Famously known as ‘God’s Own Country’, Kerala lies in the hearts of each and every traveller across the globe. The state is a haven for adventure sports and beguiling nature. What makes the state a captivating tourist destination in the world is it knows the pulse and taste of each visitor and enriches their minds according to it? The state is popular for its alluring charm and dazzling beauty and also for a wide range of various species of flora and fauna. The state is a haven for adventure enthusiast and nature lovers. Due to the spectacular beauty of nature, the picturesque landscape has been seen in many Bollywood movies such as Guru, Baahubali and so on. Families love to visit Kerala as it shelters numerous historic monuments. Visiting them will help to unveil the ancient days of the state especially during colonial time. Year by year the beauty of Kerala is increasing and makes it a favourite tourist destination among globetrotters. For the enhancement of the tourism sector, the state government invest a huge amount annually. When you think about touring to Kerala the first place which comes into your mind will be either Munnar or Thekkady. There would be no one who loves to stroll through the green garden of tea and spices and also coffee with dear ones and love to click amazing photographs of theirs with the gardens as background. More than the families it is the newly married couples who capture the place more frequently. No wonder it says Munnar is an upcoming honeymoon destination in Kerala. Not only Malayalees but people from various parts of country avail of tour packages to celebrate honeymoon in Kerala. Same is the case with Thekkady. Both these holiday destinations shelters breath-taking hill stations. Trekkers find these places as a haven for trekking. Along with Munnar and Thekkady, Vagamon, Wayanad, Nelliyampathy, Alappuzha, Kumarakom also comes in the list of most alluring picnic spots in Kerala. With these names has anyone heard the name of Kovalam?
Kovalam is one of the best beaches in Kerala. Due to low tides and shallow waters, the beach has become an ideal destination for visitors. More than the local people one could find many European and American faces on the beaches. The beach offers a plethora of opportunities to explore the premises. It also shelters the famous Ayurveda centres for rejuvenation and relaxation. Before going deep into it let us make a short visit on how the beach gained prominence. It is one of the oldest beaches in Kerala and was popularly known for fishing. The beach got the popularity through her highness the Queen of Travancore Maharani Sethulakshmi Bai’s decision to construct a summer resort on the top of the hill. And she named it as Haylcon Castle. Followed to it the next queen of Travancore selected the resort as her honeymoon destination. Understanding the peculiarities of the beach Prince GV Raja invited Thomas Cook and his beloved sons and asked them to make necessary modifications to the beach so that it can attract travellers from India but also from various corners of the world.
Kovalam beach is divided into mainly three beaches. The first is the Hawa beach. It is one of the crowded beaches in Kerala. Here people could find international travellers in a large number. It is the only beach in Kerala that allows topless sunbathing. Due to this facility, the beach had got the name ‘Eve’s beach’. Now topless sunbathing is strictly prohibited in Kovalam beach. The tourism department has appointed special safeguard to this beach. The penultimate beach is Lighthouse beach. It is one of the popular beaches in the district. The beach shelters many restaurants, lodges, shops, and many more. Travellers could enjoy the bird’s eye view of the surrounding areas by climbing the stairs of the lighthouse. And the final beach is known in different names such as Samudra beach, Leela beach, or Main beach. The speciality of the beach is it is crowded on weekends and idle on weekdays.
Don’t think availing of tour packages to Kerala means strolling the sand beds with the dear ones. If you think you have enjoyed and indulged in all kinds of beach activities. Then get ready for traversing the lanes of the famous historic monuments and also for sightseeing. There would be no one in the district who concludes their exploration without visiting the famous Padmanabhapuram temple. Through a survey, it is proved that it is one of the wealthiest temples in the world. The Kings and Queens used to hide priceless treasures in chambers inside the temple. Out of the 6 chambers, chamber B is yet to be opened. As the door has been locked with special mantras people found it difficult to unlock. The idol that is placed inside the temple is of Lord Vishnu sleeping on a serpent called Anantha. Followed to it travellers can move to the zoological park. The park is home to various kinds of endangered and exotic wildlife species. The park witnesses more than hundreds of visitors every month.
The other eye-catching attractions of Thiruvananthapuram are Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium, Shanghumugham beach, Napier Art Museum, Neyyar Dam, Vellayani Lake, Veli tourist village, Vizhinjam Rock cut cave and many more.
Understanding the popularity and facilities available in Kerala, many newly married couples decide to purchase honeymoon packages from Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, and Mysore and so on. There are many famous travel operators in Kerala who curate attractive tour packages and one among them is Dream Holidays. Even though they are operating in Kerala they could provide exciting services to their customers residing in various corners of the world through their online facilities. They always give more preference to customer’s desires and wishes. They are even ready to alter the payment rates if needed. For obtaining the best facility book the package at least a month prior to the travel.