Sunday, June 14, 2009

Kerala Backwaters- The Unforgettable Traveling Experience

An Indian holiday without the backwaters of Kerala is virtually incomplete. In the northern part of the country, the Kashmir valley is just a perfect picture of backwaters while in the south Kerala has the most astonishing backwaters of the country.

With exotic beaches, backwaters, monuments, temples, hill stations and much more, Kerala emerges as an excellent traveling option for the visitors all across the globe. The famous backwaters of Kerala attract thousands of travelers every year. This coastal region of Kerala has wide network of waterways, inlets from seas, large number of rivers, lakes and canals together.

Some of the renowned destinations of Kerala backwaters are:

Kochi is famously known as the Queen of Arabian Sea. Informally, Kochi is also termed as Gateway to Kerala. It is the most ideal point of explore the unfathomable diversity and beauty of the state. The place has excellent transportation system including the world-class port and of international airport which makes the traveling much more easier and comfortable.

Alappuzha is popularly known as Venice of East. It has some of the top pilgrim centers of the country.

Kumarakoram is a group of little islands on the Vembanad Lake in Kerala. Vembanad Lake is home to several types of marine life exclusively the Karimeen, Chemeen and the Konju.

Kuttanad- Famously known as the rice bowl of Kerala. Kuttanad is a backwater paradise and an ideal destination for a backwater cruise in Kerala. Its innumerable streams, channels, waterways and lakes make it possible to drift along in a houseboat and enjoy the scenic view of the Kerala countryside.

Kollam- Kollam district which is a veritable Kerala in miniature is gifted with unique features - sea, lakes, plains, mountains, rivers, streams, backwaters, forest, and beautiful picturesque beauty.

Kasargod- Kasargod is a place where you will find beautiful ancient Temples, Mosques and Churches. The place has a rich cultural heritage and is well known for art forms of Yakshagana, Bombe-yattu and Theyyam. Traditional art forms of Pulikkali, oppana etc adds colour to festivals and celebrations.

Kozhikode- This historic place (where Vasco Da Gama landed) is known for its excellent beaches and Beypore’s ancient shipbuilding industry.

These are some of the renowned places of Kerala which will make your traveling experience to this wonderful state of India much more exciting and thrilling. Several travel agency and tour operators organize tours for Kerala. Some of the common tour packages of Kerala includes Kerala Honeymoon tour,
Kerala Backwater Tour, Kerala Willife tour, Kerala beaches tour, Kerala Culinary tour, Kerala ayurveda tour and Kerala Hill station tour packages.
For enjoying all these tours, one should trust any well-eastablished and renowned travel agency. For this, we advocate you the name of India backwaters.The agency is a unit of Capital City Travels and tours, which has been organising well thought out tours for the last three decades now. The agency is approved by Ministry of tourism, Government of India and recommended by the re-owned name of Lonely Planet travel guide. All these attibutes distinguishes the agency from any other traveling agency.

By: awadh

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