Backwaters Of Akkulam


Placed in the southern-most district of Kerala, Trivandrum equally shares Kerala’s fame for offering lovely backwater experiences. This capital city of Kerala is slightly away from the main backwater network of Kerala but it surely is worth-visiting because of its enchanting scenery. Unlike Lake Vembanad, the backwaters of Trivandrum is not a single water body but comprises of a number of water bodies that are sprinkled at several locations, offering a different experience to the tourists. As the lagoons and crystal clear lakes lie just outside the city, Thiruvananthapuram backwater tours can be smoothly coupled with sightseeing.

The historically and culturally rich Trivandrum backwater stretches include Veli, Akkulam, Thiruvallam, Kappil and more region that are going to provide you memorable views. Just go aboard a Ketuvallam (boat) and get all set for a tranquil experience.

Located on the banks of the Akkulam Lake, Akkulam Tourist Village boasts of some of the most picturesque picnic spots in Southern Kerala. It is a lovely backwater destination with a calm and serene atmosphere. It is located 10 km from Thiruvananthapuram city and possesses numerous boating options. It has a well-equipped children’s park, a paddle pool and a swimming pool for adults. .


Kerala, the gods own country is renowned for its natural exquisiteness, be it the greenery or or the amazing array of backwaters, lakes and lagoons against its landscape. You can notice the nature’s handiwork where ever you look. One of the main reasons behind this natural exquisiteness is its rich water resources. Kerala backwater is stretched across many districts on length of the state. From Kasargod in north to Trivandram in south, every part of this wonderland is rich with fresh water resources. However, most of the Kerala backwater holidays are concentrated on banks of Vembanad lake & Astamudi lake in central and south Kerala. The famed backwater destinations are Alleppey, Kumarakom, Kollam, Kochi & Vaikom Unlike other regions, Kerala backwater in this area is well connected and affluent. Kumarakom is one of the most famous tourist locations in India. This gorgeous kerala backwater is located around 16 kilometers from Kottayam town. You will be able to ride the traditional Kerala Houseboats here. Kerala backwater tour will give you something magical to remember all your life. If you are recently married, this is the best place on earth to enjoy honeymoon. There are many affordable kerala backwater tour packages for you. Imagine starting a day in the middle of heavenly waters. Don’t miss this chance to travel through the largest fresh water lake in India. Kerala backwater is not only rich in natural beauty, but also rich in prawns, ducks, and varieties of fishes. You can visit some local restaurants and hotels in order to taste some ethnic spicy delicacies. The backwaters along with Houseboats, Shikkaras or Canoe boat are an integral part of Kerala's tourism scene. A journey through the curving and winding backwaters of Kerala is an exhilarating experience which makes you feel one with nature. The houseboats take one on a fascinating cruise at a leisurely and relaxing pace, across breathtakingly beautiful destinations in the state that are storehouses of nature at its best. The services of the houseboat or kettuvallam are available right from Veli in South Kerala, extending across Alappuzha, Kumarakom, Kollam and Kochi, all the way up to Valiyaparamba in North Kerala