Transport in Kerala
Kerala represents a medley of rivers, Backwaters and rivulets,
hence the main mode of transport is basically connected with the
there all kinds of means of transport, including motored four-wheelers,
auto rickshaws, bicycles but the backwaters of Kerala are strewn with
different modes of water transport.
The regular ferry service
along the backwaters is very popular. Most passengers prefer tourist
boats to explore the backwaters of the region and to commute from one
coast to another.
Houseboats, the 'Kettuvallams':
expensive but increasingly popular option is to hire a houseboat or the
traditional Kettuvallams made from rice barge.
Four-seat speedboats and
slower six-seater boats are also on offer, which can turn out to be
quite an economical preposition between a group of people.
How To Get There - Kerala
Usage of Kettuvallams as a
means of Transport in the Southern Region of Kerala