Cruise through the coconut palm trees lined tropical warm, Emerald Waters of the Green Venice of the East of Kerala known as the God’s own Country! A water-ways through the villages, along the banks of the lakes, lagoons, rivers and canals of the Kerala Backwaters.
Visit temples, churches, market places, traditional dance and martial art schools and ayurvedic medicine centres. Meet the elephants of Kerala and take a canoe ride through the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Experience how coir making is done and how, traditional wooden boats are built by stitching the planks of wood together with coir rope. A really delightful tropical river cruise on warm waters with a lot of sun bathing and lazing as you sail.
RV Vaikundam has nine well-appointed cabins with attached bathrooms on the lower deck and, a well-functional kitchen, air-conditioned and exquisitely set dining hall and open lounge on its upper deck.
Vaikundam is a modified version of the traditional Kettuvallom or rice barges of the past. The rooms are made using wooden panels, bamboo poles and bamboo mats, following the traditional practices but contain all modern amenities