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Kerala Backwaters

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Nautica Kochi Shore Excursion: Alleppey Backwater Houseboat Tour
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“back waters” (178 reviews)
“village life” (74 reviews)
“house boats” (101 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Worst travel experience ever. Because of the good reviews and the professional response via mail from Thejal we booked a one night houseboat tour on a deluxe boat through Karma Kerala. What we got was the most dirty and filthy wreck of a boat one...More

Thank Melanie W
Reviewed 6 days ago

From the booking of the holiday until the time you land yuvatrip have everything covered. We had a lovely week in Crete and met some wonderful people.

Thank sunaxismax
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was interesting organising our houseboat on the Kerala Backwaters - after a lot of research that did not help much, we did it through an agent, who booked us the Evergreen Tours Harmony boat. I have therefore written a longer than usual review to...More

Thank patrickjj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked an overnight stay with Spice Coast Cruises ( CGH Earth Hotels) on one of their “rice” boats. The experience was not a happy one and would certainly not recommend this as a tourist attraction. The positives / the 3 staff were polite, helpful and...More

Thank Rhona C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Establishing (on TripAdvisor) exactly who runs each of these cruises is exceptionally difficult. The people we travelled with were Spice Coast Cruises, run by CGH Earth Hotels, so if this version of Kerela Backwaters is not theirs I apologise. As with CGH Earth Hotel Marari...More

Thank dkc484
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was an awesome experience in this houseboat with reasonable price. Food as well as the entire crew was excellent

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hey guys..if u traveling to kerela don’t miss out on backwaters day trip..I would recommend day trip only since boats are not clean for stay specially if u traveling with kids..food was average wherein fried fish and chicken curry was served along with rice/vegs followed...More

Thank Shiba C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a two bed houseboat for an overnight stay with make my trip! However when we turned up, we were put on boat with other families. We called make my trip but they didn't want to know. We were moved to another houseboat that...More

2  Thank countrygirl630
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I did a day tour leaving from Fort Kochi. It cost us 800 Rupees each. We got picked and drove to the back waters at around 8am (about an hour and half drive to get there). We got into one of the...More

1  Thank stoosh93
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on our first family trip to Alleppey and booked a day cruise to enjoy the God's own country beauty. I turned out to be the best part of our entire trip with amazing scenic beauty and hospitable house boat staff. Day trip is...More

Thank Prabhjot G
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Lakshyaa m
8 November 2017|
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Response from premhejmadi | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can't respond - I stayed in a resort and not in a houseboat. I however, did notice that the houseboats attached to the resort were 'anchored' alongside the hotel wharf. So basically you spend the night in the houseboat... More
Karen F
28 October 2017|
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Response from Karen F |
Did they pick you up from Cochin airport or do you know if they do airport pickups.
16 October 2017|
Response from Traveller G | Reviewed this property |
Hi dear Somchay, [Sorry for delayed reply] 1. Normally (Any) dress will do 2. Expect Rain, during rainy season 3. Yes, mosquitoes (Many MOTHS also) can be a problem in OPEN AREA of the boat [between 6 PM to 9 PM or so... More