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Kuttanad Backwaters, Kerala

Kuttanad Backwaters or the ‘Rice Bowl of India’ is situated amidst lush greenery and serves as one of the best backwater destinations in Kerala. The charming appeal and the surroundings of this area have evolved Kuttanad tourism and that is what lures several visitors here. Kuttanad backwaters are spread across this part of Kerala and keep the tourists captivated with never-ending fun. Kuttanad backwaters have the four most significant rivers in Kerala namely Pampa, Achankovil, Meenachil, and Manimala and are a must-see for all. The serenity of Kuttanad backwaters along with riding as houseboat cruises across the backwater stretches will definitely make your vacation memorable.

Best time to visit Kuttanad Backwaters

The best time to visit Kuttanad Backwater of Kerala is from August to March. During these months, the weather remains pleasantly cool and you can enjoy a houseboat ride on the backwaters. The clear views and the availability of ample activities will make August to March the perfect time to visit Kuttanad backwaters.

How to reach Kuttanad

Take a flight to Cochin International Airport and then board a bus to Alleppey. Once you reach here, drive 33 km further to reach Kuttanad backwaters.

Nearby Attractions

To make the most of your time in Kuttanad, here are some of the places to visit near Kuttanad backwaters during your trip -

  • Champakulam
  • Chengannur
  • Pamba River
  • Punnamada Lake