Looking for a perfect destination to spend your holidays in India? Pack your bags, and get ready to explore the pristine charm of the backwaters of Kerala, one of the heavenly paradises of South India.
If you want to take a break, from the busy hectic schedule of city life, then you must visit Kerala. It is one of the most wonderful destinations, blessed with a lot of natural beauty and a serene and tranquil atmosphere.
Start your journey with a houseboat cruise after having breakfast at around 10 am and get ready to explore some of the breathtaking Kerala backwaters.
Exploring the backwaters of Kerala
Take a glimpse of the serene and scenic Alleppey Backwaters, with a number of houseboats sailing through it. Far from the hustle bustle of city pollution you will have a heavenly feeling here. Don’t miss out on the host of boat races that takes place every year during the harvesting season.
Enjoy a restful stay on the houseboat. The houseboat is anchored at night at Nedumudy.
Nestled between the hills and sea, the ravishing beauty of the Kuttanad Valley will surely catch your eyes. Do pay a visit to the winding canals situated amidst the green paddy fields.
Coming to the the banks of the famous Vembanad Lake, the mesmerizing beauty of backwater cruising at Kumarakom will surely touch your heart. The multi colored birds and luscious freshwater fish along with blooming blossoms are some of the regions biggest tourist attractions.
Kasargod Backwater is another popular tourist attraction, surrounded by forts, mountains and beautiful beach.
Visit picturesque Cherai Island, which is another popular tourist hub. Enjoy swimming and the view of the lovely coconut beaches. The golden beaches, crisscross backwaters, rich and versatile culture will simply bewilder you.
If you are thinking about an exciting adventure in Kerala, then don’t miss the Cochin Backwaters. Popularly known as the “Queen of the Arabian Sea “, enjoy a serene atmosphere over here. Take pleasure in the ferry rides and cruise around the man-made island. The lush greenery and the admirable views will surely make you fall in love with the place. You will feel as if you are in paradise.
Sailing through the serenity, you will find Kollam which is another amazing place in the Kerala Backwaters. Spend some memorable moments with your loved ones, on the houseboat cruises that are well furnished with bedrooms and in the midst of the starlit night, enjoy the delicious traditional Kerala meals.
Kottayam Backwaters is one of the ideal holiday destinations for you. You just can’t take your eyes off the spellbinding beauty of lagoons, lakes, rivers, rivulets, canals, streams and salty seawater.
You can plan an overnight trip through the legendary Punnamada Lake, and take a look at the lifestyle of people in the Kerala villages.
Awaken yourself with the scenic views of Thiruvallam, one of the must visited places of the Kerala backwaters. Take a canoe ride and enjoy the melodious musical atmosphere of the songbirds, the amazing view of the sunshine lurking through the shade of palm and coconut trees.
Feeling excited? Then don’t wait.
The backwaters of Kerala are one of the best destinations for spending holidays in India.