Travelling from one beautiful destination to another beautiful one is always a fun and when the travel is to be completed by road then definitely it becomes the most memorable one. If you really wish to enjoy the best road trip in your life then you must take the one from Bangalore to Kerala. This journey between the two states would always be a treasure if you have a well-planned itinerary for the same. Starting from Bangalore the capital of Karnataka to Kerala the god’s own country, the journey is really going to be pleasurable. Though there are many routes to head towards this wonderful road trip but Bangalore – Guruvayoor – Cochin – Alleppey – Thekkady – Munnar – Bangalore, would be the finest and the most comfortable one.
Bangalore – Guruvayoor: The distance is about 500 kilometers from Bangalore to Kerala and definitely the road trip is going to be exiting and memorable. Enroute, you are going to experience so many beautiful locations that will make it the best journey of your life. Heading to Kerala the first stoppage in your journey should be Guruvayoor which takes 8 hours from Bangalore to reach here. For this journey, you have to leave early morning. Staying in the elephant sanctuary near Krishna temple would be a wise decision. If you really wish to visit the temple then it might take from 2-4 hours for you to do the same. Spending a night at the forest camp would be a great adventure for sure because you are going to experience a great stay there.
Guruvayoor – Cochin: Early morning next day head towards Cochin. The road trip would take 2 hours and within the comfortable duration of time you will reach the destination. However there are many activities for you to do at the place but the best favor that you should give yourself should be a check-in to the houseboat. Noon 12 to next day morning 10:00 Am could be the best time for you to spend at the houseboat. There are lot many places to see in Cochin like Marine drive, Chinese fishing nets, Fort Cochin where you can visit Dutch palace, Jew Synagogue; you can speculate all these locations before checking into the houseboat.
Cochin – Alleppey: Leave for Alleppey next day morning and you would reach to your destination within 2 hours. Enroute you would witness the lush green roads that would fill you with lot of positivity. As Kerala is famous for houseboats and Alleppey is the best place to witness the same. Enjoying at the backwaters is the best thing that you can do to enjoy the location. A ride of yours in the backwaters of Kerala would be the best one. Your boat will cruise through the inland canals, backwaters and lakes. You will also be able to experience the long stretch of paddy fields at Allepey. Definitely, this is going to be the best experience of your lifetime.
Alleppey – Thekkady: The distance between Alleppey to Thekkady is almost 150 kilometers and it will take you approx 3.5 hours to reach the place. Spending a night at Thekkady would be best than spending at Alleppey because from there you can witness the beautiful night view of the clear sky in between the wildlife sanctuary. Next day early morning you should leave to witness the world’s famous Periyar wildlife sanctuary which is located in Thekkady. It is the best place for adventure lovers and also for the eco-tourism. Thekkady has lot of activities and shows running in the evening. You can watch Kalarippayattu (martial arts of Kerala), Kathakali, Magic show, musical fountains, tribal dance etc. You can also go for an Ayurvedic massage, Elephant ride, Elephant bath, Elephant shower, Spice plantation tour etc. You can plan for boating through Periyar River as well as above activities.
Thekkady – Munnar: Another beautiful destination is waiting for you in your Bangalore to Kerala road trip. The distance to be covered is 110 kilometers. But, the journey would be worth when you would reach Munnar the most beautiful hill station in Kerala. Devikulam Lake, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Ramakkarmedu, Lakkom Waterfalls, Eravikulam National Park are few of the places you should never ever visit on the trip.
Munnar – Bangalore: And, here comes the final journey to the destination. Start early in the morning as it will take almost 10 hours for you to reach the place. The roads are good in condition and are covered with coconut trees that will make your journey worth.
Definitely this road trip from Bangalore to Kerala and back is going to be the most beautiful and memorable journeys of your life. Driving your own way between the two destinations and coming back is a great experience but in case you are looking for ultimate comfort in the travel with pre-booked accommodation at all the halts then you should contact Rover Holidays, which is a trusted Kerala tour operator based in Cochin and providing the quality services to those who desperately need during your fun and leisure time of exploring in between these two beautiful destinations.