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Address: Kumarakom, India
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The most exhilarating and stimulating experience in ones life time- enjoying the house boar ride among the back waters...the most sought after is the long cruise in state owned... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kerala, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The most exhilarating and stimulating experience in ones life time- enjoying the house boar ride among the back waters...the most sought after is the long cruise in state owned water transport system from Alappuzha to Kollam...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

One of the finest backwaters in Kochi. I think its best place to visit after Alapuzzah. There are many houseboat options to stay or go for a day trip.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A must if you visit Kerala. Specifically if you are in Kumarakom or Alleppey. The backwaters are huge and you can see a number of boat houses travelling from one place to another. Its a trip that one must take if they want a relaxing and do-nothing holiday. Suitable for families with kids, honeymooners, bachelors and anybody.

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Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We visited backwaters at Wembanad lake from Kochi. We boarded a boat from a place near Mohama - this is not the most popular entry point to the lake. This lake is approx. 80 kms long and width varying up to 5 kms. The boarding point at 50 kms distance from Kochi was closer for us than Kumarokam. Lake is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were on a houseboat at Kumarakom for a whole of 24 hours. It was an amazing experience. It actually was a fresh new single bedroom houseboat exclusively for us (we were co-incidentally the first guests on that boat) with a sailor and an attendant. The boat had a lounge on the outer site with leather sofas and home theatre... More 

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

The houseboats are the faces of Backwaters of Kumarakom, Kerala, India... To be honest, I would only suggest a shorter trip compared to a longer one. Yes it is quite clam and peaceful but after a while you get boredom, The evening sunsets are awesome and to capture a few shots is alright.. Some may like the overnight stay in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

It was my childhood dream to go on a houseboat in Kerala. It is absolutely peaceful and nothing but spectacular at the same time. I keep telling my friends that they must go to Kerala once in their lifetime!

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Kottakuppam, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Amazing but a bit dull, the highlight of our trip was docking in a small village overnight, this made everything worth it..that little slice of village life. The food on our boat was awesome, but watch where the water comes from..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Lovely tranquil experience on the house boat. Try to dock in the middle of the lake overnight, rather then on an embankment

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Yeovil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Fantastic experience on these charming backwaters. We travelled from Our hotel in Allepey to a resort on Lake Kurakom. Not expensive and a fantastic and relaxing way to travel. Tip - take your own drinks or give the boatman some Rupees and he will get some drinks in for you and keep cold.

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