What kind of Houseboat is being offered in this package?
WIll the houseboat experience include all meals and cruise from which destination?
WIll the houseboat experience include all meals and cruise from which destination?
We offer Premium or Deluxe Houseboat in this Package
How is the jungle camp in Thekkady? What all does it include?
Adventure seekers can enjoy a thrilling jungle camp at Thekkady. You can opt for the night camp programme of Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and experience the dense forest around. The programme offers comfortable tents for visitors in the middle of evergreen dense forests. The camping takes place in the midst of Cardamom Hills and Pandalam Hills; where one can experience trekking and even taste the tribal cuisine prepared by the local tribe (Urali). You can even get to interact with the local tribal people and get to spot some rare species of wildlife.
The rates quoted by Premium and Deluxe Houseboats is very different in Kerala. What is the difference between Premium and Deluxe Houseboats
There are multiple differences with respect to interiors and service. Premium house boats is similar to 4 star resorts and will be having better interiors and furnishing, food menu with more options and cruise time will be slightly more. However deluxe houseboat will be similar to 3 star resorts and will have standard interiors and furnishing. In deluxe house boats, AC will be usually operated only at night from 9 PM to 6 AM , whereas in premium houseboats AC will be operated for 24 hours . The cost difference is there , however if you are not on a show string budget, then we recommend premium houseboats
Is Varkala a good option for swimming lovers?
Yes Varkala is a great place to swim in non monsoon seasons . It is a Cliff Beach and cleaner than Kovalam
Munnar, Thekkady, Alleppey, Kochi, Alappuzha, Calicut, Wayanad, Coorg, Kovalam, Kanyakumari, Mararikulam, Athirapally Arriving 13th Jan Departing 26th Jan. Please advise good itinerary and price.
Thanks for letting us know your interest to travel in a 14 days Kerala tour with Iris Holidays. Please have a look at the page https://irisholidays.com/kerala-holidays/14nights-15days-kerala-tour-packages where we have shared multiple packages for 14 days holidays
Are the rooms climate controlled,Are all three meals and Tea/Coffee included,Can the package be customized?
Yes, Rooms are comfortable, most of them have AC and all three meals can be included. All our package rates include only breakfast We specialize in customising the packages and you can contact us with your preferences by clicking on Get your FREE Holiday Plan on the top left of the page
We have planned to visit Wayanad during this month end. Is it safe and will we be able to explore places given the rains in the past weeks? Please do let me know to plan accordingly.
Yes, It is Safe to travel to Wayanad and Kerala after floods and all the roads have been reconstructed. You can go for the trip as planned
Do you serve Traditional Kerala Food in Houseboat with banana leaf and rice with curries?
Yes, We serve Traditional Kerala Food in Houseboat with banana leaf and rice with curries with vegetarian as well as non vegetarian dishes. You can let us know whether you would like to go for veg or non veg option one day before your houseboat tour
Could you kindly provide me the details of hotels included in this and more details about this trip package. We are a couple who would like to have this trip in this November. ?
Sure, We would be happy to provide you all details . In some of the hotels the availability varies which is why we wont be able to provide the details in the package shown above. You can send in your travel date and other requirements by clicking on Get a FREE Holiday Plan and we would respond with in 24 working hours
Hello, I am interested in the Full-Day Kerala Backwaters Houseboat Tour With Lunch & Pickup From Kochi but my flight arrives at 09:10AM. Is that too late?
No, That is fine. We can pick up up from Kochi Airport once your flight lands at 09:10AM. In fact It is slightly early to start the tour for which you have to check into houseboat around 12 Noon
I want to book this package with children as I have 2 children one is 7 and another 10. What will be charges for children?.
We do offer sightseeing packages with children and would be happy to share the rates with you . Can you kindly drop the details including the arrival dates through the contact us page of iris holidays
Could the trip also start in Kovalam or Vakala and end in Kochin. I am travelling allone. Would that be a problem. Could you give the names of the hotels we would stay in during this trip?
