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Address: Kumarakom, India
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Avoid an overnight backwaters cruise

Go for the experience of cruising the backwaters and seeing the scenery but 4 hours is enough. Once you have cruised up and down a few waterways, it all starts to be monotonous... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Go for the experience of cruising the backwaters and seeing the scenery but 4 hours is enough. Once you have cruised up and down a few waterways, it all starts to be monotonous. Stay in a hotel overnight for a more comfortable stay than on the boat.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We went there for our honeymoon & enjoyed at all the places,found people good there,did lot of shopping also,fodd was little problem but we managed it.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

It had been a great holiday for us. We visited Munnar and went for the Kerela backwaters! Good experience. We were there for about a week. We were shown all these places we wanted to see. It was an overwhelming experience at a few. All places were well shown and on requesting they gave us the liberty to personalise our... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

a must do on the list of every traveler,it takes you through the river and back water,one can opt for a day or even a night cruise

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

This was my first experience of back water ride in a house boat which took us from kumarkon to a lake island

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Vadodara, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Overall houseboat experience Is superb in my life with WATER SPRITE kong houseboat. There were 3 cruise members with us- 2 driver 1 chef. All were very good and helpful to us as we were 3 girls only for the trip and it was full day and night stay in houseboat only Veg Food served was excellent Late evening they... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Last December we booked trip for Kerala with Asian Routes Pvt Ltd in India. We based in Dubai did not find any difficulty coordinating with them and it was exactly what we wanting for family fun holidays. Fantastic Hotels, excellent sight seeing and friendly Driver made our vacations much relaxing. Thanks to Asian Routes Pvt Ltd.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The experience was quite enthralling and fascinating. You will thoroughly enjoy the scenery! Houseboat tips: The houseboat cruising is very much advisable. However if you really want to save bucks then do not go for overnight cruise. Go for day cruise only. Let me explain why I made a mistake by booking an overnight cruise. First their checkin time is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Took a small boat for three hiurs to explore backwater and the Vembanad lake. Visited Island on the lake and watched many species of birds.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The unique landscape of Kerala with its scenic beauty and hundreds of interlinked canals makes it one of the most chosen tourist destinations in the world. When you respond the call of the backwaters on a houseboat, you are really going through one of the most romantic experiences in your life. A tour in the house boat will really take... More 

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Address: Kumarakom, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kumarakom

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