Author: Ratheesh R.Nath

The months of November through February are the finest time to visit Palakkad. The temperature is still pleasant and suitable for outdoor activities like sightseeing. Here are a few top attractions in Palakkad that you can cover in a day or on a weekend.Malampuzha GardenNek Chand, a renowned artist and recipient of the esteemed Padmashree Award, created the one and only rock cut garden in South India in Malampuzha Garden in the Palakkad region. The lovely Malampuzha Township is located in the lower Western Ghats, and with its abundance of picnic places and lush flora, it is a must-visit location. It…

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Kerala has earned the moniker “God’s Own Country.” This charming location, which is tucked between the Western Ghats mountains and the Arabian Sea, is home to enchanting backwaters, lush vegetation, animals, immaculate beaches, rich heritage and culture, spice and tea estates, Ayurvedic therapies, and appetizing cuisine. Here are some good reasons to visit Kerala on your upcoming vacation.Visit the plantations for spices, coffee, and tea.The British have a history with tea plantations in Kerala. They were attempting to compete with China’s tea industry and they discovered that the Western Ghats’ slopes would be the best location for Indian tea plantations.The…

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It was a Saturday and we planned to go out with kids. We have heard about Ramassery idly, king of idlis which is made only at Ramassery, a small village at Palakkad. With this as thread for travel, we decided to go for a one day trip covering Ramassery, and then to Kanjippuzha Dam at Palakkad, Silent Valley, Attappadi and through Anakkatti to Coimbatore and back. Cochin to Ramassery – Attappadi – Cochin We started at 8am from Aluva, even though a late start we directly headed towards Ramassery FamilyCochin to Palakkad took us 2.5hrs and we reached Ramassery village…

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It was a Sunday and we planned to go out with kids. We have heard about Ramassery idly, king of idlis which is made only at Ramassery, a small village at Palakkad. With this as thread for travel, we decided to go for a one day trip covering Ramassery, and then to Kanjippuzha Dam at Palakkad, Silent Valley, Attappadi and through Anakkatti to Coimbatore and back. Cochin to Ramassery – Attappadi – Cochin – Route MAP Below is the route and we started at 8am from Aluva, even though a late start we directly headed towards Ramassery Route MapFamilyCochin to…

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Kanthalloor known as Fruit Lover’s Paradise. On a trip to Munnar? Don’t just stop there there’s more to see!!!!!! Munnar by default is one of the best and sought after tourist destination in India. The lush luxurious Tea plantations are famous among nature loving beings. Kanthalloor is located 50km from Munnar. The route of Kanthalloor helps you to engulf the beauty of Munnar and indulge in tranquillity. If you like to escape the reality and engage in an unworldly peaceful mind this is your safe haven and shares somewhat the same temperature to that of munnar. The best time to…

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Kanthalloor known as Fruit Lover’s Paradise. On a trip to Munnar? Don’t just stop there there’s more to see!!!!!! Munnar by default is one of the best and sought after tourist destination in India. The lush luxurious Tea plantations are famous among nature loving beings. Kanthalloor is located 50km from Munnar. The route of Kanthalloor helps you to engulf the beauty of Munnar and indulge in tranquillity. If you like to escape the reality and engage in an unworldly peaceful mind this is your safe haven and shares somewhat the same temperature to that of munnar. The best time to…

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You’ve already been on a trip with your family, friends, or life partner. But few people dare to hit the road on their own. Solo travel can be a lot of fun but also a bit stressful, especially if you’ve never travelled alone before. Grouping with your lady friends,going for an outing in a while ,makes all mood swings back to normal and more vibrant moments will come up. Some of the travelers I met in Kerala were taking each unplanned day as it came — but going to India for Solo travel as a lone woman, I preferred to…

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You’ve already been on a trip with your family, friends, or life partner. But few people dare to hit the road on their own. Solo travel can be a lot of fun but also a bit stressful, especially if you’ve never travelled alone before. Grouping with your lady friends,going for an outing in a while ,makes all mood swings back to normal and more vibrant moments will come up. Some of the travelers I met in Kerala were taking each unplanned day as it came — but going to India for Solo travel as a lone woman, I preferred to…

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There are different vehicle available for your tour. If you are a Keralite, it will not be a great deal for you to choose a taxi for your particular Kerala tour package. But if you wants to choose the best taxi at affordable price and with sufficient arrangements, it will not be that easy. And ofcourse if you are a foreigner, there should be someone to guide you. Once before you start a trip, select the best vehicle as per your requirement. Package Vehicle requirements can vary based on the number of days, number of people and type of people…

