Alleppey Boating Timing

Alleppey boating timing is a relative question. in Alleppey there are 3 types of boats are available.

  1. Houseboats
  2. Shikara / Motorboats / Traditional Canoe
  3. Government Passenger boat services

Let us go through these different categories of boats in detail.

Houseboats Timing in Alleppey

Generally houseboats can cruise in the backwater from 8 am in the morning to 6:00 pm in the evening

  • Day night cruise operates from 12 pm to 5:30 pm and next day 8 pm to 9 am. houseboat will stop near the village after 6:pm up to next day 8 am
  • Day cruise will start from 10 am and stops at 4 pm usually. But it varies for different boat operators like 11 am to 5 pm etc.(usually it isĀ  5 to 6 hours ride)

Shikara Boat Timing in Alleppey

Shikara cruise is available from morning 6 am and can ride up to 6 in the evening. you can choose, Sunrise cruise (starting at 6 am), sunset cruise (stops around 6:30 pm), lunch cruise, Honeymoon cruise etc.

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