Set at a distance of around 60 km from the city of Trivandrum, Kollam is one of the most beautiful destinations of God’s own country, Kerala. The star attraction of Kollam is the backwaters. It is Kollam backwaters that allure tourists from all across the country and the world to Kerala. The backwaters promise an unforgettable experience to all the tourists.
Located close to the Ashtamudi Lake, Kollam is known for its picture-perfect landscape and lush greenery. The best way to explore the beauty of Kollam backwaters is on traditional Kerala houseboats that are also known as ‘’Kettuvallams’’. Traditionally designed Kettuvallams come with modern amenities for the comfort of the guests.
Cruising on the backwaters of Kollam is a great way to have a look at the treasures of nature. This gives an opportunity to enjoy the sight of many exotic birds. Beautiful shores of Kollam are lined up with restaurants where one can savor local cuisine of Kerala. Also, tourists get to pass through many spice plantations and rustic villages that make them know about the true beauty of Kerala. Kollam to Alleppey, Backwater village, and Kollam City tours are popular backwater tours of Kollam.
These backwater tours offer an opportunity to interact with the locals and understand their tradition and culture. Sitting back and passing through those swaying coconut trees, nothing can be better than relaxing amid natural beauty and tranquility. Sheer peace of mind and an exceptional experience is what one takes back from Kollam.