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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 Edition.
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  • Itinerary was not at all planned, Cochin site seeing was planned for Friday when actually sites are closed. Driver told us on Friday morning that sites are closed. RAJITHA from GoGeo is worst a...  more »
  • Part of a Saga tour of Northern and Southern India. Boats typically have 3 berths for 2 people each. Our boat was Cinnamon and it is one of life's great experiences. The air conditioned lounge and...  more »
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