Kerala backwater tour is one of the most preferred tour packages for Kerala tours and travel. Perhaps the most suitable way to explore the beauty of breathtaking backwaters and villages is Kerala boat house which takes you to the totally different world where you will find serene and sheer ambiance for your holidays. At backwater destinations in Kerala, house boats are available on hire and its cost depends on facilities available on them. It is sure that Kerala houseboats tour will be an experience of lifetime.
A day cruise is perfect to explore the richness of the location. Houseboat cruise in Kerala includes visit to the villages, schools, temples, churches, markets, beaches, coir making , tea shops, paddy fields. The guest can go for short expedition on cycle or the modified bullock carts which are available to take you higher and higher to enjoy the beauty of village scenarios. A cruise along the palm-fringed waterways of Kerala in a luxury houseboat is the most enchanting holiday experience in India today. In a world gifted with beauty, you will skim past ancient Chinese fishing nets, water lilies, lush paddy fields, coir villages, rustic homes, temples and coconut groves.
A guided tour down the backwaters would provide you with a complete and most enchanting experience on the back waters of Kerala and will also reveal to you some interesting facts about the life of local village people. You can experience Kerala that lives along these backwaters throbbing with its own unique culture. As a visitor to Kerala it can be incredibly different and unusual experience just floating in the backwaters in a country craft. Kumarakom is a centre for houseboat cruises. Traditionally, the houseboats were called Kettuvallams, which means a boat made by trying together pieces of wood. Unbelievable as it may sound, not a single nail is used in the making of a Kettuvallam. Jack wood planks are joined together with coir rope and then coated with black resin made from boiled cashew nuts shells.