A houseboat cruise through the scenic Vembanadu Lake in Alleppey or Kumarakom is the best way to explore the beauty of the backwaters. The houseboat comes with all modern features like a house which includes bed rooms, attached toilets, Kitchen, balcony, dining area etc. Depends on the customers arrival destination, we can pick up and drop them from Cochin Alleppey or Kottayam. The normal check in time for houseboat is 12 pm so we if you are arriving at Cochin we recommend to arrive by 9 am. Also book your return ticket in the evening or late evening from Cochin.
• Accomodation with all meals in houseboat ( Welcome drink, Lunch, evening coffe/tea with snacks and next day breakfast)
• Pick up and drop using A/C Car
• Fuel, parking, toll etc
•Gst 5 %
•Any Airfare/Train fare.
•Any transportation which is not mentioned in the itinerary.
•Any portage at Airport and Hotels, tips, insurance, beverages, mineral water, telephone charges, and all items of personal nature.
•Any services not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
•Expenses caused by the factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, road blocks, and vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances etc.
Arrive at Cochin/Alappy and meet our representative who takes you to the houseboat at Alappy and check in by 12 pm. Our on-board crew members and staff will welcome you and guide you to respected houseboat room. Relax and enjoy the beauty of nature, canals, rivers and backwater appeal. At 13.30 hrs houseboat will stop for lunch which will be offered by our houseboat team members on the boat itself. (If you have any requirement related to meals, please we request you to inform us in advance). At 14:30 hrs, we will continue our cruise covering the beautiful landscape enjoying the appealing charm of the rivers, canals, swaying palm and coconut trees, vast lush paddy fields, exotic resorts and small huts and houses nearby. Also enjoy Toddy sweet and fresh liquor made from Coconut, which is safe, pure and sweet. You can also buy fresh prawns, crab, Karimeen from local fisherman and give it to our chef and he will prepare it in a delicious way for your dinner at night. After the lovely cruise the houseboat will anchor in a peaceful and picturesque location at 1700 hrs till the next morning 07:30 hrs. Our houseboat most of the time, anchor near the land, so that our guests onboard can enjoy walk along the river side, villages or enjoy evening nature walk and after spending evening with the nature, come back for overnight stay on houseboat. Dinner will be served on board and overnight spend over the floating paradise.( A/C will be provided from 9pm to 6am).
Morning 06:30 hrs bed tea/coffee will be provided and enjoy it viewing the refreshing natural beauty and the heart melting sunrise. The evergreen natural beauty and the fresh revitalizing air will make feel the beauty of the houseboat trip in Kerala. Later enjoy breakfast at 08:00 hrs, which include bread, butter, jam, idly and Dosa, etc. After that at 09:00 hrs, time to check out and this ends the services in houseboat. Proceed to Cochin and visit Chinese fishing nets, Mattancherry, Jew Synagogue, Santa cruz Basilica etc. Return journey from Cochin/Erenakulam by late evening.
- Recommended arrival place for the package is Alappy
- Arrive early if you are coming to any other places as the check in time for houseboat is 12 p,m
- Try to book your return journey in the evening so that we get time to finish all sightseeing
The place is so wonderful and nice to visit. Our trip to kerela is so wonderful. But these wonderful ness in our trip is brought none other than Anic holidays.
For this short trip we arrived at Cochin airport and the driver picked us on time. The houseboat voyage was a magnificent experience. The food was deleciouys, the crew were very polite. Thank you Raji for organising the trip.
Honeymoon trip to Alappy We selected the boat house for our honeymoon trip. The houseboat was exactly like what they have shown to us. Thank you Anic holidays.
Best part of the trip was the fresh fish bought from the villagers and our crew cooked it for us. the houseboat with upper deck was outstanding. We dropped the sightseeing in Cochin and visited the Lulu mall in Cochin before flying back to Jaipur
We called the agent after arriving at Cochin, the arrangements were quick. we got transferred to Alappy and checked in to the houseboat. The houseboat journey is a unique experience which every one should try. Sightseeing in Cochin also good. Thanks team for arranging everything in a short notice.
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