SHIKARA DAY CRUISE

67 Usd

Shikkara Boat are small in size than houseboats and motorboats but it is really beautiful handicraft work in elegant Kerala style. These boats are mainly used for sightseeing which is  available in limited budget and mainly used for sightseeing in an hourly basis. These boats are much cheaper cruising rate than Houseboats and Motorboats. Shikkara boats are comparatively smaller than the other ones. The seating arrangement for Shikara boats are comfortable for the travelers as they are using cushion chairs. It’s the best way to travel in the backwaters at a very reasonable cost . Its seats are arranged with bamboo and shades were made of bamboo canopy.All the sides of a Shikkara boat is open for best view for sightseeing and therefore the travel will be much relaxing even at noon time. No food is served in a this boat and we can't move freely inside a shikkara boat. It is advisable to start your journey in early morning so that you can enjoy from the sunrise to the birds singing, the cool breeze and the backwaters. 

  • Pick the guest at   from Resort/Hotel/Home stay in a private air conditioned car.
  • We start the cruise in the morning and then cross  the famous Punnamada lake and  reaches SNDP Stream to reach the village which is very beautiful on cruising .
  • Our Shikara cruise starts there and continues through SNDP stream and  reaches Kuppapuram, 
  • On the way we see the Kuppapuram School  and reaches another lake and enter very small canal in alleppey called Umpikaran thode.
  • We also give the opportunity for the guest to go alone for another direction in same canal and return to the same point. 
  • Here , you can see the  real beauty of alleppey backwaters.
  • Then canoe drop to same place we picked the guest.
  • Drop the guest in the hotel or drop off location as mentioned in the booking form.
  • Pick up and drop from  Hotel by A/c cab
  • Breakfast
  • Mineral water 
Tips are excluded , however it is not mandatory.


Only day cruises are allowed in motorboats and they don’t provide any overnight stays and is not available during the night. 
The cruise time will be from 8:00 am to 6.30 pm. 

The best feature of Shikkara boats is that it can travel to very small canals where Houseboats and Motor boats cannot reach.

Advantages:
  • Well maintained boats.
  • Better for Sight seen
  • More Faster than Houseboats 40km/Hour.
  • Cheaper than Houseboats and Motorboats
  • Wide travel routes
  • Very comfortable seats
  • Canal Tourism

Disadvantages:
  • Facilities like Rooms,Toilets,Bathtub etc not available
  • No air condition
  • No Food
  • NightStay is not possible
  • Limited passengers maximum capacity up to 15 peoples
  • Less secured than Houseboat and Motorboats
  • Pick the guest at   from Resort/Hotel/Home stay in a private air conditioned car.
  • We start the cruise in the morning and then cross  the famous Punnamada lake and  reaches SNDP Stream to reach the village which is very beautiful on cruising .
  • Our Shikara cruise starts there and continues through SNDP stream and  reaches Kuppapuram, 
  • On the way we see the Kuppapuram School  and reaches another lake and enter very small canal in alleppey called Umpikaran thode.
  • We also give the opportunity for the guest to go alone for another direction in same canal and return to the same point. 
  • Here , you can see the  real beauty of alleppey backwaters.
  • Then canoe drop to same place we picked the guest.
  • Drop the guest in the hotel or drop off location as mentioned in the booking form.
3 Hrs Shikara boats Cruise Usd 67 (2 persons)

Charges vary  during , Peak season, weekend and Holidays .Extra Charges applicable for additional person.

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