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Bask Once in a Life Time in the Perky Glory of the Emerald Backwater of Kerala

By Vijay Joshi Subscribe to RSS | December 8th 2011 | Views:

Kerala is perky land with rich culture and heritage filled with vibrant picturesque landscape and hills surrounded by the amazing glory of the pristine backwater scenery. It is a small state of India located on the southern parts in the Malabar Coast. It is a beautiful nature gifted land wedged in between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea. It is a popular striking tourist destination groove on by most of the tourist for its incredible awesome tourist attractions. This tropical paradise estate is love by many visitors from different parts of the world.

Kerala is often known by its nickname as the land of God’s own country adores by most of the nature lovers. It is an amazing vast stretch of water bodies formed by 150 km of canals of both man-made and natural joint by 38 rivers and 5 big lakes connecting almost every nook and corners of the state. This beautiful ripple of water creates an intricate network of narrow stretch making accessible for the tourist to explore the paradise like heavenly bodies of water.

This appealing backwater has provided immense of help and opportunity for tourism Kerala to flourish and spread its name far and wide reaching to the top of its zenith.

Some of the charming backwater destinations of Kerala are given below:


It is often considered by many tourist travelers as the gateway to the south and also the Venice of the east. It is one of the interesting multifaceted district fill with immense of attractions. Some of the tourist attention lies on the houseboats plying on the Vembanad Lake, Alappuzha beach, Waterfall and famous Nehru Trophy snake boat race held every year during the Onam festival remains some of the fascinating attractions of this site.


It is the striking capital city of the state which by its name literally means the city of the sacred snake name after the mythological thousand-headed snake God ‘Anantha’. It is one of the most colorful and vibrant city enthrall with palm fringed beaches, glittering ripples of backwater, sacred temples and magnificent museums and buildings. It is the best site to take a break in your backwater tour and explore the traditional and cultural beauty of the state.


The most accessible part of the backwater is the Ernakulum area of Cochin. This picturesque city is located on the coast of Arabian Sea quite accessible for the foreign tourist. It has been emerge as one of the busiest commercial city known for its finest harbor and huge tourist attraction.

The places like Kumarakom, Kollam, Kottayam and Kasargod are also some of prominent backwater destinations of Kerala which should not be miss out in your tour. The best way to explore the all round beauty of Kerala backwaters is the houseboat cruise. The houseboat packages are available at the most affordable price with maximum comfort and luxury facilitated with it. It is love by almost all the tourist coming from different parts of the whole. The honeymooners, holiday makers and vacationers are some of the categories of tourist who fan for it. Try to experience it and relish to most exhilarating tour cruise like never before.

Vijay Joshi - About Author:
Vijay Joshi is an eminent analyst and writer in Travel & Tours related topics. He has authored many books on tourism Kerala and Kerala Tourist Places and Kerala backwaters.

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