Southern India Honeymoon: Off The Beaten Track

Inspired by our Co-Founder's recent honeymoon, this trip journeys from the eclectic buzz of Mumbai to the tranquillity of the Kabini backwaters and breakfasts above the hills in Chikmagalur... With a tiger or two along the way.


📍 Mumbai > Goa & Gorkana > Hampi > Chikmagalur > Kabini River > Neeleshwar




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Inspired by our Co-Founder's recent honeymoon, this trip journeys from the eclectic buzz of Mumbai to the tranquillity of the Kabini backwaters and breakfasts above the hills in Chikmagalur... With a tiger or two along the way.


Why we love it

“Embark on an unforgettable adventure through India's hidden corners, where a world of wonders awaits beyond the beaten track. Your trip begins in Mumbai, a vibrant metropolis steeped in history, where our expert guides will lead you to savour street food and delve into its colonial past. Continue your journey to the bohemian vibes of sunny Goa, a haven for luxurious escapes and rejuvenating yoga retreats. Next, explore the ancient ruins of Hampi before finding solace in the lush wilderness of Chikmagalur, where breakfasts above the hills await you. Finally, prepare to be captivated by India's untamed wilderness and wildlife as you venture on a thrilling safari in the tiger territory of Kabini.”

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James

team nemo

Trip includes

Excludes international flights

🍯 Honeymoon gifting page
🎁 A nemo treat on arrival
🎗1% donation to Hello World
🎪 All accommodation
🐘 Top guides for your chosen activities
📲 Access to nemo app
🚗 All local transfers, ferries, flights
🦸‍♂️ Our post-booking concierge

When to go

Perfect time of year with great weather

Nov-Apr

Hot but pre-monsoon so potential of rain

May

Avoid this trip, monsoon hits hard

Jun-Oct

Pick and choose from our curated portfolio of hotels and experiences, designing your perfect itinerary.

Your trip includes seamless logistics throughout with the world's top drivers and guides. We customise your trip on a 1-1 basis until it's perfect for you.

We connect you to a personal Travel Expert who is on hand to make your trip truly perfect. They will be in touch within 24 hrs.

International flights are not included in the total cost, our Travel Experts can advise on the best routes and places to book.

Example itinerary

Our team have curated an amazing route for you to get inspired. Your trip will be fully bespoke - we can add, remove and tweak this to your heart's content.

Mumbai Goa & Gorkana Hampi Chikmagalur Kabini River Neeleshwar
 

Transfer from your port of entry to Mumbai included.

Mumbai

The sprawling metropolis of Mumbai is home to India's film industries, some of Asia's biggest slums, and lots and lots of people! It's also fast becoming a cultural hub of galleries, trendy restaurants, bars, and excellent hotels. Logistically it makes sense to start or end a trip in Bombay, and 2 or 3 nights is usually about right.

Featured hotels

Abode

Gordon House Hotel

Soho House Mumbai

Taj Mahal Palace

Featured hotels

Abode

Gordon House Hotel

Soho House Mumbai

Taj Mahal Palace

Featured activities
Full Day Sightseeing with Elephanta Caves
Full Day Sightseeing Tour of Mumbai City
A Street Food Tour of Khau Gully
The Kebab and Curry Walk
Half Day Sightseeing
The Bollywood Experience
Exploring the Art of Mumbai
See Mumbai by Dawn
 

Transfer from Mumbai to Goa & Gorkana included.

Goa & Gorkana

Secret beaches, yoga, seafood, parties and surfing. These neighbouring regions, three hours apart, offer a diverse range of experiences. We've handpicked a selection of amazing hotels for you to choose from, and our Experts are here to guide you to the perfect fit. A domestic flight from your last location typically gets you to the coast.

