Thiruvallam Backwaters

Posted Date: 18 Oct 2010      Author: Latha Jayaprakash Profile photo   Member Level: Gold (Rs 50)

Thiruvallam Backwaters is a soothing sight to the sore eyes and a relaxing atmosphere to the weary traveller is located in the capital city of Kerala, enroute to the famous Kovalam Beach

Location of Thiruvallam backwaters

Thiruvallam is loacted about 10 kilometers from Thiruvananthapuram. This long back water stretch, enroute to Kovalam one of the well known tourist destinations of Kerala. This backwater stretch is well known for canoe rides.

About Thiruvallam backwaters and the Parasurama Temple

The two rivers Killi and Karamana come together at Thiruvallam and gives you breath taking beautiful views . There is a temple dedicated for the Sage Parasurama
who is believed to be the legendary founder of the Kerala state located here. You can find many tourists and devotees coming in from all over to this temple to see as well as offer prayers .

Sights at Thiruvallam Backwaters

Thiruvallam backwaters which makes a soothing sight for the sore and tired eyes, promises a unforgettable vacation for the leisure travellers. This is place where you can relax with your family and friends away from the hustle and bustle of the city life. You can watch the fishermen at work, mensding their nets, catching fish and also visit the village which seems to stand still as it was before 100b years ago. You can see exotic flowers, water birds, vegetation and many other things which you can share with your family by taking photographs with you. These will be the cherished moments of your life.

The Veli Tourist Village, a picnic spot near Thiruvallam

The Veli tourist village which is sandwiched by Veli Lagoon and the Arabian Sea is placed at about 8 kilometers from the city of Thiruvananthapuram . You can visit the place and the well known picnic spot with its landscaped gardens offers you a picnic spot after the visit to Thiruvallam Backwaters.

How to Reach Thiruvallam Backwaters

You have to reach Thiruvananthapuram International airport or the Thiruvananthapuram railway station. You can get either prepaid taxis or auto rickshaws or buses to reach the Thiruvallam Backwaters.
For accommodation purposes you can get hotels, resorts and homestays , luxurious or economical, in the city of Thriuvananthapuram.

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