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Though there all kinds of means of transport, including motored four-wheelers, auto rickshaws, bicycles but the backwaters of Kerala are strewn with different modes of water transport.
The regular ferry service along the backwaters is very popular. Most passengers prefer tourist boats to explore the backwaters of the region and to commute from one coast to another.
Houseboats, the 'Kettuvallams':
An expensive but increasingly popular option is to hire a houseboat or the traditional Kettuvallams made from rice barge.
Four-seat speedboats and slower six-seater boats are also on offer, which can turn out to be quite an economical preposition between a group of people.