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There are different vehicle available for your tour. If you are a Keralite, it will not be a great deal for you to choose a taxi for your particular Kerala tour package. But if you wants to choose the best taxi at affordable price and with sufficient arrangements, it will not be that easy. And ofcourse if you are a foreigner, there should be someone to guide you. Once before you start a trip, select the best vehicle as per your requirement. Package Vehicle requirements can vary based on the number of days, number of people and type of people…

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Coorg is a beautiful destination towards south of Karnataka. This place is accessible from Kannur airport, Calicut airport and is an ideal destination for those who land at Kannur, Calicut to explore and to enjoy with family. Bit of flash back: Coorg is even near to Mysore and as I did my engineering from Mandya, Mysore Coorg was a destination we explored during those time, travelling in two wheeler, in the mid night a time when mobile phones was not available nor ATMs to get cash during the way. I did go this place twice in bike from Mandya with…

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Coorg is a beautiful destination towards south of Karnataka. This place is accessible from Kannur airport, Calicut airport and is an ideal destination for those who land at Kannur, Calicut to explore and to enjoy with family. Bit of flash back: Coorg is even near to Mysore and as I did my engineering from Mandya, Mysore Coorg was a destination we explored during those time, travelling in two wheeler, in the mid night a time when mobile phones was not available nor ATMs to get cash during the way. I did go this place twice in bike from Mandya with…

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A long cherished plan, we wanted to visit Mookambika temple and booked train till Mookambika road. As we had to utilise weekend we have booked Ojha express from Aluva, which started at 8.30pm. The train travel is of excitement to children Okha expresses   Reached at  8:40 PM. We  reached Mookambika Road by 7:30 AM next day. We had our breakfast from The  vegetarian hotel at railway station. To reach Mookambika Temple we need to travel 30 km either you can catch auto rickshaw which costs Rs.500 or omni for 700 or Tata Sumo for Rs.900.  You can even travel by local…

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A long cherished plan, we wanted to visit Mookambika temple and booked train till Mookambika road. As we had to utilise weekend we have booked Ojha express from Aluva, which started at 8.30pm. The train travel is of excitement to children Okha expresses   Reached at  8:40 PM. We  reached Mookambika Road by 7:30 AM next day. We had our breakfast from The  vegetarian hotel at railway station. To reach Mookambika Temple we need to travel 30 km either you can catch auto rickshaw which costs Rs.500 or omni for 700 or Tata Sumo for Rs.900.  You can even travel by local…

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               Kerala received the award for the best honeymoon destination award under domestic category . The awards were given to international and domestic tourism departments, hoteliers and destination facilitators, service providers and trendsetters at a function in New Delhi on 15th of November 2019. The Kerala tourism minister Kadakampally Surendran acknowledged the award and said the award will boost the tourism of Kerala to further heights.                                                 Kerala is beyond the picture or description. Visiting ‘God’s own country’ is an achievement rather than an experience.Kerala is located at a prime location in India. The southwest state of Kerala is…

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               Kerala received the award for the best honeymoon destination award under domestic category . The awards were given to international and domestic tourism departments, hoteliers and destination facilitators, service providers and trendsetters at a function in New Delhi on 15th of November 2019. The Kerala tourism minister Kadakampally Surendran acknowledged the award and said the award will boost the tourism of Kerala to further heights.                                                 Kerala is beyond the picture or description. Visiting ‘God’s own country’ is an achievement rather than an experience.Kerala is located at a prime location in India. The southwest state of Kerala is…

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It’s a regular practice for us to visit Guruvayoor temple at least once in two months. Ideal time to reach Guruvayoor for Darshan is either in morning or in evening. Guruvayoor is 90 km from Cochin, 2.5 hrs drive. One can either start early morning from Cochin to reach temple by 8.00 am in the morning or get down at Thrissur which is only 45 min drive. When to Start from Cochin We normally go in the evening, starts by 4.30 pm from home to reach temple by 7.00 pm. Guruvayoor normally you have to wait for 2-3 hours to…

