Lush coconut groves, emerald waters, and a traditional houseboat floating in a dreamy silence- Welcome to the backwaters of Kerala for an unparalleled Indian experience. Formed by a crisscrossing network of canals, inlets, & brackish lagoons, and painted in a thousand shades of green, the backwaters top the charts as one of the must-visit destinations on the planet. Sail on traditionally built houseboats, locally called Kettuvelam and equipped with all modern amenities, take you on a ride of a lifetime. Drink some toddy, gorge on fresh seafood, and stop at quaint little villages to a delightful backwaters experience.

Take a trip with us to these enchanting backwaters, to enter a time warp that transports you to rustic villages, romantic sunsets, and a quiet life on the unruffled waters. These backwaters come alive during the snake boat races as the colorful boats compete amid cheering crowds. Spend a weekend here or days in leisure, but beware, your India holiday won’t be complete without a magical backwaters’ experience.

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Much known as Alleppey, officially called Alappuzha, and bestowed with the moniker- Venice of the East, this pretty little village on the backwaters certainly gives Venice a run for its money. A tiny cluster of islands, flanked by swaying paddy & shimmering backwaters, Alleppey is certainly a slice of heaven. And the best way to explore this heavenly delight is on a houseboat as you traverse through its myriad shades of green contrasting brilliantly with the clear blue sky. Unwind on the river, watch the starlit skies and soak in the romance of the backwaters.


The name is derived from the eight channels of Lake Ashtamudi that crisscross to form the Ashtmudy Backwaters. Located in Kollam, a quick drive from Trivandrum, Ashtamudi backwaters promise you an uber-romantic experience. Drift on a houseboat on the lazy waters, check into one of the high-end backwater resorts, or spend a day or two in the floating huts on the backwaters- it is an absolute treat!

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Swaying palms, emerald waters of Vembanad Lake, and super-relaxed ambiance- Kumarakom beckons you for a romantic sojourn on the backwaters. Lounge on the sundeck, sip some coconut water and click a few instaworthy pics as you watch the day go by. While in Kumarakom, do check the beautiful bird sanctuary, home to various local & migratory birds, and also indulge in a pampering Ayurveda massage.

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