Bekal Ripples

Cruise in Bekal & Around

One of a handful of operators offering houseboat cruises on northern Kerala's serene Valiyaparamba backwaters and Thejaswini River. Boat trips range from 5½-hour daytime jaunts (₹1500 per person) and two-hour sunset cruises (₹700 per person) to overnight stays for two (₹14,000); minimum numbers (or payment) are usually required. Book ahead.