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It’s a regular practice for us to visit Guruvayyor at least once in two months. Ideal time to reach Guruvayoor for Darshan is either in morning or in evening. Guruvayyor is 90 km from Cochin, 2.5 hrs drive. One can either start early morning from Cochin to reach temple by 8.00 am in the morning or get down at Thrissur which is only 45 min drive. We normally go in the evening, starts by 4.30 pm from home to reach temple by 7.00 pm. Guruvayoor normally you have to wait for 2-3 hours to get darshan. Apart from temple darshan,…

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It’s a regular practice for us to visit Guruvayyor at least once in two months. Ideal time to reach Guruvayoor for Darshan is either in morning or in evening. Guruvayyor is 90 km from Cochin, 2.5 hrs drive. One can either start early morning from Cochin to reach temple by 8.00 am in the morning or get down at Thrissur which is only 45 min drive. We normally go in the evening, starts by 4.30 pm from home to reach temple by 7.00 pm. Guruvayoor normally you have to wait for 2-3 hours to get darshan. Apart from temple darshan,…

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As part of our team enhancement we have the practice of visiting locations and hotels with our entire team. We enjoy the day as well get actual knowledge about the specific product which helps us to keep the quality high and to explain to our guests on what exactly they get out of it. This time we have selected the location Cherai, which Has been posted as a separate blog. During this visit we have visited Hotel Sea Lagoon and few more hotels at Cherai. Below is how we explored Hotel Sea Lagoon and our review This is a beach…

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As part of our team enhancement we have the practice of visiting locations and hotels with our entire team. We enjoy the day as well get actual knowledge about the specific product which helps us to keep the quality high and to explain to our guests on what exactly they get out of it. This time we have selected the location Cherai, which Has been posted as a separate blog. During this visit we have visited Hotel Sea Lagoon Cherai and few more beach resorts at Cherai beach. Hotel Sea Lagoon and our review This is a beach resort just a road…

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As part of our team enhancement we have the practice of visiting locations and hotels with our entire team. We enjoy the day as well get actual knowledge about the specific product which helps us to keep the quality high and to explain to our guests on what exactly they get out of it. This time we have selected the location Cherai, which Has been posted as a separate blog. During this visit we have visited Hotel Sea Lagoon and few more hotels at Cherai. Below is how we explored Hotel Sea Lagoon and our review This is a beach…

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Cherai Beach is just 30 km from Cochin which is clean and not crowded. This beach is only 20 km from Aluva and is an ideal destination for honeymooners as well as families for an evening outing or for a day to be spent along with stay at one of the resorts at Cherai. This place as it is near to Cochin it is an ideal place to stay instead of staying at the crowded Cochin. Cherai has water sports too for an adventurous person. There are lot of good authentic food shops near to Beach which should be explored when you…

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Cherai is just 30 km from Cochin with a clean beach, not so crowded. This is only 20 km from Aluva and is an ideal destination for honeymooners as well as families for thean evening outing or for a day to be spent along with stay at one of the resorts at Cherai.  This place as it is near to Cochin it is an ideal place to stay instead of staying at the crowded Cochin. Cherai has water sports too for an adventurous person. There are lot of good authentic food shops near to the beach which should be…

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Cherai is just 30 km from Cochin with a clean beach, not so crowded. This is only 20 km from Aluva and is an ideal destination for honeymooners as well as families for thean evening outing or for a day to be spent along with stay at one of the resorts at Cherai.  This place as it is near to Cochin it is an ideal place to stay instead of staying at the crowded Cochin. Cherai has water sports too for an adventurous person. There are lot of good authentic food shops near to the beach which should be…

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Vasundhara Sarovar resort is situated at Vayalar, just 1 hr drive from Cochin towards Alleppey is an ideal resort for 2 days outing to refresh or for a honeymoon or should be included in a package trip. The resort is on a picturesque location on the bank of Backwater’s. You can relax, roam around, be with nature, have a boat cruise and the list go on. Here is my review after staying for a night on 23rd November 2019 This is the second time we are staying here and normally we avoid second time stay in same resort, the service…

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Vasundhara Sarovar resort is situated at Vayalar, just 1 hr drive from Cochin towards Alleppey is an ideal resort for 2 days outing to refresh or for a honeymoon or should be included in a package trip. The resort is on a picturesque location on the bank of Backwater’s. You can relax, roam around, be with nature, have a boat cruise and the list go on. Here is my review after staying for a night on 23rd November 2019 This is the second time we are staying here and normally we avoid second time stay in same resort, the service…

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