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Review of Munroe Island

Munroe Island
Ranked #2 of 42 things to do in Kollam
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Good experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2013

We have done the DTPC tour of Munoroe Island...well organised...boat trip at Munoroe Island is very enjoyable...so intimate to the village...villagers are very cordial ... the scenic beauty is a pleasure for eyes...we have seen the coir making activities...enjoyed a lot...this is an artificial canal network made by villagers to promote tourism...

Visited April 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“wonderful experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2013

My wife and I took this trip as part of our backwater houseboat tour from Kollam. The whole island is so quiet and serene and only disturbed by the cries of the local birds. If you get the opportunity try to organise the guide to be Vijeesh. Although only 24 he has been guiding visitors on his canoe for 10 years and is both knowledgeable and very funny. In addition to all the bird life you get to see an extraordinary number of spices and fruits which will ensure that you don't ever take these for granted when you buy them at home. This was the best three hours of our visit to Kerala!

Visited March 2013
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Bjerringbro, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Boring routine trip”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2013

We took the recommended canoe boat tour through the DTPC. This is cheap (400 R) incl. taxi and ferry to the island. The boat ride follows the same route as apparently in ages, and everything is routine down to the 2 pineapple plants, which represent the islands' fruit plantations.

Visited February 2013
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Kalomo, Zambia
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42 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Nothing to special”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2013

The trip was nice, but nothing extremely existing. If one wants to get an idea about the village life in the backwaters that is a good option. But do not expect to much. It is cleaner than other areas in the backwaters, but still pretty dirty due to plastic waste in the water. The guide was friendly, but did not explain much about the history and so on....

Visited February 2013
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Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“A "must be" in Kerala”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2013

Most amazing place in Backwaters. If you are planning on exploring Kerala's channel this is the best place to see it.

Visited January 2013
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