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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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  • Depending on your taste, enjoy the back waters in house boat or in any other way. I recommend a day cruise for group of families and a night halt for couples and small families. You can do the boating...  more »
  • If you can have a good experience i recommend you the canoe trip in alleppey, the long one, about 6 hours. You can see a lot of canals, village live and calm landscape. I did it too the canoe trip in ...  more »
  • Alleppey is referred to as the Venice of the East. Hardly. It was full of water hyacinths choking off the fish and taking over the waterways. We passed coconut-thatched houses and old, colonial wareho...  more »