How To Book The Best Houseboat In Kerala Backwaters? Here’s A Guide

by Shreya Ghosh
How To Book The Best Houseboat In Kerala Backwaters? Here’s A Guide

One of the biggest highlights of a trip to Kerala is living in a houseboat in the Kerala backwaters. The thrill and fun of this stay attract thousands of tourists from all over the world every year to God’s own country. Living right in between water on the lap of nature surrounded by greenery, and the chirping of birds, the experience of staying in a houseboat is unbelievable. Unfortunately, wrong planning and itinerary can make or break your experiences of living on a houseboat here. But don’t you worry as you are at the right place to know all about ‘what-to-do’ and ‘how-to-do’ while booking a houseboat in Kerala. Read till the last for all the deets.

Guide To Book The Best Houseboat In Kerala Backwaters

There are several options available for various kinds of houseboats here. Along with different options of houseboats, there are various routes available too. The facilities and amenities are different for different houseboats. And the first step of booking a houseboat in Kerala is to know all about the houseboat and the cruise route you are choosing for. It is important to be aware of the services, quality, and the perfect route of your stay. The rooms have facilities such as AC rooms, well-maintained washrooms, and decks to watch beautiful sunsets.

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The Routes For Houseboat Cruises:

  • Alleppey to Kuttanad: To enjoy the thrill of narrow backwaters, this route is the best. The route brings out the best of village life with the paddy fields.
  • Alleppey to Alumkadavu – To witness the exotic beauty of the surroundings and experience the best overnight cruise, then this route is the perfect
  • Alleppey to Kumarakom: This route is very famous for catching glimpses of beautiful birds and exploring around.

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There are several packages available while booking a houseboat in Kerala. The price of these packages varies on the number of days, the houseboat, and the weather you are renting it. During the high season, the winter months, the prices are extremely high. The demand increases during this time and hence the price multiplies too. Also, if you want to indulge in something memorable and special like arranging an intimate dinner, or going fishing, the charges are additional. The more luxury you want, the more money you have to spend.