No words can prepare you for the experience of floating on the tranquil waters of Kerala. Away from the tensions and worries of everyday life, Kerala Houseboat offers you a feel that will remain embedded in your mind and soul forever. Lying back and watching the nature pass you by, mesmerizing landscapes, chirpy wildlife, birds circling you and the serene waters singing a soft lullaby to you, all together makes Kerala Houseboat Tours a must trip for all looking for a break from the strenuous life.
Known as Kettuvallums, the Houseboats in Kerala are famous worldwide for a horde of reasons. There are the most traditional Houseboats and are also common by the name 'Knot-boats' because of its unique feature of not using even a single nail in the whole boat. Coir knots hold this wondrous Houseboat together. These giant are the marvels of craft in times today. Measuring upto 80 feet in length, they once ruled the backwaters, heavily loaded with rice, coconut and other commodities.
In the topical times, the Kettuvallums have been replaced by more and modern modes of transport. The modern Houseboats are nothing less than a posh Hotel floating on waters offering all the possible contemporary facilities one can possible think of. Clean and posh, the name luxury has now become synonymous with Houseboats in Kerala. Houseboats today are a familiar sight in Kerala with Alleppey alone supporting around 120 Houseboats on its backwaters. There are similar such numerous Houseboat destinations in Kerala that promises you a memorable vacation.