Do not get cheated by taxi drivers in Alleppey. The taxi drivers will take you to some of their counterparts to get commission. They will scare you talking about security. You are free to hire any ho (Read More)use boats here. All registered. You may also go to District Tourism Promotion Council Office (DTPC) near to Boat Jetty and ask for house boat rates before hiring. Have a pleasant tour :-) Ratheesh
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- Do Not miss the houseboats. If budget permits, try out a luxury houseboat with air-conditioned rooms, music and lounge on the deck and TV with satellite TV. Carry sunscreen, head-gear, swim-wear an (Read More)d sun-glasses during the winters. - During monsoons, rain-jackets are preferable over umbrellas. Always carry a water bottle and Oral Rehydration Solutions. Remember to pack in your own medicines.
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Alleppey reminds me the beauty of Bengali, the endless row of coconut trees, the pastoral land all shared surprising similarities with Bengal and with our neighboring country Bangladesh. The serene a (Read More)tmosphere, the journey by the house boat, the delicious fish items, at some point, all of these bear trace of similarities with Bengal.
It mainly depends on how many of you are going and what kind of houseboat you're looking for. Also, prices are different for the route and trip you want. Some are one night and one day and some are l (Read More)onger. There are three types of boats you could choose from, the budget class (which starts at 7k and goes up to 16k), the deluxe class (8k-18k) and the first class (12k-24k). In these, the first two have the options of AC or non AC, the first class has AC only. All three meals are also included. (These rates are for one bed room houseboats which are for two people)
If you're at one with nature, Kerala is not without reason called God's own country. Its amazingly beautiful, and each moment spend will be worth it. But maybe, if you're skeptical, you can think of (Read More)some other place to visit. You can refer to this list for reference - http://www.holidify.com/blog/solo-travel-india/
This really depends on your trip. Basic food, stay and travel (not including houseboat) would cost around INR 5,000 a day. Houseboats can be quite costly, but totally worth the price since their one (Read More)of the major selling points of Alleppey.