Kollam, previously known as Quilon, is an enchanting backwater destination of Kerala. Located at 70 km from the capital Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam is a picturesque coastal district and a famous ancient port town of Kerala. Kollam is known for its exceptionally beautiful backwaters.
The beautiful and serene backwaters of Kollam, which extend from the Ashtamudi Lake, offer a perfect destination to enjoy a luxury journey by houseboats in Kollam. On Kollam Backwaters tour with Kerala Backwaters, you can also visit the famous tourist attractions of Kollam. A journey in Kollam Houseboats are equally enjoyable and beautiful as in Alleppey. Houseboats Kollam have always demand for a cruise from Kollam to Alappuzha.
A boat ride from Kollam to Alappuzha is a beautiful journey which passes through canals, water-wound villages and lakes. Such a cruise can explore the entire beauty of the Vembanad Lake. There are traditional houseboats in Kollam which are conducting backwater services. Modern boats also have been introduced recently in this area.
Kollam is situated about 71 Kms. north of Thiruvavanathapuram and is linked by rail, road and backwater transport. Kollam is located in the South west coast of kerala. Kollam was an old sea port of the Arabian sea coast. Kollam occupies an area of 2,491 sq. km.