Kerala is a name synonym to lush green scenic locales, backwater lagoons, natural beauty, visually delightful landscapes and unique charm. This south Indian state has been hosting travelers from different parts of the world for more than 600 years. Known as God’s Own Country, Kerala is blessed with abundant beauty and magnetism.
Backwater lagoons make up for Kerala’s most attractive tourism destinations. The state has plenty of these to enthrall, enchant and invigorate you. The sight of these heavenly blessings make the strings of your heart play numerous songs. They offer a breathtaking view of beauty with naked eyes. Kerala is one destination that you can visit with your family, friends and spouses to feel euphoric.
Glittering backwaters at the backdrop of azure Arabian Sea, lined with tall green palms and coconut trees are a visual delight. Some of the must visit backwater destinations include:
One of the most popular backwater destinations in Kerala, Kumarakom offers a soulful retreat to tourists who visit the place in hope to reconnect with their inner selves. Gorgeous landscapes, glistening waters, lush green pastures, shallow lagoons, mangrove forests and exotic tranquility make it an ideal getaway. The lilies add to the beautiful allure of Kumarakom. Besides the water charm, the bird sanctuary here is a delight for bird lovers. An ornithologist’s dreamland, one can spot a wide variety of birds including wild duck, herons, cuckoo, egrets, waterfowls, darters, teals and migratory birds like Siberian Stork.
Meet the Venice of the East, Alleppey in Kerala. Rooted in a celebrated past and distinctive culture, Alleppey holds its own special place in the history of this beautiful Indian state. Popular for its boat races, scintillating beaches and gorgeous backwaters, Allappuzha as it is called by locals, offers a breathtaking vacation to be cherished for long. Enticing wilderness, endless seashores, quintessential calm and necklace of palm trees add to the magnetic harm of this place. One of the most popular places to savor fun in the backwaters.
If you have set out on a backwater tour in Kerala, then Kollam is one destination that should be on top of your list. Thronged by travelers from within and outside India, Kollam offers a delightful treat to satiate your backwater wanderlust! Shimmering sun-rays on the lagoon waters coupled with tropical landscapes add to the beauty of this incredible destination. The backwaters here offer a sneak peek into the traditional yet fascinating architecture. A visit to the magnetic Kollam is worth more than your investment!
Trivuvanthapuram, the capital city is home to some beautiful backwaters. Located at the banks of the mighty Arabian Sea, Trivuvanthapuram hosts some of the most hypnotic shallow lakes, channels and streams. Barely a few kilometers away at Thiruvallam, the awesome, serene & docile backwater offers a mesmerizing treat to the eyes and the senses. Besides, Killi & Karamana Rivers are popular for their canoe rides and various other adventure water sports.
The popular city of Kochi also known as the Queen of Arabian Sea is a nature’s dream. The influence of its glorious past still lingers in this beach city. No wonder one gets to experience an exotic multi-cultural treat historical monuments from his golden past stand tall and speak volumes about its historical importance. The backwaters of Kochi are known for their own unique charm. The backwater cruises take your excitement to a whole new level. Apart from the lagoons, a variety of water birds and flowers spellbind you with their distinctiveness!
Kerala is truly a backwater charm and makes you go wild in excitement with unfathomable fun!