The Alleppey backwaters are for sure not a new thing for the travel community. It is World renowned for its gorgeous chain of waterways sandwiched between lush greenery. The backwaters of Alleppey truly justifies why Kerala is so called the “God’s Own Country”. It is more like an artwork made in heaven. Those blessed travelers who have been here and experienced this paradise would never say otherwise.
The palm fringed countryside, the narrow canals, the local cuisine, the ever smiling and hospitable people, Alleppey has its own character. If you ever happen to be in Kerala, let it be your honeymoon, a family holiday or maybe a corporate getaway, your trip to Kerala is never complete without a visit to the Alleppey backwaters of Kerala.
Here, we will help you with the things to know and how you could best experience the backwaters of Alleppey.
How to enjoy the Alleppey backwaters?
Wondering what is the best way to enjoy this backwater heaven?
Yes! You heard me right. I literally mean “House-Boats”. The houseboats in Alleppey are custom made to provide the most laid back backwater experience and is an exciting way to enjoy this paradisiacal backwaters of Kerala. These houseboats are basically authentic “Kettuvalloms” [traditional wooden boats] which are customized to offer a fun filled backwater cruise along the backwaters of Alleppey. These Kettuvalloms were once used as the major means of transport by the people of Alleppey. These customized Kettuvalloms or the houseboats consists of everything for a pleasant stay like in a hotel. It has bedrooms, living room, attached bathrooms and also an in house kitchen with all modern amenities where the houseboat crew would prepare your meals exclusively for you.
Hop onto a custom houseboat and set off for a fun filled houseboat cruise through the scintillating Alleppey backwaters. You are well entertained as you cruise along the gorgeous waterways and come across the beautiful scenes Alleppey has to offer. Enjoy the paddy fields, palm fringed countryside, local markets and day to day life of Alleppey. Above all, you are served with an exquisite Alleppey special lunch prepared by the crew on board. Relish the Kerala cuisine while you float and explore the magical backwaters of Kerala.
Now, this is something you cannot risk making a mistake. Always do a ground research of the various houseboat operators in Alleppey. Take time and find a trusted and the best houseboat operator in Alleppey. Only those who are a local of Alleppey and has a successful running houseboat business can provide a hassle free and equally enjoyable backwater experience. Try reading out the houseboat operator reviews in Google and other channels so that to get an idea what to expect from each tour operator.
To make it easy for you, let us introduce you ourselves. We are Cruiseland Hosueboats.
We are one of the premier houseboat operators in Alleppey serving tourists with a one of a kind backwater experience. We have a great reputation among travelers for our flawless customer service.
For a better understanding please go through our Google reviews [Link to Google Reviews] posted by some of our happy clients.
Also please look at the fleet of our own Alleppey houseboats. You can find it HERE [Houseboats Link]
Ok! Now, moving to the houseboat packages in Alleppey. There are a number of houseboat packages which is prepared depending upon your travel style, budget and the total time you have in Alleppey. If you have only a day time in Alleppey, go for a Half Day Houseboat Tour Package, which is also called a Houseboat Day Cruise. This would be a near 4 to 5 hours houseboat cruise wherein you check in at 12 pm noon and check out at 5pm. During this time, you would have a decent houseboat cruise with an Alleppey special lunch and Tea/Snacks in the evening. You would pass though beautiful canals, verdant paddy fields and more.
If you have 1 night to spend, it is best recommended to choose a 01 Night Houseboat Tour Package and stay overnight in your houseboat. If you are among those travelers who love to go deep into the roots of a destination and explore every element of it, then you have options to choose a 02 Nights/03 days Houseboat Tour package or even a 03 Nights/04 Days Houseboat Tour Package wherein you cover probably the whole of Alleppey backwaters. This would be a perfect way to relax and enjoy a blissful backwater cruise in Alleppey.
For more details on our exclusive houseboat packages– Please click HERE [Houseboat Packages link]
Great! Now, that you have decided to go to Alleppey for a houseboat cruise, let us make it easy for you.
The best way to reach Alleppey–
So that’s it from us this time.
Now, do not make plans, just set off a journey to Alleppey right away.
If you are pondering over how to book your houseboat in Alleppey, we have got you covered.
Choose from our exclusive range of Cruiseland Houseboats and let us take care of the rest.
You can either leave us an enquiry using our enquiry form or just leave us a Whatsapp message at +91 9747 95 95 03
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