Journey along Edava Lake

A journey along Edava Lake is one of the popular houseboat tours of Kollam, Kerala. The lake lies on the western side of the Nadayara Lake at Kayalpuram. A fascinating boat ride on Edava Lake will bring one in close contact with the sea. The spectacular sight of the sand bed that separates the lake and the sea is indeed a feast for the eyes. Houseboat tours to Edava Lake can be easily arranged with the help of various tour operators and travel agents based in Kollam city. However, often hotel authorities of the hotels located in the area organize these backwater tours for their guests.

On a journey along Edava Lake, the tourists will enjoy the nature and its abundant beauty from close union. This pristine backwater lake is known for its tranquil atmosphere. The houseboats that take the tourists on a journey of the Edava Lake are approximately 60 feet in length. These traditional boats have been renovated into luxury boats for an exciting cruise journey for the tourists. The tourists can catch sights of lilies and Chinese fishing nets on the lake. Lines of coconut trees mark the bank of the lake.

For taking up the backwater tour of Edava Lake one has to visit the Kollam city, as it is one of the starting points of the journey. The nearest airport to Kollam is the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport located at Trivandrum, from where people can reach the city via railways and roadways. A journey along Edava Lake is a must for the tourists visiting Kollam.

Last Updated on 9/15/2011