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Kerala Backwaters, Kerala

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Kerala Backwaters, a crisscrossing network of coastal waterways navigable by boat, provide one of the region's most efficient transportation options and tourist attractions. More than 900 km (560 mi) of lagoons, canals, lakes, and estuaries make up the network, and draw visitors from around the world looking to glide lazily under palm trees and past traditional villages on a houseboat. Explore this massive network of water-routes by renting a boat, as this makes for the easiest mode of transport and allows you to get an up-close glimpse of a region nearly frozen in time. Kerala Backwaters is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Alappuzha Edition.
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  • Complete waste of time. At the time of writing this review, the boat has been stopped at a canal for the last 2 hours and will be like this thin morning. We are sitting in a room doing nothing. Betwee...  more »
  • This one day/one night cruise was part of the itinerary on our private tour of North and South India. I must say I didn't expect such luxury and good service, it was amazing. It was just my husband an...  more »
  • We stayed in Rudra House boat for an overnight stay. Truly amazing experience , friendly staff and they cooked food as per our needs during our stay. Docked in Pathiramanal for lunch. Food served in t...  more »
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  • it was really great experience we had.. and we are always prefer to go again.. House boat team was excellent and supportive.. quality of food they serve also really good.. hygienic preparation in the limited felicities. through out day we spend in the backwater.. resting rooms, and washrooms also well maintained .. dont miss this awesome opportunity when you visit alappuzha
  • Best full day boating experience.. Quality of boats to see.. Fully AC.. Music system.. boat balcony.. you can get to see people from all over the world..and even food is as good as hotel.. with fully furnished rooms.. glass windows.. but better protect your mobiles and cameras from falling into the waters😁😅Must visit place in kerala..best time is in december..a good place to enjoy with family and friends..
  • Amazing place to feel and relax in one of the houseboats. Peaceful, serene and beautiful scenes of the backwaters sourrounded by the plam trees capture your mind and give you an experience to remember. The houseboats also offer authentic Kerala cuisine which is a must have on your Kerala visit.
  • A really fantastic place in Alapuza where u can spend time with family and it is the place where famous Kerala boat racing is organized
  • so good location, back water cruise is very memmorible, good food in house boats
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