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How to book a budget house boat..?

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How to book a budget house boat..?

When booking a houseboat through tour operators, or book directly with major house boat operators who can’t meet the demand in season with their on boats, ultimately you will be travelling with houseboats of those who having one or few boats. They will be paid only a fraction of money paid by customer to tour operators.

Better contact directly to house boat owners having one or few boats. Request them to send detailed email with quote, cruise routes, menu, and name of the houseboat they going to provide with photos.

Some of the houseboat owners (randomly selected) having one or few boats in Vembanad Back Water (Alappey/Kumarakom etc)

SKA Kainakary - Mob : +91 9400203329

Moonlight- Mob : +91 9446037561

Sree Parvathy -Mob : +91 9388958121

EVM- Mob : +91 9447303072

Marymatha- Mob : +91 9745873234

Dharmajyothi- Mob: +91 9947998989

Alpha Houseboat- Mob: +91 9447146009

Maveli- Mob: +91 944738217

Vigneswara- Phone No : 0484 2264225 Mob : +91 9447264225

Emmanuel- Mob: +91 9744100256, 9847196073

Le pride- Mob: +91 9847069125, 9388082255

Arknoh - Mob: +91 9847547778

Discovery- Phone No: 0484 2731330 Mob: +91 9946123406

Opera -Phone No: 0477 2251834 Mob : +91 9656961834

Prakkadan-Mob: +91 9847959701

Kailas-Mob: +91 9847324838

Chakkizhathu- Mob : +91 9447250329

Surya -+91 9447473330

Lalu-Mob : +91 9847388333

Sun bird -Mob : +91 9947601414

River India- Mob : +91 9847323195

Lake Home-+91 9847353709

Saroma- Mob : +91 9388961851

Morning Mist- Mob : +91 9447566275

and so many....

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1. Re: How to book a budget house boat..?

Dear Travelers,

TripAdvisor is the powerful tool to find a best Tour operator & Houseboat in Alappuzha/Kumarakom/Kollam. My suggestion is ; if a person want to book a houseboat please spend little time in the TripAdvisor Page of Alappuzha/Kumarakom/Kollam. You get the detailed review and opinion about some good operator. Better to book with them. " Get the Truth then Go "

Thanks,

Binu Joseph

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2. Re: How to book a budget house boat..?

Hi Indu99

good that you have come up with a list of houseboat operators and contact numbers

Am sure it will be useful for many travellers!

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3. Re: How to book a budget house boat..?

Are there also houseboats in the Kovalam area?

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The nearest boarding points for houseboat from Kovalam beach is Kollam and Alumkadaveg. And the houseboats here are bigger as well.

Suresh P R, Palmlandtours, Kerala

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As of my suggestion, when the travelers reach the direct owners how shall they identify they are providing their own boat to the traveler and the best service?

This is a wrong information.

Will they assure the quality of the same they mentioned/demanded?

The guest/travelers are not fools.

Because these all travelers will be having some relations with an old traveler like a brother/Friend/uncle/Parents/colleques who have been traveled before on Houseboats.

Apart from that now a days all travelers need a better reviews about the company/owner from the TripAdvisor.

Normally there are other type of travelers also like bargaining with some travel agents or the houseboat operators/owners.

When they bargain with different companies, they will come to a bright result of the offers which they (Tour company/owner)offer for the traveler.

After choosing and getting cleared with the particular company only they will book through the particular owner/company.

But in that sense i am not sure all the direct owners provide you the same quality service to all the tourists.

But one thing i can say is, when you book through a reputed company, then the houseboat operators/owners will get in fear to provide a good quality service to the tour company's guest(You). You can also be in Hassle free travel(This is quiet Natural).

Think before u book and analyse before about the company you choose

- Team BHK

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7. Re: How to book a budget house boat..?

did not find the list which you are refering too, pls can u share it again

rgds

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yes i got it thanks, pls ignore my last post

rgds

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