Wednesday, 12 November 2014
Kerala Houseboat Itinerary
Guest can check-in sharp 11:30 AM. After serving welcome drink, the backwater cruise starts. Speeds of the houseboats in backwaters are almost 9 to 11 Km per hour. Around 2 pm a short anchoring of the houseboat amidst backwater for 1 hour to serve lunch first to guests and lunch break for staff. Again, backwater cruise starts and conclude around 5.30 pm. After 5.30, as per law, backwater cruise of houseboats are not allowed. Night cruise in backwaters are strictly banned. Guests who check-in at sharp 12 noon have the advantage of maximum backwater sightseeing. By sitting in houseboats they enjoy backwater sight-seeing of around 4 to 5 hours on the very first day itself, i.e. covering almost 45 to 50 Km backwater (kindly check the website ( http://www.boatsandrides.com) for more information
Next morning backwater cruise starts around 7 am and ends at 8:30 am for convenient check-out. Overall it is 21 hours stay in a houseboat in the backwaters with all meal plans.