QE Houseboats is one of the attractive boats cruising the waterways of Kerala with a classic hull and comfortable large room and the only boat cruising from Cochin to Kollam. Its.Its is a “floating home away from home “that denotes uniqueness and exclusivity. The boat offers a comfortable river cruise in the picturesque backwaters of Kerala is one of India's most enchanting holiday destinations.
Four days/Three nights
Total distance 140KM
Embark point :Cochin Kumbalam Boat Jetty
Disembark point : Kollam Alumkadavu Boat Jetty or Alleppey Boat Yard
Check inn : 11:30am
Check out : 09:00am
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 vechoor kayal. 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.
At 06:00am guest are requested to experience our canoe trip with our crew members through the narrow backwater canals.After two hours you will back to the boat and breakfast will be served on board.Boat departs at 09:00am from kainakary and head towards Thrikkunnapuzha 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 thrikkunnapuzha passing thakazhy,karumady,kumaravalavu and reaches thrikkunnapuzha at 05:00pm.
Dinner will be served on bard.
The boat will sail north/south along the main waterway channel on the NWAI and reaches Kollam Alumkadavu at 11:00am
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.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Check in time:||12:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest beach||Fort Cochin 15 km|
|Will consider||House swap|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: COK 32 km, Nearest railway: ERS Ernakulam 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||3 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Access||Not suitable for wheelchair users|