Backwaters Of Kerala


Alappuzha, also known as Alleppey, is one of the most visited backwaters destinations in Kerala. Popularly referred as the 'Venice of the East,' Alappuzha is a bewildering labyrinth of shimmering waterways composed of beautiful lakes, rivers, lagoons, canals, and innumerable rivulets. Surrounded by picturesque lush tropical vegetation, Alappuzha appears like a little green paradise on the earth. Alappuzha backwaters attract thousands of tourists from all over the world, who visit the place to enjoy an unforgettable houseboat cruise. Visit Kerala and enjoy an exciting Alleppey Backwaters Tour with Kerala Backwaters and experience the nature at its very best.

Alleppey backwaters in Kerala are perhaps the most enchanting ones in the " God's Own Country". One of the distinct features of Alappuzha backwaters is its beautiful Kuttanad region, known for its innumerable waterways and lush green surroundings of paddy fields. So unique are the lush landscape of Kuttanad backwaters that a houseboat trip is simply irresistible. Enjoy a memorable houseboat ride on enchanting backwaters of Alappuzha to explore its breathtakingly beautiful surroundings and the fascinating Kerala countryside. Traveling on a luxurious houseboat on the serene backwaters of Alappuzha would truly be a wonderful experience, which you will remember all your life. Traveling along on a houseboat through palm-fringed narrow canals winding through the vast expanse of lush paddy fields and the unique tiny hamlets lined up all along on the edges of the waterways are sights one can never forget. Spot a variety of water birds and wild animals on the edges of the canals and see villagers engaged in coir making and waving at you as you pass by. If you're planning a Kerala Backwaters Tour, please remember to add Alappuzha in your itinerary. Enjoy a memorable Alappuzha Backwaters tour with Kerala Backwaters and experience the nature at its best.

Alappuzha is also famous for its annual Snake Boat Races held on the festive occasion of Onam festival. The scene of the giant snake boats queuing in a row to race against each other for the prestigious Nehru Trophy and enthusiastic crowd encouraging their favorite team from the edges is truly exhilarating. Visit Alappuzha during Onam and enjoy the exciting Snake Boat Races on Alleppey Backwaters Tour with Kerala Backwaters. On your Alappuzha Backwaters Tour, you can also visit the important historic attractions and the beautiful Alappuzha Beach. See the amazing 140-year old Pier that runs into the sea, an old lighthouse nearby, which is of immense interest for the tourists. Enjoy an Alappuzha Backwaters Tour with Kerala Backwaters and discover the various colors of this little green paradise on your Kerala tours.


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