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BackwatersSpice up your holidays with beautiful backwater tours that India has to offer. Talking of the North, there are serene backwaters of the Kashmir Valley. Drifting on towards the Southern block of the country, you will find the ideal backwaters of Kerala. 

Backwaters in Kerala are green and graceful. A trip to the renowned backwaters in Kerala is considered more amazing than a tour to the backwaters in Milan! Those in quest of tranquility will enjoy being amidst the sparkling and green backwaters. The most popular backwater destinations in India include Thiruvallam, Kollam, Cochin, Kottayam, Thiruvananthapuram, Alapuzzha, Kumarakom and Kasargod.

With the onset of the monsoon in Kerala, its backwaters come to life. Exciting boat races are organized during this time of the year. Chundan boats as long as 130 feet are used for conducting the traditional snake boat races. The most significant of all the races held in Kerala is the Nehru Trophy Boat Race organized in the month of August every year. Several tourists throng in for the fr backwater tours during the monsoon season. Then there is also a traditional backwaters race known as the Aranmula Boat Festival.

Catch a glimpse of some memorable places of interest in Kerala. So as to increase the fun manifold, you can choose to row your own boat or enjoy a boat ride in a houseboat. After a backwater tour in India you will feel as if the stress you experience has vanished off. The backwater tour in Kerala can never be great fun as it is during the Onam festival.

Earlier used for transportation of men and material, the houseboats have now become an ideal option for the backwater cruise. These houseboats are equipped with all the modern facilities. The guests are offered efficient and quick services during the backwater tours. Fond memories of sailing along the breathtaking sights on a houseboat will linger on and on in your mind for years. Today, there are above 250 houseboats conducting backwater tours in Kerala. Watch nature closely and unwind yourself peacefully. The backwater tour in India is worth every rupee you spend. The charm of a backwater tour will leave you craving for another.

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