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Must go in Trivandrum tour

This is a Must go in Trivandrum tour. People visit mostly Alleppy for backwaters but this is... read more

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I went on a holiday with Citrus holidays and toured around Kerala just 2 weeks after the terrible... read more

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Poovar is a small coastal village in the Trivandrum district of Kerala state, South India. This village is almost at the southern tip of Trivandrum and there is only one last village. Pozhiyoor which mark the end of kerala. This village has a...more
Bund Road | Poovar, Trivandrum 695525, India
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a Must go in Trivandrum tour. People visit mostly Alleppy for backwaters but this is awesome too. It is the only place where we could see a river meeting the sea with a golden sand beach as natural barrier. We had taken a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went on a holiday with Citrus holidays and toured around Kerala just 2 weeks after the terrible and landslides. We had no problems. At the end of the holiday they had organised a boat trip along the mangrove forest. It was brilliant. About an...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw wetland wild life, birds and the like and ventured up the river. very peaceful and relaxing with a good guide.

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Reviewed 20 August 2018

I am not sure it was this company but we went on a backwater cruise in Poovar. Was wondering how we would spend 2 hrs but it went by easily with identifying trees and birds. Stopped at golden sands beach and a floating restaurant. We...More

Thank mak73
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Start the day early, choose a rowing boat (manual) ,if you are a Birder and would like to spend time capturing the many exotic birds seen mostly around the early mornings, if you are with a family do take the evening ride to end it...More

Thank Kaliduttadas
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The back water boat cruise through the mangroves and the coconut trees is a treat to watch and very relaxing. you also come across some floating restaurants. The point where sea meets the backwaters and the beach along it is worth seeing.

Thank Santosh D
Reviewed 10 August 2018

I just want to say it's awesome place, Never miss chance to visit Poover Backwaters.. we are a group of 15 members. 9 adults and 6 children. 1.5 hour trip cost us 8 thousand only. one of the most delightful experience I had in Kerala....More

Thank SatyabrataKalita
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Must try..!! Never miss chance to visit Poover Backwaters...1.5 hrs trip (better for groups of 4 and above for cost effective)...Lovely trip. You get to see very exquisite birds and it is truly amazing to watch this great collection of birds in that area.

Thank Dileep B
Reviewed 7 August 2018

An hour ride will cost INR 2000 per boat. Not much bargain possible as all of them quote the same rate. If you start by 5-5:15, and if the sky is clear, you can grab a mind blowing sunset view from the golden sand island...More

Thank gvarghese
PoovarCruise, Manager at Poovar Backwater Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thanks for your review. As per our records, you didn’t booked a cruise with us. We believe you had done spot booking with unauthorised people. The price for online booking for 1. hour for 2 people is INR 1200.We strictly recommend all to proceed with...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

I just want to say it's awesome place 😍😍😍 and i wanna to go again that place for my best memories Beautiful, awesome just wow place

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15 March 2018|
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Response from Sudeesh B | Reviewed this property |
I think it i available in whole day time. say 8 am to 6 pm.
15 March 2018|
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Response from Sudeesh B | Reviewed this property |
So far the service is not difficult to get if you go and do spot booking. You may have to wait for half an hour to 1 hour max.
27 February 2018|
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Response from Melissa M | Reviewed this property |
Hello I went with a group of friends there was 16 of us and we paid RS 1,000 each but it is usually around RS 2,500. We were picked in the opposite cove of the lighthouse in a min van