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Kerala Backwaters

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Address: 688006, India
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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$135.00*
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Kochi Private Tour: Kerala Backwater Houseboat Day Cruise
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$170.00*
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Small-Group Cultural Tour of Kerala Backwaters in Kochi
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$70.00*
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Backwater Village Experience from Kochi

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Good for a one time experience

Best enjoyed during winter time after the monsoons are through. There are houseboats (boats with furnished bedrooms, living area and kitchen) run by many operators with varying... read more

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Best enjoyed during winter time after the monsoons are through. There are houseboats (boats with furnished bedrooms, living area and kitchen) run by many operators with varying levels of comfort and safety. The scenery can get a bit repetitive after a day or so.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is really to be considered as gods heaven. The view which you get to see from the place is breathtaking. The food is amazingly delicious and healthy. Atleast once in lifetime need to visit this place.

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Thank Raja P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Don't get lured into staying on an expensive houseboat! They look great from the outside but are quite boring for a whole day and night. The best way to experience this amazing place is to get a local canoeing tour, which takes you through the smaller back-canals, past people doing their laundry and by families who will make you fresh... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The experience was very grand. We booked a boat for 12 people. Spent an entrire day in the boat. It was an amazing place to see. The houses, the boats everything is great. Its true that they say its the adobe of Gods.

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Thank chandurao015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Trip of the houseboat through the backwaters with Sightseeing to the ricefields, the wild birds and the smal island villages is a must.

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Thank Roland K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We traveled by boat from Kollam to Alleppey, an eight hours journey, surrounded by the awesome, amazing scenery of Kerala Backwaters. Rivers, lakes, and canals - natural and manmade - from the Ashtamudi Lake to the city of Alleppey (Alappuzha). We saw astounding natural beauties alternating with churches, temples, and small fisherman villages. We stopped to times during the trip:... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I rented a small boat to do a whole day trip in the backwaters with my friend. It was a really great experience. I was happy I rented a small boat because it can enter smaller tributaries which is obviously impossible for big boats to explore.

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patiala,Punjab
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were a group of 9 people who booked this boat. It was a wonderful experienceand all of us enjoyed it immensely. The houseboat was kept neat and clean. The food served was very tasty.The only problem was that they stopped the boat at 5.30 pm. We got down and explored the surroundings which was a once in a lifetime... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Kerala Backwaters are a beautiful ecosystem and interesting in terms of culture, history and food. The region is absolutely worth a visit to see stunning waterway views and many types of birds. There are temples and villages dotted all around and lots of delicious local food to try. Unfortunately, this beautiful area is suffering greatly due to the hundreds... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a really awesome experience in kerala backwater(punnamada lake) in a houseboat. almost 30 kms of boat ride! with some amazing view all around allapuzha.

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