If you are cherishing the idea of spending your vacations with the green beauty, then step into a country boat and you get a pleasure cruise through the narrow canals. Canoe is the base category traditional boat which helps Guests to visit and enjoy the real village life and natural beauty by travelling through narrow canals, where houseboats , motor boats and even shikaras were not allowed . It is made up of wood and its maximum seating capacity is 4 + oarsmen . There is some mechanized canoes with engine to drive it. Normal its length is about 30 feet and width of 4 feet . It is also required a license from district tourism body . some conoe top is with roof ( bamboo and coir ). As it is manually operated we cant able to move long distance and not so safe to use in big lakes.
The backwater beauty is depends on the narrow canals. To enjoy the wide varieties of sceneries and freshness of narrow canals we want take a canoe trip. This trip will explain every eye of the narrow canals in the backwater. While cruising through these canals in a canoe boat we would come across many interesting aspects of day to day life in the land as well as on water. We can see the flourishing paddy fields, coconut lagoons & isolated islands. We can also enjoy the lifestyles of the villagers while walking through the paddy fields. During the cruises we would also be able to check out the procedure involved in fishing & shepherding ducks to new pastures. There are wide varieties of narrow canal packages for our discerning travelers.
Canoe cruise package- 2 hrs
The trip starts from Palm grove jetty and you travel through, Punnamada Jetty, Sports Authority of India, Umbikkarum Jetty, Mahadeva Temple, Kuttamangalam, High School – Kuppapuram, Kavunkal Temple - N.T. Ward, Palachuvadu Temple, N.T. Wardends back in Palm grove.
Canoe cruise package- 3 hrs
The trip starts from Alleppey - cruise through Thathampally lakeAzhikal thode, Kuppapuram (visit the toddy shop) Panakal thodu, Umpikaran thode, S N D P thodu, Kinakary vata kayal, Kainakary thode, Meenapally , Vatta kayal, Kanatta thodu, Vilakumaram thodu, Punnamada kayal drop to Aleppey
Canoe cruise package- 4 hrs
The trip starts from Alleppey - cruise through Thathampally lake Azhikal thode (village visit) kuppapuram (visit the Toddy shop & f) Panakal thodu (Paddy field visit & walks), Chavara bhavan (visit the chavara church) Umpikaran thode, S N D P thodu, Kainakary, Vatta kayal, Kainakary thode, Pathil thodu, Meenapally , Vatta kayal, Kanatta thodu, Vilakumaram thodu, Punnamada kayal drop to Aleppey
Timings of cruise :
Slot I - 06:00 am - 10:00 am
Slot II - 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
Slot III - 03:00 pm - 07:00 pm
We Backwater Routes (P) Ltd are Midscale reputed Backwater Tour operators, locate on the banks of Vembanad Lake at Kumarkom, Kerala. Our concern operates all backwater tours with qualified; dedicated crew who will ensure your holiday with us is safe, secure & exotic. We conduct back water cruises, Day cruises and Houseboat trips at Kumarakom, Vaikom and Alleppey. Backwater Routes strive to showcase the natural beauty of Kerala backwaters in its virgin stage to Travelers and encourage the traveler and explorer in you to discover everything the great backwaters has to offer at Kumarakom, Vaikom and Alleppey of Kerala. The blue Lagoons fulfills every wander lust with rural retreats like experiencing the spectacular countryside with canals, coconut grooves, paddy fields, churches, temples, fishing, connects to the village life, history and the people, memorable moments await in every corner of this magnificent spot below sea level. We are one of the major promoters of Village life experience and canoe cruises in Kerala and we assure you that the service we provide would be at par with global standards. Every single vacationer is exceptional in his/her theme and to quench his/her thirst for scripting each and every moment most contended and romantic in utmost privacy on marvelous great backwaters of Kumarakom, Vaikom & Alleppey we offer tailor made cruising options. Backwater Routes (P) Ltd houseboats are all equipped with worthy life saving equipments and are always up kept in highly hygienic atmosphere. We offer plush accommodation in Deluxe, Premium and Luxury houseboats with all private room.