Kuttanad lies sandwiched between the hills and the sea. Famed as the rice bowl of Kerala, the long stretches of waterways consist of lakes , rivers and canals. Kuttanad backwaters are considered paradise for the backwaters and the tourist coming to this mesmerizing land are stunned by the natural beauty sprinkled in its vast landscapes. The four main rivers traversing the land of Kuttanad include Manimala, Pampa, Achankovil and Meenachil. Found mainly around the mesmerizing Vembanad Lake, the houseboat cruises are among the best ways to explore this pristine area. There are more than 200 luxury boats present in Kuttanad. The memorable backwater of Kuttanad lets the visitor explore and understand the rustic lifestyle and age old tradition of Kerala.