ENJOY KERALA’S BACKWATERS ON A HOUSEBOAT
A daytime cruise for riceboat fans who don’t have time to stay overnight but don’t want to miss out on an experience of the famous Kerala backwaters from the comfort of a traditional Kerala Kettuvallam. Usually between 12.00 PM and 5:00 PM.
Why Love This
- Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
- Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
- Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver.
- Lunch and free snacks included
- Free Cochin Port Cruise Terminal / Kochi hotel pickup and drop-off included
About Boat House Day Cruise At Alappuzha Backwater
Most visitors to Kerala want to see the backwaters but for some, time is of the essence. This day cruise gives a flavor of the villages and farms in the Kuttanad and enables you to get back to your hotel or next destination at the end of the day.
The cruise can start from Alappuzha ( Earlier Known as Alleppey ) and includes a cruise across Vembanad Lake before you motor into the canals and rivers of the backwaters proper. You will moor for a traditional lunch of boat-cooked Kerala curries and vegetables before you spend the afternoon taking in the sights and sounds of this traditional Kerala world. Spot the many birds that live beside the water, hear the calls of the toddy tappers or itinerant merchants peddling their wares from the back of small canoes, or see the farmers managing the complex process of draining or refilling the verdant green rice paddies.
As the afternoon draws to a close we stop for an early evening dinner before returning you calm and refreshed to the jetty for your onward journey.