Kerala Luxury Houseboat Package in Alleppey or Kumarakom backwaters will ensure that the mystique perseveres unfurl before the senses. The soothing warm air, the rich green foliage, the luxuriant swirls of the Malayalam sign boards and alphabets and the kaleidoscope of people and spices on display in the markets enthralls you right away. You can engage in a wide selection of activities like Canoeing & Kayaking, fishing, cooking experiements and much more.
Luxury Kerala Houseboat Amenities:
Luxury Houseboat Package involves the cruise in a special luxury boat with 24X7 Airconditioning. The living area and bedrooms have a beautiful wooden ceiling with glass windows facing backwaters to view the scenes of backwaters directly from the window. The houseboats in Kerala has been built with wood harvested from local tree plantations, hand-stitched by local craftsmen with coconut fiber rope (coir) and strengthened with fish oil, a tradition pre-dating industrial engineering techniques but proving stronger than modern alternatives for ensuring the constrcution safety of houseboat on top of waters. Additional lighting in the living area of the Luxury A/c Houseboat will be provided with terracotta lamps with candles to provide an ideal, romantic setting for the boat.
We will pick you up from any location in Ernakulam city or Cochin International Airport via A/C car. It takes about 75 minutes to reach Alleppey or Kumarakom. For the first two hours, we will take you through some of the beautiful backwater attractions of Alleppey. By 11 AM, we will check-in to the houseboat . Start the cruise at 12 PM and enjoy the scenes in a Kerala country side in a backwater cruise -skim past Chinese fishing nets, bowed down paddy fields, local inhabitants engaged in making coir products, rustic homes and swaying coconut palms.
Enjoy the scenes in a Kerala country side in a backwater cruise -skim past bowed down paddy fields, local inhabitants engaged in making coir products, rustic homes and swaying coconut palms. While cruising in the houseboat look out for local inhabitants making coir products, rustic homes and swaying coconut trees in Kerala country side and other boats passing through .
Starting from Alleppey after visiting Vembanadu Lake the overnight cruise will take you through some of the beautiful backwater attractions of Alleppey. This is a good scenic route and require One day to travel. For Lunch , we will have Kerala Houseboat Menu that includes Rice, Sambar, Aviyal, Thoran, Pappad, Pickle, Curd, Green Salad and Non. Veg. Dishes like Kerala Speciality Karimeen Fish fry or Chicken Curry etc . All meals will be served on board and the boat will anchor at 5:30 PM. Overnight stay at houseboat and the houseboat will anchor near the shore. Dinner with Chappati and traditional Indian/ Kerala dishes will be served at night and you can retire to your rooms for the sleep. A/C will be available from 9 AM to 6 PM in the deluxe houseboat.
Wake up in the morning and enjoy a cup of tea and watch the sunrise along the backwarers. In the morning we will continue with the cruise and try a delicious breakfast with Kerala Items . Proceed to Kochi for sightseeing.
Enjoy the morning at your leisure and checkout of the houseboat after breakfast. Start exploring Fort Kochi and Mattancherry in the chauffeur driven car. Fort Cochin still keeps alive its ancient Jewish traditions and visit the Santa Cruz basilica, Mattancherry Palace, St: Francis Church and much more. The Jews Street and Chinese fishing nets are a must see. We also recommend visiting Kasi arts cafe and savoring the shakes available there. We will drop you back for the departure flight back home from Trivandrum/ Kochi for your trip back home, feeling contended about a wonderful honeymoon you spent at God's Own Country like so many of our guests.
The total distance from acovered in this package is 186 kilometers and the road passes through Aluva, Edappally, Aroor, Cherthala, Alleppey , Fort Kochi and back to cochin International airport.The road conditions can be crowded though on occasion with pedestrians, cattle and local traffic! The activities on this trip are geared for children 12 years old and up.
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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
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We specialise in Customised holiday packages in Kerala and we will be able to offer you any resort in Kerala as we have direct relationshops with most resorts. If you want to change the resorts in this package, one of our trip designers will work with you till you are happy with the package. Our Trip Designers will be also able to tell you the highlights of each resort and you can decide on whether you woud like to book the same resort
When you book a holiday with hotels and taxi together with us we will be able to offer you much lower rates than what you will get directly. As we use carefully handicked drivers who can offer the quality that we ideally want, we dont offer taxi only booking services.
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Many thanks to the team of Iris holidays as we had a wonderful time last August in Kerala. The crew, food, hotel accommodation, transport everything was superb. We cherish every moment of our holidays at Kerala. Good job Iris holidays. Booked ....Read More>> Usha Stanley& FamilyIndia, India Aug 23,2013
Thank you Iris holidays for the Best Service. A Huge Thanks to Baburaj for being an excellent driver, guide and photographer. This has been a very special trip and a really enjoyable holiday experience in Kerala for me and my wife Booked Exotic Kera....Read More>> Mikesh Epatturi & OlgaUSA, USA Jun 14,2012
V V S Ramaya & Family - Kolkata Hello, I would like to inform you that we had a excellent house boat trip in luxury houseboat yesterday and today morning.I must say whole process of booking and houseboat visit was totally hassle f....Read More>> V V S RamayaKolkata, India May 16,2012
Our stay on the waterways of Kerala in houseboat exceeded any expectations. We were looking for relaxation, which was in abundance but the beauty of the area, the peace and tranquility and the friendliness of the staff in houseboat and the promptness....Read More>> Shijin BabuChennai, India Aug 17,2011
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