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Its always a unique experience when the houseboat gradually float into the huge lake, from one of the backwater canals. You can spend hours either by lazily moving around in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kaushik D
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its always a unique experience when the houseboat gradually float into the huge lake, from one of the backwater canals. You can spend hours either by lazily moving around in the boat or by just enjoying the lake from a point. Carry the zoom lens for sure.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a big big lake with clean water and I do not remember any such view in India. Taking a houseboat trip is best way to enjoy here.

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Hyderabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Very big lake. U can do speed boating here. this lake has many good lake view resorts. Must experience House boat in this lake. U will be overwhelmed with joy while sailing in this lake.

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Thrissur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Spanning several districts in the state of Kerala this lake is known as Punnamada lake,Kochi lake etc. Major activity to be done here is a journey in and around the lake, a stay in house boat and the allied activities like speed boat ride and fishing. Truly an unavoidable experience to be felt on your next visit to Kerala…The waves... More 

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Pune, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

A houseboat ride on this lake should be a must for every visitor to Kerala. I would not recommend an overnight trip. The reason is that by evening the boat is forced to drop anchor to facilitate fishing activity and in the evening and night sitting on the deck will be not so pleasant because of myriads of insects. Most... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Vembanad is the longest lake in India, and the largest lake in the state of Kerala. It is also counted as one of the largest lakes in India. This attraction is most wonderful for the nature lover. I really love nature beauty. I went to this lake with my wife when i moved to the Tirupati temple in Andhra Pradesh... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Truly gorgeous. Huge backwater lake with coconut palm as far as the eye can see. Thanneermokkum area bear the bund gas Chinese fishing nets and makes for a beautiful visa. An abundance of wild fowl and stunning sun sets makes Lake Vembanad truly spectacular.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Beautiful very long lake and clean water. House boats run in full swing and enjoy the natural beauty. Deep and shallow waters at the edge . Lake is active for boating and fishing. Must visit place if you are in kumarkom.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Visited this lake in the month of December 2014. Our Resort was just next to this lake. The lake is so calm and serence that one can spend ours just sitting next to it. The lake is so huge that it feels like you are in the sea (offcourse minus the waves). One can find lot of house boats in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

We went on a family trip. This is a must visit place for several reasons. Since its back waters you get the best of both world (sea and lake) in different times of the day. In the morning the water is calm and very soothing. While in the evening the sea currents cause ripples in the water. We did a... More 

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