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 Silent Valley - Kuntipuzha River and Ganges is the top pick in India. Want more? Check out our map of rivers near Ernakulam.