Kerala is one of the most favoured destinations in India, and not in vain.
It has a splendid natural beauty, exotic culture and heart stealing coconut
grooves, but the best part of Kerala lies somewhere else. The Backwaters,
stagnant, yet so vibrant, makes you feel you inner soul and have unmatched
peace of mind. That is so if you are lucky enough not to hear any Malayalam
accented English. But even if you don't understand you will feel the love
and the belonging.
The Canals for tourism purpose are networked and the palm covered distinct
greens are sure to attract your aesthetics. To increase this, there are
local houseboats, extraordinarily beautiful and decorated dashingly to
entice even the harshest of tourists. These are again maintained and served
in local culture, making it more sought after each passing day and growing
it's reputation steeply. More interestingly, there are restaurants too, on
the serene backwaters.
Here are the most sought after backwater destinations in Kerala.
: It's an affluent district of Kerala, in every term. The
landscape are fantastic, the backwaters enchanting and the people most
tourist friendly. Just 71 km North of Thiruvananthapuram, this ancient
coastline district renowned for its Cashew nut and marine products, is also
a favourite port on the Arabian Sea. The Ashtamudi Lake is also a place to
visit while, Alumkadavu, at a distance of 23 km, are also quite nice places
Alappuzha Backwaters :
Alappuzha or Alleppey is another famous tourist destination, with trend
setting houseboats over the serene backwaters. Besides, this destination has
many other subjects for which it is respected. The famous boat races and the
marine fishes are some of these. The tranquility that rests here is out of
comparison with any other backwater destination on earth, especially during
Kumarakom Backwaters :
Kumarakom backwaters are the next levels of amazement than you can
perceive. The languid backwaters present a never-ending saga of natural
scenic beauty that encompasses many writers imagination, without any
significant success. The boat racing, an immense attraction that involves
nearly hundred people in each boat attracts hoards of tourist due to its
unique appeal. This exotic tourist destination is just 12 km away from
Kottayam, another tourist destination.
Cochin Backwaters :
Cochin or Kochi is the heart of Kerala, and you will definitely lose your
heart in this destination that is reputed the world over. The industrially
flourishing city is also the cultural centre of Kerala, and the culture is
really rich. Not only the backwaters but also the surroundings are so
splendid that it's worthwhile to go out of the beautiful houseboats and
taste some of the other attractions of the city. Kochi, is also one of the
best natural ports of Arabian Sea and was once the major port through which
international trade routes operated.