Backwater holidays are possible where a section of water with an elevation caused by some obstruction such as a narrow bridge opening, shallow body of water, slow-moving or stagnant water formed by a dam. Kerala Backwater holidays
in India are very popular in the state of Kerala which attracted the tourists from all over the world for its ever green tropical forests, palm fringed beaches, deep canals, rivers, marshy groves, breathtaking backwaters, paddy fields, shallow lakes, spice plantations and coconut canopies. The backwater holidays of Kerala especially the backwaters of Vembabad Lake in Trivandrum or Thiruvananthapuram which is the biggest backwater spot in India provide the picturesque view of a paradise. However, backwaters holidays in Kerala comprise of Kumarakom backwaters, Kollam backwaters, Alleppey backwaters, and Kochi backwaters.