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the picture itself we can identify

the picture itself we can identify the quality and quantity the best one in the black water region near alappy

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

the picture itself we can identify the quality and quantity the best one in the black water region near alappy

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent one day on the back waters of this lake and while the overall experience was quite surreal, we were stumped by the huge traffic this water highway draws.It is a good place to for bird watching, angling/fishing, enjoying the sunrise and sunset. Loved the day we spent here.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i stayed in a hotel which was right at the banks of Vembanad...beautiful view and boats passed by..this lake takes u over bcz of its calmness and size....the rain outside made it look even more amazing....great watch !!!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place for a backwaters experience. You can take the houseboat if you wish to spend a day/night or hire shikaras for 3-4 hours ride in the lake. Peaceful and soothing.

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

I visited the lake years before however this time I took my wife along. It was a day long trip as we booked a single room house boat. No advance bookings were done as we checked the boats first and only then bargained for the trip. Ground rule - full amount to be paid in cash before the journey starts.... More 

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We visited this during our stay at Kumarakom, and I would insist this is a must do when in kumarakom. Vembanad is a huge lake, and boating here is just too good..worth the money

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Did a 3 hour cruise and absolutely loved it. The lake is wider than most of our big river and is spread across multiple cities. On the lakeside there are few eating option which are economical and even offer good food. Worth spending money and a definite yes as thing to do if you are in allepey, kumarakom or even... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

A must Boat ride in the lake for any tourist visiting Kerala. Vembanad Lake is the 2nd largest inland backwater lake in India ( largest is Chilka Lake in Orissa). Lake spreads over a vast area covering Alleppey, Kumarakom and beyond. Very scenic and one can spend hours in a leisurely boat ride of various kinds-HouseBoat, Shikara Boat or Speed... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

It is one of the major attraction in Alleppey. Do take this leisure ride on the vast lake. You either hire a houseboat or shikara for experiencing backwater lagoons.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Vembanad lake is the largest inland backwater lake in South India, and its the main fascinating spectacular spot that tops always in Kerala's Tourism attractions list.I went with my family to enjoy the boat ride in backwaters, we went in a group of 8 members, and we took a charted boat for Rs 500/hr, the boat coasted slowly in the... More 

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