Kayamkulam Lake is most popular tourist attarction of Alleppey and it is famous for its beautiful backwaters in Kerala.
Location : Kayamkulam Lake is located in Kayamkulam, Alpuzzha (Alleppey) district od Kerala.
About Kayamkulam Lake
Kayamkulam Lake is renowned and most scenic backwaters in the state of Kerala. Kayamkulam Lake derives its name from the town of Kayamkulam through which it flows. Kayamkulam Lake covered about 60 square kilometers area. It is a shallow water reservoir that connects the Ashtamudi Lake by the Chavara-Panmana canal. Stretching between Panmana and Karthikappally, the Kayamkulam Lake has an area of 59.57 sq km, a length of 30 km and an average breadth of 2.4 Km.
This site is known since antiquity as an ancient maritime trade center. Backwater tourism in Kerala is famous tourist attraction. It is one of the best ways to unearth the graceful beauty the lake flaunts on both its sides is to hire a houseboat. In Kayamkulam Lake you can hire various type of boat in varying costs and styles. Experience to journey under the stars, over the composed waters, to the sight of poised trees towering over to touch the expanse of the sky. Lake is used for inland water transport of passengers, as well as cargo. It offers the spectacular view of the sunset through the web of Chinese fishing nets.
Near By tourist attraction : Kayamkulam Sri Vittala Temple and the Kayamkulam Thermal Power Plant are another tourist attraction near Kayamkulam Lake.