If you are planning to visit Kerala, keep in mind that your trip can’t be complete without backwaters of Kerala. Kerala Backwaters are considered a network of interconnected rivers, lakes, canals and inlets.
Tourists love experiencing ride in decorated houseboats along the backwaters of Kerala while visiting beautiful landscape. The leisurely cruise along the famous backwaters of Kerala and rustic activities like coir-making and prawn farming provide an opportunity of experiencing the lifestyle of village.
Some of the popular Kerala Backwaters that you can visit during your tour include Alleppey Backwaters, Kollam Backwaters, Kottayam Backwaters, Ernakulam Backwaters, Trivandrum Backwaters, Kasargod Backwaters, Kumarakom Backwaters, etc.
The backwater in Kollam, formed by Ashtamudi Lake is much sought after backwaters of God’s Own Country, Kerala. It is considered the second largest backwater in the State. Apart from marvelous scenic beauty, you can experience a wide variety of flora and fauna during your ride. Adding to this, you would love to know that Kollam is popular for being prominent trading center as well as for coir making and cashew nuts.
Vembanad Lake constitutes the backwaters of Kottayam. It is situated near to the Chandragiri cruises starting from Chandragiri Bridge.Kottayam district is popular as the land of lakes, letters and latex.
The Kumarakom Backwater is very famous and is a favorite spot for natives as well as tourists.If we talk about major tourist attractions of Kottayam Backwaters, these include panoramic backwater stretches, immense expanses of paddy fields, highlands and extensive rubber plantations, Vembanad Lake, temples, churches, publishing houses, etc.
Alappuzha or Alleppey is a prominent destination for backwater cruises and is also known as the Venice of the East. Bestowed with scenic beauty, Alappuzha backwaters are one of the majorly known ports along the MalabarCoast. Palm trees on the banks make the backwater more beautiful. The Alappuzha Backwaters are highly popular for boat racing. The Nehru Trophy Boat Race seizes the attention of thousands of visitors across the world every year.