3o km from Ernakulam, on the high ranges of the Sothern bank of the Periyar River lies Kodanad, a Kuttanad in the Alappuzha district of Kerala is a vast stretch of land that extends for 85 km and lies between the mystic sea on one side and the exotic hills on the other. Kuttanad is well known for its glistening waterways that are made up of lakes, canals, rivers and rivulets bordered with verdant landscapes. All this richly preserves the rural life style of Kerala and makes the tour to Kuttanad a memorable one. Such picturesque beauty of Kuttanad makes it the very essence of Kerala's backwater experience. The ideal time to visit Kuttanad is December to March.
Accommodation in Tour to Kuttanad
The Kuttanad waterways bring in a lot of visitors and consequently there are comfortable options for accommodation in Kuttanad. Some hotels in and around Kuttanad are
# Kuttanad River Resort
# Kondai Lip Backwater Resort
# Anamika The Villa
Tourist Attractions in Tour to Kuttanad
The major tourist attractions that bring so many visitors to Kuttanad in the Alappuzha district of Kerala, are
The beautiful backwaters of Kuttanad
The rich picturesque paddy fields
How to reach Kuttanad
To reach Kuttanad , one can avail the roads or take a boat or a train from Cochin. Cochin is the nearest airport to Kuttanad. Kutanad is 10 kms from Kottayam and 8 km from Cochin. To reach Kuttanad, one can also travel half the way by road and then take the ferry from Thanneermukkam for Kumarakom.