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Kerala Backwaters

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This adventure trail will take you cycling through the less traveled paths of Wayanad. You also get to explore the enchanting waterways of Wayanad in a bamboo raft. Be in sync with nature and explore your wild side with cycling and bamboo rafting in Wayanad.

Date of experience: September 2018
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It was a very good weekend escape from hectic life. We feel highly refreshed now after having visited various places in Munnar. We really appreciate polite approach of one and all in Munnar and Kochi. Special thanks to Ms RAJITHA for guiding us and arranging...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JayaPrem
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Super clean boathouse. My family enjoyed staying at this boathouse. Suitable for bigger group as there have a big room upstairs that can accommodate 150 guests.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GowriS60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice move... Good hospitality and very good service.. Especially very delicious food... Reasonable price and also very comfortable...

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Acl869
Reviewed 1 week ago

As we cruised on the backwaters of Kerala was very calm and scenice Coconut tree were everywhere. People were washing and bathing. We visited a fishing village and purchased some fresh king prawns and crab which the chef prepared for us. Would have preferred to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 560Savita
Reviewed 1 week ago

The experience with River and Country Tours in Alleppey was spectacular. The houseboat was immaculate, clean and the staff always attentive, friendly and helpful. The food was delicious and especially not spicy (something very important to us). The boat ride was nice with a wonderful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gabriela A
Reviewed 1 week ago

backwater journey is a wonderful experience for me good food fresh air and a refreshment. Alappuza is a wonderful place for visit and enjoy the Beautiful moments.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank swarag v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can go on and on and will fall short of space here. I just came back from Kerala trip with two other female friends and thank God, we left the service of Go Geo Holidays mid way...It was a torture ..please be aware of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Anibem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the nature in entire trip. Nice place and new experience. Food also very nice. Infrastructure too good. Must try this trip.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Rooban R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You have not seen Kerala until you do this! Houseboat cruise the backwaters. Village life. Natural beauty. Peaceful. Book an overnight cruise with a good company. You will not regret it!

Date of experience: November 2018
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August 8, 2018|
Response from traveling_sun |
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July 25, 2018|
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Response from Backwaterskerala | Property representative |
Alleppey/Alappuzha - is Best Place to do Kerala backwater trip. Connected Lakes & cannels
July 20, 2018|
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This was a one to one trip check out peter salmons website
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Ellen G
Premium or Deluxe Houseboat? (2 Replies)
If you have taken the option of the 1-night stay on a Kerala Backwaters houseboat, is there a lot of difference between the "premium" or "deluxe" levels? Tour companies are confusing us! Thanks.
October 03, 2016|
Response fromJACOB P|
In deluxe house boats, AC will be operated only from 9:00 pm to 6:00 am, whereas in premium houseboats AC will be operated round the clock. Premium house boats will be with better interiors and furnishing, better food menu and cruise time will also differ. The Luxury Houseboats will be a still better version of the premium houseboats with bigger glass windows, more food choice, etc. For a better understanding you can ask the operator to send pictures of the houseboats.
Arjun S
Which is the best most attractive place in South India? (5 Replies)
Hi, I want to ask you that which is the best place in South India to visit.I am confused between Ooty ,Munnar and Kerala Backwaters.Please suggest me.
September 20, 2016|
Response fromrekhaihpl|
Well, this questions is probably tough because it all depends on your preferences that what are you looking for in your travel destination. If you are a nature lover, then you can go to any of the hill station Ooty or Munnar. These are two of the most charming hill destinations in South India. But, if you want to explore the backwaters, then head to Alleppey that is considered to be the best destination to explore Kerala backwaters. One more choice is also there, if you want to...More
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Anyone used Webjet Exclusives India tours (5 Replies)
I have been looking at a Webjet Exclusives tour 28 day Grand India and Kerala Backwaters tour. Has anyone done a Webjet Exclusives tour? Reading their T's & C's it seems you lose your deposit of $1500 each if you need to change anything. It looks very cheap so not sure if it's any good. Would appreciate any comments
July 27, 2016|
Response fromHobarttraveller53|
We are looking at one of their northern India tours and I'm feeling a bit wary.