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Houseboat Packages In Kerala

Kerala the land of Godís Own Country has the perfect combination of the land and the water. While the scenic beauty and the greenery and the man made marvel attract tourists the pristine water of the sea and the backwater cast a magical spell on the mind of the visitors. Backwaters of Kerala are the major attractions of Kerala Tourism which beauty is enhanced by the traditional houseboat also called Kettuvallam.

Houseboats also called Kettuvallam in earlier days were used as the major means of transportation of goods from village to the merchant places like Trivandrum, Cochin, Wayanad and many others. With the advent of the bridges, means of transportations and the well knit transportation facilities, houseboat slowly lost their importance and almost disappeared from the backwater. But slowly they started to be seen in the scenic backwater, but this time with new look enough to grab the attention invoking their curiosity what the floating palace actually holds inside.

House boat is around 120 ft. in length and around 20 feet width. The houseboat is made of a wood named Anjili. Bamboo poles, coconut fiber ropes, coir carpets etc., are also used. These houseboats are fully furnished with bed rooms, dining room, toilets, kitchen, balcony etc. There will be crew for driving the yacht and for preparing and serving food. The traditional Kerala Dishes will be supplied in the houseboats.

Being one of the houseboat tourism spot there are several Houseboat Packages In Kerala that are offered by tour operators. The Kerala Houseboat Packages have become favourite to the tourists all over the world. Alleppey, Kumarakom and Kollam are the major houseboat destinations in Kerala. Several houseboat packages are available.

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