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Kerala Backwaters
4.5
Bodies of Water • Nature & Wildlife Areas
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Hummingbird Ecotourism Society
Bengaluru, India8 contributions
The extract views of Kerala Backwaters
Apr 2021 • Friends
Kerala Backwater is a network of brackish lagoons and lakes lying parallel to the Arabian Sea coast of Kerala state in southern India. This backwater is a beautiful extraordinary scene in the lap of cosmic nature.

It takes quite a while to get through the middle of the water by boat and you will see so many amazing landscapes that it will feel like a heavenly form in the bosom of the cosmic nature.

Other boats, boats and boats will be seen crossing the backwater by boat. Crowds of commuters will be able to see the boats, boats and boats. As a rule, the boat and boating of those people in the back water is a really great sight.

Many regular passengers are seen traveling in those boats and boats at very low prices. On the way to the backwater trip you will meet several rural views, which in a word is amazing.
Written April 13, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Dear Friend, First of all we would like to thank you for sharing feedback about Kerala Backwaters on Trip Advisor. Kerala Backwater Tourism Teams are feeling extremely contented to have been able to deliver you with the highest level of service and thank you so much for highlighting Nature wonder surprise in the world. Thank you again for your loyalty in our Attraction and we are personally looking forward to welcome you back home again in the near future. Yours Sincerely, Arul Sreedhar Sr. Manager
Written May 27, 2021
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Trinad A
Hyderabad, India2 contributions
Scenic Beauty
Mar 2021
I would the first one to praise the beauty of the Kerala Backwaters, everybody know how beautiful are these backwaters. It is an experience you would remember for life, such greenery mixed with blue lakes and sky.

Especially one should experience the evenings in the Backwaters , when the sunsets the cool breeze touches four face with orange lights reflected from the waters will surely make you feel like heaven.

i believe if one is going to Kerala, he/she should take this ride for a day and feel this pleasure
Written March 24, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Dear Friend, First of all we would like to thank you for sharing feedback about Kerala Backwaters on Trip Advisor. Kerala Backwater Tourism Teams are feeling extremely contented to have been able to deliver you with the highest level of service and thank you so much for highlighting Nature wonder surprise in the world. Thank you again for your loyalty in our Attraction and we are personally looking forward to welcome you back home again in the near future. Yours Sincerely, Arul Sreedhar Sr. Manager
Written May 27, 2021
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Feel Cheated
1 contribution
Cheaters Kerala boat house
Oct 2020 • Family
This is the worst boat house service in Kerala. They fleece you by taking to a sea food shop which is very costly amidst the backwaters saying they serve only chicken and the rest has to be purchased by you, as they have a share in it. Also in spite of me repeatedly saying the cook on the boat served very spicy food which my wife and kids could not eat. He kept on repeating this in-spite of my requests. The rooms were very dirty, bathroom dirty, and bed-sheets smelled like they have not been replaced for a month. Please don't prefer them else you are sure to be cheated.
Written February 14, 2021
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Gowtham N
1 contribution
Food here was excellent.
Feb 2021 • Family
Had a great time on the boat. The food here was excellent. Santhi Lal and his crew members were very friendly and professional.
Written February 11, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Dear Friend, First of all we would like to thank you for sharing feedback about Kerala Backwaters on Trip Advisor. Kerala Backwater Tourism Teams are feeling extremely contented to have been able to deliver you with the highest level of service and thank you so much for highlighting Nature wonder surprise in the world. Thank you again for your loyalty in our Attraction and we are personally looking forward to welcome you back home again in the near future. Yours Sincerely, Arul Sreedhar Sr. Manager
Written May 27, 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Tarun R
1 contribution
Pleasant experience
Dec 2020 • Friends
Very good experience. Driver and cook were very friendly. Host Shanthilal is a man of his word. Would definitely suggest to try Prashanthy Houseboats.
Written January 3, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Dear Friend, First of all we would like to thank you for sharing feedback about Kerala Backwaters on Trip Advisor. Kerala Backwater Tourism Teams are feeling extremely contented to have been able to deliver you with the highest level of service and thank you so much for highlighting Nature wonder surprise in the world. Thank you again for your loyalty in our Attraction and we are personally looking forward to welcome you back home again in the near future. Yours Sincerely, Arul Sreedhar Sr. Manager
Written May 27, 2021
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Exploration357432
2 contributions
Best experience with Bridges and Ballons
Nov 2020 • Family
We travel during the COVID-19 in the month of November 20 All the services are excellent and all the safety measures has been taken care of including Sanitation of boat. one should come n take the experience of the same. Bridgesandballoons are best.
Written November 26, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Dear Friend, First of all we would like to thank you for sharing feedback about Kerala Backwaters on Trip Advisor. Kerala Backwater Tourism Teams are feeling extremely contented to have been able to deliver you with the highest level of service and thank you so much for highlighting Nature wonder surprise in the world. Thank you again for your loyalty in our Attraction and we are personally looking forward to welcome you back home again in the near future. Yours Sincerely, Arul Sreedhar Sr. Manager
Written May 27, 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

