A backwater tour in India is quite popular among couples and honeymooners. The serene atmosphere, the chirping of the birds, the beautiful sound of the water ripples, the exquisiteness of the houseboats and the goodness of the hospitality is so powerful that one cannot help but fall in love. Amongst backwater destination in India, Alleppey (also called as Alapuzzha) is the most prevalent one. Additionally, Kochi, Kozhikode and Thiruvananthpuram serve as other backwater destinations of Kerala. The best time to visit these places falls between September and March.