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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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  • The place has awesome closeness to the nature. Going through back waters with lot of birds and trees around gives a lot of peace 
  • Since we had taken a cruise on a river boat up the Mekong in Vietnam, we knew basically what to expect. Small cabins, great food, relaxation at its finest! Just watch the villages float by, read and d...  more »
  • This is the number 1 thing to see in Kerala, small canals and creeks weaving its way through villages. It gives you a glimpse of the village life and other activities of the local people (fishing, duc...  more »