Kavvayi Backwater is a spectacular tourist destination in Payyannur, Kannur offers thrilling backwater cruises and mind-blowing tourist attractions.
This is one of the most attractive backwater destinations in North Kerala. The Kavvayi Kayal is an alluring stretch of water body with eye-catching surroundings perfect to enjoy the beauty of backwaters during Kerala holidays.
Exploring Kavvayi Backwaters can be a good recommendation for people who plan a vacation in North Kerala. It is a small island in Kannur district near Payyannur. The most interesting fact about this backwater is that you can cover several small and big islands while exploring the beauty of Kavvayi Kayal.
There are many outstanding attractions that you will fall in love with during your visit to Kavvayi Backwater and its surroundings. In fact, this backwater stretch in Kerala provides almost the same tourist attractions and scenic surroundings just like the backwaters in Alappuzha and Kollam districts of the state.
Kavvayi Kayal and its backwaters are the perfect choice for people who would like to enjoy a bit of backwater cruising while they are holidaying in Northern part of the state. Travelers love to take a long walk along the scenic banks of this backwater. It is also thrilling to step into a country boat and enjoy the abundance of enchanting greenery and relax in the cool breeze from the Kavvayi Kayal.
Although Kavvayi Kayal or Kavvayi backwater is less popular among tourists, it is the result of 5 rivers in the state such as Kavvayi, Vannathichal, Kankol, Kuniyan and Kuppithodu. Many nature lovers love to visit the area to enjoy its special eco-system. In fact, the Kavvayi backwaters and its surroundings have high significance if you watch it from an ecological angle. The astonishing backwater and its wetlands are haven to a wide range of flora and fauna.
A small bridge is there on the Kavvayi River to connect the Kavvvayi Island to Payyannur Village. With an area of around 37 Sq.km, Kavvayi backwater and its surroundings are the biggest wetland in North Kerala. There are many people live on the banks of this scenic backwater and most of them belong to the Muslim community.
For people who would like to plan a trip to explore the gorgeous Kavvayi Backwater can reach the destination via Payyannur railway station which is 3 kilometers from it. Kannur International Airport is the nearest airport which is 61 kilometres from Kavvayi Backwaters. If you would like to enjoy a boat ride to explore the beauty of the scenic place, you can take a boat ride from Kotti-Kottappuram.