all-over-green state of Kerala, lying in the southern part of the Indian
subcontinent, offers a great deal to tourists whether it is in terms of
natural beauty, cultural attractions or architectural enticements. The state
satisfies needs of travellers of all tastes and abilities. Choose any single
aspect and you will have enough to explore and experience.
Backwaters and houseboats are a crucial part of the state's tourism sector.
These traditional houseboats, also known as kettuvalloms, come along with
all the luxury that you normally wouldn't expect while cruising along the
backwaters in a 'boat'. There are oarsmen and chefs including an English
Interestingly enough, two houseboats can also be joints for families and
larger groups, making it all a worth remembering event.
Facilities provided on a houseboat include :
- Elegantly appointed living room
- VCD, TV and Music System
- Classy Kitchen with Continental, Chinese and Indian Dishes
- Air Conditioned/ Non Air Conditioned
- Attached Bathroom
- Running Water
- Luxurious Twin Beds
- Hygienic Storage Hold
- Sun Deck etc.
As you start on a cruise along the backwaters, the first thing that
captures your heart is the sight of the natural splendours that state has
been blessed with. As your houseboat moves ahead, there are more and more
sights that you can feast your eyes upon. There are bird sanctuaries,
architectural attractions, Chinese fishing nets, people exhibiting their
unique style of catching fish and the hint of a culture that you will fall
in love with. Besides, a cruise along the backwaters of Kerala is a perfect
way to have a tête-à-tête with nature and its numerous
- Alleppey Round - 1 Night
- Alleppey to Kumarakom - 1 Night/ 2 Nights/ 3 Nights
- Allepppey to Alumkadavu - 2 Nights
- Alleppey to Thottappally - 1 Night
- Alleppey to Kottayam - 1 Night
Short cruises are also available in smaller boats. A short cruise
may have a duration from 3 to 6 hours. However, for longer and multiple
night cruises, the price range starts from Rs 6000/ person/ night. There are
almost 250 - 300 boats that ply on the backwaters setting forth experiences
you would love to cherish all your lives.