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Kerala Backwaters

Address: Kumarakom, India
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Private Tour
$176*
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Private Tour: Kerala Backwater Cruise
87%
Ranked #1 of 5 Attractions in Kumarakom
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We took a 2 night trip with Marvel Cruises and I cannot recommend them enough. This was certainly the highlight of our trip to India. We saw lots of wildlife, great scenery (including beautiful sunsets), local village life and felt completely relaxed. The food provided by our chef was some of the best we ate during our trip and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

There are few things one can't miss in kerela and this is one must do. A great unwinding experience Alleppy is mostly crowed with too many hotels and tourists. Kumarakum is for solace and enjoying backwaters

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

whole kerala is better known for backwaters ...... everywhere you finds backawaters or sea beaches ..... beatiful birds senctuary .....waste water sides ........ nice boats and most important thing is its sceenery

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Lucknow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

if youre looking for inspiration for with regards to anything in life.. all you have to do is give sometime to the backwaters and embrace the tranquility..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We opted for a 2 night stay on a converted rice barge and were so pleased we did that - it enabled us to really get away from other boats. There are loads of companies to choose from and we went with River Escapes and felt extremely well looked after. Our chef was Chikoo and the engineer was called Romeo... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Allepey House boat is more famous than Kumarakoam. Beauty lies in relaxing , overlooking the huge huge expansion of backwater with fresh fish and beer

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

We saw the back waters on a house boat and a small boat. It's a great experience where you get to experience what Indian life on the backwaters is all about. You see kids waking to school, women washing their hair or food and men fishing. Also great to get some fab photos.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Kerala's Beauty is it's backwaters. Kumarakom is in kottayam district of kaerala and it is famous for back water tourism. It is set in the backdrop of the Vembanad Lake, one of the freshwater lake in the state of Kerala. Kumarakom is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. Kumarakom has a moderate climate throughout the year. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Kerala backwater houseboat are special attraction of Kumarkom. I booked my Kerala Tour Packages From Mytravelshanti.com. They Provided me a very good package with most popular activities in Kerala. In that Package Ayurveda Massage, Houseboat on Backwaters, Hillstation tour etc. were included. Backwater is a cluster or circuit of Kerala, which combines many canals, waterways and lakes.Backwater tour is such... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

U have not seen Kerala if u have not seen backwaters. Even if u are around trivandrum or kanyakumari, u must plan to see this. It may cost u around 2-3k, but its worth every penny u spent. The amazing flora fauna in the backwaters will just catch your attention. The beaches between the backwaters and sea, and the scenic... More 

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