Kollam Round Trip Houseboat Package for one day Timings: 11.00 AM – 5.00 PM
Discover the famous Ashtamudi Backwaters Kollam , Kallada River and Munroe island Village during this six hours Houseboat tour from Kollam. Experience the beauty and tranquillity of one of Kerala’s most-prized destinations as you float along the network of waterways aboard a traditional house boat. Enjoy an up close look at rural life, Different backwater birds, Seeing the endless lagoons, canals, villages, stunning nature during this memorable day on the water.
Private Houseboat Tour is operated with just your party
Places Covering : Ashtamudi Lake, Kallada River, Munroe Island.
Main Attractions : Traditional Fishing Operation ,Chinese fishing Nets, Dense coconut Plantations, Water bound villages, Traditional coir Making, Retting process of Coconut Husk , Narrow canals ,Village walk, Village Life Experience, Spice plantations , Toddy tapping etc..
Houseboat Day Tour down the backwaters would provide you with a complete and most enchanting experience on the back waters of Kerala and will also reveal to you some interesting facts about the life of local village people.
On your Day Cruise Houseboat Kollam , you will have wonderful opportunity to see superb view of nature and live villages of Kerala.
11.00 AM Board the vessel by 11am. After the welcome drink, the cruise starts. Relax and enjoy the cool breeze as our houseboats takes you through some of the beautiful landscapes amongst the backwaters of Kerala.
01.00 PM By noon crew serves a sumptuous lunch .
01.30 PM Reaching Munroe island and a short halt by afternoon and you are taken for a Village Tour in which you can see the typical village life and also see the process of coir making. (Munroe island Village Tour optional and on Request)
05.00 PM Enjoy the high tea on board after which the cruise comes to an end by 5pm.
Food: Kerala Traditional Food
Kappa- Meen Curry (Toppiaco with fish curry)
Lunch (Kerala meals- Rice, Sambar, Moru Curry, Aviyal, Dal, Thoran (Carrot, Cabbage, Beans), Mezhukkupuratti (Long Beans) ,Koottukari, Pickle, Salad etc..
Karimeen fry / Pollichathu (Pearl Spot Fish Fry / baked in banana leaves)
Tea/ Coffee with Afternoon snacks (Banana Fritters)
WHEN DOES IT RUN?
Start time : 11:00am
End time : 05:00 pm
TOUR STARTING POINT
Boat Jetty Opposite KSRTC bus station Kollam ,Pick up can be arranged from your hotel/ home
Boat Jetty Opposite KSRTC bus station Kollam , Drop-off can be arranged to your hotel /home
Good to Know : Please note that for the houseboat cruise there won’t be a guide, as tour itself is self explanatory, although there will be 3 members of staff on board to look after you .Or if you wish to have a guide we can arrange English Speaking Guide at extra Cost.
Munroe Island : This beautiful village is surrounded by Ashtamudi lake and Kallada river. Blessed with a number of criss-cross canals and zigzag water channels, The island measures 13.4 square kilometres (5.2 sq miles) in area.
One who visits Kerala must go for the Backwater village tour at Munroe Island – You can see the village life at close quarters, unaffected by chaos and bustles of the outside world. A cruise passes through water bound villages, zigzag canals and beautiful waterways.
A Day cruise on Kerala Houseboats along the palm-fringed waterways of Ashtamudi Lake Kerala is the most enchanting holiday experience in India today.