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
Check In12:00 PM
Welcome with Tender coconut/fruit juice by the service boy followed by a short introduction about the cruising and the local geography. Later cruise starts and you'll be taken to the magical waterways of Alleppey.
Houseboat will stop for your lunch, with a lavish menu of traditional Kerala cuisines with healthy dishes
Relax and enjoy the Canals, rivers, and backwater through cruising.
Evening tea04:00 PM
Provide you evening snacks & continue the cruising that covers beautiful rivers and canals shaded with coconut trees and small village houses dotted cover there, green paddyfields, old churches, etc.. You can get the surface in between and can experience the taste of toddy.
House boat will anchor in our private anchoring area. (Till next day morning 07:00 AM)
You can also get a chance to go out and roam around the riverside or villages and come back.
Time for your dinner
Sleeping time10:30 PM
Guests are not permitted to remain or sleep outside the rooms after 10:00 PM
Sunrise time06:00 AM
Wake up to a bright day with polution free air you have your bed cofee with enjoy the sunrise.
Cruising through great backwater and Sightseeing.
Time for your breakfast
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