Kuttanad is a famous destination beautifully covered by lush paddy fields along the beach stretch. It is popularly expressed as ‘rice bowl of Kerala’ which indicates the rich rice source of Kuttanad. It is also a center of Buddhism and contains several tranquil villages. This scenic town is sandwiched between range of hills and deep blue sea. It is an exotic and hot picnic spot of temples, churches, nature splendors, green paddy fields, canals, rivers, rivulets, lakes and back waters. Kuttanad is among the most attractive places of Kerala.
Must See Places
Vembanad Lake is one of the largest lakes in Kerala and proudly spread into several districts of Kuttanad. This lake is called by several names based on the span of region. Punnamada lake and Kochi Lake are most popular located in Kuttanad and Kochi respectively. Nehru’s Boat race is the most famous race which is held in Kuttanad lake region every year, especially during traditional Kerala festival called Onam. Several Kettuvallam (snake boats) are participating in this race are crisscrossing the water is an amazing sight for tourists.
The most loved backwater cruises are the center of attraction in Kuttanad. The intoxicating beauty of Kuttanad is well explored by thrilling sizzling boat journey. It is a perfect place to unwind the tangled nerves and best way to beat the heat of summer. It assures a most relaxing and rejuvenating holiday to tourists.
How to reach Kuttanad
Cochin international airport is located at a distance of 85 km from Kuttanad is the best way to reach by air.
Chenganachery and Alapuzha railway stations are nearest to Kuttanad.
State owned and private buses are connecting Kuttanad to Major railway stations, airports and cities of Kerala.
In summer 20-32°C, in winter 16-32°C. It is best visited throughout the year.