Yes, That is Possible as well . However there will be a slight variation in the price shown with the package as Varkala and Kovalam are far from Kochi
If I book Spicy Kerala Honeymoon Package, Can pickup arranged from Ernakulam Bus Terminal instead of Airport?
Yes, We can provide you the pickup from Ernakulam Bus Terminal or any place in Ernakulam District at the same rate as advertised
Can I use credit or debit cards in Munnar?
There are many ATMs available in Munnar from where you can certainly take out your money. But, it is advisable to use cash instead of cards; especially credit cards as you will not find it convenient everywhere in Munnar. Credits cards are not accepted everywhere and thus carry cash for a hassle-free trip.
What is Munnar popular for? What things can be bought there?
Munnar is the most beautiful tourist destination in Kerala and is famous for tea gardens and plantations. You can buy tea leaves and traditional Kerala Handicrafts in Kerala like Kasavu Sari, Aranmula Mirror, Nettur Petti etc in Munnar
I am interested in houseboat trips, but I travel alone. Do you provide group tours?
Hello Ling, We do provide Shikara Tours for solo travellers but not group tour on Boatels. Kindly let us know your travel date by clicking on Get a FREE Holiday Plan on the top of the page
I plan to drive down with friends and family, is there car parking facility in Kochi overnight or parking availability on the houseboat
Yes, We do provide the Car Parking Facility near the houseboat anchoring point for all our houseboat guests. You can park your car there if you are planning for your own arrangements for transportation and your vehicle will be safely parked
We are planning to book a houseboat tour with your company in February and wanted to know whether alcohol will be available in houseboat
Hello Richa, Alcohol is not served in houseboat. However you can get it from the givernment approved shops for your personal consumption on the way and consume in the houseboat
This package offers houseboat Cruise .Does This Package offer Deluxe Houseboat or Premium Houseboat?
The package rate is for a deluxe houseboat . However options to upgrade to premium and luxury houseboats are available as well. When you book any Houseboat Tour package with us you can let us know the type of houseboat you want to use and we will be happy to offer the same as per your budget
I was looking to celebrate the birthday of my father in Kerala. Where the best place to eat for a special occasion (50th birthday) meal would be.?
There are multiple 5 Star Hotels like The Leaf, Fog, Panoramic Gateway etc that offer special occasion celebrations in Munnar. If you are looking for a unique experience , you can also consider Nature Zone Treehouse with Tents and Treehouses as well
What would be the price for 2 adults and 2 kids (11 and 6 years old)..we are looking for 1 room with 1 extra bed.
The Price will vary based on your travel timings, season and kind of rooms you select. Please contact us with travel details to get a FREE Holiday Itinerary and an all inclusive price
Does this package cover all the states in South India in addition to Kerala including Karnataka , Kerala , Tamil Nadu etc ?
Yes, This package cover Karnataka , Kerala , Tamil Nadu. We would be happy to customise the package as per your tastes, budgets and needs
Can you arrange a sight seeing for one day in Kollam Including Kollam beach,Jadayu para, Ashtamudy lake including boat cruise.
Yes, We do arrange for sightseeing in Kollam. However covering the Jatayu National Park itself will take 1 day. Hence we would request to extend your sightseeing to 3 days if you want to cover Kollam beach,Jadayu para, Ashtamudy lake including boat cruise.
We are planning to visit Marari beach for a week and also try an ayurvedic massage in between. Is it worth?
Hi, I have 2 questions: 1. How much more or less would be all the Entrance fees to the mention sightseeing places? 2. Can we choose the meal or is it set? Thank you!
Hello Ala, Here are the answers to your questions 1. Entrance fees to the sightseeing places varies from 50 INR to 400 INR. For some places there is a different charge for foreigners when compared to Indians. 2. Breakfast is served at the resort . All other meals can be chosen based on your choice with the help of our chauffeur and there are plenty of choices Hope this helps