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Backwaters near Trivendrum or on the way to Kanyakumari

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Backwaters near Trivendrum or on the way to Kanyakumari

Are there any places near Trivendrum or on the way to Kanyakumari for backwaters ??

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1. Re: Backwaters near Trivendrum or on the way to Kanyakumari

The back water cruise can be availed from Alleppey, about 160 kms from Trivendrum.

Edited: 3:38 am, August 18, 2012
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2. Re: Backwaters near Trivendrum or on the way to Kanyakumari

Veli backwater is so beautiful; especially it’s sea mouth, about 12 Kilometer away from Trivandrum. But not in Kanyakumari route. Nice place to visit, specially the sunset.

Vellayani backwater is located south of Trivandrum and I don’t know anything more about it.

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3. Re: Backwaters near Trivendrum or on the way to Kanyakumari

if your purpose is houseboats then you have to reach either Alleppey as said above or more closer one is Ashtamudi backwaters in Kollam , Also Kappil lake near varkala

otherwise you can visit Veli or Vellayani lake , approx 25 minutes from Kovalam

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4. Re: Backwaters near Trivendrum or on the way to Kanyakumari

To answer your question to the point, Yes there is a backwater experience which you can find on the way to Kanyakumari from Trivandrum. Its Poovar backwaters. Its not as popular as Alleppy but good enough.

Read this - tripadvisor.in/Attraction_Review-g297637-d24…

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