6 Day romantic break in North Kerala

  • Tour Itinerary
  • Kerala
  • Indus Holidays Best Seller
Suitable for

Couple

Duration

5 Nights 6 Days

Category

Backwater / Hills

Package type

Customisable

On this honeymoon you ditch the crowded tourism destinations in the south and discover the picturesque countryside in the north of Kerala. Pamper yourself in the virgin backwaters of Kasaragod, misty tropical forests of Wayanad, and sandy white beaches caressed by the waves of the Arabian Sea.

Starting from

30000

/person

Experience Highlights

  • Hills
  • Wildlife
  • Backwaters
  • Experience a romantic dinner in a natural cave light with candles and none but the two of you in the cave at Edakkal
  • Stay on a private island resort by a stunning stretch of the backwaters of North Kerala
  • Enjoy a couple-trek to waterfalls at Soochipara in Wayanad
  • Spend an evening at Kerala’s largest & best preserved fort at Bekal reliving Mani Ratnam’s ‘Tu Hi Re’
  • Sample some of the best of Kerala’s famed Malabari cuisine and seafood delicacies

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Tour Summary

  • 6 Days
  • 4 Destinations
  • Short daily travel
  • Day 1 - Calicut arrival - Wayanad
  • Day 2 - Explore Wayanad
  • Day 3 - More of Wayanad
  • Day 4 - Wayanad - Nileshwar
  • Day 5 - Nileshwar - Valiyaparamba
  • Day 6 - Departure from Wayanad

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

  • Calicut to Wayanad
  • 3.5 hrs
  • 100 kms

Still fantastically unspoilt and satisfyingly remote, some rate Wayanad as the most beautiful part of Kerala. Hidden away in these hills are some of the oldest tribes, a collection of gorgeous stays, excellent places to spot wild elephants and scenic landscapes combining secluded reserves, mountains and shimmering green rice paddy.

  • Driving up the 9 hairpin bends of Thamarassery mountain pass to Wayanad
  • Stop by Lakkidi view point, the gateway to Wayanad, for a panoramic view of the ghats and the winding mountain pass.
  • Unwind at the resort with inhouse activities and a quiet dinner.

Stay at Wayanad

Karapuzha Village Resort

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Waterfront Room

Insider Tips by Indus Indus Holidays

Wayanad got its name from the word ‘Vayal nadu’ meaning the land of Paddy fields.

All such local insider tips is here: Local's guide to Wayanad

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Day 2

  • Explore Wayanad
  • Full Day
  • In Town

Tread into the wilderness of Wayanad as you spend the day exploring its stunning waterfalls, lush rainforest and opulent wildlife.

  • Start the day at Muthanga, the sanctuary which has one of the largest populations of elephants in India
  • Drive through the manicured tea gardens to the three-tiered Soochipara waterfalls tucked inside dense green forest.
  • Explore the cave paintings and engravings at Edakkal caves and try decoding the stone age history
  • Relax at the resort

Stay at Wayanad

Karapuzha Village Resort

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Waterfront Room

Insider Tips by Indus Indus Holidays

Wayanad got its name from the word ‘Vayal nadu’ meaning the land of Paddy fields.

All such local insider tips is here: Local's guide to Wayanad

View more tips

Activity Add-ons

Day 3

  • Wayanad with Edakkal
  • Full Day
  • In Town

Yesterday was outdoorsy, so we leave you with a lazy morning to spend some time in your plantation resort. Today evening’s candle-light cave dinner would probably be the most memorable part of your honeymoon

  • After breakfast, check-in to your planation resort and relax.
  • After a while head to Edakkal caves, the only known place for stone-age carvings in South India.
  • A natural cave light with candles that too exclusively for you two can give a perfect end to the day.
  • Relax for the night.

Stay at Wayanad

Edakkal Hermitage

Deluxe Cottage

Insider Tips by Indus Indus Holidays

Wayanad got its name from the word ‘Vayal nadu’ meaning the land of Paddy fields.

