Houseboat in Alleppey
Not just tropical beaches, pristine beauty and Ayurveda treatments but also houseboats in the backwaters of Kerala are considered a blissful attraction of South India. Cruising on houseboat in captivating backwaters is a real pleasure that compels tourists visiting God’s Own Country time and again.
Kerala houseboat tour and Houseboat in Alleppey can make you feel on top of the world. Enjoying the joy of boat ride is indeed one of the prime attractions of Kerala tour. A backwater cruise on the floating houses is undoubtedly the best way to explore the spellbinding beauty of this fascinating state of India. During boat ride, you will feel that comfort, luxury and beauty have been wrapped into one in the form of houseboats.
Boats of Kerala are known as Kettuvallams that were originally used for solving the purpose of transportation as well as taking food grains here and there in the state. But since 1990s, these ordinary boats have emerged as luxurious water vessels or luxury houseboats in order to compliment the flourishing tourism industry of the state. Commonly, Kerala houseboats are around 25 meters long and made by tying the planks of jackfruit’s wood. The most notable thing about these houseboats is that no nails are used to hold the planks together. All possible luxury and comfort is provided in these houseboats. Moreover, there can be found open foredeck sheltered by domed roof of pleached screw pine grass.
Some luxurious boats can also be seen in Kerala that are made with fully air-conditioned well-decor bedrooms as well as attached washrooms. In these boats, you can experience all the modern facilities. These can be found available on daily basis rental. Kerala houseboat tour lets tourists enjoy the complete delight with peaceful cruising while observing the enchanting beauty of the state.
The pristine beauty of encompassing areas of Kerala backwaters is simply mind-blowing. Adding to this, river banks are graced with palm trees as well as mud houses made with thatched roofs that depict the picture of unadulterated rural lifestyle.