Backwater Journey in
The backwater tours along the coastal lagoons provide a virtuous spectacle
of the captivating charm of ancient Kerala. Vembanad Lake is the largest
backwater stretch in Kerala that course through 3 towns and confluence into
the sea at the Kochi Port.
It is the hatchway to the interior waterways of Kerala. The kettuvallam a
traditional houseboat is becoming very popular among the tourist that takes
one through small canals passing paddy fields and villages giving a perfect
panoramic beauty. The visitors can enjoy the subliminal image of the amazing
rural life of Kerala. Backwater boat cruises are guided by Alleppey Tourism
Development Co-operative Society. Other major backwater stretches are
Vembanad Lake and Astamudi Lake. Around Allappuzha, Kollam and Koyalam
famous backwater tours are conducted.
Alleppey-Kottayam 29 km 3 and 1/2 hours,
Alleppey-Ernakulam (Alternate day's) 74 km 7 to 8 hours,
Alleppey-Champakulam 16 km 1 and 1/2 hours.
Kumarakom also offers a tour on the backwaters in traditional country kayak
called "vanjis" and gratifying vision of the local agricultural
liveliness will definitely captivates its visitors. The visitors can also
plan for a visit to the beautiful bird sanctuary nearby. Leisure in Coconut
Lagoon at the waterfront assured to be enchanting experience with the
occasional native rowboat gliding silently by added by pleasant cool air
you'll just feel like embracing the whole scenic charm in to your arms.
Three-hour backwater village's cruises, which
include visit to coir villages and coconut plantations (daily)
Houseboat - Mararikulam
Mararikulam one of the most beautiful fishing villages that enjoys the
exquisite shore of Kerala. This special, trite beach is embellished with
ceaseless rows of coconut palm trees converting the whole environ in to
Marari - Cochin
Marari in Cochin offers the cruise along the seashore. The tiny islands
that dot the harbor form perfect picturesque scenery. The Queen of the
Arabian Sea- Cochin or Kochi is superfluous trifle with backwaters and
opulent with the Old World charm.
Boat cruise (daily two trips: 0900 - 1230 &
1400 - 1730hrs) from Kochi harbour to Willington island, Mattancherry
Palace, the Jewish Synagogue, Fort Kochi and Bolghatty Island.
The backwaters of kozhikode are totally un-exploit and un-spoilt that
offers an cheering holiday options. Elathur, the Canoli Canal and Kallai
River are desired rendezvous for boating. Kadalundi with its exquisite bird
sanctuary is a captivating site. Korapuzha is fast turning into a promoted
water sport destination.
Full Day Cruise 24 hrs 4 Pax Rs. 8000/- 24 hrs 2
Pax Rs. 6250/- (including food) Day Cruise 1000 - 1530 hrs 6 Pax Rs.
3000/-(including lunch & tea) Evening cruise 1600 - 2130 hrs 6 Pax Rs.
4000/- (including dinner & tea)