The backwaters of Kerala are world-famous. From north to south, the state is blessed with various amazingly beautiful water bodies that attract tourists from all parts of the world. Being blessed with quite a few of these natural water bodies, Thiruvananthapuram has for the world the renowned Akkulam Lake. On the shores of it is the Akkulam Tourist Village which brims with natural bliss. It gifts a traveller with some of the most picturesque spots in southern Kerala.
Spread across a serene area of around 8 hectares, Akkulam is one of the most visited tourist spots in the city. The lush green surroundings offer a visual treat to both locals and tourists. There is a splendidly landscaped garden that surrounds the lake, where people gather for picnics, morning walks and various recreational purposes.
Akkulam Lake is a natural habitat for various species of fish and migratory birds. The Mangrove forests located in the area offer the perfect habitat for many species of flora and fauna. Visitors to the vicinity can enjoy various water sports activities like pedal boating, kayaking, and canoeing. The Children’s Park located inside the Akkualm Tourist Village is a popular attraction among kids. Besides this, there is a restaurant that serves amazing local delicacies, an Airforce Museum, a swimming pool and an adventure park, all serving the diverse tastes of visitors.
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