Kerala Houseboats and Munnar Tour

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Kerala is a breathtakingly beautiful tourist destination of India. Backwaters are among the famous attractions of Kerala. And the best way to enjoy the charm of backwaters is to cruise through it on a houseboat. Kerala houseboats are known for their charm and serve as best means to explore the sheer natural beauty of the state. Locally the houseboats are called Kettuvallam.


Sailing through the mesmerising backwaters on a houseboat amidst gorgeous green surroundings is a refreshing experience. You can even plan a stay in the houseboat. A variety of houseboats starting from luxury to budget are available here. These houseboats are made from natural raw materials. They are equipped with modern facilities for your comfort. There are several popular destinations in Kerala where you can enjoy the beauty of backwaters. The most popular ones are Kumarakom, Alleppy, Kasargod, Kollam, Kuttanad and Kozhikode. This destination also boasts of several other attractions.

Munnar is an enchanting hill station of Kerala where tourists come to spend some quality time with their loved ones. The natural beauty and several other attractions of Munnar make it a famous tourist destination of Kerala Tourism. The picturesque surroundings, refreshing greenery, aromatic tea and coffee gardens, fresh air, romantic ambiance, rich wildlife, trekking routes and majestic mountains are some of the attractions of Munnar Tour.


Munnar is ideally located at an elevation of 6000 ft in the captivating Idukki district. It is a perfect destination to enjoy holidays. During pre-independence time it was a favoured hill resort of the British.


The famous attractions of Munnar are:


Eravikulam National Park

Visit this park and treat your eyes with the enchanting views of the endangered Nilgiri Tahr. The park is known to be the home of the largest population of Nilgiri Tahr in the world. This park is a popular wildlife destination of Kerala. A variety of other wildlife species are also found here such as langur, leopard, tiger, gaur, elephant, sambar and Atlas moth( the largest moth in the world).


Tea, coffee and spice gardens

Stroll through the refreshing and aromatic tea, coffee and spice gardens for a wonderful experience. It is one of the specialities of Munnar.


Anamudi Peak

It is the highest peak of South India where you can enjoy trekking. It is located inside the Eravikulam Park.



It is a fabulous destination located only 7 km from Munnar. Its staggering natural beauty and the holy lake will surely leave you enchanted.


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sanjog kumar has 139 articles online and 1 fans

Kerala Houseboats offer you great opportunity to explore this enchanting destination in a traditional way. Go on Munnar Tour and you are bound to come back completely mesmerized. It offers natural beauty, trekking facility and tea and coffee gardens.



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This article was published on 2011/05/27