House Boat Cruise Alleppey [ Alappuzha ] and Kumarakom Popular back waters in Kerala , Alleppey and Kumarakom is a watery heaven of interlinking canals . House Boat operation is not like Hotels and resorts. It is service entirely different , You are Staying a hotel or resort just for a stay at night or day and you are going outside for sightseeing or any other activities but The Houseboat is not only for a stay its part of your Sight seeing also .
All food will be served on board its including the House Boat Package , more than 1000 Houseboats and about 300 Houseboat service providers in Alleppey and Kumarakom , House boat cruise many different variants .
Houseboat packages Per Hours Service also but its just Cruise only . and other package is House boat Day Cruise it is including the lunch , Coffee / Tea & Snacks and including six Hours Boat Cruse in The Back waters,!
Day Cruise House boat checking time 11 am and Check out time 5 pm . Mostly Tourist like Full Package its including all meal [ Lunch , Dinner , Breakfast , Coffee / Tea & Snacks ] Veg and non Veg available , but when your booking time must info to the House boat or Booking agent for your food menu . this service Checking time 12 noon and Check out time next day Morning 9 am after the Breakfast .
All House boat Customer Checking / Check Out not a same area but mostly house boat Checking point in Finishing Point in near the Alleppey Town and Punnamada also another Check in Check Out Point Its 3 kilometer from Alleppey Town the same road to Finishing Point . this both House boat Check in and Check Out point is public Boat jetty.
Some House boat owners have private Checking Check out point , one of most popular private House boat Check in Check out boat jetty is Pallathuruthy its 6 Kilometer from Alleppey Town [ Alleppey to Changanassery road ] , this kind of many private House boat Check in Check out boat jetty in Alleppey .
Kumarakom is other side of the Alleppey lake [ Vembanad lake ] house boat checking point is Kavanattinkara and Rajive Jetty both are public House Boat Check in and Check Out point .
The House Boat Rate depending to Tourism Season and Public Holidays ,For a better rate You can negotiate with any , but it will reflect the Quality of Service and Cruise. Normally when you negotiate some will reduce the rate at the same time they will adjust in the type of Houseboat and the service so be be careful negotiate .! do not fall in cheap houseboats the will never provide good service the have not issue for negative reviews . better service you can book you House boat for one Travel Agency the will provide good House boat and maximum Good service B’coz negative reviews Effect future business .
Do not expect a hotel like facilities in Houseboat , Most of the Houseboat do not have direct running hot water for the bath , The Air Condition in the room will not cool suddenly like in home and hotels. It will take 30 minutes to 01 hours to be in full power ,normally 6:00 pm to 07:00 am- Boat will Anchored & it will be idle in the lake. (As per GOVT. Rule- Village people need to put net in the lake for fishing) , and In Deluxe and premium houseboat air-condition will function in bedroom from 09.00 PM till 06.00 AM only.
In Luxury houseboat air-condition will be working full time. The Houseboat will not park/anchor on the middle of the lake. It will park on the shore / village need to connect electricity for the AC and charge the inverter. Parking houseboat on the middle of the lake is also not allowed by the rules.
House Boat variants : Deluxe , Premium , Luxury . one bedroom to Six bedroom House Boat available also .! candle light dinner , Honeymoon bed decoration and Extra person also will be charge additional . Very Careful for your Children the lake very deep . Sightseeing The boat Cruise in Vembanad lake , fishing , village walks , Sunset Cruise , paddy fields and coconut lagoons during your journey across the backwaters.
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