Travelers are voting Periyar (river) as the best river near Ernakulam. There are 1 river near Alappuzha a city just 33 km from Ernakulam and 3 rivers near Thrissur which is 37 km distant. The most popular of these are Kallada River near Alappuzha and Periyar (river) in Thrissur. You can find 8 rivers in Kerala and 161 rivers in the country of India. Our members favorite in Kerala is Pambar River and Ganges is the top pick in India. Want more? Check out our map of rivers near Ernakulam.