Kerala backwaters are the chain of lagoons and lakes which are situated parallel to the Arabian coast in the state of Kerala. This water network consists of five large lakes which are linked by canals, both natural & manmade, fed by 38 rivers and extended almost half of the complete length of the state of Kerala. Kerala backwaters are a special type of natural relief which were formed due to the action of waves and shore currents creating small islands at the mouths of different rivers which are flowing down to the Arabian Sea. Kerala backwaters create some important waterways in this state. The most important significance of these backwaters is its scenic beauty which attracts the tourists from all over the world.