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Best Houseboat Tours in India

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    One Night Houseboat Tour in Alleppey
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    Alleppey

    About the Activity: Known as the Venice of India, Allepey is famous for it's azure blue backwaters and it's charming houseboats. Marvel at the breathtaking landscapes of God's Own Country while you sail peaceful on a wonderful houseboat. Start your journey with a pick up from Aleppey railway station/Bus stand and get transferred to the houseboat at 12.00AM. Enjoy the scenic view of the Kerala Backwaters.Marvel at the views of Champakulam Church, Fishing, Champakulam Market, Aleppey Village Cruise, Kuttanad Paddy fields and villages. Over night at Houseboat.Conclude your magical trip by sightseeing Ambalappuzha temple and Aleppey beach and then getting dropped to the nearest airport or railway station. 

    d2 Days n1 Night
    Very Good 4

    Starting from

    5250


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    Kerala Wildlife with Houseboats
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    Cochin

    4N/5D : Cochin - Kumarakom - Periyar - Alleppey - Cochin What will you do : Wildlife Safari, Elephant Spotting, Bird Watching, Nature Tour, Houseboat Cruise What will you see : Animals, Birds, Backwaters, Artefacts, Spice Plantations Kerala is home to a diverse environment which lets the traveler experience a wildlife encounter and a pleasant backwater cruise in the same tour. On an engaging tea gardens and backwaters tour, experience the bliss of being cradled by nature. Visit the abounding jungles of Periyar and discover the enthrallment of Kerala’s wildlife. Go boating in a lake nestled amidst rich biodiversity to feel the grandeur of the backwaters. Explore the natural habitats of rare birds with a joyous excursion in a houseboat. 

    d5 Days n4 Nights
    Good 3.0

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    Overnight Houseboat Cruise at Chapora River
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    North Goa

    About the Activity:Get picked up at around 4:30 PM from the mentioned location Panjim, Calangute, Baga and Candolim in an air conditioned shared vehicle and reach Siolim at 5:00 PMHead to sunset point for a magnificent view of the evening sky. Indulge in some of the indoor games like cards, chess, scramble, ludo etc.You will also indulge in exciting activities like line fishing, bird-watching, etc. This cruise is specially designed for the ones who love nature by the day and it is also a Birdwatchers dream.Enjoy a lavish authentic goan dinner cuisine on board.Witness another side of Goa on the overnight houseboat cruise on the backwaters of Chapora River in North Goa.Enjoy the river breeze, lush greenery and scenic beauty as you relax in the comforts of this Paradise.Santa Lucia is a Luxurious Wooden House Boat, one of the most beautiful and preferred holiday destinations around India. It has three deluxe bedrooms, one lobby cum dining area and two open sit outs on the upper deck. All bedrooms have individual bath toilets with modern amenities.Its well stocked bar & friendly crew will pamper all your needs during your stay onboard.End this exciting tour at around 1:00 PM the next day after a tasty breakfast.

    d1 Day n1 Night
    Very Good 4.0
    3 reviews

    Starting from

    8% OFF

    10500


    11500

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    9 Day Kerala Tour
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    Trivandrum

    8 N/9 D : Trivandrum-Varkala-Kumarakom-Alleppey-Thekkady-Munnar-Cochin What will you do : Beach Activities, Sightseeing, Relaxing, Houseboat Cruising, Boat Ride, Walking Tours, Sunset Cruise What will you see : Lakes, Temples, Wildlife Sanctuaries, Gardens, Villages, Tea Gardens, Dutch Palace, Museums For travellers who love to explore the in and out of a particular destination, this Natural Experience of Kerala Tour is a perfect match. It helps you get a deep knowledge about the diversity of the place and eclectic mix of landscapes Starting from beaches to capped mountains, tea gardens to backwaters and houseboat and from enriched wildlife and bird life to beautiful architecture of temples and churches. The traditions and culture of the local villages is something that leaves an impression on the mind. It is one trip that you will always cherish and one of the best decisions that you can make.

    d9 Days n8 Nights
    Very Good 4.0

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    Houseboat Day Cruise, Kochi
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    Kochi

    The village of Kumarakom lies on the largest stretch of Kerala’s backwaters, the Vembanad Lake. Your day cruise along these meandering streams exposes daily life and activities alongside rich greenery, which never ceases to tire the sight. From Kochi, you’ll be transferred to Alleppey/ Kumarakom (60km) around 12 noon. A backwater cruise of around 4 – 5 hours presents God’s Own Country in a never before seen light. As you journey along leisurely, catch a glimpse of life as it happens along the shores and cruise through canals fringed with palm groves. Relish the local cuisine as the houseboat staff cooks up a flavorful meal. Resume your journey till sunset and return to Kochi. Duration: Around 4 -5 hours of backwaters cruise 

    h5 Hours
    Very Good 4

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    South Kerala Spice Plantation Tour
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    Cochin

