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					The 3 Best Ways to Explore Kerala Backwaters Tours

The backwaters of Kerala are one of the premier attractions of tourism in
India. In fact, the Kerala backwaters tours have often been voted to be one
of the most popular tour packages for travel in this country. The backwaters
are created by the collection of seawater close to the beach regions. As the
waves from the seawater swirl about eat into the land to form inland lakes and
natural canal systems. The stunning beauty of the backwaters is often said to
be the experience of a lifetime. Here are the 3 best opportunities for exploring
the backwaters.

To begin with, time spent in the Kollam Backwaters is a must. Any visitor
who goes to Kerala must pay a trip to Kollam. The coastline is recognized for
the thriving cashew and marine industries situated here and it houses one of
the oldest ports on the coast and is also a significant global trading port. The
Ashtamudi Lake is spread over 30% of the town and it is the opening to the
magnificent backwaters. Take the ferry or a backwater cruise boat and you
will be able to enjoy the chirruping calls of the water birds, the serene sight
of lotuses and water lilies growing in the beautiful lakes and adorable otters
playing in the waters and frolicking about. Sightseeing opportunities in this
region are also many and varied, starting from the Thangassery Lighthouse.
Extending to a size of 144 feet, this great lighthouse was constructed in the
year 1902 and is a premier attraction in the town of Kollam. The Ananda
Valleeswaram Temple is also a popular attraction in the region. One can also
find many mosques and some churches such as the Pullichira Church in the
region.

The next best way to experience Kerala backwaters tours is to visit
the Alappuzha Backwaters. These backwaters are formed by several
interconnecting lagoons, lakes and fresh water bodies. They also have
several attractions that visitors can pay a visit to. The first of these is
the Punnamasa Kayal, which is the premier hot spot in the Alappuzha
Backwaters. This spot is the venue for the Nehru Trophy boat race that is
organized each year in the months of August- September. The beautiful boats
are designed to resemble snakes and each boat can hold 120 people who
power the boat in 2 rows of 60 each. The Ambalapuzha Temple dedicated
to Lord Krishna is another attraction in these backwaters. Apart from the
pilgrimage aspect one can also taste the traditional Keralan delicacy of
payasam here.

Our final recommendation for enjoying Kerala backwaters tours is to go to the
Kumarakom Backwaters, which are known to exude a healing, enchanting
effect on all viewers. Bright green paddy fields, innumerable coconut trees
and mangrove forests complement the canals and waterways whose waters
are dotted with beautiful white lilies. The entire region looks like a scene out of
a fairytale! Visitors can also sign up for boating or fishing experiences in these
backwaters to be able to sample the authentic way of life in Kerala.




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Description: The backwaters of Kerala are one of the premier attractions of tourism in India. In fact, the Kerala backwaters tours have often been voted to be one of the most popular tour packages for travel in this country.