Ever wondered how it would feel to make your way to a tropical paradise and see the waves lap faster than your heartbeat? The coastal regions of Kerala and its network of waterways known as backwaters, estuaries, inlets, lakes and natural canals make Kerala one of the most coveted destinations for honeymooners across the globe. Imagine yourself spending some delightful time with your beloved, away from the hustle and bustle of the city and amidst the beauty of pristine nature. The exotic landscape of Kerala creates a picture perfect setting for romance. Enjoy exotic Kerala backwaters.
Things to do – Kerala Backwaters
Pamper yourself with a stay aboard a leisurely cruise. For those looking forward to spending some cozy time with their partners, houseboats can be a great option. As your houseboat would meander along the labyrinth of canals, your eyes will be greeted with the lush beauty of Awesome Kerala and its backwaters. The charm of experiencing the beauty of gleaming Kerala backwaters during the day or when it mystically dances in a serpentine manner at night will grow on you.
Kerala tourism welcomes its tourists with a breathtaking view of exotic nature, serene water, birds, and human habitation coexisting peacefully. Alappuzha, Kumarakom, Kollam, Kozhikode and Trivandrum are among the most popular backwater sites in the state. For those who are planning to visit Alleppey, a cruise through the splendid backwaters in the city will be appealing. Kochi is yet another popular backwater destination in Kerala. The natural harbor of the city gives it a distinct characteristic. If you ever visit Kochi on your trip to Kerala you shall see an evident influence of Arab, Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch and British cultures in this region. An interesting quality about Kochi is that its traditional fabric is impeccably integrated with various cultural rudiments like the Dutch Palace, architectural miscellany from Europe and Asia, Jewish synagogue and Chinese fishing nets.
The real delight of cruise tours though the backwaters adorning this region lies in visiting many of its ancient heritage sites like Fort Kochi, Mattancherry Palace, the Jewish Synagogue, Willingdon Island and Bolgatty Island. The places mentioned above are easily accessible by all modern means of communication. Package tours to Kerala backwaters are available as well.
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