Kuttanad backwater

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Kuttanad is a stunning maze of sparkling conduits made out of lakes, channels, streams and rivulets. Kuttanad is located at a distance of 20 Km from Alappuzha town in Alappuzha district, Alappuzha is a region of colossal and common magnificence. The system incorporates five huge lakes interfaced by trenches, both manmade and natural, encouraged by 38 waterways, and developing practically a large portion of the length of Kerala state. The backwaters have a unique ecosystem - freshwater from the waterways meets the seawater from the Arabian Sea.

Kuttanad is referred to by different names. Kuttanad called The Rice Bowl of Kerala in light of its abundance of paddy fields. Noted for its cultivating beneath sea level (about 4 to 10 feet) the place where there is Kuttanad has a socio-social fabric of its own.

House boats draws in many visitors to this spot. You can really contract speedboats, houseboats from the boat jetty operated by government and private gatherings close to the KSRTC Bus Station at Alappuzha else you can likewise get one from a spot called Kidangara, which is spotted on the Alappuzha-Changanasserry road.

 The vast majority of these races are held in the Kuttanad locale of Alappuzha. Nehru Trophy Boat Race, the most prestigious water festival is held throughout the Onam harvest celebration in August in Punnamada Lake in Alappuzha. The Thazhathangadi vessel race held consistently on Meenachil stream, at Thazhathangadi, Kottayam is one of the most seasoned and prominent boatraces races in the state. Other prestigious boat races are: Indira Gandhi Boat Race, Champakulam Moolam Boat Race, Aranmula Uthrattadi Vallamkali, Payippad Jalotsavam, kallada Boat Race and Kumarakom Boat Race.



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