Kerala that is known as “God’s own country” is famous for many things but what makes it the favored destination of millions of tourists and travelers; is the backwaters there.
A small but beautiful state on the western coast of India, Kerala is rapidly gaining popularity as a favored destination for millions of tourists and travelers from overseas and inland. Temples, exotic beaches, flora and fauna, abundance of natural beauties, ports, modern cities, and fabulous hill stations all are there. Some offbeat travel packages like the Ayurveda tours are also there. Yet the greatest attraction in Kerala for most of the visitors is its backwaters.
Backwaters are spread all over the state of Kerala. Visitors and travelers can visit Alappuzha, Kumarakom, Kochi, Kollam, Trivandrum, Kozhikode, and Kerala Mountain for experiencing the unique features of the backwaters.
World Famous Tourist Attractions
Backwaters in Kerala are world famous tourist attractions and attract people from all over the world.
• These backwaters are most popular among those seeking adventure.
• They are also very popular among the honeymooning couples from overseas and inland.
• It is a once in lifetime chance to enjoy the excellence of stilly backwaters at one’s own leisure.
Houseboats in Kerala
Major attractions in backwaters in Kerala are the unique houseboats where visitors can reside during their stay for enjoying the excellence and peaceful environment in the backwaters.
• They offer all the modern amenities for the visitors and travelers.
• They are ideal for honeymooning couples.
Taking advantage of the huge popularity enjoyed by the backwaters in Kerala, many providers and organizers of tourism offer various packages for the tourists and travelers. Such packages are provided by the Kerala Tourism Department as well as by private package organizers. Availability of such numerous packages also offer the visitors with a chance to compare, contrast, and choose the package that best fits in with their requirements and budget.
Quite a few popular packages are available for enjoying the tourism in Kerala. Some of the most popular packages include –
• Kerala backwater tour packages covering 900 kilometers long backwaters in Kerala.
• Kerala houseboat tour packages that also include backwaters.
• Kerala comprehensive tour that is a combination of different types of tours.
Combo Tours for Visitors
Kerala tours and travels package providers offer a number of tour packages that offer combined tours to backwaters and other tourist interests of the state. For instance; visitors can have a luxury train tour culminating in one of the backwater locations. Conversely, one can start at one of the exotic hill stations finally arriving at one of the backwater locations. Some visitors prefer to experience the backwaters in multiple locations. It could even be enjoying the backwaters and then proceeding on a temple tour or to some fabulous beach resort in the state.
When a visitor arrives in Kerala, the God’s own country, the possibilities of exploration and enjoyment is almost endless. Yet among all, the backwaters occupy a unique and premier position and that is why it is considered to be the number one tourist attraction in Kerala.