Kerala Backwaters

Kerala- the God’s own country is one of the favourite tourist attractions of India. Kerala backwater tourism is an integral part of backwater tourism in India. With its scintillating natural beauty and fabulous Kerala backwater destination it is getting the attention of world wide tourists. The Kerala Backwaters are a chain of five lakes lying parallel to the Arabian Sea coast. The real and the mesmerizing beauty of Kerala is best explored from Kerala backwaters. Kerala backwaters consist of numerous rivers, lagoons, canals, lakes and waterways.

Kerala Backwater destinations are the heart of the tourist attraction in Kerala. Tourist can enjoy the panoramic view of this beautiful state from the Kerala houseboats. Kerala backwater resorts offer affordable houseboat cruise packages, honeymoon packages, Ayurvada packages and lot more. Kerala backwater cruise is an exotic new experience that beckons you in your backwater holidays.

Alleppey (Alapuzha) Backwaters

Kerala-Alleppey one of the best-known ports along the cost of Malabar, is often reffered to as the 'Venice of the East'. Sailing along in a Alleppey houseboat through the enchanting backwaters of Aleppey is sure to rob your heart. Alleppey houseboat cruise on the backwaters of the Alappuzha is one of the most popular cruises offered. Palm fringed narrow canals winding through the vast expanse of paddy fields and the neat tiny hamlets lined up along either sides of the canals are sights one can never forget . The most intresting area in the backwaters is the Kuttanad region.

Kuttanad is called the rice bowl of Kerala, because of her wealth of paddy crops is at the very heart of the Alleppey backwaters. Kuttanad is the heart of the backwaters of Kerala. Alleppey has a large network of canals and is the centre for backwater cruises in Kerala. Alleppey (Alappuzha ) is famous for its boat races, Alleppey houseboats, coir products, fish and lakes.

Kumarakom Backwaters

Kumarakom is a serenely beautiful and scenic backwater destination. Kumarakom slumbers on the banks of the famous Vembanad Lake, which is a part of Kuttanad. Kumarakom lake is an enchanting picnic spot and a fast developing kerala backwater tourism destination. A pleasure trip to Vembanad Lake gives you an opportunity to explore the rich flora and fauna that is supported by this enchanting water world. The Vembanad Lake happens to be an important Aqua Tourism destination that entices tourists to its luxury picnic spots by the dozen. With the nearby Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary that is home to exotic water birds, a boat cruise at this breathtaking tourist attraction will leave you speechless with wonder and excitement.

Kumarakom is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating places to unwind in Kerala. Kumarakom is renowned for its mangrove shores ,Kumarakom houseboat cruise and the Kumarakom bird sanctuary. Kumarakom on Vembanad lake with its unparalleled backwater houseboats cruise, fishing and village sightseeing makes a picturesque holiday spot in the backwaters of Kerala. Kumarakom houseboat trips give you the unique opportunity to explore Kumarakom backwaters attractions including Kumarakom bird sanctuary.

Cochin Backwaters

Cochin is also now known as Kochi, one of the major Kerala Backwater destinations. Kochi the "Queen of the Arabian Sea" is situated on the west coast of India in the beautiful state of Kerala. Kochi welcomes many visitors round the year who travel to Kerala to see its tourist attractions. Kochi is one of the finest harbours of Kerala and is famous as the commercial and industrial capital.

There are many backwater cruises that begin and end in Cochin. Enjoy the Kerala backwater tourist attractions of Cochin while staying in Cochin.

Places to visit in Cochin: Matancherry Palace, St Francis Church, Jewish Synagogue, Chinese Fishing Nets, Dutch Palace, Marine drive

Kollam Backwaters

Kerala, Kollam previously known as Quilon in Kerala, is an ancient port located on the edge of the Ashthamudi Lake. Traders visited Kollam in ancient times from lands as far away as Phoenicia, Arabia, Greece, Rome and China. In more recent times the Portuguese established a trading post at Kollam, after which the Dutch and British set up their factories to export spices, sandalwood, ivory and coir. Kollam is also a beautiful destination and a gateway to the Kerala backwaters.

Kollam is an important center of the cashew nut processing and trading industry. There are also some important historical buildings and temples that tourists can see on tours of Kollam with Kerala backwater. The most noticeable feature in Kollam is the Ashthamudi Lake, which covers around 30% of Kollam town. The Backwaters around Kollam, which extend from the Ashthamudi Lake, are exceedingly beautiful.

Trivandrum Backwaters

The extensive Trivandrum backwaters provide the picturesque view of a paradise. The intricate lagoons, canals, lakes and rivers are lined up along the dense tropical vegetation of Trivandrum. It is a breathtaking bout to experience a solitary and calm glide through this network of waterways. The backwaters form a specially attractive and economically valuable feature of Kerala. The biggest backwater is the Vembabad lake, some 200 sq kilometers in area, which opens out into the Arabian Sea at Cochin port.

The serene backwater stretch, en-route to Kovalam, is famous for its canoe rides. It is the meeting point of two rivers-Killi and Karamana. A temple dedicated to Parashurama, the legendary founder of Kerala, is located in Thiruvallam.

Few attractions of Trivandrum backwaters are: Padmanabhaswamy templeMuseum complex, Kanakakkunnu Palace, Science & Technology museum, Sanghumugham beach, Veli tourist village, Neyyar dam

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