A houseboat is the best option to explore and enjoy in the backwaters. It will be a wonderful experience for everyone who really want to enjoy the full beauty of nature. It’s a totally different feeling in the houseboat enjoying the backwaters, canals, rivers, lakes, paddy fields etc.
It’s an unique travel journey which allows to sit back and enjoy the cool breeze in the backwaters. Houseboat was formerly called as ‘kettuvallams’ . This so called kettuvallams was once used mainly for transportation of goods like rice etc. This normal boats are now transformed into houseboats with luxuries facilities (including a/c, washroom, kitchen, bedrooms etc) There are almost 2000 plus houseboats now which carry people in the backwaters.
are in different shapes and sizes. It comes in many categories too- Deluxe, premium, luxury etc based on the facilities they provide on each. All are designed for the comfortable stay and cruise. Its mainly made up of bamboos, ropes, coconut fibre etc. Some visitors stay for one night some stay for two, it depends upon people. A fulltime boat driver and cook will be there in the boat. Its very exciting and wonderful to enjoy the cruise in the backwaters. We can do fishing near the shores too. Many sight- seeing spots are available which includes the calm waters , native birds, green paddy fields, network of canals , scenic beauty in the nights, etc . We at the same time can see the day to day life of the local people living nearby the riverside. There are shops near the shores of the backwaters, local woman will be doing their washing and fishing in the water.
The most amazing view is the sunsets in the Backwaters. The Kerala backwaters are actually naturally formed, Gods amazing creativity. The houseboat cruise is the wonderful option for all who are looking for a memorable and different vacation trip with your family. Its one of the highest preferred tour planning packages by the tourists who is coming to Kerala. Its indeed the most best way to enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the backwaters. Truly it will be a lifetime experience which takes you to a totally different world which makes us feel the real ambience in nature
• Ashtamudi backwaters
• Kuttanad backwaters
• Alleppey backwaters
• Vembanad backwaters
• Kumarakom backwaters
It’s really an enxhating experience in the houseboats which attracts everyone to enjoy their holidays and its indeed a wonderful way to enjoy your vacation in the most memorable way with your family. Kerala is really, God’s own country