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Peaceful half an hour boating

We did boating in ashtamudi lake for like half an hour. It was a really a very tranquil and in fact... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Indubala b
Kochi (Cochin), India
8 Corner or Branches

This popular backwater lake is located in kollam near to central bus depot. Kollam earlier known as... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Ahmedabad, India
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

We did boating in ashtamudi lake for like half an hour. It was a really a very tranquil and in fact a serene experience. You get to see the beauty of kerala during the boat ride. Prices vary from type of boat to season when...More

Thank Indubala b
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This popular backwater lake is located in kollam near to central bus depot. Kollam earlier known as Quilon. This lake having 8 or more branches and thus called as Ashtamudi. There are private and Govt. ferry boat is available. It is indeed a pleasurable boat...More

Thank sanjayvora45
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Ashtamudi lake near Kollam was very beautiful having unique wetland eco system along with different lakes and backwaters mingled with tranquility and nature.

3  Thank jojo5222
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We took a daytime houseboat trip with lunch on board on a KTDC house boat, The view was like a postcard, you see the townfolk going about their lives, the waters are considerably clean, breeze on face, overall a very calming and soothing experience. Also...More

1  Thank Kalyani Sai R
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I stayed in Hotel Allseasons, the view of this lake from this hotel is very beautiful. They provide one hour complimentary boat ride

2  Thank arunkiranpatro
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We took the speedboat from Club Mahindra - a little pricey for the short trip but worth it. The boat driver will take you to the point where the lake joins with the Arabian Sea (under a bridge). That's the point where dolphins usually come...More

1  Thank tripping_scg
Reviewed 10 February 2016

We took a two hour boat ride on the Ashtamudi Lake. The lake is so named because of its 8 wings or arms. Our ride took us to one island on the lake where we had refreshing coconut water. Refreshing ride to see Chinese Fishing...More

Thank ameyajoshi
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Date of visit: 29th Dec, 2015 Houseboat opted: 1 Bedroom small houseboat Boarding place: DTPC, Kollam Location: Barely a KM from Kollam railway station Trip type: Day trip Staff: Extremely warm Food served onboard: Yes, simply awesome. If I re-collect, there were all put together...More

Thank Soumyabrata D
Reviewed 8 January 2016

We went on this overnight houseboat with our friends, before they returned home. The boat which was beautiful reminded me of the movie Death on the Nile, and kept expecting Hercule Poirot to appear at any minute. The service on board was excellent, very attentive...More

Thank Jan P
Reviewed 26 October 2015

There are many house boats available at various price/Plans, There are day trips and night stay boats available. The day trips are generally from 11 am to 5 pm, Night trips are the ones for Overnight stay. The AC in the room is run when...More

1  Thank GBSingh
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28 June 2017|
Response from Kalyani Sai R | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I used the services provided by DTPC Kollam, its a government service, so is cheaper than the private owned ones. I believe you can call and make a booking, as we were there for more than two days we just went to the... More