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Notable Destinations to Start Kerala Houseboat Cruise

By Vivek Rawat Subscribe to RSS | May 18th 2012 | Views:

Kerala, also famed as the God’s Own Country, is an attractive and alluring Indian state. It is widely acclaimed for its magical backwaters which are a wide network of various water bodies; such as lakes, lagoons, canals, rivers and linnets. A number of tourists from all over the world embark on Kerala tour explore its magical backwaters. Houseboat cruise is one of the most popular and recommended ways to explore the vast expanse of serene and scenic backwaters. There are many backwater destinations in the state from where you can start exciting journey over the serene waterways with the comforts enjoying at luxurious houseboats. Houseboat in Kerala is a holiday home floating over the waterways. It is very popular among tourists for leisure trips. It is also popular among newly married couples for most romantic honeymoon vacations. Have a look at some of the most sought after destinations for backwater tourism and houseboat cruises in Kerala, the God’s Own Country.

Kochi: Kochi is an important city in the state. It is lovingly called the Queen of the Arabian Sea. It is very popular among tourists because of various attractions such as St Francis Church, Mattancherry Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Hill Palace Museum and Chinese Fishing Nets. Kochi is also poplar for its backwaters. Here many houseboat cruises start and end. You can cruise backwaters to reach at Alleppey and Kumarakom.

Kumarakom: Kumarakom is a prominent tourist destination famous for backwater tourism. It is set in the beautiful backdrop of the picturesque Vembanad Lake which is the largest freshwater lake in Kerala state. Kumarakom is also famous for luxurious resorts, ayurvedic parlors and houseboat cruises. There is a private sailing club in Kumarakom, located on the shore of the Vembanad Lake. Evening cruise on the Vembanad Lake can provide you unforgettable experience of Kerala houseboat cruise.

Alleppey: When it comes to go on Kerala houseboat tour then Alleppey stands first in the list of destinations. It is internationally famous for backwaters and houseboat cruises. You will find here many houseboats floating over the serene and scenic waterways. Alleppey is well-connected by other backwater destinations by exciting Kerala Houseboat cruises. The picture town is also famous for annual Nehru Trophy Boat Race, held on the Punnamada Lake.

Kollam, Thiruvallam, Thottappally, Kuttanad, Kozhikode and Kottayam are some other popular destinations for backwater tours and houseboat cruises in Kerala, God’s Own Country. If you truly fascinated with houseboat holidays in Kerala then aforementioned places are notable destinations to start the journey over the waterways.

Vivek Rawat - About Author:
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Vivek Rawat is an eminent analyst and writer in Travel & Tourism related topics. He has authored many books on tour guide for Kerala Backwater Tour and Kerala Houseboat Tour.

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