Kerala is situated at the Southern tip of India. The main tourist attraction of the state is its culture. This state is geographically rich also and has many rivers, beaches, waterfalls. One famous and ancient water transport of Kerala is Kettuvallam. Kettuvallam are large floating structure with high loading carrying capacity was a part of Kerala’s culture and heritage over the past years.
A journey through the lagoon is interesting, passing through sleepy villages, busy boat jetties and vibrant celebrations. The boat glides across the shimmering blue waters with gorgeous green and fringed edges. The Kerala Houseboats have enough facilities for cooking and sleeping for the boatmen. Sometimes boatmen’s families also accompanied them.
With Kerala becoming an increasing popular destination for tourists, houseboats / Kettuvallam have been given a new lease of life. A cruise in the backwaters with a houseboat is a remarkable experience, an opportunity to enjoy and contain an unhurried pace of life. Floating along on cool tranquil water one can experience at hand the unusual representation of Kerala life. Houseboats are not only economical but also non-polluting and environment friendly.