Shikara Boats In Alleppey – Shikara Boat Packages & Booking

Shikara boats in Alleppey are smaller than houseboats in size with a seating capacity of four to fifteen and sometimes up to twenty people. They are traditional boats converted into the present form by arranging seating facilities and are usually decorated using materials made of wood and bamboo giving it an old world rustic charm.

Beckoning thousands of tourists every year, Alleppey is the heart of Kerala’s coir industry, known worldwide for its beaches, marine products and above all backwaters and houseboat cruises, this is a land worth visiting.

Why Shikara than a houseboat?

Alleppey is a labyrinth of narrow canals, inlets and inland waterways which in all its glory display not just the absolute gorgeousness of the nature but also that of the simple life of rural villages on their banks whose lives and livelihoods are dependent on these waters.

Unlike the popular houseboats, Shikara boats can navigate through these narrow canals taking you into the heart of this action. They are also a budget friendly option to explore the backwaters of Alleppey since they are much more affordable in comparison to its much more luxurious counterpart. Shikaras are rented on an hourly basis from an hour to three or four hours depending on how much time you can spare and thus they are ideal for tourists with time constraints.

Facilities in Shikara Boat

Shikara boats are revamped country boats with a roof while all four sides are open which allow the gentle backwater breeze in. They are provided with comfortable reclining chairs for the guests to relax while enjoying the beauty of these tranquil waters.

Choose the Shikara Boat for your Alleppey Backwater Cruise

Alleppey houseboat.in have a long list of Shikara boats for you to choose from. Choose the one that suits your requirement and budget and explored the hidden canals of Alleppey backwaters.

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