never before opportunity to celebrate your holidays with one of the
greatest event on the backwaters. The spectacular boatrace for 'Nehrutrophy'
is on every second saturday of the month of August.
Magnificient snakeboats compete for the coveted "Nehrutrophy"
in 'Punnamadakayal' Alleppey.
Nehru Trophy Boat Race, the annual water carnival at Punnamada Lake
in Alappuzha is considered as the "Biggest Snake Boat Race"
in the world. The colourful boat pageantry, which precedes the boat
race, is a marvelous treat to the onlookers. The Snake Boats with 100
to 200 oarsmen plough the waters to the tune the legendry songs. Nehru
Trophy Boat Race is the most famous of the boat races of Kerala. The
event is a commemoration of the visit to this place by the late Prime
Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, in 1952.
Our special package for this event is :
Day - 1st [9th August 2007]
Arrival at Cochin International Air Port. Our representatives
transfer you to your hotel. In the evening visit Fort Kochi Beach, Chinese
Fishing Net, Synagogue and Mattancherry palace. Over night stay at your
Day - 2nd [10th August
After break fast drive to Alleppey and check in your House Boat (12 noon
on arrival reception) and Welcome Drink. Tour starts from Alleppey Punnamada
Jetty. Travel through the beautiful Back Waters. A glide on Vembanadu
Lake. Enjoy the vastness of the Biggest Lake in South India.
01.00 P.M - Lunch break
near R.BLOCK KAYAL
Taste the Kerala Cuisine in a traditional way. Tour resumes after
a bit of siesta in the lap of Mother Nature. Come to Champakulam. On the
way, enjoy the Kuttanadan Village Life. In the evening walking through
KALLOORKADU MARKET (oldest market in the Back Water Area). Proceeds to
OTHARA for your night halt. Enjoy your night in the tranquility of the
07.30 P.M - Open your dinner
Day - 3rd [11th August
After break fast proceeds your journey to Alleppey through River Pampa.
A short break at Karumady for swimming in the Fresh Water River.
12.00 noon - Lunch break, tour continue.
12.45 P.M - Arrival at Pallathuruthy. You are transferred
by car to Punnamada Lake to witness the prestigious, pride and in comparable
world famous colorful water Regatta.
"NEHRU CUP SNAKE BOAT RACE"
01.30 P.M - Arrival at venue of Boat Race
02.30 P.M - See the Mass Drill of Snake Boats. Race begins. Enjoy the
spectacular competition heats by heats.
Intermission you can see the cultural programme.
04.30 P.M - Final competition to decide the winner of "NEHRU CUP
Again you are transferred to House Boat for your second night on board.
Have a nice dinner on board.
Day - 4th [12th August 2007]
After break fast 10.00 A.M check out from the House Boat and
drive back to Cochin International Air Port for departure.
Tour end at Alleppey
TARIFF AVAILABLE ON REQUEST
Nehru Trophy Ticket Charges
VIP Pavilion Rs- 1000/- A Person
Tourist Pavilion Rs- 500/- A Person
Rose Corner Pavilion Rs- 200/-A Person
WE ARE THE ONE AND ONLY ESTABLISHMENT ORGANIZING
WATER- RACE ON REQUEST AND ALSO PROVIDE
YOU AND YOUR TEAM TO TAKE
PART IN ROWING THE SNAKE BOAT