Cochin to Kollam Houseboat Trip
Tailor Made: Inland backwaters of Kerala
National Waterway Authority of India No 3
The unique trip from Kochi to Kollam Houseboat Trip is one of the attractive way to experience the waterways of Kerala in a classic barge (converted to houseboat) hull and comfortable room and boast of "We are the only tour operator does the trip from Kochi to Kollam(Alumkadavu boat Jetty).
The boat offers a comfortable river cruise in the picturesque backwaters of Kochi, Alleppey,Kuttanad and is one of South India's most enchanting boat holiday destinations.
Trip itinerary :
Cochin to Kollam Houseboat trip (or the other way round)
Four days/Three nights
Total distance 140KM
Embark point : Cochin Kumbalam Boat Jetty
Disembark point : Kollam Alumkadavu Boat Jetty
Check inn : 11:30am
Check out : 11:00am
Guest are greeted at the predesignated point in cochin .After guests are on board, The houseboat sets sail along the main waterway on cochin backwater from kumbalam jetty and head towards Thaneermukkam passing several small islands with coconut trees lining the pellucid lake waters for kilometers at a stretch the backwaters of Cochin proffer one of the most enchanting sights to tourists.Guest can actively participate with the local fishermen and understand the life cycle of karimeen also known as pearl spot. Lunch will be served on board.Boat reaches Kumarakom in time for the sunset.
The boat will anchor for the night at the Kumarakom Karikayal. Dinner on board.
After breakfast the boat will sail from the kumarakom and head south, towards Alleppey.
Sailing through scenic backwaters, guests can observe life along these water highways while passing through one of the few areas in the world where farming is done below sea level.Boat passes Kumarakom vechoor church,kumarakom boat jetty,pallikayal,R block,C block,marthandom and head towards Kainakary and reaches at 05:00pm. After settling inn you are invited for a motor boat for sunset cruise.Dinner will be served on board.
Overnight stay in Kainakary village.
On this day the boat starts sailing at 0700am and head towards Kayamkulam Lake from kainakary passing nedumudy,champakulam(a one hour stop over at 11:00am)
Guests will be able to visit St. Mary?s Church, established by St. Thomas in 1721 and Sree Bhagavathy Kshetram ? a 100-year old Hindu temple to Mother Goddess ? at Nedumudy. Guests can also explore the Chambakulam snake boat yard, which displays one of the traditional long snake boats used in races.
An hour later boat head towards destination of the day passing thakazhy,karumady,kumaravalavu,thrikkunnapuzha and reaches Kayamkulam at 05:00pm.
Dinner will be served on board.
The boat will sail north/south along the main waterway channel on the NWAI and reaches Kollam Alumkadavu at 10:00am
Breakfast will be served on board; following which guests will check out at 10 am and will be transported by air-conditioned vehicle back to Cochin or to kollam town.
Refreshing Welcome drink on arrival
Fruit platter for each meal
All meals on board(Set Menu)
Deck facility boat
Special tariff is
One room suite : 120000INR (2 passengers)
Two room suite : 140000INR (4 Passengers)
28% tax excluded.