Kerala backwater tour is one of the most visited tour in Kerala. Kerala Backwaters attracts several thousands of tourists from around the globe every year. Backwaters of Kerala, a chain of brackish lagoons and lakes lying parallel to the Arabian Sea coast. This network includes several large lakes linked by canals, both artificial and natural. And it originated from over 38 rivers and extending half the length of Kerala state. These backwaters were formed by the action of waves and shore currents. By creating low barrier islands across the mouths of the many rivers originating from the Western Ghats range.
The Kerala Backwaters are formed by more than 900 km of waterways by interconnecting canals, rivers, lakes and inlets. There are various towns and cities in the middle of the picturesque landscape. And the Towns serve as the starting and end points of backwater cruises, which is plays an important part in Kerala backwater tour.
Kuttanad ‘ Rice Bowl of Kerala’ is also connected to this Backwaters. It is a vast area of partly reclaimed land, covered with the bright green paddy fields. Laced with dense tropical greenery, it offers a glimpse into the rural life-styles of Kerala to visitors who opts Kerala backwater tour or Kerala tour packages. The paddy cultivation of Kuttanad’s unique feature is that, the water level is a few feet higher than the level of the surrounding land. It’s the area with the lowest altitude in India. And it is one of the few places in the world where farming is carried out below sea level. The place is an amazing labyrinth of shimmering waterways consists of lakes, rivulets, canals, and rivers.
The unique experience in these beautiful landscape during any Kerala tour package or just Kerala backwater tour is a lifetime experience for any occasions