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Vembanad Lake, Kerala

4.6
#11 of 172 in Nature in Kerala
Take a houseboat ride on Vembanad Lake, the largest in Kerala. The lake forms part of a unique ecosystem called the "Kerala backwaters," where freshwater streams meet the salty Arabian sea, creating a labyrinth of brackish lakes, lagoons, rivers, and inlets that span over 900 km (560 mi). Take a guided boat trip and glide across the lagoon, spotting fields and meadows, rows of coconut palms and mangrove trees, and numerous species of birds. Enjoy the picturesque setting, have a picnic by the lakeshore, or try fishing in the plentiful waters. Using our world travel planner, Kumarakom attractions like Vembanad Lake can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Boating was exhilarating in this lake and staying in a houseboat is a unique experience. The place is lined with coconut palms and the lake is a host to many migratory birds. The lake needs to be...  more »
  • I enjoyed with my wife as a Senior Citizens Couple. Excellent trip with clear sunny day. The lake is well maintained by Kerala Govt. as well as the visitors from several places. Lake is surrounded by....  more »
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  • Everything Here Is Enjoyable... Just Awesome... Go There On Boat Rides. Best Time To Spent With Your Family. Both Refreshing And Awesome
  • Enjoyed the boating here. It's really deep lake .The current are strong here just like an ocean. So boating here is a surreal experience. Enjoyed the boating with my friends.would recommend everyone to definitely go for boating experience here . It's beautiful , glorious , serene n water is pristine. Enjoy beauty of nature at its best.

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