Punnamada lake, also called Punnamada Kayal is one of the elements of Vembanad backwaters, which is known as the longest lake in India. Vembanad is known as Punnamada Lake in Kuttanad, Alappuzha, and Kochi Lake in Kochi, as it connects several districts in the state of Kerala. Punnamada anchors one of the enormous and most exciting adventure water sports activities throughout the world. The Snake Boat Race organized every year during the season of Onam attracts numerous foreign as well as domestic tourists. During this season a huge number of tourists visit around this enthralling lake. Punnamada Lake surrounds three captivating islands of Kerala, which are Pathiramanal, Perumbalam, and Pallippuram. These islands are also major tourist attractions.
... The entire area which is depleted by the Punnamada Lake in Kerala is 15,770 sq kilometer, which is almost 40% of the total area of the state of Kerala. The surface area of drainage is 21,900 kilometer which is 30% of the total surface water resource of Kerala. And therefore, Punnamada Lake is the largest surface water resource of India and also has become a major tourist attraction of Kerala.
Q. What Punnamada Lake is famous for?
Ans. Punnamada Lake is famous for water sports activities and Snake Boat Race.
Q. What are the nearby places to visit from Punnamada Lake?
Q. How to reach Punnamada Lake?