Featured hotels

Aashyana Lakhanpal

Ahilya by the Sea

Alila Diwa

Kahani Paradise

Siolim House

The Leela Goa

The Postcard Velha

Featured hotels

Aashyana Lakhanpal

Ahilya by the Sea

Alila Diwa

Kahani Paradise

Siolim House

The Leela Goa

The Postcard Velha

Featured activities
Goan Cookery Class with a Visit to the Local Market
Half Day Sightseeing of Goa's Highlights
Private Luxury Speedboat
Waterfalls, Elephants, Spices & Temple Tour
House Activities at Kahani Paradise
 

Transfer from Goa & Gorkana to Hampi included.

Hampi

An ancient city of ruins and historic wonders in the south Indian state of Karnataka. A history lovers destination dotted with numerous ruined temples, vibrant street markets and treasury remains of Vijayanagar Empire.

Featured hotels

Evolve Back Hampi

Featured hotels

Evolve Back Hampi

Featured activities
Full Day Tour with Archaeological Guide
Explore the Hidden Sites of Hampi
 

Transfer from Hampi to Chikmagalur included.

Chikmagalur

Famed for its vast wilderness of lush green forests and tall mountain landscapes covered with spectacular tea and coffee plantations. A haven for adventure-seekers with mountain treks and adrenaline-filled waterfall journeys.

Featured hotels

Serai Chikmagalur

Featured hotels

Serai Chikmagalur

Featured activities
A Tour of the Coffee Estate
 

Transfer from Chikmagalur to Kabini River included.

Kabini River

A tranquil destination for nature lovers located in southern India famed for its wildlife sanctuary, safari excursions, and lush nature trails. Here you get to see the largest gathering of Asiatic Elephants in the wild.

Featured hotels

Evolve Back Kabini

Kaav Kabini

Featured hotels

Evolve Back Kabini

Kaav Kabini

Featured activities
Boat Safari
Vehicle Safari
Nature Walk
Night Trail
Village Visit
Coracle Ride
Bullock Cart Ride
Jungle Tales
 

Transfer from Kabini River to Neeleshwar included.

Neeleshwar

Neeleshwar is a small coastal town in northern Kerala, India known for its scenic beauty, ayurvedic treatments, beach activities and traditional architecture.

Featured hotels

Lotus Houseboat

Neeleshwar Hermitage

Featured hotels

Lotus Houseboat

Neeleshwar Hermitage

Featured activities
Cruising the backwaters
Activities at Neeleshwar
 

Transfer from Neeleshwar to airport included.

Southern India Honeymoon: Off The Beaten Track

£2,354

£2,354

Trip includes

Excludes international flights

🍯 Honeymoon gifting page
🎁 A nemo treat on arrival
🎗1% donation to Hello World
🎪 All accommodation
🐘 Top guides for your chosen activities
📲 Access to nemo app
🚗 All local transfers, ferries, flights
🦸‍♂️ Our post-booking concierge

FAQs

Why should I book with nemo?


Our approach is incredibly traveller friendly and everything we do is to ensure planning and going on your dream trip is perfect (and easy) from start to finish. Expect 1-1 support from our Travel Experts, full transparency on pricing and exceptional concierge service post-booking.

When can I connect to a Travel Expert?


Now! Our Experts are on hand Monday to Friday. We offer unlimited and FREE advice from the moment you get in touch… we’re that confident the trip you plan on nemo will be perfect.

Why do nemo charge a 10% concierge fee?


Our 10% concierge fee is our way of being fully transparent with rates. We get commission from hotels, then we charge this fee to offer you the best value we can, whilst also ensuring we can provide an exceptional post-booking service. Expect 24/7 support, access to your personal app, nemo treats, and much more.

What are the deposit terms?


We charge a 20% non-refundable deposit, plus charge up front for flights we book. These terms are aligned with our partner hotels, activity and logistics partners in each destination.   If you need to change your trip, we will do everything we can to do so without a charge. Similarly with cancellation, whilst the deposit is non-refundable, we can often transfer this to a future trip.

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Transfers, activities, hotels and our special nemo treats along the way. International flights not included.