Cruising through the backwaters of Kerala is the fabulous way to explore the fascinating beauty of backwaters of Kerala. Stay overnight in the Houseboat with air conditioned bedroom or enjoy a day cruise and delicious homemade delicacies. The beautiful backwaters are the specialty of Kerala; Backwaters are a network of lakes, canals and estuaries and deltas of forty-four rivers that drain into the Arabian Sea. Backwaters of Kerala are a self-supporting Eco-system teeming with aquatic life.Houseboats are the modern version of “Kettuvallam”, which were used to carry rice and spices from kutanad to cochin.over the years,kettuvallams went off the scene. In certain areas Kettuvallams (Houseboats) are still used for transferring Coconut Husk, Sand and other goods.These kettuvallams are made of natural and echo friendly products like bamboo mats,sticks,coir mats and wooden planks.It gives the comfort and privacy of a hotel room. Kettuvallams equipped with all modern facilities and requirements are called Houseboats. The houseboat has a living room, a sunbathing deck, and bedrooms with attached European style bath and a kitchen. The boat has solar lamps and fans. Without experiencing and enjoying a houseboat cruise, the trip to Kerala will not be a complete one.