Kerala Backwaters Destination
Kerala backwaters, made up with intertwined or connected lakes, ponds, waterways and a good number of small rivers are undeniably one of the ultimate eye-catching attractions or an important feature of Tourism in Kerala â€śGod's own countryâ€ť. A serene tour on the twisting and bending backwaters of Kerala or no doubt observe the Kerala backwaters on an old and classical Kerala-style houseboat (called a kettuvallam) or on lavish houseboats offer tourists some breath-taking picture of the sunset, dense paddy fields, moon light, soft flowing of water and more truly an experience of a lifetime.
01 : Alappuzha (Alleppey) Backwaters
Alleppey usually noted as â€śVenice of Eastâ€ť is famous for its unforgettable houseboat tours or trip of â€śAlleppey to Kollam (Quilon) and Kottayamâ€ť. A houseboat trip that take tourists from backwaters to well-kept small villages with an alluring glimpse of palm fringed thin waterways and huge paddy fields on the way is truly captivating; heart throbing and no wonder provide a delightful experience of picturesque natural beauty.
02 : Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) Backwaters
Trivandrum â€śCapital of Keralaâ€ť nestled on the seashores of the Arabian Sea has world-famous tall quiet coastline, beaches, historical and cultural heritage and notable Thiruvallam and Veli backwater regions, â€śThiruvallamâ€ť which is just 6 km from Trivandrum, en-route to Kovalam is a calm and cool backwater destination famous for its canoe rides, meeting point of two rivers Killi and Karamana and a temple devoted to Parasurama.
Another famous backwater area â€śVeli Tourist Villageâ€ť which is encircled by Veli pond and the Arabian Sea divided by a thin sand bar offer various water sport facilities in pond and no wonder its 18-acre waterfront park with a climbing bridge which link the village to the beach is favourite among Keralites and tourists all year round.
03 : Kuttanad Backwaters
Kuttanad, â€śRice Bowl of Keralaâ€ť is famous for crossing the four main rivers Pampa, Meenachil, Achankovil and Manimala and for farming under sea level (around 4 to 10 feet). No wonder this appealing backwaters of Kerala has some memorable sights that attracts thousands of tourists to visit here all year round: itâ€™s fascinating mix-up of shinning water ways includes lakes, ponds and small rivers, dense tropic greenery, rich vegetation, bright green paddy fields and a look of rural Kerala life-styles with its homes, farms, churches, mosques, temples and trees are simply mesmerizing. And no doubt if you are fortunate enough you might discover the look of blue shine of a kingfisher or the green of a parakeet.
04 : Kumarakom Backwaters
Kumarakom part of the Kuttanad area is a beautiful alluring backwater destination famous for a collection of small islands, Vembanad Lake (one of the biggest natural water lakes in Asia), 14-acre bird sanctuary and a number of activities from adventure sports to activities like walk through its wildlife sanctuary, backwater tours on Vembanad Lake, fishing, boat tour which circle the islands and give a view of moving green coconut palms, aromatic flowers, colourful water birds and crystal or fine blue waters.
So no wonder with its mix up of waterways, bridges, beaches and more, Kumarakom offers some of the good or unforgettable backwater holiday tour.
05 : Kochi (Cochin) Backwaters
Kochi (Cochin) â€śQueen of the Arabian Seaâ€ť is a group of islands on Lake Vembanad, which opens out into the Arabian Sea has no doubt various interesting sites like Chinese Fishing Nets, St. Francis Church, Jewish Synagogue Dutch Palace, Historical Fort Cochin and more offer a extraordinary backwater tripon some of the islands named Bolgatty, Vyppin, Gundu and Vallarpadam which present the most astonishing view of water birds, wild flowers and lush greenery along their bank.
All these destinations offer best hotels, resorts and home stays for the comfortable stay of travelers. For guaranteed delightful experience, choose one of the Kerala backwaters tour packages with affordable price from Karlek Holidays and make beautiful memories of your holiday trip.