Stories from the Backwaters

Travelling in Kerala: Top Tips

Kerala on the south western edge of India is one of the most popular travel destinations of India. The small coastal state has highlands, as well as backwaters and a mix of other terrains to make this a great destination … Read More

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Long Weekend: Alleppey and Around

The loop of Cochin-Fort-Kochi-Marari-Alleppey lends itself very well to spend a relaxing long weekend in the belly of the state. The entire trail is about 65km long in one long stretch along the coastline. These atmospheric towns lie so close … Read More

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Your Weather Guide to Travelling to Alleppey

For well-heeled travellers, weather is hardly a thing to care about. They truly believe that the turn of seasons offers a different landscape and view of a destination. And that is true. A place may completely transform from winters to … Read More

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Action Behind Words for Responsible Tourism

Kerala is a booming tourist destination with many attractions sprinkled all over the state. With a variety of topographies and experiences, it is one of the top destinations of India for the world traveller.  Of all the things to be … Read More

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Top Ten Alleppey FAQs

There are number of travellers who come to Alleppey each year; for many this is their very first trip to India. We are delighted when our beautiful green slice of India is the first thing for travel-weary eyes to see. … Read More

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Kerala houseboat tour to visit schools in Alleppey

Go Local in Alleppey

Travellers almost always make the mistake of assuming that the backwaters are only about a plush houseboat experience. Yes, that’s true. But being in luxury houseboats is only part of the experience. The houseboat industry with only a few premium … Read More

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King Willem-Alexander & Queen Maxima of The Netherlands in kerala houseboat tour with Spice Routes

Hosting King Willem-Alexander & Queen Maxima of The Netherlands

Having been pioneers of luxury hospitality on the backwaters of Alleppey and striving constantly to deliver our promise of a safe and luxurious houseboat experience, we have been lucky to have a variety of guests from all over the world. … Read More

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Kumarakom houseboat day cruise with Spice Routes

Things To Do In Alleppey: Houseboats and More

There is no doubt that cruising in the backwaters is the highlight of a trip in Alleppey. You can lounge in the luxurious or basic boats for a couple of hours or even take an overnight package of 22 hours … Read More

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Alleppey Backwater Houseboat Tour with a visit to best locations in kerala

Best Luxury Holiday Ideas in South India

South India is the Subcontinent’s cultural heartland and a delight for travellers who want to go on a luxury holiday in India. It is teeming with relics ranging from ancient temples and is a traditional treasure trove of Indian cultural … Read More

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Alleppey Backwater Houseboat Tour with a glimpse into Alleppey Backwater life

Alleppey: The Backwater Capital of Kerala

Kerala has so many fascinating experiences that it is hard to circle one as the best. But for many, the backwaters are the most memorable, as they offer a slice of local life, as well as soothing landscapes to relax. … Read More

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