53 Best Houseboat Tours in India - 2020 (with 658 Reviews)

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One Night Houseboat Tour in Alleppey 2D/1N ₹ 4500 4.0 star View Details
Kerala Wildlife with Houseboats 5D/4N ₹ 0 3.0 star View Details
Overnight Luxury House Boat Tour in Goa @ 4999 Only 2D/1N ₹ 4999 4.0 star View Details
Alleppey Backwaters Day Tour-flat 25% off 8H ₹ 1200 4.0 star View Details
9 Day Kerala Tour 9D/8N ₹ 0 4.0 star View Details
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One Night Houseboat Tour in Alleppey Best Seller
One Night Houseboat Tour in Alleppey

2D/1N

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 by arriving at the houseboat by 12.00 Noon. 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 leave for the nearest airport or railway station, where the experience will come to an end.Minimum No Of People Required To Book: 2
Superb

32 Ratings

4.0

32 Ratings

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INR 4,500

Kerala Wildlife with Houseboats Featured
Kerala Wildlife with Houseboats

5D/4N

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. 
Very Good

38 Ratings

3.0

38 Ratings

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Overnight Luxury House Boat Tour in Goa @ 4999 Only Best Seller
Overnight Luxury House Boat Tour in Goa @ 4999 Only

2D/1N

Panjim

Known for its scenic beaches, lip-smacking food and Portuguese heritage, Goa is one of the places every traveller wishes to go. Grab a chance to cruise through mangroves swamps near Chorao with Houseboat tour in Goa.What To Expect:Cruise in Fully Air Conditioned Houseboat:Get the best views of goa through a houseboat that travels through mangroves swamps. Cruise along the waters near Chorao which is one of the largest islands at the mouth of river Mandovi. A stay on this cruise would promise unforgettable memories.A Delight to The Bird Watchers:Who doesn't like watching birds and taking pictures when they are there? If you like birds too you will fall in love with this boat. Here you can find both local and migratory birds. Do not forget to bring your camera as you might get some beautiful clicks.Learn Age-Old Fishing Techniques:Watch fishermen at work who are doing this job from ages and get to learn some techniques with them as they fish. Also, you can indulge in fishing while on the boat. Let's see how many and what all varieties can you fish.Multiple fun filled activities:To make it a worth-sharing experience we have added a lot of activities to the experience. From Crocodile spotting, Bird watching, Sightseeing, Fishing and many more activities are there to entertain you throughout the trip.Know Before You Go:Meals:Welcome drink, snacks breakfast and dinner are included in the package.Check-In Time: 3:00 pmCheck-Out Time: 11:00 am- A minimum of 2 people is required to book the tour.
Superb

34 Ratings

4.0

34 Ratings

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INR 7,498

INR 4,999

Alleppey Backwaters Day Tour-flat 25% off Best Seller
Alleppey Backwaters Day Tour-flat 25% off

8H

Alleppey

Alleppey- the hub of Kerala backwaters, where thousands of travelers every year visited. It has numerous backwater routes to offer. In this day trip, you will enjoy a backwater cruising experience which is something you can’t forget easily. So, let's go!!About the tour:-This day trip is the perfect way to explore the backwaters of Kerala where you get a chance to pass along lush paddy fields, charming villages with lots of opportunities to click photos. -You will be picked-up and dropped-off within a radius of 12 km from Allepey-You can also ask questions about the culture from a local guide that will accompany you on the whole tour. Places Covered:Great BackwatersMangalaserry Boat Jetty360° View PointChitrapally ChurchOther viewpoints and other small islands, migratory birds, etc.Kuttanad and other nearing villages.Paddy Fields and watch the rice export process. Timings: 9 AM(Flexible according to customer convenience)Pick up & drop:Transfers available from a 12 km radius around AllepeyNote:-The entrance tickets of any monument are not included in the package. -Meals are not included in the package. -Additional charges will be applied for pick-up and drop-off after 12 km from Allepey-Min 2 & max 7 people are allowed to book this experience.
Superb

37 Ratings

4.0

37 Ratings

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INR 1,600

INR 1,200

9 Day Kerala Tour Featured
9 Day Kerala Tour

9D/8N

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.
Superb

38 Ratings

4.0

38 Ratings

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Houseboat Day Cruise, Kochi Featured
Houseboat Day Cruise, Kochi

5H

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 
Superb

29 Ratings

4.0

29 Ratings

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South Kerala Spice Plantation Tour Featured
South Kerala Spice Plantation Tour

6D/5N

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.
Superb

40 Ratings

4.0

40 Ratings

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Discover Kerala Featured
Discover Kerala

14D/13N

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. 
Superb

23 Ratings

4.0

23 Ratings

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Honeymoon in Kerala

10D/9N

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. 
Very Good

30 Ratings

3.0

30 Ratings

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Magnificent Kerala Featured
Magnificent Kerala

6D/5N

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. 
Very Good

30 Ratings

3.0

30 Ratings

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Cherai Alleppey Tour, Kerala Featured
Cherai Alleppey Tour, Kerala

3D/2N

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. 
Superb

23 Ratings

4.0

23 Ratings

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Kerala Offbeat Trails Featured
Kerala Offbeat Trails

21D/20N

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.
Very Good

33 Ratings

3.0

33 Ratings

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Houseboat Cruise in Goa
Houseboat Cruise in Goa

