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Kerala Backwaters

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Nautica Kochi Shore Excursion: Alleppey Backwater Houseboat Tour
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“back waters” (177 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a great experience. We had a single cabin boat. It was clean and lake worthy. We saw various species of birds. This was a relaxing trip. I did think we were going to do more river cruising then lake cruising. A little bit...More

Thank scaryDerbyshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lakes and lagoons backwater experience company was fantastic. The 3 staff on board our private boat were warm, welcoming and gave us the utmost privacy. The boat was most than expected with a large bedroom suite and private upstairs lounge and sundeck. Little touches...More

Thank TinaLLea
Reviewed 1 week ago

From Water Loveres must experience backwaters.... around 7-8 places they show.... Floating Restaurants are Good and food not costly. Boats are Good and clean.....Bargain for rates. Overall Good Experience

Thank pankgoa16
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Kerala , Backwater cruise is must .. One can idly past their time through vast Punnamada Kayal or Vembanad Kayal via Houseboat or Shikara..We take the late afternoon trip ..it is awesome ..Alleppey backwater is most famous for cruising.

Thank ziaur2k
Reviewed 1 week ago

.. Few Years back (Decade Plus, back) - Once you drive off the shore, No mobile... No disturbance... You & your family with few crews! .. Used to hire even for 2 days and my wife used to sleep.... .. Use to Hire boat from...More

Thank Traveller G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to Kerala. The Backwaters of Kerala are essentially a group of 5 lagoons that are linked by natural and manmade canals. These waterways were mainly used for trade during the older times and are known for their scenic beauty and a rich variety of flora, fauna,...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Premium bedroom was just an average room; bathroom was not very clean, had to get it cleaned again upon arrival...later saw some pipes were leaky. Food was a big let down...very ordinary fare was served.Staff was very courteous but could not make up for the...More

Thank Noorullah17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is one of the things to do when in kerala - We had the boat from 11am to 4.30pm - spacious 2 bedrooms with bath attached & main sitting area with view on 3 sides. 10-15 of us & still had a lot of...More

1  Thank Serene_nights
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I do recommend for day houseboat trip. I did day houseboat booked with Boatsandrides. Cleaned and maintained boat, nice experience and good food in the boat. Awesome view and coverage by the captain. Chef's special onion pakaude was awesome. Thanks a ton Pleasant welcome on...More

4  Thank ketunishant
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They charged 13000 rs for a 1 bedroom and provided a house boat with worst customer service they had lot of bugs in houseboat with no way to avoid them. driver was rude and did not do their job toilet flush was not working when...More

6  Thank beautifulalleppey_fr
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Midge F
October 11, 2017|
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Response from pankgoa16 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, For backwaters better to go and book. We have told price for 1 1/2 hour 3000/-. and negotiated for 1800 for Couple. Its Fun to go in backwaters...