Kerala Backwaters- the magnificence of Nature

27 Sep

Kerala, popularly identified as God’s Own Country is one of the most sought after vacationer destinations in Asia. Discover the mysterious beauty of Kerala that never fails to magnetize travelers. The fascinating state is unquestionably blessed with a special feature called “Backwaters”. Kerala backwaters   is a wide stretch of waterways that draws attention of scores of tourists every year. The backwater voyage calms your worried senses and in a twinkle of an eye, you are shipped to a heaven that leaves you longing for more.

kerala backwaters

kerala backwaters

  • Alappuzha Backwaters in Kerala

Earlier known as Alleppey, Alappuzha is bordered by canal and waterways that is why it is also tagged as “Venice of the East”. The bright green backwaters offer a magnetic sight with the quivering ducks loafing along the river bank. Apart from its majestic backwaters, Alappuzha is popular for its boat cruises and snake boat races.

  • Kochi Backwaters

Kochi backwaters are also tagged asQueen of the Arabian sea’, is a bunch of picturesque islands like Vallarpadam, Gundu, Vypeen and Bolgatty. Sitting on a boat and enjoying a cup of hot Joe with your lover is astoundingly romantic, Kochi backwaters tour gives you a chance to watch the wonderful and unending nature’s beauty. Dutch palace, Hill palace, Bolghatty palace and Fort Kochi beach are the major points of attractions in Kochi backwaters.

  • Kumarakom Backwaters

Kumarakom is situated 16 kms away from Kottayam town. The village of Kumarakom is a huddle of little isles on Vembanad Lake. Tranquil white lilies and mangrove vegetation are the best features of Kumarakom backwaters. Indulge in a boat ride or adventurous activities like fishing and give your fast life a break from all the hustle and bustle. Rent the boat and give your eyes a perfect natural treat.

Trivandrum Backwaters

Trivandrum Backwaters

  • Trivandrum Backwaters

Trivandrum is the capital of Kerala and it means “the place of sacred serpent’. The beautiful Trivandrum backwater offers a superb natural view that equates to seventh heaven. The vicinity is packed with succulent lagoons, transparent water lakes and wide channels that form a convoluted maze like zilch else. Few attractions of Trivandrum backwaters are Museum Complex, Veli tourist village, Neyyar dam, Sanghumugham beach, Aakulam boat club and Kanakakkunnu palace.

  • Kozhikode Backwaters

Kozhikode backwaters are fascinating and eye-catching; a single trip to this backwater will unwind your senses with exotic aroma.  The alluring backwaters are plugged with rivers, canals and small lakes. Take a ride in houseboat journey and kick off the worries for from your life. The amazing Pazhassirajah Museum, Art gallery, Krishna menon museum and Kappad beach are the places of interest in this area.

  • Kasargod Backwaters

Kasargod backwaters are placed in the extreme north of God’s own country. The backwater is a treasure trove of green and thick flora and fauna. The wanderlust nibbled visitors can test a slice of the plant and animal realm on a tour to adjoining islands and palm coppices. The hexing sunset on a Chandragiri cruise is an idyllic and Edenic experience. Tourists can enjoy scenic beauty in vintage or new-age luxurious boats that are available at the backwaters. In brief backwaters in Kasargod endow with the pictorial view of a heaven.

Come to Kerala and enjoy the scenic beauty of these marvelous and fascinating backwaters.


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