All such local insider tips is here: Local's guide to Wayanad

View more tips

Activity Add-ons

Day 4

  • Wayanad to Nileshwar
  • 4.30 hrs
  • 170 kms

Northern Kerala backwaters are still fantastically unspoilt and off the mass tourism radar. You will spend the last couple of nights on a Kerala style island resort overlooking an expanse of the backwaters dotted with palm trees.

  • After breakfast, set out on scenic ride to a private island by a stunning stretch of the backwaters.
  • Enjoy a mini buffet lunch, served on a traditional banana leaf.(Optional)
  • Experience a way of life very typical of the backwater culture in your island resort at Kasaragod
  • Evening, travel to Bekal, the site of Kerala’s largest and best preserved fort.
  • Thrashed unceasingly by stubborn waves, the fort has an inviting sunset view.
  • Enjoy dinner and relax at your resort

Stay at Nileshwar

Gokulam Nalanda

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Deluxe Room

Insider Tips by Indus Indus Holidays

Nileshwar is in Kasargod district where 07 languages are actively usd including Tamil and Kannada.

All such local insider tips is here: Local's guide to Nileshwar

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Activity Add-ons

Day 5

  • Nileshwar to Valiyaparamba
  • 20 min
  • 10 kms

This morning,take a short journey through backwater villages to reach Valiyaparamba. This stretch of backwaters is an undiscovered jewel of Malabar and will take you some of the most stunning parts of the backwaters.

  • After traditional lunch on your private houseboat, the cruise will take you through splendid waterways of narrow canals.
  • You will get opportunities to explore village life and the country side.
  • This also be your best chance to try some of the Keralan seafood delicacies prepared by your on board chef.
  • As we drift along you will be amazed by the life by the waterside and witness a spectacular sunset.
  • Experience the night life in an anchored houseboat in the middle of the lake. Overnight stay in Houseboat.

Stay in Houseboat

Houseboat

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Deluxe

Insider Tips by Indus Indus Holidays

Nileshwar is in Kasargod district where 07 languages are actively usd including Tamil and Kannada.

All such local insider tips is here: Local's guide to Nileshwar

View more tips

Activity Add-ons

Day 6

  • Departure from Calicut
  • 4.5 hrs
  • 150 kms

Today is the last day of your tour. After breakfast disembark from the houseboat and head to Kozhikode.

  • If time permits do explore some of the attractions of Kozhikode like Beypore, Kappad, Kalari or even sample the Malabari cuisine.
  • Indulge in some shopping from Calicut town if you wish to.
  • Drop back at Airport/Rail station in the afternoon bidding farewell to god’s own country with memories to last for a life time.

Departure from Calicut

Insider Tips by Indus Indus Holidays

Calicut claims to have the best auto rickshaw service in Kerala.Chips and ‘halwa’ are the must buys from Calicut.

All such local insider tips is here: Local's guide to Calicut

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Offers & Packages

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  • Wayanad 3 nights
  • Nileshwar 1 night
  • Valiyaparamba 1 night

5 Nights Deluxe Package

Starting From

30000 / person

These are indicative Rates (per person). Subject to variation based on choice of stay, group size, activities, dates, routes, transportation and other price hikes.

5 Nights Deluxe Package Ex Bangalore

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35000 / person

These are indicative Rates (per person). Subject to variation based on choice of stay, group size, activities, dates, routes, transportation and other price hikes.

5 Nights Luxury Package

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40000 / person

These are indicative Rates (per person). Subject to variation based on choice of stay, group size, activities, dates, routes, transportation and other price hikes.

5 Nights Premium Package

Starting From

45000 / person

These are indicative Rates (per person). Subject to variation based on choice of stay, group size, activities, dates, routes, transportation and other price hikes.

We handle each booking individually to get best possible prices and inclusions. This means our negotiating power can often lower prices or get more inclusions than indicated here. Give us a try!

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