The houseboats of Kerala are giant country crafts, measuring upto 80 feet in length, retrieved from being lost to the state altogether.

Once, they ruled the backwaters, poled along by one or two men, heavily loaded with rice, coconut and other commodities. But in recent times the Kettuvalloms have been replaced by modern modes of  transport, relegating them to neglect and decay.
It takes great skill and meticulousness to construct these giants by tying huge planks of jack wood together. Curiously enough, not a single nail is used in their making.
There used to be an entire clan of artisans who were involved in Kettuvallom construction.
Today, an innovative holiday idea has restored these majestic representatives of aunique culture, and with them their makers

Houseboat Menu

  •   Welcome Drink
  •   Lunch

Veg : Rice, Aviyal (mixed semi dry), Sambar, Thoran, Mezukupurati, Pappad, Pickles, Curd and Green Salad

  •   Non veg : Fish Fry
  •   Evening Coffee/Tea with Snacks

(Snacks- Banana Fry/Finger Chips/Veg Pakwada)

  •   Dinner

Rice and chappati

Veg : Dal Fry, Rasam, Alu Geera/Alu Gopi, Mixed Veg Curry, Two other veg dishes

  •   Non veg:chicken curry
  •   Breakfast (any one of the following)

Iddily/Dosa with Sambar and Chutney
Iddiyappam/Appam with Egg Curry/Veg Stew
Poori with baaji
Puttu with Chana Masala
Continental

Facilities

Fully furnished living and bed rooms
Separate Dining space
Bedrooms attached bathrooms
Sunbath decks
Well equipped kitchen with an excellent chef
Uniformed and well trained staff
Traditional Kerala, North Indian, and Jain food
Power from Solar panals
On board safety precautions
Evening Aleppey Beach visit on extra cost.
Cruise covers both Aleppey and Kumarakom backwaters.

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Orange Holidays
Near  Boat Jetty,Alappuzha, Kerala Pin – 6896563
Tele : 91 9846622119
E-mail: jyothistvls@gmail.com

Alleppey Houseboats