Eco Chic on the water ~ Kerala’s fascinating Kettuvallams

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Kerala is about the people who want to discover exceptional landscapes away from polluted lands. This is one of the most prosperous states in Southern India, famous for its culture, beaches and unique backwaters. Kerala is famous all over the world for its backwater boat cruises. The backwaters of Kerala have a fleet of over 250 houseboats providing an excellent opportunity for experience the beauty of Kerala. Every year a large gathering of tourists come here to explore its breathtakingly beautiful backwaters.


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The Kerala houseboats (“Kettuvallams”) are made in the traditional Indian style and a houseboat journey is going to remain in your memory for the rest of your life. Kettuvallam literally means “bundle” or “package” boat. Houseboats boasts are fully furnished – all of them have sundeck, private balcony with comfortable chairs, bedrooms with traditional swinging beds, and bathrooms with eco-friendly sewage facilities.
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Some destinations from where you can start your backwater houseboat cruise are: Alleppey, Kumarakom, Cochin, Kasargod, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Kuttanad, Trivandrum, and Thiruvallm.
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Source: Wayfaring

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