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One of the most beautiful backwaters in Kerala. The Ashtamudi lake is a superb serene backwater... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
UtkarshAjayShah
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Mumbai, India
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We were there for around 3 hrs and the experience of boating was just superb. Full of serenity and... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
VinniJ
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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

One of the most beautiful backwaters in Kerala. The Ashtamudi lake is a superb serene backwater that will energise you completely. I stayed at CLub Mahindra Shtamudi and they have floating cottages and the experience on the backwaters was awesome, Went for cruising and saw...More

2  Thank UtkarshAjayShah
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

We were there for around 3 hrs and the experience of boating was just superb. Full of serenity and cleanness. Price slabs depends on boat and duration (Government and private), make sure to recheck / bargain if booking it from the private operators as their...More

Thank VinniJ
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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