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Eco Trails Kerala

Kumarakom, Kottayam | 686 563, Kottayam 686563, India
+91 94464 39252
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Loved the houseboat

I followed other TripAdvisor recommendations and booked a driver and houseboat through Eco Trails... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2011
New York City, New York
Kerala is the choice destination in India

Kerala is such a beautiful place and quite unique - a choice destination in India. Kence arranged... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2011
Melbourne, Australia
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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 eco-system teeming with life. The most exciting aspect of Kuttanadu is the Kettuvallam (traditional Houseboat) which has become the most popular tourism product in India today.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Kumarakom, Kottayam | 686 563, Kottayam 686563, India
+91 94464 39252

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Reviewed 6 April 2011

I followed other TripAdvisor recommendations and booked a driver and houseboat through Eco Trails for myself and two other people. We absolutely loved the houseboat. It had two bedrooms and cost us about $250USD for a day and night. We had a crew of 3...More

2  Thank sheerani
Reviewed 28 March 2011

Kerala is such a beautiful place and quite unique - a choice destination in India. Kence arranged our stay at the Cardamom Club in Thekkardy and there we stayed for 4 nights and enjoyed the tranquility of the cardamom plantation. There are a couple of...More

1  Thank Kwokey
Reviewed 17 March 2011

We stayed on the houseboat one night and then took a driver (organized by Kence) to Munnar. Both the houseboat and Munnar were incredible experiences. We paid 7000 rupees for one night on the houseboat and 6000 rupees for the driver. If we had booked...More

Thank natashavarma
Reviewed 13 March 2011

In februari I took my parents to Kerala and booked a driver (Satheesh) and homestay (Aranyaka) through Eco Trails. As I just found the organisation Eco Trails on the net, with no references what so ever, I was a little hesitant, but the quick, proper...More

2  Thank Janneke08
Reviewed 1 March 2011

Just spent two weeks in Kerala. Kence organised everything superbly: homestays, hotels, houseboat, transport. The houseboat experience was great, expensive, but worth the cost. Not for impatient travellers as you spend the whole day travelling slowly round the Backwaters. Kerala is a nature sort of...More

Thank Mariaviajes
Reviewed 1 March 2011

I was very hesitant to book two days and nights on the water in a houseboat after reading reviews of the experience (from other companies). However, ecotrails does it right. We spent two days and nights in splendor. The meals were AMAZING and the boat...More

1  Thank Micke77023
Reviewed 17 February 2011

My husband and I visited Kerala in December 2011 and found Eco Tours while researching travel options on the internet. I liked the website as it looked professional, good pictures and quoted prices in Euros so I had a quicker understanding of the cost. We...More

Thank Fiona G
Reviewed 12 February 2011

I booked Kence of Eco Tours, kerala based on Internet recommendations and had a marvellous time. We went on a houseboat tour, then to Thekkady and Vembanad. Kence was very accomodating as was his driver, Satish T T. The houseboat trip was relaxing and as...More

Thank Win83
Reviewed 11 February 2011

The boat trip was fantastic. We were watching the fantastic scenery of palmtrees, birds, fishermen, other boats while passing the small villages along the shores. The crew was very friendly, doing their outmost for a pleasant stay. They even stopped. For a while for us...More

Thank AnnaCarin8
Reviewed 7 February 2011

Really a must when you stay in Kerala. Gives you the opportunity to relax totally and enjoy the piece and quiet of the beautiful backwaters. You'll have a great cook and a captain to be able to fully enjoy your trip. You can ask them...More

Thank truyersb
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You can contact Kumarakom based leading cruise operators like Eco Trails, Spice Cruise etc.