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Alleppey Houseboat Rates For 2 Hours & More


If you’re planning to go on a houseboat cruise in the backwaters of Alleppey, this travel guide will be really useful for you.

Alleppey Houseboat Rates

Boat houses are not really the ideal way of exploring the backwaters if you just want to do a 2 or 3 hours of ride.
They have rooms in it are meant for overnight stays.

What a lot of people doesn’t know about about houseboats in Alleppey is, they don’t move through the backwaters after night. We just want you to make sure you know that before you even book your houseboat trip in Alleppey.

But, just to get an idea, here are the hourly rates for houseboats in Alleppey.


Alleppey Houseboat Rates for 2 Hours.

It should cost anywhere from 2000 to 3500 INR, depending on the category of houseboat that you choose.
The above price is for a couple and it will be 250 INR extra for additional person.


Alleppey Houseboat Rates for 3 to 6 hours.

It will be anywhere from 1500 to 2500 INR depending on the category too.
And just like the above, an extra 250 INR for additional person joining.

And if you’re looking for the best thing to do in Alleppey, there are other backwater boating options available too.


Other Backwater Boating Options in Alleppey

  • Shikara Boat Ride – This is the best alternative to booking a houseboat cruise in Alleppey backwaters. These boats are small, faster and made for sightseeing. And they are even more cheaper than the regular houseboats. The rates will be anywhere from 1000 to 1400 for the entire private boat depending on the number of people.
    You can check out the current price & availability by going to the official Alleppey Shikara Tours website.
  • Backwater Kayaking – This is the only adventure activity available in Alleppey. You can go on a kayaking tour in the backwaters. And the best part is that, anybody can do this. You don’t need to know swimming or have any previous kayaking experience as the tours are made for first timers. All these tours will be guided by an expert trainer.
    You can either go on a sunrise or sunset kayaking tour, which are the best timings to experience the backwaters of Alleppey.
    It will cost anywhere from 750 to 3000 INR depending on the tour and route that you take. Bigger groups get discounts too.
    You can even add this experience to your houseboat cruise.
    Get more details of Kayaking in Alleppey.
  • Village Canoe Tour – You can even book a traditional wooden boat, paddled by a local guide who will take you around the backwaters and village side. It will have a small roof and comfortable seating so that you can sit back and relax while you enjoy the Alleppey backwaters.

While houseboat tours in Alleppey are the most popular thing to do, they can be expensive and aren’t the best experience. So, make sure you plan your Alleppey trip properly.

Kayaking in Alleppey Backwaters