Alleppey Houseboats




Kerala houseboat is a modified Kettuvallam, the large boat of yester years.  Kettuvallams were used for the transportation of goods like rice and spices from Kollam, Kochi, and areas of Alappuzha to neighbouring towns. 

Here are some essential information and guides to make your visit to Alleppey Houseboat fun and hassle-free.

Find detailed information on Houseboats, Cruise Type, rooms, food, FAQ, tourist map etc.

Trending Houseboat Routes 

1 . Alleppey Round (Most Common)

Alleppey round cruise through paddy fields, coconut lagoons and extensive network of narrow backwaters  is an excellent destination for experiencing village life. Intriguingly, farming is done below sea leave in this area.

2. Kumarakom Round

The village of Kumarakom is a cluster of little islands on the Vembanad Lake, and is part of the Kuttanad region. The bird sanctuary here, which is spread across 14 acres is a favourite haunt of migratory birds and an ornithologist’s paradise.

3. Alleppey - Kumarakom

Check in at Alleppey Town & Checkout Kumarakom Village. Alleppey- Kumarakom cruise going through Vembanad Lake.

Type / Categories of Houseboats 

1 . Deluxe Houseboats
  • Well maintained & classic excellence is guaranteed
  • Superior quality in interior infrastructure & other features
  • Check In at 11.30am and Check Out at 09.00 Am
  • Limited dishes available.
  • Controlled a/c usage (9.30 Pm to 6.00 Am).
  • A/c during daytime will be charged extra
  • Minimum cruise time will be 4 hours
2. Premium Houseboats
  • Well maintained and first rate or premium quality is guaranteed.
  • High quality in interior infrastructure and other facilities
  • Fully or partially Glass Covered boats are available.
  • Check In at 11.30am and Check Out at 09.00 Am
  • Limited dishes available
  • Bedroom a/c can be used unlimited.
  • Minimum Cruise time available will be 5 hours.
3. Luxury Houseboats
  • Super maintenance & superior in quality is guaranteed.
  • Luxury Quality in interior infrastructure and other facilities.
  • Boats are Fully Covered with Glass.
  • Check In at 11.30am and Check Out at 09.00 Am
  • Unlimited Menu Choice
  • Unlimited a/c can be used anywhere.
  • Minimum Luxury Cruise Time available will be 5 hours

Houseboat Rooms & Accommodation 

One Bedroom Deluxe Houseboat

Number of Person:2 PAX
Check in time:11.30am
Checkout time:9am
Cruise Type:Alleppey Backwater Round

Cost : Rs.10,000 for One Couple

Two Bedroom Deluxe Houseboat

Number of Person:4 PAX
Check in time:11.30am
Checkout time:9am
Cruise Type:Alleppey Backwater Round

Cost : Rs.15,000 for Two Couple

Three Bedroom Deluxe Houseboat

Number of Person:6 PAX
Check in time:11.30am
Checkout time:9am
Cruise Type:Alleppey Backwater Round

Cost : Rs.19,000 for Three Couple

Houseboat FAQs

Houseboat Rooms, Facilities and Staff ?

Alleppey Houseboats have fully furnished single double triple four and five bedrooms with sundeck, private balcony with comfortable chairs, kitchen and toilet. There will be three crew members comprising of two oarsmen and a cook .

Is Houseboat cruise in night is available?

No, Since the local local fisherman put their fishing nets in the the backwater and lake, the Kerala Govt has banned moving all types of engine operated boats from 5.30pm in the evening to 7.30am till the next day, so all boat can anchor in lake.

Alleppey Houseboat Tour Itinerary.(Normal Cause)?

Day 1 – 12Noon Checkin
Check in at 12 Noon at Alleppey, start cruising through the Punnamada Lake, venue of the famous Nehru Trophy Boat Race. Enter the enchanting waters of the Vembanad Lake; enjoy the panoramic views and the glimpses of the life along the banks. High Points of the cruise is the viewing of Kerala Race Boat…”The Snake Boat (110 Ft Long). Lunch in the House Boat. Visit Chavara Bhavan-the old wooden house where the blessed Kuriakore Elias Chavara was born. Anchor for night stay at Munnatummugham. Dinner & overnight stay in Houseboat.

Day 2- 9.30am Checkout
Next day morning after breakfast cruising through SNDP canal, Kuppappuram, Vilakkumaram thodu to reach jetty. Check out by 9.30 AM at Alleppey

How to book KTM Houseboat?

1st Step: – Send an E – Mail to

2nd Step: – After get our E- Mail Response check all details,(Revert if any changes)

3rd Step: – Confirm your reservation with exact date of arrival & contact details

4th Step: – we will send the Re- confirmation E- Mail

5th Step: – As per the confirmation mail, make the advance payment befor cut off date.

6th Step: – Send your payment details to us

7th Step: – we will send the E –mail confirmation