Our houseboat "Welcome Cruize is a floating palace which is a modified form of traditional Kettuvallams. It contains 2 luxurious well furnished & bath attached bed rooms, sun bath-deck, lounge cum dining room and a hygienic kitchen. In the royal kitchen, we prepare delicious Kerala food. Two boats-men and an expert cook will retinue your trip , for making your trip more comfortable, we have provided modern facilities like A/C,electric lights, fans, European style bathroom and showers etc in the boat. When this palace glide along the vast green expanse of back waters you can experience the most exciting spectacle of the world.The quality provided to our guests is excellent. We offer night trip and day cruises based on the guest preference.ITINERARY» Guests can check in at 11:00 hrs, will welcome you with welcome drink and the cruise starts. You can relax and enjoy the canals, rivers and backwater.» 13:00 hrs houseboat will stop for lunch, with menu of traditional Kerala cuisine (see the menu below ). If you have preferences in food menu ( like less spicy or pure veg. or different dishes ) do let me know 2 or 3 days before the trip starts.» 14:00 hrs The boat will continue its cruise covering beautiful rivers and canals with palm trees and small houses near to it, villages paddy fields, churches etc.» 17:30 hrs The houseboat will be docked in (till next day morning 08: 00) most of the time it will be stopped near the land because, you can also get a chance to go out and walk along the riverside or villages and come back. At night, enjoy your Dinner and have a great sleep on the boat.» At 08:30 hrs Breakfast and Coffee/Tea will be given.» 09.00 hrs is the time to check out.WELCOME CRUIZE HOUSEBOAT EXCLUSIVE FEATURES.!1. Eco-Friendly houseboats: Only natural materials such as bamboos, palm leaves etc. are used for the construction of our boats. Apart from that, sewage and other wastes are not discharged directly into the lake. Special bio synthetic tanks are used in the boat where treatment of these wastes takes place. Our main aim is environmental conservation as well as well-being of local people.2. Government licensed houseboat and we strictly adhere to various norms of Dept. of Tourism, Govt. of Kerala for eco-friendly houseboat cruise.3. Well-furnished interiors with all the modern facilities and amenities that help you relax as you glide along.4. Well trained and disciplined staff: The two captains cum guide and a professional chef provides the guest with excellent service.5. Safety of guests ensured: Our boats are equipped with life buoys, air tubes and firefighting equipment as a safety precaution.7. The entire boat is exclusive for the guests without sharing.TERMS&CONDITIONS1.; Check in : 12 Noon and Check out : 9:00 AM2. A/C will be provided in bedrooms from 9:00 PM to 6:00 AM for deluxe category3. All meals which includes lunch, dinner, evening snacks and breakfast will be provided.4. In case of A/C failure, Non A/C deluxe houseboat tariff will be charged.5. Children below 5 yrs is complimentary and children from 5 yrs and above are charged with extra mattress.FOOD MENUWelcome Drink: Tender CoconutLUNCH1. Basmati Rice/ Kerala Red Rice2. Fish Fry (Pearl Spot / Seer Fish)3. Green Salad4. Mixed Vegetables Thoran (Carrot, Cabbage, Beans)5. Kerala Style Vegetable curries6. Sambar7. Pappad8. Pickle9. Tropical seasonal fruitsTEA1. Coffee / Tea2. Banana FrittersDINNER1. Chappati2. Basmati Rice/ Kerala Red Rice3. Chicken Curry4. Dal Curry or Mixed Vegetable curries5. PappadBREAK FAST1. Dosa/Idly ,Sambar, Chutney OR Idiappam,Egg curry (Kerala Style)2. Bread,Butter,Jam3. Coffee/Tea
Kerala - a long strip of enchanting land tucked away in the west corner of India, The green and serene Kerala offers an amazing array of the backwaters. The breathtakingly beautiful destinations are the true storehouses of the nature at its best. The splendid sunsets, the waxing moonlights, the shoals of ducks, the pulsating palms and the wonderful waves make the backwater destinations the most sought after in kaleidoscopic Kerala.
Not to be missed, these cruises leave you refreshed and rejuvenated. The banks of these rivers are ideal for picnic spots. While cruising you will skim past backwater villages, Traditional fishing operations, Local ferries, Ancient Chinese fishing nets, Renowned snake boat races in onam season, Lush paddy fields, Coir villages, Rustic homes, Temples and coconut groves etcâ€Ś
A cruise along these backwaters in a â€˜Kettuvallom' (A traditional houseboat) is the perfect way to have a rendezvous with pristine nature and to come face to face with the lifestyle that thrives on the sea shores.
Other Things to Note
All Guest If you Arrive in Cochin International Airport,We will Arrange Pickup Service on your request.
The people who live along the backwaters in Kerala have a unique relationship with the backwaters. It is the source of the local people's livelihood. The fish caught from its waters, the paddy, coconut and other crops harvested along its banks, the boats they build and use to transport them across the labyrinthine backwaters, are all an integral part of their traditional way of backwater village life.
providing a green hue to the surrounding landscape.