    6 D/5 N : Cochin-Alleppey-Periyar-Munnar-Cochin What will you do : Sightseeing, Houseboat Cruise, Walking Trails, Leisure Activities What will you see : Periyar National Park, Lakes, Dam, Shooting Point, Tea Museum, Pothenmedu View Point. Kerala was a international trading centre for spices and this is evident from the diverse plantations set up. Spices of Kerala are quite popular around the world even now. Starting from a breathtaking sightseeing and panoramic views, this tour will give you the pleasure of enjoying a stay at the houseboat as well as cruise in the same during the first few days. This leads to a great watch of Kerala’s enriched wildlife. The walking trails organized during this tour helps the tourists come in direct contact with the nature and immerse themselves into its miraculous beauty. The visit to the Spice Plantations is the dominating factor and the main highlight of the tour. Overall, it is one of the best ways to enjoy the diversity of Kerala and keep them etched in your memory forever.

    d6 Days n5 Nights
    Very Good 4.0

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    Discover Kerala
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    Cochin

    13N/14D : Cochin-Guruvayoor-Wayanad-Munnar-Periyar-Kumarakam-Alleppey-Kovalam-Kanyakumari-Trivandrum What will you do : Boating, Sightseeing, Nature Walks, Trekking, Houseboat Cruise, Village Tour, Jungle Safari What will you see : Lakes, Mountains, Valleys, Hills, Wild Animals, Birds, Temples, Beaches, Backwaters Explore the heart of a magical land and its myriad destinations on a Discover Kerala tour. Uncover the varied aspects of God’s Own Country. Travel to scenic destinations and enjoy a salubrious natural ambience. The experiences to lap up are plenty. Visit places of cultural and religious interest. Enjoy pleasant escapades in the backwaters of the Vembanad Lake. Fill your heart and mind with an experience like no other. 

    d14 Days n13 Nights
    Very Good 4.0

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    Honeymoon in Kerala
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    Kochi

    9N/10D : Kochi – Munnar – Thekkady – Kumarakom – Alleppey – Kovalam – Kanyakumari – Trivandrum What will you do: Sight Seeing, Spice And Tea Plantations Trails, Houseboat Cruise and Stay, Wildlife Spotting. What will you see: Spice and Tea Plantations, Luxury Resorts, Houseboats, Wildlife At Periyar, Trivandrum And Kanyakumari City Tours. First time together is well-spent on this Kerala tour. Undoubtedly called Lover’s Paradise, Kerala is blessed with rich nature, diverse enthralling landscapes that resonate with your mood giving a lifetime memory. Submerge yourself in the genuine beauty of the country’s highest tea gardens at Munnar, sink into sublime bliss in the Alleppey backwaters, visit Kovalam a renowned beach destination, and travel to India’s southern most tip Kanyakumari. 

    d10 Days n9 Nights
    Good 3.0

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    Cherai Alleppey Tour, Kerala
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    Cochin

    2N/3D : Cochin - Cherai - Alleppy - Cochin What will you do : Houseboat Cruise, Sightseeing What will you see : Backwaters, Lake, Picturesque Landscapes, Houseboats Visit the enchanting backwaters of God’s Own Country and discover the tenderly touches of the nature. Satiate all your needs for relaxation in a divine setting while exploring the verdant landscapes, and feel the thrill building inside you! Go on houseboat tours through the tranquil backwaters and fill your eyes with luxuriant greenery, scenic views of the lakes and canals. While on this tour, you can have all these delights of Mother Nature and treat yourself in the most serene way. 

    d3 Days n2 Nights
    Very Good 4.0

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    Magnificent Kerala
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    Kochi

    5N/6D : Kochi – Thattekad – Munnar – Alleppey – Kochi What will you do : Bird Watching, Excursion, Sight Seeing, Backwater Cruise, Houseboat Stay What will you see : Rare Species of Birds, Mist Clad Mountains, Picturesque Valleys, Backwaters Kerala, one of the finest tourist destination in the world, also hosts the richest bird habitat in peninsular India. The enchanting range of Kerala’s avifauna attracts numerous bird lovers from different corners of the globe. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, named after the legendary ornithologist Dr Salim Ali, is one of the exquisite habitats of more than 280 different species of birds. A visit to this abode of the birds is an extreme delight to the eyes and is an important feature of this tour. Following this visit, a visit to Munnar enhances the beauty and essence of this tour. Before concluding the tour, cruising the backwaters will bring you closer to the rustic charm of Kerala and will surely answer all your calls for a blissful holiday. 

