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The backwaters in Kerala are a world of tranquility and surprise. The coastal regions of Kerala have a network of waterways, inlets from the sea, and estuaries of more than forty rivers, lakes and natural canals linking coastal towns. This interlinked body of waterways is known as the backwaters in Kerala. Over 900 Km of the Kerala backwaters are traversable and have been used for centuries by the local people for transportation. You can travel on these waterways on a long-established houseboat and enjoy the scenic splendor of the backwaters in Kerala.
The backwaters of Kerala have a distinctive ecosystem - freshwater from the rivers meets the seawater from the Arabian Sea in the backwaters in Kerala. Many exclusive species of aquatic life including crabs, frogs and mudskippers, water birds such as terns, kingfishers, darters and cormorants, and animals such as otters and turtles live in and in conjunction with the backwaters in Kerala. Palm trees, pandanus shrubs, various leafy plants and bushes grow alongside the Kerala backwaters, providing a green hue to the nearby countryside.
The fisher folk and people who live besides the backwaters in Kerala have a unique association with the Kerala backwaters. The backwaters in Kerala are the source of the local people's income. The fish caught from its waters, the paddy, coconut and other crops harvested along its banks, the boats they build and use to transport them across the complicated backwaters in Kerala, are all an essential part of their traditional way of life.
Kumarakom Backwaters
Situated at Kumarakom 16 km from Kottayam city, the Vembanad Lake, an charming picnic spot and a fast developing backwater sightseeing destination, offers boating, fishing and sight seeing experiences that are truly thrilling.
Kottayam located at a distance of 76 kilometers from Kochi in Kerala, south India, is one of the most fascinating backwater destinations in the state. The place and its environment make for an attractive tourist appeal with its vistas of green hills, mangrove forests and coconut groves interposed with waterways, offering superb opportunities for Aqua Tourism.
Alleppey Backwaters
Alleppey (Alappuzha) is a major center for backwater boat trips. With Arabian Sea on the west, Alappuzha has a great network of lakes, lagoons and a number of freshwater rivers intersections. Alappuzha has grown-up in significance as a backwater tourist center, attracting several thousands of foreign tourists every year who come here to take pleasure in the tranquil marine splendor of the state. Boat races, houseboat holidays, beaches, marine products and coir industry are some of the chief attractions offered by Alappuzha.
Kochi ( Cochin) Backwaters
Cochin, as well known as Kochi, is a charming backwater destination in Kerala. Commonly recognized as the 'Queen of the Arabian Sea', Kochi's backwaters and beaches draw thousands of tourists throughout the year. It is also regarded as the industrial and commercial capital of Kerala. A string of striking and lovely islands, lagoons, small rivulets and credible coconut palm trees make Kochi a perfect backwaters destination.
Cochin is really a group of beautiful islands positioned on the crystal green Lake Vembanad, opening out into the vast Arabian Sea. Cochin provides a perfect destination to start your Kerala backwaters tour as several backwater cruises commence or finish at Cochin.

Kollam Backwaters

Identified as the entry and exit spot of the backwaters of Kerala, Kollam is located 71 km to the north of Thiruvananthapuram. It is one of the oldest ports of the Malabar Coast and was once the center of international spice trade, particularly known for its marine and cashew industries. It is also the largest manufacturer of cashew in the state.
More than 30 percentage of Kollam (Quilon) is enclosed by the famous Ashtamudi Lake and the eight-hour boat trip connecting Kollam and Alappuzha is the longest and most captivating experience on the backwaters of Kerala. Kollam (Quilon) architectural remnants and a number of temples built in the traditional elaborate method are the witness of the captivating history of this town.