Beautiful Backwaters of Kerela

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Traveling to God’s Own Country is an experience one should never miss out on. Kerela is one of the most beautiful places to travel to either on a solo trip, with your friends, or your or family. No trip to Kerela is complete without exploring the marvelous backwaters in Kerela, they are utterly beautiful. Imagine being in the middle of the crystal clear turquoise waters flowing by the refreshing and lush green palm trees; the humming sound of the birds and the rustling leaves amidst the calm of the waters is extremely calming for the soul. A relaxing and rejuvenating vacation awaits you in Kerela! Let’s take a look at all the best backwaters which are a must-visit.

 

  1. Valiyaparamba backwaters, Kasaragod

 

How to Reach:

 

The nearest railway station is the Payyanur railway station

The nearest airport is the Calicut International Airport

 

Things to Do:

 

Visit the Bekal Fort

Join the Mangrove Trail of Malabar

Go boating, bird watching, hiking, and have an amazing time!

 

  1. Ashtamudi Backwaters, Kollam

 

How to Reach:

 

The nearest railway station is Kollam Junction

The nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport

 

Things to Do:

 

Stay in Floating Huts

Enjoy your stay at  Luxury Resorts like Palm Lagoon Band Aquaserene Backwater Resort

Explore the rich heritage

 

  1. Sasthamkotta Backwaters: The Queen of Lakes, Kollam

 

How to Reach:

 

The nearest railway station is Kollam

The nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport

 

Things to Do:

 

Visit the Sastha Temple to Worship Lord Ganesh

Feed fruits and nuts to Monkeys

Go boating and fishing

 

  1. Padana Backwaters, Kasaragod

 

How to Reach:

 

The Nearest railway station is Kanhangad

The nearest airport is the Calicut International Airport

 

Things to Do:

 

Learn mussel farming

Visit Kareem’s Forest

Go on moonlit houseboat cruises

 

  1. Thiruvallam Backwaters in Thiruvananthapuram

 

How to Reach:

 

The nearest Railway station is Thiruvananthapuram

The nearest airport is Trivandrum International airport

 

Things to Do:

 

Canoeing & Kayaking

Ride on Kettuvaloms

Visit village cruises and floating bridges

Learn the craft of building houseboats