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Private Tour: Overnight Kerala Houseboat Backwater Tour in Kumarakom

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stylish natural looks and feels at taj ,kumarakom

one fine place for family entertainments and relax point for nature lovers.evening is very enjoyable and food a little dissappointing,service at its excellence -a taj feel is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

one fine place for family entertainments and relax point for nature lovers.evening is very enjoyable and food a little dissappointing,service at its excellence -a taj feel is there.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Vembanad lake seems to be the largest lake in India and when I visited this lake this month (Aug 2015) ... the lake was indeed very large and has an amazing scenic view across all borders. I have rated this lake as average due to my bad experience in the boathouse which I boarded. I would suggest to travellers to... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

A boat trip on Vembanad lake is a must for any traveller - domestic or foreign to Kerala. The lake is serene and extremely scenic with the backdrop changing constantly from luxurious resorts to hundreds of acres of paddy fields. This is also the largest lake in India at a length of almost 100 Kms and a width of almost... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Vembanad Lake is very long and covers several districts of Kerala. Some places it is narrow and some places very wide. The main attraction is the scenic beauty of the lake itself. There are small islands, paddy fields, coconut tress, small and big houses, temples and churches, schools and boat jetties all make it attractive. House boats are the... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Vembanad Lake (Vembanad Kayal), the longest lake in India, on both sides of several districts in the state of Kerala is known as Punnamada Lake in Alappuzha area. The lake is bordered by Alappuzha, Kottayam, and Ernakulam districts and separated from the Arabian Sea by a narrow stumbling block in the shape of an island. Several canals link the lake... More 

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Bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Really scenic lake with lots of houseboats near Kumarakom in Kerala. What we did not expect is mosquitoes in the vicinity. Additionally, we found out that it is mostly fish based cuisine offered on the house boats. House boats did not look upscale. But on the positive side, it was so calm and serene.

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Union Territory of Pondicherry, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Just few Km away from the sea is this backwater lake, wonderful for boat rides. We stayed on the lakeside on the LemonTree Resort! Loved it.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The sheer size and extent of the backwaters is breathtaking. The view is fantastic and this is easily one of the best places that I have seen in my life.

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Rajkot, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Through the Boat Cruise, we passed by the backwater lanes and to our delight it opened to the huge lake. The lake is large water body with practically on land horizon on the rear end. If you're nature lover, you will love to see calm water, boats gliding by side, Birds and aquatic vegetation. The best time to visit the... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

It was my first experience in Houseboat....Fantastic boat trip in the lake to see all the amazing backwater....while cruising, we bought some fresh prawns and fishes and cooked it in th eboat...it was a first time memorable experience....

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