gitterbug
London, UK44 contributions
Amazing trip on government boat.
Jan 2020
We took the government day boat up the backwaters for 8 hours and got off in Alappuzha.

It was amazing. The boat was basic but had a WC [👍], it was cheap given the length of journey and the scenery was breathtaking. I found the boat very comfortable but if you have a bony bum, you might want a cushion. There are two stops for a snack and a larger meal. These cost extra but are still very cheap. I felt safe on the boat and the staff were helpful.

Definitely worth the trip although keep your stay in Alappuzha to one night. It’s a revolting place. It’s a shame because architecturally it’s interesting but if you’re a lone female traveller then keep it short!
Written July 18, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Dear Friend, First of all we would like to thank you for sharing feedback about Kerala Backwaters on Trip Advisor. Kerala Backwater Tourism Teams are feeling extremely contented to have been able to deliver you with the highest level of service and thank you so much for highlighting Nature wonder surprise in the world. Thank you again for your loyalty in our Attraction and we are personally looking forward to welcome you back home again in the near future. Yours Sincerely, Arul Sreedhar Sr. Manager
Written July 25, 2020
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Yorkshire1245
West Yorkshire, UK1,030 contributions
Fabulous experience
Mar 2020 • Couples
Fabulous experience and a big shame only one night! Five of us enjoyed our overnight experience cruising around the backwaters. Thoroughly enjoyed seeing people drink, wash themselves and crockery, swim and fish in the waters. Learnt that our experience was the last one due to COVID19 closing down the country.....
Written May 16, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Dear Friend, First of all we would like to thank you for sharing feedback about Kerala Backwaters on Trip Advisor. Kerala Backwater Tourism Teams are feeling extremely contented to have been able to deliver you with the highest level of service and thank you so much for highlighting Nature wonder surprise in the world. Thank you again for your loyalty in our Attraction and we are personally looking forward to welcome you back home again in the near future. Yours Sincerely, Arul Sreedhar Sr. Manager
Written July 25, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

cnomis
Chorley, UK492 contributions
Fantastic
Feb 2020
absolutely brilliant would not have missed this experience for anything, our boat had everything you would want , ensuite facilities, bedroom is smallish but you cant expect anything else, storage in the room is minimal but adequate, but the experience of the sail, the scenery and most of the food, oh my, there were 3 staff on our boat, 1 chef the other 2 did the cleaning, navigation , etc , they were fantastic and how the chef manages to produce such food is beyond us, the variety , fish from the river , prawns, curries i could go on , this is not to be missed , if you want alcohol you have to provide your own otherwise its all provided , we took a village walk one day, we had a 2 night stay its a must
Written May 9, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Dear Friend, First of all we would like to thank you for sharing feedback about Kerala Backwaters on Trip Advisor. Kerala Backwater Tourism Teams are feeling extremely contented to have been able to deliver you with the highest level of service and thank you so much for highlighting Nature wonder surprise in the world. Thank you again for your loyalty in our Attraction and we are personally looking forward to welcome you back home again in the near future. Yours Sincerely, Arul Sreedhar Sr. Manager
Written July 25, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Artemis
Wiltshire, UK60 contributions
the highlight of our tour
Mar 2020
We had our own houseboat with 3 staff. The food was delicious , the accommodation good and we only wished we had had 2 nights rather than one. Early March not so many boats on the waterways. A really glorious experience
Written April 20, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Dear Friend, First of all we would like to thank you for sharing feedback about Kerala Backwaters on Trip Advisor. Kerala Backwater Tourism Teams are feeling extremely contented to have been able to deliver you with the highest level of service and thank you so much for highlighting Nature wonder surprise in the world. Thank you again for your loyalty in our Attraction and we are personally looking forward to welcome you back home again in the near future. Yours Sincerely, Arul Sreedhar Sr. Manager
Written April 29, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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