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Soak in the Beauty of Kumarakom with Houseboat Cruise in Kerala

By Abhay Kumar Subscribe to RSS | April 19th 2012 | Views:
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Located at south-western part of India, Kerala is one of the most visited destinations in India popular called ‘God’s Own Country’. Home to rich virgin attractions and pleasurable climatic conditions it is an ideal holidaying destination of nature-lovers, adventure-thrillers, holiday seekers and honeymooners. Every year tourists in great numbers visit this place just to observe the nature in their original habitat. Having the highest literacy rate it is one such state which offers something to everyone.

There are so many interesting things that make this state popular world-wide such as its spectacular sightseeing, it’s fascinating culture, well-cultured people, mouth-watering cuisine, colourful fests and excellent hotels and accommodations. Apart from, there are many others interesting things about this state but most of the people visit this state just to explore the different enchanting colours of nature which are in the form of invigorating hill stations, picturesque backwaters, exotic wildlife parks, palm-fringed beaches and ranges of floras and faunas. It is one such state where there is no dearth of attractions and enjoyment any more.

Well if you want to explore something exclusive or which you would not experience anywhere in the world then must go for its thrilling backwater houseboat cruise. Backwaters are the perfect combination of brackish lagoons, lakes, inlets and several rivers which team up together and form the breathtaking locale. Backwaters are globally famous for its scenic beauty and tranquillity. Kerala is bestowed with innumerable enchanting backwater destinations but none can be explored without well organized houseboats also known as Kettuvallams in traditional language.

Houseboats in Kerala is the only way to explore and experience the scenic beauty of the state as it takes tourists in the stunning world of water and wonders and leave them simply awe-struck. In ancient time or before the advent of roads houseboats were used as the major source of transportation used to carry one thing to another place but later with ever-growing influx of visitors these were modified with contemporary facilities and that make it so special. Houseboats of the state are not less than plush luxurious hotel as it offers almost every facility to the visitor’s right from bath-attached room, lounge, sun-deck, Kitchenette and etc.

Kerala is bestowed with innumerable amazing backwater destinations named as Kuttanad often referred to as the rice of bowl, Venice of the East Alleppey, Cochin and Kumarakom. Kumarakom is one of the most visited destinations in Kerala also mentioned in ‘the God of Small Things’ world famous novel written by booker prize winner Arundhati Roy. Beautifully located at the edge of Vembanad Lake encircled with lush greenery, exotic bird sanctuary, magnificent churches, coconut trees and spectacular sight seeing it is one such destination whose significance and splendour is just beyond the words and visual delight.

It is bestowed with incredible beauty and amazing attractions and that all can be well explored and experienced through well organized Kumarakom houseboats renders almost every facility to the visitors and give them a remarkable holidaying experience. National bird sanctuary is other major attractions in the stunning Kumarakom.

Abhay Kumar - About Author:
Abhay is an eminent analyst and writer in Travel & Tourism related topics. He has authored many books on tour guide for Kerala Houseboat and Alleppey Houseboats.

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