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Cochin to Kollam Houseboat trip – Home 1692364 Boathouse

  • 1 bedroom
  • 4 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Boathouse / 1 bedroom / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • Pet friendly

Description from owner

Description

The unique trip from Kochi to Kollam Houseboat Trip is one of the attractive cway to experience the waterways of Kerala in a classic barge (converted to houseboat)hull and comfortable room and boast of "We are the tour operator does the trip from Kochi to Kollam(Alumkadavu boat Jetty).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 Kochi, Alleppey,Kuttanad and is one of South India's most enchanting boat holiday destinations.

trip itinerary :

Cochin to Kollam Houseboat trip

Duration

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

Day 1

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.

Day 2

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.

Day 3

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 bard.

Day 4

Departure day

The boat will sail north/south along the main waterway channel on the NWAI and reaches Kollam Alumkadavu at 11:00pm

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.

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: 2 Double Beds
  • 2 Shower rooms

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Staffed property
  • Fridge
  • TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time: 12:00, Check out time: 12:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
Yes, smoking allowed

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

No refund If you cancel, any money you have paid cannot be refunded.

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About the owner

Joseph T.

Tourist Licence
T41544UHY-KIV/003/HB/003/2011

Calendar updated:
29 Jun 2017
Years listed:
5
Based in:
India

Languages spoken: English

This Boathouse has 1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 13 Apr 2014. Located in Kochi (Cochin), the average weekly rate is £3135.

The property’s calendar was last updated on 29 Jun 2017.

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