God’s own country……!!
Kerala is the southernmost state of the country blessed with a unique feature called the backwaters. Backwaters are a broad stretch of waterways that is a lasting source of tourism and livelihood for the state. These waterways exhibits rippling beauty surrounded by the tall palms and coconut trees. Kerala draws thousands of domestic and international tourists every year towards these enchanting backwaters. Visitors will feel elated by the green surroundings, small villages and the vibrant people of the locale.
Houseboats are the major feature of Kerala backwaters which attracts plenty of tourists towards this God’s own country. Houseboats are actually large all-wood vessels having the traditional name of the “ketuvalloms” with all facilities provided inside. The houseboats are equipped with modern facilities as large as a hotel suite meeting up to the world standards. There are facilities to dine, enjoy the massage, relax, or to watch the beauty of backwaters right from a room inside the houseboats. Most of the rooms are air-conditioned with fire safety equipments along with a general manager, cook, and chefs. The traditional Kerala cuisines and special sea foods of Kerala are served deliciously in the houseboats. There are amenities like ayurveda massage, dining extravaganza and beauty treatments inside the houseboat.
Kollam, Alappuzha, Kuttanad and Thiruvallam are the prominent backwater regions of Kerala. The Alappuzha backwaters witness the exciting boat races of Kerala which brings lots of visitors to this enchanting land. The traditional boats participate in these prestigious boat races of Kerala.