Read Carefully before you book shared houseboat package.
This is a sharing houseboat for budget travelers to experience Kerala backwaters. understand the limitation and difficulties in shared houseboat.
The cost of maintaining a single bedroom houseboat is very high. So independent/private one-bedroom houseboat will cost 7500/- onwards(On-Peak Dates, Dec 20-JAN10, 12K-16K). To make economical houseboat experience we come up with a package called “sharing houseboat.” on a shared houseboat you will get a private bedroom in a large houseboat with an upper deck area and a large living space area.
5 or 7+ bedroom houseboat is given as a sharing basis, each couple will get separate rooms with the attached bathroom in one houseboat. They can share a common lobby, dining area, top floor, sun deck etc, this is called a sharing houseboat.
Just think that you are staying at a 3-star hotel. You are getting a private room and you go to a common restaurant to dining. Similar way you are staying houseboat which is floating/cruising and you can hang out around the houseboat just like a hotel. There is enough space for all guests. The upper deck area is commonly using for dining purposes.
maximum 3 adults allowed in 1 room including an extra bed.
12 yr and above considers as adults.
Delux AC (9pm- 6am) provided.
Cruise time starting is variable because of guests are coming from different destinations. if you are more concerned about time and quality of service please book an independent houseboat package.
Occupancy and Extra Persons
This is 1 Bedroom Houseboat in Special Cruises category.
Maximum Persons allowed
4 (max 3 adults)
Extra adults(12+yrs) cost
Extra child(6-12yrs) cost
TV in Dining Area
Houseboat Food Menu
Overnight houseboat stay inclusive of all meals. Price inclusive of all meals.Check detailed menu here Houseboat Food Menu
To enjoy the backwater experience and cruise we highly recommend you to checkin at 12pm.
Begin cruising through the Punnamada Lake, venue of the famous Nehru Trophy Boat Race. Enter the mesmerizing waters of the Vembanad Lake; enjoy the panoramic perspectives and the glimpses of the life along the banks.
Get in to Marthandam Kayal , the excessive factors of the cruise are go to the ancient church which become made with the aid of a landlord for his people. Proceed to R-block , go to Chavara Bhavan-the vintage wood residence in which the blessed Kuriakore Elias Chavara turned into born. Lunch in the house Boat. Begin cruising towards Kuppapuram, Kannitta, Irumpanam Canal (or similar) and subsequently anchor around 5.30pm for night stay. If involved you may enjoy doing fishing.
Next day by 8 a.m start cruising through canal, Thathampally Kayal & finally drop you back at the finishing point. Check out by 9.00 AM at Alleppey.
SIMPLE GUIDELINES TO SERVE YOU BETTER
Check in Time: 12 noon and Checkout 09.00 AM next day.
Houseboats are for exclusive usage and not shared.
Houseboats are accompanied by navigator and cook.
Meal plan - Starts with Lunch and ends with Breakfast (Typical Kerala Cuisine, if you require any other cuisine inform us at least 5 days in advance)
The Houseboat will anchor by 5:30 PM for the night stay and will retain the cruise the very next morning at 08:00 AM. There is no cruising in the lake allowed in the evening hours or late night.
You can use A/C anytime required in PREMIUM / LUXURY Houseboats.
The houseboat has limited facilities and resources. Do not compare with Hotels and Home.
Swimming in the backwater is strictly prohibited
Do not cause noise disturbance to the villagers during night halt.
The Food and beverage service on the houseboat is only up to 10:30 PM.
Guests are not permitted to remain or sleep outside the rooms after 10:30 PM.
Boat will be halted for one hour during lunch break.
The distance we cover is about 20-30 kms and the place of the night halt will be decided by the captain according to the weather and climate