Alleppey Boating Timing
Alleppey houseboat timing , Alleppey boating timing is a relative question. in Alleppey there are 3 types of boats are available.
- Shikara / Motorboats / Traditional Canoe
- Government Passenger boat services
Let us go through these different categories of boats in detail.
Houseboats Timing in Alleppey
Generally houseboats in Alleppey can cruise in the backwater from 8 am in the morning to 5:30 pm in the evening. Alleppey boat house timing depends on which type of boating you choose like, day cruise or day-night (overnight) cruise etc.
- Day night cruise (overnight cruise) operates from 12 pm to 5:30 pm and next day 7:30 pm to 9 am. houseboat will stop near the village after 5:30pm up to next day 7:30 am
- Day cruise will start from 11 am and stops at 5 pm usually. But it varies for different boat operators like 10 am to 4 pm etc.(usually it is 5 to 6 hours ride)
Overnight Cruise: 12:00 pm – next day 9:00am
Day cruise : 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Shikara Boat Timing in Alleppey
Shikara cruise in alleppey is available from morning 6 am and can ride up to 6:30 in the evening. you can choose, Sunrise cruise (starting at 6 am), sunset cruise (stops around 6:30 pm), lunch cruise, Honeymoon cruise etc. Shikara alleppey boat ride timings are as follows.
Sunrise shikara boating timing – 6:00 AM – 9:00 AM (3 Hours)
Sunset shikara boating timing – 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM (3 Hours)
You can increase the shikara boat timing. Usually extra hours are charges are starting from ₹600/hour for small shikara.
Canoe boats timing is 6:00 am to evening 6:30 pm ( You can choose the timing slots in between). Usual prices for canoe boat in alleppey is arund ₹300/hour. (Canoe boats will be slower compared to shikara boats)
Government Boat Services in Alleppey
One of the cheapest backwater experience option is choosing the government ferry services. Starting from early morning 5: 30 from/to different locations in Alleppey passing through the backwaters of Alleppey & Kumarakom. Here is the alleppey boating ferry services list provided by Government