Bekal fort, Kasargod
St.Angelos fort, Kannur
Kappad beach, Kozhikode
Seethargundu viewpoint Palakkad
Sakthan thamburan temple-trissur
Anchuthengu angino fort-varkkal-trivandrum
Rock cut temple-vizhinjam
Residency Bungalow, Kollam
Mattancherry palace, Kochi
Estuaries, lagoons, lakes and a network of interconnecting canals make the bulk of its backwater tourism. Kerala has plenty of backwater tourism hotspots, however some backwater destinations are immensely popular.
Kerala is distinctively unique compared to its larger neighboring states.
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Kappil is for those like solitude beaches. Obviously you'll not find the typical touristy paraphernalia at Kappil.
The pomp and fanfare apart, touring backwaters of Kerala in houseboat is an expensive affair. The rates are usually steep, running into a couple of thousand rupees per night, even during the off season.