Rajiv Singh talks about his 5-day trip to Kerala, which costs him Rs 30,000. His journey included Stay, sightseeing and a private taxi to three cities – Alleppey, Thekkady, and Munnar. He describes his journey to a land that is famous as ‘God’s own country’ and the effects it left on him and his wife.
October was coming, and I was already excited. We had planned this for a long time and now when I was finally meeting An opportunity to spend a long holiday in Kerala with his wife, Neha I was happy!
So, after clubbing on holidays and long weekends, I arranged for our air tickets. In the meantime, I was looking for a reliable solution to book the rest of the package for stay and sightseeing. It was TravelTriangle.com that came to my rescue. The website inspired me to fill in my budget and number of days. In no time, I found myself with a call and quote about Kerala. so after Choose the best quote and itinerary, We packed our bags and departed towards the paradise of nature.
Day 1: Cochin to Alleppey – Your eyes can see it
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After landing in Cochin, we boarded a private taxi that was handed over to us and headed for Alleppey to the backwaters. The highway towards the city was beautiful and nice. There were many coconut trees and the greenery in totality was pleasing to the senses.
As we arrived Backwaters, which was also the most awaited destination of our trip, I could feel my heartbeat speeding up. And when we rode the private boat home for sightseeing and lodging, I knew it was a beautiful thing.
The captain of our boat took us for sightseeing and I believe when I say that, it was magical. Boating in lagoons and lakes was out of the world experience And I will never forget the rejuvenation he gave me.
Butler was an expert cook at our boathouse and the recipe he taught us to cook prawns will now be used in our home forever. We also stopped at various points and saw lots of fresh fish for sale. It was great to find out that they can cook it for us too if we want. There were also many green paddy fields that were spread as far as the eyes could raise. The whole day and evening looked like a story, the beauty was unrealistic, and it almost seemed as if it was all straight out of a picture book.
I remember my wife and i Enjoy Skyline, coconut water and the charming company of the chef and boat captain. It was all so relaxing and we felt like time has slowed down. We were living in the moment.
Day 2: Thekkady – The beginning of good times
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After bidding farewell to Alleppey, we began our journey towards our next destination, Thekkady. It was a long road trip that took a few hours and by the time we reached the city, it was evening.
However, all the time was not lost when our guide arranged a trip to see us. Kathakali Dance, Which in my experience, was absolutely amazing. Both my wife and I were in awe of the dancers’ expressions, and it was truly wonderful to see them recite a chapter of an ancient book through their dance form. there was also Martial arts show, Which again was well enjoyed by us.
Day 3: Thekkady – From boat to elephant
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The next morning in Thekkady, we set Find wildlife in a boat on the Periyar River And I was stunned by the beauty of what I saw. We also saw a lot of enthusiasts doing Rappling, Kayaking and other water sports And the whole scene combining nature and sport seemed perfect and balanced, the way it always should be! The next day at 12, we visited a national park where we enjoyed Amazing elephant ride.
So, finally after doing all the fun activities, we proceeded to Munnar.
The highway of this city was beautiful again and by the time we reached Munnar, it had started raining. So we checked in at our hotel and retired for the night.
Day 4: Munnar – soaking in the scenery
Munnar has a lot of heavenly gardens that come straight out of heaven and speak of heaven, there was a point that could beat even, Photo point This point looks exactly the same as we have on our smartphones and yes it has been etched in my mind forever.
Day 5: Cochin from Munnar – going back with memories
Our journey from Munnar to Cochin was also a memorable one. We saw a lot Waterfalls On the way and stopped at Lulu Mall for food and shopping. I was amazed to see many jewelery shops in Kerala and one was very big in the mall. One big difference that I noticed between Kerala and other places was that people here keep their own business in mind, they are tolerant, friendly and helpful, but do not indulge in trivial activities or interfere with others We do.
Finally, after arriving at the Cochin airport, we bid farewell to our guide and driver, who had turned into a friend during the journey.
I admit, before this trip took place, I always wondered what is so special about Kerala that people will not stop talking about it, but not now. For now, I know the reason behind the praise – nature, mind and soul.
This 5 day trip to Kerala will be cherished by me forever because I loved its vivacity, lakes, scenery, friendly people, and most of all the rejuvenation that it offered.
Looking at these moments, my wife and I often talk about places we did not know, once which should have been on our list, but they were left behind due to not being in our knowledge. . We want to visit them, explore them and move beyond the popular parts. We want to experience Kerala like no one has done before and even the thought of it makes us excited. It may happen sooner or later, but it will happen and I know that when it does, it will completely amaze us, again!
High scores – Everything – including waterfalls, backwaters, photo points, boat rides, elephant rides, parks, gardens, highways, people, culture and art.
Low point – The driver could not speak Hindi, but we were sufficiently surprised to find out what we wanted.
Tips for future travelers – If you are an adrenaline addict, this may not be the place for you. But for everyone else, you are welcome, welcome.
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