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Poovar Island

Trivandrum, India
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Costly place : expirience back waters

Nice place to experience back Waters in trivandram. Can go in auto or taxi. Boat costs 2500 rs for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bengaluru, India
via mobile
Must go boating

I went there with my family. The way to reach the poovar island or beach is by boat. The route is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kalpesh L
via mobile
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“back waters” (75 reviews)
Trivandrum, India

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice place to experience back Waters in trivandram. Can go in auto or taxi. Boat costs 2500 rs for 90mins drive. It's beautiful but too costly. Govt should take some measures to check the rates. I dinner if it's govt permitted rates. Yu see canopy,...More

Thank avi_hinduja
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went there with my family. The way to reach the poovar island or beach is by boat. The route is very nice you both through the mangooves and enjoy the view.

Thank Kalpesh L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Poovar in kerala is famous for it's backwaters, house boats and scenic beauty. many natural habitats of birds could also be found here.

Thank Punit_Bhatnagar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Boating by the mangroves is attraction in poovar. Poovar beach is very rough and not advisable for playing. You can get unique experience by dining in floating restaurants in back water.

1  Thank ganna81
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a clean beach and approx. 30 km from trivnedrum. good place to visit. There are plenty of hotels are available with this beach

Thank vipinekta
Reviewed 1 week ago

Poovar is about an hour from Trivandrum. Many city taxis will be willing to take you from 1000-1500 INR for drop and pickup. Your car/ taxi will drop you to one of the service providers for the backwater boat cruise, during which you will be...More

3  Thank Tvara
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

good place to relax and the poovar boating is really good.ayurveda by the sea is amazing experience..should try them in resorts in poovar..joys poovar has spacious rooms...recommended for stay

Thank Jean J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place in between water. You will love to watch this place. You need to come by boat from Poovar.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Poovar Island is a must visit in Kerala, you get motor boats who take you around mangrove and coconut Islands. Motor boat prices depends upon the hours and the number of people. one and Half hour is sufficient to see both the islands including the...More

Thank kaviani724
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the place with the family. Stayed for a day for a relax. It worked and I returned. The ambience of the place is simply great

Thank unni717
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is the cost for one person is 2000/- else entire boat cost per day is 2000/ ?
5 May 2017|
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Response from sathia7279 | Reviewed this property |
we were charged 700rp per person , which was very cheaper then the publish rate.
How do I reach Poovar island from Trivandrum airport? Are there prepaid cabs from the airport? approx cost?
25 February 2017|
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Response from Nivin T | Reviewed this property |
You get taxi and you dont need to enter the city , there is a bye pass route which connects to vizhinjam , that leads you poovar . you can reach as fast as possible
Hi, Which company did you book with online? And how much was the three hour trip in rupees? Many thanks
6 January 2017|
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Response from Vivek0710 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't book it online. It was on spot and for 4 persons they charged INR 3500.