3H

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
Superb

27 Ratings

4.0

27 Ratings

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INR 12,500

Sunset Cruise in Guwahati
Sunset Cruise in Guwahati

1H

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!
Excellent

34 Ratings

5.0

34 Ratings

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INR 400

INR 299

Backwater Houseboat Tour in Alleppey Best Seller
Backwater Houseboat Tour in Alleppey

2D/1N

Alleppey

About the Activity: Tour the beautiful landscapes of Kerala, God's own Country as you spend 2 days cruising on the azure blue backwaters of Alleppey. Start your tour at 11:30 AM check in to the houseboat from Alleppey. Enjoy the cool backwater breeze as you tuck into some delicious Kerala delicacies. You can engage in a village walk, and fishing before you sit back and enjoy the setting sun over the waters. Conclude your trip by getting dropped back in Alleppey by 9:00 AM. 
Superb

31 Ratings

4.0

31 Ratings

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INR 6,500

Golden Triangle Tour with Kerala
Golden Triangle Tour with Kerala

10D/9N

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. 
Superb

41 Ratings

4.0

41 Ratings

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Skiing Amidst the Magical Valley of Kashmir
Skiing Amidst the Magical Valley of Kashmir

5D/4N

Srinagar

Pickup and drop point: Srinagar AirportDeparture Date: 23rd and 30th Dec 2017,                             6th,13th, 20th and 27th Jan 2018                            3rd,10th, 17th and,24th Feb 2018About the Tour:Covered in glistening snow, with inviting slopes all around, Gulmarg is Jammu and Kashmir’s magical skiing destination. There is a lot of adventure to be enjoyed on a trip to Gulmarg and this is best captured through a comprehensive Gulmarg tour package. A comprehensive Gulmar tour package allows you to experience not just the wonders of Gulmarg but also the scenic beauty of Srinagar and its environs. It makes visiting Gulmarg an experience of a lifetime, leaving you with memories that last well into the years.This 4 nights and 5 days Gulmarg package with skiing aims to provide you with just such an experience. It includes a two-day trip to Gulmarg as well as a two-day adventure around Srinagar. With this package, you will have a chance to explore the marvellous region of Sonmarg and also enjoy a stay on the famous houseboats in Srinagar. A trip to the best sites in Srinagar is also on the cards. Once in Gulmarg, you will get to enjoy not just the skiing adventures in the region but also the adventurous Cable Car of Gulmarg. By the end of the tour, you will have enjoyed the range of activities and experiences which will leave their imprint upon your hearts.
Very Good

36 Ratings

3.0

36 Ratings

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INR 21,250

INR 17,850

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Explore Goa in a Houseboat at Nagoa, Goa
Explore Goa in a Houseboat at Nagoa, Goa

1D/1N

Old Goa

About the Activity: Take a break from the traditional experiences in Goa, delight in this amazing Houseboat experience along with family and friends.Start your tour at around 2:00 PM after getting picked up from your hotel in an air-conditioned shared vehicle.The Houseboat contains four bedrooms as well as a sundeck, and can be used to traipse along the Goan coast as well as explore the backwaters of Goa.Experience a taste of Kerala while in Goa, in the utmost comfort with theses beautifully crafted Houseboats.Enjoy the night sky as you cruise through the night sky and the cool sea breeze.End this tour the next day and get dropped back to your hotel.
Superb

40 Ratings

4.0

40 Ratings

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INR 15,000

INR 12,000

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Experience Kerala Tour
Experience Kerala Tour

5D/4N

About the Activity:Tour God's Own Country, Kerala extensively as you visit the famous destinations of Cochin, Munna, Thekkady and Alleppey in all their natural beauty.Start your tour by being picked up from the Cochin airport and traveling to Munnar, get a glimpse of the stunning landscape and manicured tea estates dotting the little town.Visit the Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty dam, the various tea plantations and Echo Point.Drive to Thekkady and visit the Periyar wildlife sanctuary. Proceed towards Alleppey and indulge in  day of lounging and touring the backwaters in an A/C Deluxe houseboat.Conclude your trip by getting dropped back in Cochin. 
Superb

24 Ratings

4.0

24 Ratings

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INR 32,990

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Kerala Backwater Tour
Kerala Backwater Tour

5D/4N

Cochin

About the Activity: Tour the beautiful seaside city of Cochin extensively as you visit famous tourist attractions.Start your tour by visting Chinese Fishing nets, St.Francis Church, Dutch Cemetery, Jewish Synagogue, and Dutch Palace, Hill palace, Marine drive Boating, Bolghatty Palace & Lulu shopping mall Visit the famous Fort Kochi and see the architectural beauty of the Santa Cruz Basilica. Proceed to Mattancherry, and get to see the Dutch Palace. Check into the House boat for Cruise; It is the best way to explore the beauty of backwaters, Rest of the day at leisure on the House Boat.
Very Good

38 Ratings

3.0

38 Ratings

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INR 12,750

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21 December 2018
Akhelesh Kumar Sunset Cruise in Guwahati
Excellent
"Fantastic ride and scenes of sunset, love it and will repeat it !!"
18 December 2014
Superb
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.
14 December 2015
Superb
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.
06 June 2015
Superb
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.