A Journey Encompassing Tranquillity, Romance and Adventure
South India boasts of beautiful backwaters tours which simply take you to another world which is no less than a wonderland. Kerala in South India is the best bet when it comes to enjoying the exotic experience of backwaters. Filled with brackish water, the five lakes and several lagoons form the backwaters of the Kerala. It covers the Malabar Coast. Thirty eight rivers are the source of water for these lakes which are both natural and artificial. Ashtamudi Kayal and Vembanad Kyal lakes have been connected with each other by a canal which is 1900km long. The vigorous movements of waves and currents on the shore gave birth to the Backwaters.
How romantic it is to cruise on the tranquil backwaters! You can enjoy the houseboat cruise in the Kettuvalloms or country boats. For tourism purpose these boats have now been revamped into luxurious boats equipped with modern facilities. They have been nicknamed as Kayals.
Surrounded by Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam districts of Kerala, the cruise on the backwaters of the largest lake Vembanad Lake really pushes your adrenaline into high gear. Straight away head for Kollam, Alappuzha and Kottayam to enjoy the refreshing backwaters. And if you happen to come down to Kerala in the months of August and September you adventurous spirit will be rewarded with the celebration of the famous Snake Boat Race.
The backwaters of Kerala are beautifully flanked by palm trees making the view picturesque. While sailing through the shallow lakes you will come across small settlements set amazingly on the border of the lakes.From the tourist point of view the most popular backwaters destination is Kumarakom where you can travel to a dream land by embarking on a houseboat cruise.
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Situated in Kumarakom, The Vembanad Lake is a great expanse of water. A large network of rivers and canals empty into this beautiful lake.
Renowned as home to sea, rivers, mountains and backwaters, Kollam is a beautiful land.
Alleppey backwaters beckons all the tourists from across the glode who are desirous to get drunk on backwaters.
Kottayam is a destination that has gained international recognition with its unique lifestyle and alluring backwaters.