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Chettuva Backwater, Thrissur

Our next plan was to visit Chettuva Backwater, which is about 8-9 kms away from Chavakkad Beach.

There were buses, taxis and autorikshaws available to take you to Chettuva. As we were waiting for a taxi, an autorikshaw came and we hopped into it.






A good part of Chettuva River meanders through Chettuva village. It is Azhimugham, where the Chettuva River meets the Arabian Sea.

Chettuva Backwater is a great tourist destination of Kerala. It is located in Chettuva village, in Thrissur Dist. Like many other tourists, we too loved to experience a Houseboat cruise in the backwater in Chettuva, enjoying the dense mangrove thickets on the banks, which enhance their beauty.

We were told that those who can have an overnight stay in one of the House Boats will give an unforgettable experience.

The boatman was very helpful and patiently he took us to whole area and explained everything.




When he saw a fisherman catching the lobsters, he reduced the speed of the boat further so that we could s…

Chavakkad Beach

Chavakkad Beach is a beautiful beach situated 5 kms away from Guruvayur, in Kerala. It is a scenic beach lying on the coast of Arabian Sea, and ideal for spending some time leisurely.

Sitting in the beach at the fringed shadow of the coconut lagoons and the mesmerizing atmosphere, you can enjoy every moment there. It is a pristine beach, and not crowded.

Chavakkad is famous for Haidross Kuttee, a lieutenant of Haider Ali of Mysore.







After our darshan at Guruvayur temple, we had some time with us and decided to take an autorikshaw to Chavakkad Beach. It was simply wonderful.

The other important places nearby are Guruvayur Temple and PunnathoorKotta Elephant Sanctuary.