Best backwaters to visit in Kerala this summerby Sujeet K. Digital Marketer
Kerala is amongst the most favored tourist destinations in India. The distinctiveness of Kerala banks on its multiple tourism themes. One of these multiple themes is comforting backwaters.
The backwaters present the most mesmerising view to its visitors, filled with natural beauty and beautiful sights. Kerala has many backwater spots, and all are loaded with beautiful nature and amazes.
Go on a peaceful ride of Kettuvalloms (Houseboats), and witness the spread of coconut trees, vibrant greens and soothing sunset, by the end of this journey you'll have memories for the lifetime.
So here is a list of top 5 backwaters in Kerala-
Alleppey-Alleppey is also known by the title ‘Venice of East’ and Alappuzha. This area tops the list of backwater destinations in Kerala. Boat race, Houseboats, beautiful sunset are the major attraction of this place It is one among the few places in the world where cultivation is done below sea level. You can travel to this beautiful destination between the months of September- March.
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Kollam- Kollam, a preferred tourist spot by many, is in the southern part of Kerala. It is one among the oldest ports of the Malabar Coast. And it is popular for fishing, mussel and cashew industry. Tourists enjoy residing in houseboats on the backwaters of Kollam. Kollam is surrounded by historical ruins which boosts the beauty of this place.
Kumarakom- The splendid sights of Kumarakom, placed beside the beautiful Vembanad Lake is alluring to its viewers. This destination creates a view like no other place does, the spread of thick mangroves, green paddy field and bedding of white lilies, the place is surreal. This also provides relaxing ayurvedic massage to its visitors. One of the leading attractions here's the Bird Sanctuary, which serves as home to multiple migratory birds.
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Kuttanad- Hurdled between hill and sea, this is also known as “ The Rice Bowl of Kerala”. Serving as heart to backwaters, the land is a part of Alappuzha District. People here are vastly included in the plantation of Banana, Cassava, Yam, and Rice, that makes agriculture the main source of income for them. The wide-spread of crystal water, lush greenery and birds combine to the formation of this beauty.
Kasaragod- Kasaragod is a small village in Kerala, but globally renowned for its handloom industry. The land is believed to be the residence of god along with forts, rivers, beaches, hills and seven languages. There is no space for modernization here, people still stick to their roots and old traditions. The hospitality of locals here will amaze you, Kasaragod is an ideal place for peaceful boat rides and stunning sunset.
Kerala is privileged with greenery, vast water bodies, beautiful hill stations and much more, no doubt it is called the “God’s Own Country.”
Kerala is the right destination for all sort of tourists be it for family trips, Solo adventures or Honeymoon destination, so if you are one amongst these visiting Kerala then choose from ekerala Tourism packages matching your requirements.
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