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Backwater Tour to Kerala - Exciting and Memorable
Backwaters are amongst the several highlights of Kerala tour packages. The backwaters of Kerala are a combination of brackish lakes, rivers and lagoons that includes both manmade and natural water bodies created by the action of waves and shore currents that has resulted into the innovation of low barrier islands across Kerala.

Wedged in the south western part of India, Kerala is one of the most preferred holiday destinations in India. It is embroidered with azure and pristine sand stretches and waters of sea at its periphery that makes up additional beauty of Kerala tour, which is must for beach lovers. Backwaters are amongst the several highlights of Kerala tour packages as they oozes out natural exuberance that Kerala stands. The plenty of water bodies donning the land is enhancing the beauty of the state, which attracts tourists not only from India, but from the world over.

Cruise l the Traditional Houseboat: called Kettuevellam created by binding up large logs of trees together and is being utilized as a mode of transportation. Kettuvellam was the main mode of transportation in Kerala, but with the advent of the modern bridges and good network of transportation system, Kettuvellam lost their importance. But now they are again back in backwaters as the major attraction of tourists in the state. In today's world, these boats are being transformed into luxurious cruises, though traditional in design and approach are replete with all the modern comforts.

As you sail over the pristine water of the backwater, you will come across the world of wonderments, natural beauty offering you an amazing experience of Kerala houseboat tour. Meandering through the backwaters on these houseboats one gets an opportunity to get up close and personal with the localities located on the shores and experience the delectable flavors of Kerala. A well furnished houseboat is quite spacious for a romantic and luxurious rendezvous with tranquility. The lavish, spacious and modern versions of these houseboats is inclusive of rooms with attached bath rooms, deck, kitchen along with crew members and cook ensuring complete comfort and open lounge while for those on a backwater tour to Kerala.

Famed Backwater Destinations in Kerala: The famed backwater destinations in Kerala is inclusive first and the foremost the quaint Kumarakom backwaters; a cluster combination of small islands, Kumarakom is embellished with azure waters of Lake Vembanad. One can get a chance to pass through a bird sanctuary by gliding on the shimmering waters of Kumarakom. Alleppey or so called Alappuzha is another 'not to be missed' destination while on a Kerala tour. The abundance of water in the region helps the crops of rice flourish immensely making Kuttand in Alappuzha the famed 'Rice Bowl'. The tourist also attracted due to its annual Snake Boat Race which is one of the most exciting and traditional competition of Kerala. People want to witness this most amazing race and feel the excitement for life time pleasure.

Another destination Kochi gives you the chance to explore the rice paddy before leaving for enchanting Kochi backwaters. The town of Kochi is rich with its ancient spectacular, colorful culture, and the most famous backwater and sun kissed beaches. With its simplicity and spirituality, famous backwater destination, Kollam; attracts its visitors. A visit to Kollam takes the tranquil effect of Kerala backwater tour a step further. Beside these magnificent backwaters destination, tourists can also witness the rich and unique culture of Kerala. Well if you want to experience the beauty of the backwater cruise and the traditional essence of kettuvellam, houseboat tour package is must for you. Book your favored houseboat tour package and enjoy your vacation in Kerala in a delightful and memorable way.
About the Author
Jitender Kumar - travel tourism writer, authored many books on Kerala Backwater Tours and backwater houseboats which are the highlights of Kerala tour packages.
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