Kerala Houseboats are country boats that were used in the early days as the medium of transportation of goods from one city to the other. But with the change in time and with the advent of roads, bridges and ferry services, gradually the houseboats went off the scene. Now these house boats are back again in an improved and modified avatar. These boat houses are added with luxurious facilities such as Air Conditioners etc. and are provided with onboard serving facilities of delicious delicacies. Kerala houseboat tours and Kerala houseboats are major tourist attraction. These boat houses in Kerala are the modern moving boat house with latest amenities.
It is really a great experience to enjoy the beauty of the backwaters of Kerala by travelling in house boat. The water ways of the houseboats in Kerala are banked by the greenery and is presently attracting tourists from all parts of the world.
From the age old times, the Kettuvallam or big water vessals, have been a main mode of transport in the backwaters of Kerala. Because of its huge size and capacity, it can also carry load. In the present day scenario, as tourism in Kerala is growing, the Kettuvallam is being developed in to houseboats providing all the modern amenities like air-conditioned cabs, bed rooms, kitchens, living and dining rooms, passage, sun deck, toilet etc. Most of the houseboats in Kerala are also motor driven. The houseboats in Kerala are mainly classified into three types : standard houseboat, deluxe houseboat and luxuary houseboats.
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