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Kerala Backwaters

Kumarakom 688006, India
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Ranked #1 of 5 Attractions in Kumarakom
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Must visit by all, breathtaking views & peaceful stay. One has to visit to experience the thrill, fun & scenic beauty.

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Alappuzha, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

A calm, quiet and beautiful place that i suggest everyone should experience. I liked the greenery and the backwaters.

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kolkata
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Mindblowing experience! beautiful lake and the houseboats on it are quite a lovely site, They have trie dot keep the place as natural as possible.

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Tiruchirappalli, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

I was here with my wife and child and one more couple.if you list best tourist places of India this comes first or second.houseboat travel in this lake must do once in life to satisfy thirst of you with nature.before come here in peak season make advance booking.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

If u r the fast moving tourist making a tick at places then backwaters r not for u Be patient and enjoy the natural greenery Live in a houseboat assimilate the vast expanse of beautiful backwaters, greenery and the sea enjoy fishing enjoy Ayurveda massages enjoy good home made food enjoy the company of simple people by enjoy i mean... More

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Nice place for relaxing holidays. This Oct 14 I spent around 5 days in Kerla, visited various beaches and backwaters. I will definitely recommend people to visit this place.

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The backwaters are really amazing. Beautiful views and also some boats are really beautiful. However, what I did was going on the backwaters by public boat. This boat goes a bit faster but enters also the non touristic waters where you can see how people live. Go by public boat !

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Spent 2 days over Christmas on the backwaters in luxury en-suite accommodation with chefs on hand. Local fishermen brought their fresh catches to the boat for us to buy and cook. Fantastic photos of a magical place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Kerala is really Gods own country. After all where else can you find lush greenery, colourful flowers, birds, butterflies, lakes, sea and backwaters all in one location. The late Abu Abraham once famously said that “there is Kerala and there is India”. The land of Keralaputras or Keram (coconut trees) straddled by the evergreen Western Ghats on one side and... More

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Houseboat travel experiene was memorable holiday time. We board in to Alleppey Backwater tour Company Houseboat at 12:00 Noon, boat cruise through vembanadulake biggest lake between Alleppey and Kumarakom. After 02 hrs Lake cruise boat stoped for lunch break near R-block Lake paddyfield island area. Lunch served with Lush veg meals with Fresh Fish fry. All food was nice staff... More

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