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Houseboats Take Tourists in the World of Peace and Tranquility

By Vijay Joshi Subscribe to RSS | December 15th 2011 | Views:
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Home to the amazing attractions and wonderful destinations, Kerala is undoubtedly the most visited destination by visitors located at the south-western region of India. Every year from every part of the world people flock to this state to spend their vacations in the lap of Mother-nature. If any one is wishing to explore the ranges of colors of nature then it would be perfect place to get in. from refreshing hills, tropical green forests, palm-fringed beaches, exclusive backwaters, rich spices and etc are the few attractions that makes Kerala a tourism hub of India. Whether planning for any kind of tour, be it honeymoon, family-holiday, adventure or even cultural tour, there wouldn’t be any better option than Kerala. Along with its heart-gripping attractions, it is equally famous its fascinating culture and warm and friendly people.

Among numerous attractions backwaters are very popular among vacationers gives them an unforgettable holidaying experience.

Backwaters are the perfect combination of brackish lagoons, lakes, inlets and several rivers which merge up together and form the breathtaking locale that can be well-experienced through houseboats also known as Kettuvallams in traditional language. Backwaters are the heart-throb of Kerala and generate the huge revenue in country’s tourism. Kerala is gifted with innumerable amazing backwater destinations having their distinctive features. Though, the backwater cruise would not be completed unless you do not hire any houseboat also known as Kettuvallams in traditional language.

Houseboats are the only way explore and experience amazing backwaters of the state. In earlier times, when there were not good facilities of roads in Kerala, then the houseboats were used as the major source of transportation but later modifying with excellent facilities including bath-attached rooms, kitchenette, lounge, deck and many more. Houseboat and backwater cruise is just like a dream comes true takes tourists through amazing beauty of nature. There are ranges of houseboats that suit all the kind of visitors. The major thing of houseboat is that it is eco-friendly and do not create any kind of pollution. Kuttanad, Kottayam, Alleppey, Cochin, Kumarakom are the few backwater destinations of ‘God’s Own Country’, Kerala.

Alleppey

Formerly called Alleppey, Alappuzha is well-renowned tourist trail as it is the one of the major centers for backwater boat trips. Alappuzha has grown in importance as a backwater tourist center, also famous for national snake boat race attracts thousands of visitors from every nook and corner of the world. Apart from it is gifted with sheer attractions of nature that can be only experienced through any of the exquisite and traditional Alleppey houseboats. Well-famous as ‘Venice of the East’ it is also famous for coir industry.

Kumarakom

A paradise for nature-lovers, Kumarakom is also the amazing backwater destination located the picturesque Vembanad Lake. Nature has gifted Kumrakom with such charm that allows tourists to visit this place from every nook and corner of the world. Its significance and splendor is well illustrated in the “God of Small Things”, a world-famous novel written by Arundhati Roy. Among innumerable attractions national bird sanctuary is one of the major attractions in Kumrakom that can be well-experienced through Kumarakom houseboat the only way to understand this place.

Vijay Joshi - About Author:
Vijay Joshi is an eminent analyst and writer in Travel & Tours related topics. He has authored many books on Alleppey houseboats and Backwater Kerala and Kumarakom houseboat. Find more information plz visit http://www.keralahouseboat.org/.

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