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Vembanad Lake, Kerala

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Take a houseboat ride on Vembanad Lake, the largest in Kerala. The lake forms part of a unique ecosystem called the "Kerala backwaters," where freshwater streams meet the salty Arabian sea, creating a labyrinth of brackish lakes, lagoons, rivers, and inlets that span over 900 km (560 mi). Take a guided boat trip and glide across the lagoon, spotting fields and meadows, rows of coconut palms and mangrove trees, and numerous species of birds. Enjoy the picturesque setting, have a picnic by the lakeshore, or try fishing in the plentiful waters. Put Vembanad Lake at the forefront of your travel plans using our Kumarakom itinerary planner.
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  • It is very peaceful place. You can hire speed boat for small trip or hire house boat for night stay also. You can enjoying nature and click finest photo graphs in back water. 
  • Had a skeptical anxiety due to a very negative feedback from a friend n advise to skip houseboat stay. It turned out to be the pleasantmost excursion to conclude 6days kerala tour.. JCT houseboat..for...  more »
  • The Vembanad lake at Kumarakom in Kottayam, an enchanting picnic spot and a fast developing backwater tourism destination, provides boating in houseboat trip.The mechanised and motorised tour section ...  more »