Around 71% of the Earth’s surface is covered with seawater and the twisting waves come from seawater almost usurp the land and shapes non-coastal lakes and natural canal systems. The backwaters are created by the collection of this seawater close to the beach regions.
The natural beauty of India has no match all over the world. From the vast plains of the North to the marvelous backwaters of the South, from the splendid deserts of the West to the lush greenery of the East- this great land offers much in terms of elegant sights, music and a lot of experiences.
Backwaters are interconnected network of lakes and canals. The backwaters of India are full of houseboats throughout the year and tourists spend the day doing water sports .It is truly beyond words to describe as it is immensely blessed with all the expressions of nature.
India has some astonishing beaches and backwaters with extraordinary charm of nature and tranquility. it offer tourists a chance to experience quiet waterways, serene waters, gently swaying palm trees in beautiful rivers, peace, scenic charm, lush greenery, the outstanding & fascinating inspiring beauty by which backwaters are gifted. It is a place where you can do as little or as much as you wish.
Southern part of India or the magical strip of Kerala is globally known as the “Green Paradise on Earth” for its natural boundaries scattered in the form a beaches, soul stimulating greenery, dozy rivers, beautiful lakes, captivating streams, lush green forests, astonishing waterfalls, palm trees, luxuriant green meadows, rich flora & fauna, local villages, historical monuments, striking temples, tea & coffee gardens, etc. Except these stunning features, the most eminent features of Kerala are its Backwaters that are very popular in all around the world. These Backwaters are also known as the lifeline of the Kerala.
Kerala has several backwater destinations and more than two thousand houseboats. This scenic water world is a combination of the musical streams, flowing waterfalls, green lagoons and the series of lakes, which make the Kerala backwaters truly an amaze in itself, whose magnetism never fail to allure the heart of the tourists and nature admirers. Travelling in traditional houseboats along these backwaters create an environment of paradise which gives you an breathtaking view of the water, land, birds and human habitation on the water side, coexisting peacefully.
Some popular backwaters of Kerala are Alappuzaha (Alleppey) Backwaters which is also known as the ‘Venice of the East’. Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) Backwaters, the most striking picnic spot. Kumarakom Backwaters, it is a cluster of little islands on the Vembanad Lake which offers visitors many enjoying options. Kollam Backwaters, it is the gateway to the exceeding beautiful backwaters of Kerala. Kochi (Cochin) Backwaters, Some of the islands are Bolgatty, Vyppin, Gundu and Vallarpadam.Thiruvallam, Kasarkod , Kozhikode (Calicut), Kottayam, Kuttanad Backwaters and many more.
The highly beautiful Backwaters of Kerala are the major attraction of Kerala tourism having outstanding fascinations. So enjoy your holiday in the lap of Mother Nature. The excursion to Kerala will be incomplete without backwater expedition.