Kerala Backwaters TourDuration : 08 Nights / 09 Days
Places to see : Cochin - Munnar - Thekkady - Kumarakom - Alleppey.
While hill resorts and beaches can be found in other parts of India, the backwaters are unique to Kerala. Meandering through the coastal areas of Kerala is a 900 kilometers (560 miles) long intricate network of lagoons, lakes, canals, estuaries and deltas of several rivers that flow into the Arabian Sea. Bbackwaters are one of the largest fresh-water sources and rich in marine habitat as well as adds to natural beauty. Traditionally used as one of the main transportation alleys, today backwaters offer a rejuvenating experience for tourists visiting Kerala.
The most beautiful and accessible part of the back waters is the Vembanad backwater stretch located in districts of Ernakulam, Alapuzha and Kottayam area. The Vembanadu lake is the the longest lake in South Asia and is with rich bio-diversity. The second most visited backwater region is Astamudi Lake located in district in Kollam. This is one of the largest fresh-water lake in India, with numerous navigable canals and rivers interconnecting almost all regions of south Kerala. The Astamudi is also home of several endangered marine species. The third backwater region is located at Kannur-Valiyaparambu Backwaters located in districts of Kannur and Kasargod, which is least exploited. It offers amazing natural beauty and presence of numerous small uninhabited islands.
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