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Backwaters in Kerala,India

Backwaters of Kerala is a network of 1500 kms of canals both manmade and natural, 38 rivers, and 5 big lakes extending from one end of Kerala to the other. Kerala backwaters are a unique nature and are found nowhere else in the world. Backwaters are a network of lakes, canals, and estuaries and deltas of forty-four rivers that drain into the Arabian Sea. Backwaters of Kerala are a self-supporting Eco-system teeming with aquatic life. The Canals connect the villages together and still used for local transport. Over 900 km of this labyrinthine water world is navigable.

You can enjoy exploring the backwaters of Kerala and the other green area in boats called Kettuvallom.These houseboats in Kerala are 70 foot long, 30 tons capacity, made with wooden planks joined and stitched together with coconut ropes and painted with cashew nut oil inside and fish.

Kerala lives along these backwaters. In your tour to Kerala take a houseboat ride through the placid backwaters of Kerala and enjoy a cruise through the natural vistas. Lagoon Backwaters,Tours to IndiaKerala is a labyrinth of lazily meandering backwaters. Sprinkled with traditional houseboats, country crafts, rural lifestyles, and Tranquility. It's an intricate network of innumerable lagoons, lakes, canals, estuaries and the deltas of forty-four rivers that drain into the Arabian Sea.Kerala backwaters covers the Vembanad Lake, which flows through three districts and opens out into the sea at the Kochi port. Kerala Backwaters has become the most exciting tourist spot in India.

The Ashtamudi Lake, which covers a major portion of Kollam district in the south, is the second largest and is considered the gateway to the backwaters of Kerala.

Backwaters in Kerala,India
Alappuzha Backwaters
Kochi Backwaters
Kollam Backwaters
Kasargod Backwaters
Kottayam Backwaters
Kozhikode Backwaters
Kumarakom Backwaters
Thiruvallam Backwaters

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