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Vembanad Lake

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Vembanad Lake

Awesome place. One can enjoy the backwaters here. Lovely place for boating. There are number of hotels around here.

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New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome place. One can enjoy the backwaters here. Lovely place for boating. There are number of hotels around here.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

The lake itself is very tranquil and we saw a lot of wild life-The houseboats and other canoes going up and down the lake which was interesting

Thank Cheers142
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Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

Vembanad lake covers 3 districts of ernakulam, Allepy and kottayam. It is home to migratory birds. One must take the backwater rides if your are in kumarakom facing the vembanad lake to near by canals and places which r connected to vembanad lake.

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Kottayam, India
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Reviewed February 7, 2017

i visited vembanad lake through beat ferry in Kumarakom. the seanary is very very good in evening times. but pollution in water like wastes and plastics feels ugly.

Thank hari68g
Ankleshwar, India
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Reviewed January 29, 2017

It is very peaceful place. You can hire speed boat for small trip or hire house boat for night stay also. You can enjoying nature and click finest photo graphs in back water.

Thank CNJ97
Pune, India
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Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

Had a skeptical anxiety due to a very negative feedback from a friend n advise to skip houseboat stay. It turned out to be the pleasantmost excursion to conclude 6days kerala tour.. JCT houseboat..for 2 persons. one A/C room. 1 captain 1 chef. Excellent local food.. Nice onboard service.. Above all "THE beauty" of boatride n stunning ambience n scenic... More 

Thank pediatrician1962
Trivandrum, Kerala, India
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Reviewed January 18, 2017

The Vembanad lake at Kumarakom in Kottayam, an enchanting picnic spot and a fast developing backwater tourism destination, provides boating in houseboat trip.The mechanised and motorised tour section of DTPC has a wide range of luxury boats and speed boats for backwater cruises on the Vembanad Lake

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Reviewed January 9, 2017

A must visit place whenever you get a chance. A very peacefull, quiet and pretty lake. Take two hours ride on a speedboat and enjoy nature. A nice experience...

Thank Vijay K
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Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Kerala backwaters have been talked about so much and all good things said are justified at this lake. We took a motor boat for 2 hours. The ride was calm, peaceful, soothing to the eyes and a bliss. We went there as a group of friends and got a hired the boat from the private jetty. These were the best... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed December 26, 2016

We had hired a small boat from the boat jetty near the lake. And we thoroughly enjoyed the ride. We didnt hire the Houseboat as it was expensive for 2 people and also we didnt want to do a night stay. We started off around 4 pm and we came back around 630 pm in the evening. The ride was... More 

Thank Kavya G

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