while in Kerala head out to Munnar, Wayanad or Thekkady. These places offer amazing places to explore tea, coffee and cardamom plantations with panoramic views. Since old times, Kerala is well known for its spices like the authentic black pepper, cinnamon, card mom, vanilla etc. Most of these places have unique farms where you can go for nature walks and all. Most of the Kerala tour packages will include this kind of spice tours.
Entry fee- INR 200 and on wards
Explore coffee plantations in Wayanad
If you want to savor some authentic coffee, then head out to Wayanad, the place where the cuppa Joe is made. A refreshing stay at the coffee plantation resort or some home stays will be a wonderful experience not to miss. You can also indulge in activities like trekking, night jungle safaris, bin fire, camping, nature walks and so much more here.
Tariff- INR 5000 per night