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Gods own country’s Kerala pride

One should not miss the travel in house boat. The boarding or travel can start from Alleppy or... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Girishkumar K
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Kozhikode, India
via mobile
3 Days of pure delight

What a great and relaxing 3 night romantic cruise down the backwaters. The crew were amazing and... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
Paul C
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The Backwaters of Kerala is unique and is found nowhere else in the world. Backwaters are a network of lakes, canals and estuaries and deltas of forty-four rivers that drain into the Arabian Sea. The backwaters of Kerala are a self supporting...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

One should not miss the travel in house boat. The boarding or travel can start from Alleppy or Kottayam or kumarakkam. All the places around 2 hrs journey from Cochin International Airport. Can select road or train as per the convenience. It is better to...More

Thank Girishkumar K
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Although Allepey is the place for house boats, Kottayam ALSO has small boats (Vallam) and passenger boats, mainly for transport of people between villages and to carry goods, via Kaayal (back water)and tourists can pay a small fare and travel along. The water is full...More

Thank DrValliappan
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We should have known by the look on our driver's face that something was amiss. What should have been a clean comfortable boat, well equipped for an overnight cruise was in fact an dirty, smelly dilapidated tub. What should have been a highlight of our...More

Thank Renate K
Reviewed 12 February 2018

What a great and relaxing 3 night romantic cruise down the backwaters. The crew were amazing and the food was the best of our stay and we stayed in 5 star hotels......The bedrooms are clean and airy with good aircon. The bathroom is basic but...More

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had two magical nights aboard a houseboat with two crew - we were the exclusive customers. It was without doubt the highlight of our nearly three week trip through India! So peaceful and relaxing - especially in comparison to the intensity...More

1  Thank clkbentley
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Good shikara ride and unforgetable experience.This is a must to take a ride on a shikara.Everyone enjoyed it and it was a beautiful sight.

Thank triptinewdelhi
Reviewed 23 October 2017

A relaxing trip with great food and beautiful scenery. The crew were friendly, the cooking was magnificent and the bedroom was very comfortable. Thoroughly recommend chugging around the backwaters if you have the chance.

1  Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

As one of my friends says, this is one of the most relaxing experiences ever! we spend the night there and it is really worthy. Everything is clear in the houseboat, cook and captain were super sweet, and of course Kence was very organize, punctual...More

2  Thank Carmen R
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing to see, amust just to experience, you cant believe how many boats are on the water mind blowing. I strongly recomend if in india.

Thank Vicki O
Reviewed 23 April 2017

As part of my Wife's 50th Birthday present we were spending 5 days in Kerala and I contacted Eco Trails to ensure we got the best from our trip. Kence was very helpful and contact with him throughout was easy. We decided to spend 2...More

4  Thank Alan L
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MathewsT2
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Response from _idealedugroup | Reviewed this property |
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10 December 2016|
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Response from Kence G | Property representative |
You can contact Kumarakom based leading cruise operators like Eco Trails, Spice Cruise etc.
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