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Private Alleppey Backwater Houseboat Day Cruise including Lunch

Ernakulam, India
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From $190.94

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  • 8 hours (approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Get a peek at parts of the Keralan countryside that are off-limits to vehicles as you glide along the backwaters in a traditional, thatched-roof houseboat. You’ll float past tiny villages, rice paddy fields, coconut groves, and temples, getting a chance to closely observe local life—from your own comfortable perch. Tours depart from Kochi, Alleppey, or Kumarakom, and include a hearty South Indian lunch, complete with cardamom-and-saffron-infused dessert.
  • A peaceful ride in a traditional Keralan houseboat through the Alleppey backwaters, with lunch
  • Get special access to parts of the countryside only available to watercrafts
  • Observe local communities, getting a peek at lush, South Indian landscapes as you glide by
  • Hungry? You’ll be treated to a savory, aromatic lunch spread, filled with classic local dishes

What's Included

  • Return transfers from Kochi, Alleppey or Kumarakom
  • Cruise on a private houseboat
  • Afternoon tea
  • Lunch
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

Pickup points

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Start time

09:00 AM

Pickup details

Your hotel in Kochi, Alleppey or Kumarakom

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Kochi is the new name for Cochin, and Alappuzha is the new name for Alleppey
  • Please note that the houseboat does not have any air-conditioning; however, there is generally a breeze blowing while cruising
  • The tour might not operate in extreme weather conditions, especially if it is raining heavily (usually in July & August)
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 7 days in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 7 full days before the experience’s start time.
  • Any changes made less than 6 full days before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • For a 50% refund, you must cancel 3–6 full days before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 2 full days before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 2 full days before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Product code: 5832P79