Mesmerizing Alleppey Houseboat Tour

  • Destination: Alappuzha
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Price: Rs 6249

Above cost is for 1 person on twin sharing. Valid from 01st Oct ’18 to 31st March’18 Except for peak season.

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Alleppey Houseboat Tour,  in  Kettvalloms (houseboats) of Kerala are giant country crafts, measuring upto 80 feet in length, retrieved from being lost to the state altogether. Once, they ruled the backwaters, poled along by one or two men, heavily loaded with rice, coconut and other commodities. But in recent times the Kettuvalloms have been replaced by modern modes of transport, relegating them to neglect and decay. It takes great skill and meticulousness to construct these giants by tying huge planks of jack wood together. Curiously enough, not a single nail is used in their making. There used to be an entire clan of artisans who were involved in Kettuvallom construction. Today, an innovative holiday idea has restored these majestic representatives of aunique culture, and with them their makers.

Alleppey is best knows as the ‘ Venice of the East” . Alleppey is one of the important tourism destinations of Kerala with Its delightful experience of it’s Backwater Houseboat tours. Alleppey is home to the most competitive and popular boat race, Nehru Trophy held here every year. This calm and beautiful city is filled with picturesque canals, lagoons, backwaters and beach. Kerala honeymoon tour is not completed without an overnight stay in a traditionally built houseboat stay in Alleppey. One can experience the delightful journey through this lakes and canals.

Kuttanad ‘ Rice Bowl of Kerala’ is also connected to this Backwaters. It is a vast area of partly reclaimed land, covered with the bright green paddy fields. Laced with dense tropical greenery, it offers a glimpse into the rural life-styles of Kerala to visitors who opts Kerala backwater tour or Alleppey Houseboat tours. The paddy cultivation of Kuttanad’s unique feature is that, the water level is a few feet higher than the level of the surrounding land. It’s the area with the lowest altitude in India. And it is one of the few places in the world where farming is carried out below sea level. The place is an amazing labyrinth of shimmering waterways consists of lakes, rivulets, canals, and rivers.

The unique experience in these beautiful landscape during any Kerala tour package or just Kerala backwater tour is a lifetime experience for any occasions.

Day 1
Cochin- Alleppey
09:00: arrive and pick up from Cochin [ tentative time of arrival]09:45: Proceed to Alleppey12:30: Check in to House Boat12;45: Cruise though the backwaters of KeralaLunch, evening tea/snacks and Dinnner will be served on board followed by overnight stay
Day 2
Alleepy- Cochin
08:00: Breakfast at the houseboat09;00: Check out from the house boat and proceed to Cochin11:00: Visit Fort Kochi heritage Monuments, Shopping at Lulu Mall, in interested15;00: Drop at Airport /Railway station [ tentative time of departure]
Hotel Details Star Adress
Dream makers Houseboats Punnnamada,Alleppey,Kerala,India
Package Inclusion
Welcome Drink Lunch in House boat Evening Tea and Snacks in house boat Dinner in House boat
Package Exclusion
Any items not specified in the “package Inclusion