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The Only Way to Experience Mesmerizing Backwaters are Houseboats Kerala

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

Home to the rich spices and the land of traditional Ayurveda, Kerala is an ancient state and of course the most sought after tour and travel destination located at south-western part of India drawing the attention of many from across the world all the year round. Nature has blessed this state with such amazing attractions whose significance can not be described in any human language. It is one such state where one can find the ranges of natural attractions and destinations. From refreshing hill stations, tropical green forests, palm-fringed beaches, exclusive backwaters to exotic wildlife parks this beautiful state presents all the attractions to its visitors and thus there is no dearth of attractions at all.

Apart from there are many other things which brings this state into limelight such as its fascinating culture, rich food, hospitable people and excellent hotels and accommodations. Though Kerala is speckled with so many attractions having their distinctive features but among many backwaters houseboat tour is very popular among visitors takes tourists in another world of water and wonderments. backwaters are the perfect combination of brackish lagoons, lakes, inlets and so many rivers which team up together and form the breathtaking locale that can be well experienced through country’s houseboats also known as Kettuvallams in traditional language.

Backwaters are well-famous for their stunning beauty and amazing attractions but however it can not be experienced without Kerala houseboats. Houseboats Kerala tour is really like a dream comes true which takes them in the stunning world of water and wonderment and give them unforgettable holidaying experience. Before the advent of roads and lacking of good transportation facilities houseboats or Kettuvallams were used as the major source of transportation but later considering the huge influx of tourists in Kerala these houseboats were crafted with contemporary facilities. The common features of houseboats include deluxe rooms, hygiene toilet, deck, lounge, kitchenette and many more.

It’s an amazing feeling of visitors as they passing by the panoramic vistas of nature while tweeting with colorful birds and also knows about Kerala’s alluring culture. During backwater and houseboat cruise in Kerala it seems like that the heaven is now not so far. Heart-gripping attractions and intoxicated surroundings enhance the charisma of backwaters. There are so many destinations of backwaters where one can experience houseboat cruise named as Kottayam, Cochin, Thiruvananthapuram, Kumarakom and Alleppey.

Often referred as ‘Venice of the East’, Alleppey or Alappuzha is the largest and most visited backwater destination of Kerala. Apart from breathtaking natural attractions, Alleppey is also famous for national snake boat races, coir products and lakes. Well-arranged with contemporary facilities, Alleppey houseboats are the only way to explore the scenic beauty of the backwaters and exotic natural beauty which is mesmerizing and offers treat to the eyes of its visitors.

After Alleppey if there is any other backwater destination that really fascinates tourists from across the world then it is only and only Kumrakom located at the picturesque Vembanad Lake. The significance of this place is also mentioned in ‘The God of Small Things’, a well-famous novel written by Arundhati Roy.

Vijay Joshi - About Author:
Vijay Joshi is an eminent analyst and writer in Travel & Tours related topics. He has authored many books on Houseboats Kerala and Houseboats in Kerala and Alleppey houseboats.

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