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Top 5 spots of Kerala Backwaters

Kumarakom backwaters

Kumarakom backwaters is situated in Kottayam district.Vembanad lake The largest backwater in Kerala is the major source and vital part of Kumarakom backwaters.A journey through this backwaters gives you an amusing vision of villages surrounded by green hills, forests and coconut groves. Kumarakom Backwater and its shores are the well furnished house of flora and fauna.

Alleppey Backwaters

Any traveler to 'Venice of south' prefers foremost a journey through the backwaters of Alleppey. The major uniqueness of Alleppey backwaters is its Palm fringed narrow canals winding through the vast expanse of paddy fields and the neat tiny hamlets lined up along either side of the canals, which give a panoramic visual treat each traveler.

Backwaters of Kochi

Since the Kochi considered as the Queen of Arabian Sea, the backwaters of Cochin too considered as most enchanting sights to tourists. One of the major uniqueness of Kochi backwater is that most of the tourist spot in Kochi are located in shores of the backwater mainly Fort Kochi, Mattancherry, Jewish Synagogue, Blogatty Palace and many more.

Backwaters of Kollam

Kollom and its backwaters considered as ancient trade centers of Kerala. Ashtamudi Lake is considered as the gateway of Kollam Backwaters. Backwater voyage from Kollam to Alappuzha is considered as the longest cruise in Kerala. So this backwaters offer delightful trips in house boats from Kollam to Alappuzha takes about 8 hours. Even few hours tour through Kollam backwaters gives you an exciting visualization of flora and fauna in shores and banks.

Backwaters of Trivandrum

Major backwater spot in Trivandrum are Thiruvallam, Veli and Akkulam, which are situated in 10 Kms from Thiruvanathapuram town. Thiruvallam backwater is just Six Kms from Thriruvanathapuram and meeting point of Killi and Karamana Rivers. This spot is considered as favorite for travelers since it famed as a great spot for canoe rides and house boat cruises.
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