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Sep 17th, 2017 Sunday - Houseboat info please?

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Sep 17th, 2017 Sunday - Houseboat info please?

We would be travelling from Periyar on 17th September, 2017(Sunday) and I suppose it would be 10-11 am by the time we reach Alleppey. We are family of 4 adults.

We are confused between taking a Full-day cruise or Morning cruise from 11 am - 4 pm. If time permits we would like to take a Shikara ride. Is it possible to take both Shikhara and House boat in just few hours time available to us?

Are there any other places that are worth covering in Alleppey? Are beaches in Alleppey better than the beaches in Kovalam?

And we are going to Trivandrum on 18th Sep by Trivandrum express at 6.30 am.

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1. Re: Sep 17th, 2017 Sunday - Houseboat info please?

Personally I feel that day cruise for 05 hours will be good . And night stay in a good resort

Alleppey beach is good. But cannot compare to Kovalam both are different ambiance. There is a small park near to Alleppey Beach which will be good if you are kids in the group

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2. Re: Sep 17th, 2017 Sunday - Houseboat info please?

You dont need to do both HB and shikara..

Go for a day cruise in a house boat from a good operator..

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http://www.dtpcalappuzha.com/intinerary.html

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3. Re: Sep 17th, 2017 Sunday - Houseboat info please?

Thank you.

Is there a good time to visit the International Coir Museum?

What is the ideal time to start from Thekkady to reach Alleppey by 10 am?

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4. Re: Sep 17th, 2017 Sunday - Houseboat info please?

You can stay in Alleppey Houseboat for one day but then u cant enjoy the rest of places. Houseboat timing is 12.AM to 9.AM( Houseboat stay). You can also check the rates for one day cruise in the below link of Alleppey Houseboat Club

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Rates are affordable to every common people. And it is very reasonable rates.

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5. Re: Sep 17th, 2017 Sunday - Houseboat info please?

You cannot take shikkara and houseboat at the same day ....houseboat day cruise timing is 11am to 5pm...and shikkara ride is hourly basis as per your need..for any further queries u can contact on this numbers

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6. Re: Sep 17th, 2017 Sunday - Houseboat info please?

If you are coming form Periyar in the morning, better go for the crusie from 11 am – 4 pm, in which case you won’t be able to do a Shikara ride also.

Alleppey beaches cannot be compared with Kovalam. Kovalam is an international beach destination, with lot of beach activities and plenty of restaurants around.

If time permits, you can visit Marari beach, Coir Factory and RKK Memorial Museum.

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7. Re: Sep 17th, 2017 Sunday - Houseboat info please?

Can u give me the approx cost of an average day cruise ride in a simple house boat?

Thanks for the info.

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8. Re: Sep 17th, 2017 Sunday - Houseboat info please?

the cost for a day cruise in a standard type houseboat for 4 pax will be INR 7000 inclusive of welcome drink, lunch, evening tea with snacks (check-in time 11 AM and check - out at 4 PM )

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