Frequently Asked Questions About Alleppey Houseboat or Backwater Cruise?

January 27, 2020

Should I choose a day cruise or an overnight cruise?

Choosing day cruise or overnight cruise depends on your budget and the style of vacation you are planning. In day cruises you get to watch many […]
January 27, 2020

Which is the best time to hire Houseboats?

In Kerala, the best time to hire houseboats will be during winter, starting October and ends in March.
January 27, 2020

How to hire a Houseboat?

You should book in advance through the website www.cruiseland.in or through tour operators offering houseboat services. Spot booking can also be done but there are chances […]
January 27, 2020

How much does it cost to hire a Houseboat?

The size of the houseboat and the season decides the cost of the houseboat. In winter season October to March, the prices will be very high. […]
January 27, 2020

How long can I rent a Houseboat?

The usual check-in and check-out timing of most of the houseboat is 12 noon. Government rules insist that the houseboats should be anchored by 5:30 pm. […]
January 27, 2020

What are the facilities inside a Houseboat?

There are Houseboats ranging from single bedroom houseboats to ten-bedroom houseboats. Each bedroom comes with an attached modern toilet & some houseboats even have a living […]
January 27, 2020

What’s on the food menu?

The guests can enjoy authentic Kerala cuisine during their houseboat trip. On request specific food items like, pure vegetarian food, Jain food, North Indian cuisine, etc. […]
January 27, 2020

What activities can I look forward to on a houseboat?

In overnight cruises, some houseboats offer guests the option to enjoy indoor games, fishing, etc. after the houseboats are anchored for the evening. In day cruises […]
January 27, 2020

Is it necessary to pre-book houseboats?

In peak seasons if you’re planning to book a houseboat in Alleppey it’s always advisable to pre-book. Spot booking is also possible but booking slots for […]
October 23, 2019

What are Kerala houseboats?

Houseboats are a modified version of ‘Kettuvallams’ or country boats that were used to carry goods from one place to another in the ancient days. Modern facilities like spacious bedrooms with attached bathrooms, wash rooms, living room, dining room, balcony, upper deck and a kitchen is available.
October 23, 2019

What are the different categories of houseboats available?

Standard, Deluxe, Premium and luxury categories of houseboats are available. AC will be operated round the clock in premium and luxury houseboats while in deluxe houseboats, AC will be operated only from 9:00 pm to 6:00 am. Other luxuries like lavish furnishings, premium food menu, Candle light dinner, Jacuzzi, Shower panel etc. are available in the premium houseboats.
October 23, 2019

What types of boat cruises are available?

Day trip & Overnight stay are the two major types of cruises available. Day Cruise: Check-in time - 11.30 am, Checkout time: 5:00 pm. Overnight trip: Check-in time:11am - 11.30am, Checkout time: Next day 9:00 am. All meals are served in the houseboat.
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