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Eco Trails Kerala

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Address: Kumarakom, Kottayam | 686 563, Kottayam 686563, India
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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   The Backwaters of Kerala is unique and is found nowhere else...

   The Backwaters of Kerala is unique and is found nowhere else in the world. Backwaters are a network of lakes, canals and estuaries and deltas of forty-four rivers that drain into the Arabian Sea. The backwaters of Kerala are a self supporting eco-system teeming with life. The most exciting aspect of Kuttanadu is the Kettuvallam (traditional Houseboat) which has become the most popular tourism product in India today.

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Perfect place to unwind and relax.

My parents and I booked a whole houseboat to ourselves for two nights, it was without a doubt one of the highlights of our trip. Kence Gregory was welcoming and had everything... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 January 2017
Zara P

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

My parents and I booked a whole houseboat to ourselves for two nights, it was without a doubt one of the highlights of our trip. Kence Gregory was welcoming and had everything prepared for us when we arrived. The houseboat was clean and comfortable with two ensuite bedrooms, a kitchen and a spacious and breezy deck where we spent most... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

I contacted Kence at Eco Trails Kerala based on the number of great reviews on Trip Advisor. I was too busy to do much research on my own beforehand. I should have looked closer at the rates that others were paying for similar accommodations before I paid cash in dollars for the B&B and backwater tour booked for us. I've... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

As we all know that kerala is known as God's own country and The Eco Trails will give you extra ordinary Trips. You guys can enjoy the trip with lot of fun

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Kanjirappally, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Kayal trip enjoy all my family members, relax mind, God's own country........ Full day trip recommended

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

A cruise in the backwater is truly invigorating amidst the light rain and the endless backwater. A ride not to be missed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

We hired a car with driver called "Satheesh" for 5 days. From Cochin to Munnar to Parambikulum then Coimbatore. He was extremely professional and the trip went very smoothly. I would definately recommend him.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

Our group was booked relatively last minute, and composed of 7 people. From the moment the owner's driver picked us up on the first day, we had great service and provided with a great experience. The houseboat was beautiful and the backwaters route taken was also breathtaking. The food is also a great treat, giving you a chance to eat... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

We booked a houseboat for 4 people (2 couples), the boat was beautiful, very clean and spacious. The staff were very friendly and helpful, made our trip very enjoyable. After lots of traveling the previous days, the afternoon and night on the houseboat was the perfect way to unwind and relax. Would highly recommend, it was a highlight of our... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

A floating Hotel on waters-You have AC, RO purified water,Choice of freshly cooked food,comfort in room,airy/relaxed viewing from the decks

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved our houseboat holiday! On boarding our boat & meeting Kence we were amazed how spacious & well equipped everything was. Once on our way & through the duration of our trip the 3 man crew - Aneesh, Beneesh & Baboo were first class. Attentive, helpful & a joy to be with. Then there was the food - prawns,... More 

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