The day cruise at Kerala backwater houseboats can add an exciting dimension to your Kerala tour. Reach Alleppey and get on board a wooden customised houseboatat 12 in the noon and receive warm welcome with refreshing coconut drinks. Watch the boat sailing through the beautiful and serene canals having banks dotted with palm trees.Enjoy the greenery of the paddy fields and watch small traditional houses in the villages passing by.
Come across some enchanting species of birds and also witness the day to day life of Alleppey people. You could see people working at paddies,fishing,kids going to their school in a country boat [since it is the only means of transport at many Alleppey villages],fish markets and much more. Enjoy every moment of the backwater tour you have in the houseboat.
Enjoy delicious food (vegetarian/non-vegetarian) as the boat stops for the lunch. The houseboats have small crews,including professional cooks who prepare the food onboard. You will have a Kerala style lunch with Alleppey special “Fish Mulakittathu”and if you wish to have any specific fresh water fish,the crew will help you choose your pick at local fish markets by the side of the Alleppey backwaters.
They will then cook the same exclusively for you on board.Join the fun again as the boat starts sailing further. You will be served Tea/Coffee along with Kerala special Banana fry and Uzhunnu Vada during evening tea time. Stop at few places to visit the old churches and other attractions.Leave the houseboat at the tour’s end (the next day morning at 9:30AM) and take back home some wonderful memories of the short backwater tour.