Kerala, a beautiful state located on the western shores of southern India is famous for several reasons including rich cultural, natural and virtuous beauty and therefore known as 'God's Own Country'. This heavenly destination is also inflated with spotless sand stretches and sea water. Kerala backwater tours provide wide range of opportunities to the tourists worldwide to play with water and enjoy properly. Some of the world recognized water spots in Kerala include Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kollam, Alleppey, Kozhikode, Thiruvallam, Kasargod, Kumarakom and more. You can enjoy lush green tea garden and evergreen tropical forests in Western Ghats during backwater tour here.
Kerala holidays packages include wildlife sanctuaries, parks, hill station, churches, temples, houseboats and backwater. It is not a big issue for the travellers to reach Kerala as this place is well connected with all the modes of transport including railways, roadways and airways.
Kerala backwater basically starts with the capital city of Kerala 'Trivandram'. Exploring ancient and rich Hindu temples here, one can move forward to other peculiar destinations including Kovalam, Kettuvalams, Kollam, Kollam, Kumarakom, Alappuzha, and Cochin etc. Let's have a detailed look over it.
Kuttand:- This place is famous as a backwater destination lying in between hills and sea. You can see lakes, paddy fields, homes, farms, canals, temples, vegetation, churches and mosques etc during Kuttaand visit. Touring this peaceful area in houseboats really excites the tourists.
Kottayam:- This destination is famous for a number of churches, Temples and lakes. St.Mary's Church, St. Joseph's Monastery, Ettumanoor Shiva Temple, Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple and Ashtamudi Lake etc are fine example in this regard.
Cochin:- The destination is the most romantic place where tourists come to see the seashore, historical buildings, fishing nets during the backwater cruise.
Alappuzha:- This amazing and attractive destination is famous for exquisite lakes, freshwater rivers and lagoons. Sitting in the backwater cruise and seeing green paddy, banana, cassava and yam fields are astonishing in itself.
Kumarakom:- Group of little islands 'Kumarakom' is located on the banks of the Vembanad Lake. The picturesque landscapes and mesmerizing backwaters doubles the fun viewing and experiencing roundabout lagoons, canals, paddy fields, unending rows of waterways, coconut trees and more.
Kollam:- This is a perfect place to enjoy backwater cruise and hence known as a gateway to fascinating waterways. You can take regular ferry from Kollam to reach Alappuzha. The journey takes 9 hours with amazing sightseeing like you can see water birds, palm and coconut bays and several types of flowers on the way including lotus and water lilies flowers etc.
Kerala houseboats flows on the water and your enjoyment starts hereafter similarly like touring in heaven. The houseboats are well designed and of many storied even. You can find a living room and bathroom etc inside it. There are many tourists who love to stay several days in these houseboats and roam around.
So, if you want a complete touring experience than Kerala backwater is the perfect choice.
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