Sailing in the coastal waters and enjoying the surreal beauty of nature will definitely soothe your minds and make your Kerala tour into a remarkable one. Does anybody know why people always choose Kerala to celebrate their fabulous holidays with their dear ones? It is none other than the marvellous houseboats sailing in the backwaters. Backwaters are the water bodies interconnecting all the 14 districts in the state. Even though it flows through all the important places in the state, the houseboat tours are widely seen on the southern parts of Kerala. Not only the international travellers but also the national tourists from various parts of India grab the tour packages to enjoy their scintillating holidays. The local community of Kerala always say that the houseboats are the only vehicles that sail through the water where large ship cruises can’t. Travelling in the traditional houseboats and exploring the 360-degree view of the serene nature will definitely gift you a remarkable experience. Initially, houseboats were used to transport tons of food grains and cereals to various parts of the state. With the advent of modernization houseboats later started to sail to different parts of the state. Although some northern parts of India provide immense houseboat tours, the facilities and the amenities the Kerala houseboats provide cannot be compared with anything. There are various paths to explore the magnificent of the emerald state. The most intriguing and interesting path to enjoying splendid beauty is the Kumarakom-Alleppey route.
Words are insufficient to explain the amusing charm of Kerala. And when it is about the houseboat tours, it would be beyond the imagination. Travellers can reach Kumarakom Island either by availing of tickets either to the Cochin International Airport or to Trivandrum International Airport. Travellers can also buy tickets to Kottayam railway station, the nearest railway station. On reaching Kottayam you can travel either in private or public transport vehicles and reach the mind-blowing tourist destination, Kumarakom. Even though the island is small in size it is encapsulated with mind-blowing attractions. Depending on the amenities houseboats can be classified into three categories namely premium, deluxe and luxury. If you are interested to discover the charm of nature in daytime avail of the tour packages for the day. Or else you can spend a fabulous night in the houseboat by purchasing the night houseboat package.
By 8 am the day time houseboat package will be started the moment you enter the traditional cruise you can begin the voyage by sipping a cup of hot tea and spicy snacks prepared in Kerala style. Further, as the voyage begins you can take out your camera and binocular to capture the fascinating beauty of nature and also can save it in the memory card. Kumarakom is well-known for birds. In fact, it is known as a haven for various types of birds. The journey through the backwaters will help you to enjoy the unseen beauty if nature. The oscillation of the branches of the palm-fringed coconut trees in the cool breeze, moderate climate, calm ambience, melodious chirps of birds flying high in the sky, and many more. In between the voyage you can also catch the glimpses of the local people engaged in traditional works such as coir making products, angling, and also some of them turn out to be local tourist guides. If you are interested in angling with the help of the houseboat authorities you can do angling using traditional methods. Some of the houseboat authorities provide Chinese fishing nets and modern techniques. By noon the chef of the houseboat will provide mouth-watering delicacies prepared in traditional Kerala style. On your special demand, they also prepare seafood. If you are accompanying your friends for the houseboat voyage your trip will be a marvellous one. During the leisure time, you can engage in indoor games such as Antakshri, passing the ball and so on.
There some regions where houseboat cannot enter the channel. In such places, you can avail of kayaks. Not all but some of the houseboats provide kayaks at cheap rates to the customers. You can seek the help of the experts you explore the narrow paths of the backwater with your dear ones. While sailing in the backwater you can halt your vehicle and communicate with the local communities and understand their unique lifestyle and traditions. By evening the 8 hours houseboat voyage will be concluded. But if you want to enjoy the late evenings and early sunrise you can purchase the night houseboat packages from the concerned authorities. During evenings do not forget to catch the amazing views of the setting sun. To make your night trip into remarkable one the houseboat authorities will arrange an excellent classical dance performance by the professional dancers. If you are not interested to witness the programme, you have the provision to enjoy your favourite movie in your room. To satiate your hunger they will offer you various plates of mouth-watering dishes. If you are planning to enjoy your honeymoon trip, they will arrange a fascinating candlelight dinner. You can unwind yourself by looking at the glittering stars dotted in the black sky. To catch the first rays of sunrise, wake up early in the morning and witness the awesome moment of sun rising from the deep sleep. You can conclude your houseboat voyage by savouring breakfast included items such as appam and stew, or puttu and kadala curry (traditional breakfast items) and so on.
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