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Alleppey Backwaters Backwater Village Tour

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Address: Alappuzha 688006, India
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0477 2230441
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Kochi Private Tour: Kerala Backwater Houseboat Day Cruise
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Very good house boating

We went in April month it was nice to see allepey but some what hot....Nice to enjoy in house boating.we went morning 9'o clock in the morning but check-in time is 12PM I called... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Vadodara, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 884 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We reached Houseboat quay at Alleppy at 1100 on 18th March and embarked on our backwater cruise at sharp 1200 . Our houseboat was a three bedroom double decker houseboat . Our AC bedrooms were self contained . We were told to remove our shoes before entering the houseboat so that the carpets on the floor may not be spoiled... More 

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Bakewell, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We booked a cruise with this company as part of a tour of Kerala the day we were supposed to go there was a hartal which is a strike and we couldn't get on board it was also deemed dangerous as emotions were running high, the company asked us to try to come in the evening when it was dark... More 

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Thank Lynda R
Coimbatore, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled Rainbow - Sam , Premium House boat April 2017 . First they do not take as per itinerary . Also the food offered in the house boat is not as per menu . The staff are not very friendly . Even their Front office staff is very rude . They took Rs. 17000, . For the same service... More 

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Thank waltexkrishna
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went in April month it was nice to see allepey but some what hot....Nice to enjoy in house boating.we went morning 9'o clock in the morning but check-in time is 12PM I called to cosy regency people they only came and picked....To their hotel...First we fresh up in hotel then we went to house boat Nice food...In cosy regency... More 

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Thank Chakri G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Try to hire Shikara(Small Boat) for at least 3-4 hours and enjoy the backwater ride, scenery, village culture etc. This is must do activity when someone visit Alleappy. Luckily I had a very good guide, Salulal(#08907429243), who was driving Shikara, and explained me about village culture. He stopped the boat at many places and explained its importance. Hourly charge for... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A backwater boat ride is a must do in your Kerala itinerary. just time it so that it is not too crowded, and take a smaller shikara of a smaller houseboat. Keep silent as much as you can, so you can let the place and its mood and sounds and sights and feel really connect with you. It is gorgeous... More 

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Thank Kiran C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hired a shikara boat for 2 hours for 800/-. The whole ride was very pleasant experience. Many houseboats crossing us. The boat travels at leisurely speed taking around an island. The island has big paddy fields and village on the periphery. Ladies were washing clothes and utensils in the lake. Many ladies were standing on the lakeshore trying to... More 

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Thank Sanjeev P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome Boat house with all the facilities you need to stay at night.It's been a rare experience definitely.You can experience Sunrise and Sunset from Boat house too which is really unforgettable!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Evergreen is one of many operators of Rice Boats in the Backwaters, they have 10 boats and the one we had, had two bedrooms and a spacious sitting/dining area in the front. The rooms were comfortable and compact, although the A/C in our room wasn't functioning very efficiently. Our staff could have been more helpful but were friendly enough, and... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Take any of the back water ride based on ur group size, and budget, but the experience is mind blowing. Prefer the sunrise or sunset rides if going in summer .. nothing beats the experience of the small canals , birds, the rice fields ... . Just go there and live it..

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