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The Backwater
Houseboat Holiday

  • A leisurely 6 nights
  • holiday in the comforts
  • of discovery while
  • exploring the heart of
  • Kerala’s fabled backwaters,
  • its rural settings,
  • communities &
  • places of worship
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  • Day 1

  • Board discovery at purity
  • and cruise on
  • lake Vembanad
  • towards Alleppey
  • while having lunch.
  • You enter the system
  • of rivers & canals.
  • The boat docks at
  • Thakazi for the night.
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  • After the evening tea
  • you visit the Ambalapuzha
  • Sree Krishna Temple
  • at dawn and return to
  • the boat for dinner.
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  • Day 2

  • While having breakfast
  • you start to sail through
  • narrow canals towards
  • Karuvatta village,
  • the closest docking place
  • to reach Mannarshala
  • snake temple and
  • Haripad Muruga temple.
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  • Post lunch you disembark
  • for the temple visits
  • on an air conditioned car.
  • After your return you sail
  • for the nights halt at
  • Thakazhi while having
  • your evening Tea.
  • Dinner on board.
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  • Day 3

  • After breakfast
  • you start to cruise through
  • a maze of narrow canals
  • and stop at Pandy village
  • to visit Mannar,
  • the bronze craftsmen village
  • and Krishnapuram palace
  • on an air conditioned car.
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  • Back to discovery for lunch
  • the sail continues to
  • Thakazhi for the night’s halt.
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  • After the evening tea
  • you can take a sunset
  • canoe ride, followed by
  • dinner on board.
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  • Day 4

  • Post breakfast you sail
  • towards Champakulam
  • and its Orthodox Basilica.
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  • After lunch you cruise the
  • Pampa river on a Shikkara.
  • discovery docks for the
  • night close to the basilica,
  • dinner on board.
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  • Day 5

  • After breakfast discovery
  • takes you towards Kannadi
  • village for the Kuttanad
  • community experince.
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  • We take you to an old
  • ancestral house for a visit
  • and a traditional lunch
  • served on a banana leaf.
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  • Go the late afternoon
  • on a village walk and enjoy
  • the genuine village life.

  • discovery moors
  • for the night
  • at Kainakari village,
  • dinner on board.
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  • Day 6

  • Post breakfast you leave ‘
  • the rivers & canals and
  • cruise back into lake
  • Vembanad towards
  • Kumarakam bird sanctuary
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  • After lunch on board you
  • walk or cycle through narrow
  • lanes to watch the birds
  • in the rice fields.
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  • In the evening discovery
  • sails across the lake
  • and halts for the night
  • at the western shore,
  • dinner on board.
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  • Day 7

  • Sail back to purity
  • over breakfast
  • and checkout
  • around 10 am.
  • Have lunch with us
  • at purity if your time
  • and itinerary permits.
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  • Price for the one week
  • houseboat holiday:

  • April to September
  • 1780 Euro or 139000 INR
  • for double occupancy
  • Extra adult 900 Euro
  • or 70000 INR

  • October to March
  • 2240 Euro or 175000 INR
  • for double occupancy
  • Extra adult 1100 Euro
  • or 87000 INR

  • December 23 to January 5
  • 2750 Euro or 215000 INR
  • for double occupancy
  • Extra adult 1400 Euro
  • or 110000 INR
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  • The price includes:
  • Airport transfers from & to
  • Cochin Airport.
  • Discovery on full board.
  • All activities during the
  • holiday cruise.
  • Complimentary WiFi and
  • all applicable taxes.


  • The discovery crew
  • consists of an experienced
  • backwater pilot,
  • a Malabar House trained chef
  • and a personal butler.
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