Kerala Kayaking, a travel & tour company based in Alappuzha, Kerala, promises a real time experience of backwater life from the ‘deck’ of your kayak. They take guests to places where houseboat or canoes will never tread. Paddling in the Kayak, one gets to view everyday life of people living by the canals from close quarters. Kayak, because of its small size is able to go into the interior villages, under small bridges across the canals. The trips duration varies from 4 hours to 7-10 hours. The trip starts from Thottathodu paalam near Keraleeyam Lake Resort. Fresh water, tender coconut, small eats or lunch, as per the duration, is provided in between trips.