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Kerala Backwaters, Kerala

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Kerala Backwaters, a crisscrossing network of coastal waterways navigable by boat, provide one of the region's most efficient transportation options and tourist attractions. More than 900 km (560 mi) of lagoons, canals, lakes, and estuaries make up the network, and draw visitors from around the world looking to glide lazily under palm trees and past traditional villages on a houseboat. Explore this massive network of water-routes by renting a boat, as this makes for the easiest mode of transport and allows you to get an up-close glimpse of a region nearly frozen in time. Use our Alappuzha itinerary maker to add Kerala Backwaters and other attractions to your Alappuzha vacation plans.
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  • Excellent Service and good hospitality Prasanthy Houseboat. Owner Mr Santhilal make my trip fill with loads of memory Nice Supper luxury boat I found his number on search (google)and booked vehicle,Ho...  more »
  • Backwater of kerala is really very good. Nd Alleppey and it's natural scenery just fabulous. From my experience i mostly suggest take a whole day trip at Alleppey. And want to add if possible don't go...  more »
  • The backwaters of Kerala are insanely famous for couples, and as the water is still, the mood refreshes with the open skies and winds that blow over the place. You can easily spend 1-2 hours carefree.  more »
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  • No less than 5 star. Real heaven on earth. Beauty at its best. Sunrise and the morning breeze, the waters and a ride on ferry, the best a person get from nature. Early mornings and the evenings are beautiful.
  • The Kerala backwaters are a chain of lagoons and lakes lying parallel to the Arabian Sea coast in the Kerala state. The Kerala backwaters are home to many unique species of aquatic life including crabs, frogs and mudskippers, water birds and animals such as otters and turtles. Today, houseboat tourism is the most popular tourist activity in the backwaters, with several large Kettuvallams (traditional rice boats, now converted into floating hotels)ply the waterways.
  • good tourist place must visit place in kerela..
  • Except the smell of water, everything is good
  • greenery in 360 degrees..very beautiful & pleasant.definitely..worth a visit...in life time..enjoyed..