    d6 Days n5 Nights
    Good 3.0

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    Kerala Offbeat Trails
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    Cochin

    Kerala is a confluence of Hills, the seas and the evergreen nature. This 20N/21D will take you through the length and breadth of Kerala, providing you with an experience not to be forgotten. Through backwaters, wildlife sanctuaries, canoeing to trekking, jungle stays and rural villages, you will see it all.

    d21 Days n20 Nights
    Good 3.0

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    Panaji

    About the Activity:The beaches, adventure activities and the exciting nightlife of Goa are famous, but if you want to experience Goa in a different way you should try an overnight houseboat tour in Goa. Beautifully handcrafted houseboats fitted with all modern luxuries and amenities cruise on the backwaters of Goa. With lots to see and some amazing views to cherish, a backwater cruise in goa allows you to enjoy the most of your stay here.

    d1 Day n1 Night
    Very Good 4.0

    Starting from

    15000


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    Guwahati

    About the Activity:Have a beautiful and memorable evening as you embark on a sunset cruise in Guwahati.Enjoy beautiful cruising with an on deck restaurant cum bar and sail off into the sunset with your love done by your side. You can revel at the two sundecks, conference halls, party halls, DJ Music and many more.Make your evening at sea memorable!

    h1 Hour
    Very Good 4.0

    Starting from

    25% OFF

    299


    400

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    Morjim

    About the Activity:Embark in this exciting house boat cruise and get a chance to explore the vivid beauty of this region.Make your vacation special with this unique experience on the backwaters of the tranquil Chapora River, on either day trips or enchanting overnight stays!Cruise around in a traditional Kerala houseboat, and catch sights of the local fishermen and farming on the river’s banks amid the sweet cacophony of innumerable birds.Try your hand at fishing in the river and spot dolphins, and indulge in the opportunity to sail into the sunset, passing by a 16th century fort.If you happen to be too taken by the place, spend the night in the houseboat on the river, even as the chef prepares simmering fresh fish meals!There are two package for this tour. If you are planning for an evening trip then the tour will start from 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM and if you are planning for the overnight trip then the timing will start from 5:00 PM - 12:30 PM. End this amazing tour after 3 hours 30 minutes and head back home with lots of memories.Lunch Trip: 01.00 PM to 04.30 PMOvernight Trip: 05.00 PM to 12.30 PM

    h3 Hours
    Very Good 4.0

    Starting from

    2800


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    Cochin

    9N/10D: New Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Cochin – Kumarakom – Alleppey – Home What will you see: India Gate, Jama Masjid, Parliament House, Gandhi Memorial, Qutab Minar, Purana Quila, Jantar Mantar, Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Amber Fort, Fort Kochi, Chinese Fishing Nets, Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue What will you do: Houseboat cruise, Tour Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Elephant ride. Come and get enchanted with a land of vibrant colours, lavish palaces, majestic forts, eclectic streets, emerald backwaters and a lot more. For when you go to places like Jaipur that reflects the grandiose of erstwhile kings, visit the ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri which echoes the greatness of a bygone era, or take a rustic house boat cruise on the emerald backwaters of the Venice of East, you feel like you have stepped into a fairy land indeed. Our tour package offers this and a whole lot more. Explore the ravishing sights of New and Old Delhi, tour through resplendent Agra where the towering symbol of love Taj Mahal resides, stroll through the quaint streets of Fort Kochi and tour through the elaborately adorned Amber Fort. 

    d10 Days n9 Nights
    Very Good 4.0

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Gajaadhar Khanna

18 December 2014

The houseboat ride was extremely beautiful and seeing the beauty of the sunrise and sunset while in the river was breathtaking. We had a lot of fun and will definitely recommend it to our friends. and it was a very different trip from my usual Goa trip on the beach. saw a beautiful side of goa which is completely unexplored. a must go place in goa.

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Jitendra Patil

14 December 2015

This was the perfect getaway for me and my wide,it was a very different goa for me , It redefined peace and tranquility for me! I came back feeling rejuvenated and happy! The Chapora river is beautiful and calming. it felt like Kerela back water. i think its a very good place for couple to visit. loved the whole experience.

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Ranjeet Bharadwaj

06 June 2015

One of the best activities that you can embark upon in Goa. It is a stunning cruise and the waters of Chapora River are so peaceful and calming. Had so much fun and beautiful time.

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