See Ashtamudi boat cruise Kollam kerala

see ashtamudi boat cruise

See Ashtamudi Boat cruise

This boat cruise is organised by the Kerala State Water Transport Department a department under the state government of Kerala.
This is the most economical cruise to see ashtamudi lake the gateway to backwaters in kerala.
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About Ashtamudi Lake

Ashtamudi backwaters is called so because of its eight arms or channels or eight braids. Ashtamudi lake is the gateway to the backwaters of kerala. Ashtamudi lake was included in the list of wetlands of international importance under the ramsar convention.
The lake finds mention in popular malayalam films songs ( like ashtamudikayalile , kattadichal kalielakum ashtamudi kaayal ) and literature. There is a film Ashtamudikkaayal that was released in 1978 starring prem nazir jayabharathi adoor bhasi and sreelatha namboothiri.
This lake is 16 km long is the second largest lake in kerala second to vembanad lake.
Location: .kollam is about 86 kilometers from alappuzha. It is about 65 km from thiruvanathapuram.
Nearest railway station: quilon (Kollam) 2 km
nearest airport : Trivandrum international airport (71 km)
nearest bus station: KSRTC kollam bus station
Temperature: Maximum 27.5 degree centigrade  minimum 25.5 degree centigrade  (81.5 F -77.9 F)


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Route and timings of See Ashtamudi boat trip

Route:start from kollam at 10 am  will cover the 8 branches of ashtamudi lake will return through kallada river will halt for sometime in sambranikodi.

Daily boat trips timing : First one starting at 10.00 a.m. second in the afternoon.
charges for new boat is  INR  for upper deck (two way) and INR  for lower deck)  .
for latest timing and other enquries contact  mobile phone : 9400050390

other related numbers : +91   ( kollam station master office 0474 2745625, 2750170) .... .

booking see ashtamudi boat trip

how can you book for see ashtamudi trip?

Booking for see astamudi trip is available by calling the following mobile number : 9400050390

A new double deckered boat  30 passengers and lower deck can accomodate 60 passengers. snacks will also available on the boat.

 other boat trips in ashtamudi and other lakes


 Various other boat trips are available in kollam and alappuzha. Please check links in the menu at the bottom of the page

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