The extensive backwaters of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala present a beautiful kaleidoscope of the dynamic scenery. One of the best ways to enjoy your trip is to go on the Thiruvananthapurambackwater tours. The traditional houseboats called "Kettuvallams" are available for a tour on the scenic backwaters of Thiruvananthapuram. The meandering waterways of Thiruvananthapuram lined with lush green vegetation with the blue sky as the backdrop is no less than paradise on earth.
A long shoreline with secluded internationally renowned beaches, historic monuments, backwater stretches and a rich cultural heritage provide Thiruvananthapuram district some of the most enchanting picnic spots.
Sail on the calm backwaters of the 200 square kilometer stretch of crystal clear lakes and lagoons in Thiruvananthapuram. The only sounds that you will hear while sailing are the chirruping of birds and the gushing water as the houseboat sails on the placid backwaters. The main backwater areas of Thiruvananthapuram are Veli,Thiruvallam and Aakkulam boat club.These areas are the best places to go on houseboat rides on the Thiruvananthapurambackwaters. The Thiruvallam backwater has a temple dedicated to the founder of Kerala, Parashuram. One can also enjoy some water sports that are provided at these backwaters for tourists.
The nearest airport is the Trivandrum international airport. The backwaters are also accessible from Trivandrum railway station located at a strategic distance. As for roads, the backwaters are accessible from anywhere in Kerala as Trivandrum is well connected to Kerala by a wide network of roads.