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Vembanad Lake, Kerala

#11 of 169 in Nature in Kerala
Take a houseboat ride on Vembanad Lake, the largest in Kerala. The lake forms part of a unique ecosystem called the "Kerala backwaters," where freshwater streams meet the salty Arabian sea, creating a labyrinth of brackish lakes, lagoons, rivers, and inlets that span over 900 km (560 mi). Take a guided boat trip and glide across the lagoon, spotting fields and meadows, rows of coconut palms and mangrove trees, and numerous species of birds. Enjoy the picturesque setting, have a picnic by the lakeshore, or try fishing in the plentiful waters. Using our world travel planner, Kerala attractions like Vembanad Lake can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The boating experience at the Vembanad lake was exhilarating. Being off-season, there was no crowd. We took a Shikara boat & were in the lake for 2 hours.  more »
  • It is the largest fresh water lake in India. Also know as backwaters of Kerela. While in kerela you are definitely visiting. The best way to experience is to take a full day tour on the houseboat or y...  more »
  • Everything Here Is Enjoyable... Just Awesome... Go There On Boat Rides. Best Time To Spent With Your Family. Both Refreshing And Awesome
  • Enjoyed the boating here. It's really deep lake .The current are strong here just like an ocean. So boating here is a surreal experience. Enjoyed the boating with my friends.would recommend everyone to definitely go for boating experience here . It's beautiful , glorious , serene n water is pristine. Enjoy beauty of nature at its best.
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