Kumarakom House Boats-Kerala's Backwater Tourism Destination

Some house boats photographed during a one day tour trip to Kumarakom the backwater tourist village of Kerala. The attraction here is the House Boat cruises itself. Nice tour packages are available in a reasonable price. Journeys through the backwaters in these house boats can be get scheduled for hours to days, depends on the tour package you selects.

As a foreign tourist the lake cruising will be the time to witness the calm and beautiful village life around along with the greenery of lake bowed palm and coconut trees.Can see fishermen at their work,huge group of ducks,migratory and rare bird species in the mangrove etc.Their are some Islands like Pathiramanal which can be reached through water cruises only in the middle of Vembanad lake.


A Kumarakom House Boat
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House boats tied up aside the Vembanadu lake in Kumarakom
The tour packages and rates varies from boats. Anyway you can get a hold of it if you do a little bargaining. As you reach the Bird Sanctuary here in Kumarakom you can see tour agents wandering around with offers for House Boats and other ordinary boating tours
A full day package for cruising for a family of four can get a tour package starting from around 5000 INR.  House boat Touring packages mostly includes food, that is prepared in Kerala's own traditional style. You can get much varieties of fish curries made of fishes like Karimeen (pearl spots), prawns etc that are caught alive from the lake during the boat journey.

Houseboat in Kumarakom Lake. Seems a Double Bedroomed houseboat with a Sundeck
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House boat tour packages varies slightly from season to season. Xmas and Onam festival times may show an increase. Travel Rate of a particular houseboat is determined by the amenities awaiting you inside. The ordinary one is of single roomed non ac house boats, and it may increase upto around 3 rooms and fully air conditioned ones with sun-decks. Even more advanced facilities like a 5 star suite is arranged on some of the house boats owned by Lake Resorts in Kumarakom. You can select according to your pocket. Have a nice journey.

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