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Kerala Backwaters, Kerala

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Kerala Backwaters, a crisscrossing network of coastal waterways navigable by boat, provide one of the region's most efficient transportation options and tourist attractions. More than 900 km (560 mi) of lagoons, canals, lakes, and estuaries make up the network, and draw visitors from around the world looking to glide lazily under palm trees and past traditional villages on a houseboat. Explore this massive network of water-routes by renting a boat, as this makes for the easiest mode of transport and allows you to get an up-close glimpse of a region nearly frozen in time. Kerala Backwaters is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Kerala Edition.
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  • Nice ride for 4 hours, we were the only couple on the boat, not many people, what calm, passage through small channels, reasonable price, no mosquitoes, I expected worse, small restaurant on the edge of the backwater, ok, hygiene question was limit, my Is the beauty of the site, makes you forget everything !!!
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  • A group of us met in Trivandrum Airport, welcomed by our driver and guides and travelled by cycle throughout the backwaters visiting Cochin, Kovalum, Kottayam and Varkala amongst other wonderful place...  more »
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