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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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  • We stayed at illikkalam lake resort. View from this resort is very good. Take one hour boat riding, they will show 5 star hotels and bird sanctuary 
  • very beautiful place to visit as couple. The boat rides are romantic. Its beautiful to stay in boathouse and enjoy a fullmoon night. 
  • View of this lake is just mesmerizing..Just Beautiful.. Arched by Bird sanctuary on one side, there are lots of aquatic plants to spot.. The view of sailing houseboat over this lake is a view which sh...  more »