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WHoa what a place it is.. Best place for a vacation in kerala is to check in to a resort on the banks of this lake. And the Kari meen it gives yummy!!!! Would definitely visit... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

WHoa what a place it is.. Best place for a vacation in kerala is to check in to a resort on the banks of this lake. And the Kari meen it gives yummy!!!! Would definitely visit this place.

Thank Hariprasad2910
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having heard so much about Kerala Backwaters, was really excited to be there. To start with it just seemed to be another lake, maybe slightly bigger one. But as our boat moved forward, you are left awestruck by the sheer size of Vembanad Lake ans start wondering is it a lake or an ocean itself, and then you realize its... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

When we checked in and saw the lake from our hotel porch, we felt that we on the banks of the Arabian Sea. We have seen our share of the water bodies, from Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal to Indian Ocean, but with its sheer size, Vembanad Lake is a world in itself. Sitting by the bank, watching the... More 

Thank PranabKhar
Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Back water rides at this Lake is the biggest attraction... the lake is huge and comparatively clean...in simple words, life line of the area. We were lucky to see the practice session of Vallam Kali... nice experience...

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Rajkot, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Vembanad is India's largest lake...Boat ride offers excellent views of Kerala backwater and village life...must visit....Take a boat ride from Allepey towards Kumarakom to have Kerala village life views...

Thank ChiragBhanvadia
Ernakulam, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Vembanad lake oneday in a kettuvallam, super you must enjoy this, karimeen pollichath , superb and view the beauty of Kerala

Thank Satheesh V
Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

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.

Thank EnigmaticIndia
New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

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 !!!

Thank kmanish08
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

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.

Thank drvineet13
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

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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