|The land of the green and the serene
Kerala offers an amazing array of the backwaters in Kerala.
The breathtakingly beautiful destinations are the true
storehouses of the nature at its best. The splendid sunsets,
the waxing moonlights, the shoals of ducks, the pulsating
palms and the wonderful waves make the backwater destinations
the most sought after in kaleidoscopic Kerala
alluring Alappuzha with its lovely lakes, lagoons
and the fresh water rivers will not fail to sweep
you off your feet. The stunningly gorgeous ‘Venice
of the East’ has more than the boat races,
houseboats, beaches, marine products and the coir
industry; Alappuzha is home to the diverse animal
and bird life. The rich crop of bananas, yams and
cassava will surely catch your eye.
|Kuttanad in the heart of the backwaters of Alappuzha owing to its
richness of the paddy crops is referred to as the rice
bowl of Kerala. The half an hour journey by speedboat
to the nearby island of Pathiramanal will reveal the range
of rare migratory birds that fly from various parts of
|Kumarakom on Lake Vembanad with its unparalleled boating, fishing
and sightseeing opportunities makes a picturesque holiday
spot in the backwaters of Kerala. The rich greens and
the rural life are clubbed with the beautiful Kumarakom
Bird Sanctuary. You may take a cruise along the lake to
catch glimpses of the birds. What a way to spend summers
with the ducks, cuckoos, Siberian stork etc. The ideally
located Kumarakom is picture perfect village.
are the backwaters of Kottayam. Amidst the paddy fields,
rubber plantations and the highlands is the charming Kottayam.
Kottayam is popularly known as the land of lakes and latex.
The entire population of Kottayam is literate that makes
it the land of letters too. The cultivation of the cash
crops makes Kottayam.
town of Kollam on the Ashtamudi Lake is renowned for being
the gateway to the beautiful backwaters of Kerala. You
may opt for an of the backwater tour and cruise that commence
from Kollam. The backwater tour from Kollam to Alappuzha
is the longest cruise in Kerala. Do not forget to catch
on the cashews on your tour to Kollam.
there is the captivating Cochin (Kochi) with the
charming combination of the picture perfect islands
like Bolgatty, Vypeen, Gundu and Vallarpadam. The
reminisces of the Chinese, Arabian, Portuguese and
the Dutch travelers and traders are omnipresent
in Cochin. The variant village cruises to the coconut
plantations and the coir villages should not be
missed. The peace and the warmth make the vivacious
to its title of being the queen of the Arabian Sea. The
sweet memories of the rustic life and the gorgeous greens
of Cochin will carry on to refresh you time and again
much after the end of the holiday too.
city of the kaleidoscopic Kerala Thiruvanthapuram is a
terrific tourist destination. Thiruvanthapuram is a major
center for tourists, politics and industries. The soothing
shoreline, beautiful beaches and the backwater stretches
make Thiruvanthapuram few of the most frequently visit
backwater holiday destination for the tourists to Kerala.
The sacred city of the snake is scintillating for the
tourists especially during the festivities of the harvest
season of Onam. You must pray at the various temples.
The architectural planning, the greens and the moderate
temperatures of the city throughout the year make the
tour even more enchanting.
stunningly beautiful and serene stretch of the Thiruvallam
backwaters is temptingly close toThiruvanthapuram.
The backwater destination of Thiruvallam. Makes
a great one-day tour. The renowned canoe rides make
Thiruvallam popular with the tourists. You may even
enjoy the water sports in the lagoon and the move
from the village using the floating bridge in the waterfront
park. The short village cruises using the country boats
are the perfect ways to enjoy the backwaters of Thiruvallam.
|On the seacoast
the backwater destination of Kasaragod offers mesmerizing
trips to the enchanting Chandragiri and the vivacious
Valiayaparamba. Situated on the Chandragiri river the
former is renowned for the chain of forts. The latter
provides the best breathtaking views of the backwaters.
The boat cruises to and from Kasaragod will never fail
to enchant you. On your backwater tour you must check
out the well-preserved Bekal Fort. The Pallikere and the
Kappil beach at Kasaragod are excellent spots for relaxation