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Ashtamudi Lake

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A must see in Kerala visits

this is a fantastic experience for any nature loving Kerala visitor, enjoy the cal and serenity of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
VenugopalanB
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Kozhikode, India
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One of the most beautiful backwaters in Kerala. The Ashtamudi lake is a superb serene backwater... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
UtkarshAjayShah
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Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago

this is a fantastic experience for any nature loving Kerala visitor, enjoy the cal and serenity of a houseboat ride in the lake of Ashtamudi. The name got fro its eight tributaries to the lake, holding a huge water body in the Quilon district with...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

One of the most beautiful backwaters in Kerala. The Ashtamudi lake is a superb serene backwater that will energise you completely. I stayed at CLub Mahindra Shtamudi and they have floating cottages and the experience on the backwaters was awesome, Went for cruising and saw...More

5  Thank UtkarshAjayShah
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We were there for around 3 hrs and the experience of boating was just superb. Full of serenity and cleanness. Price slabs depends on boat and duration (Government and private), make sure to recheck / bargain if booking it from the private operators as their...More

Thank VinniJ
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We did boating in ashtamudi lake for like half an hour. It was a really a very tranquil and in fact a serene experience. You get to see the beauty of kerala during the boat ride. Prices vary from type of boat to season when...More

Thank Indubala b
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This popular backwater lake is located in kollam near to central bus depot. Kollam earlier known as Quilon. This lake having 8 or more branches and thus called as Ashtamudi. There are private and Govt. ferry boat is available. It is indeed a pleasurable boat...More

Thank sanjayvora45
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Ashtamudi lake near Kollam was very beautiful having unique wetland eco system along with different lakes and backwaters mingled with tranquility and nature.

3  Thank jojo5222
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We took a daytime houseboat trip with lunch on board on a KTDC house boat, The view was like a postcard, you see the townfolk going about their lives, the waters are considerably clean, breeze on face, overall a very calming and soothing experience. Also...More

1  Thank Kalyani Sai R
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I stayed in Hotel Allseasons, the view of this lake from this hotel is very beautiful. They provide one hour complimentary boat ride

2  Thank arunkiranpatro
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We took the speedboat from Club Mahindra - a little pricey for the short trip but worth it. The boat driver will take you to the point where the lake joins with the Arabian Sea (under a bridge). That's the point where dolphins usually come...More

1  Thank tripping_scg
Reviewed 10 February 2016

We took a two hour boat ride on the Ashtamudi Lake. The lake is so named because of its 8 wings or arms. Our ride took us to one island on the lake where we had refreshing coconut water. Refreshing ride to see Chinese Fishing...More

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Kiran S
29 April 2018|
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Response from UtkarshAjayShah | Reviewed this property |
I stayed with Club Mahindra. They have their own fleet of boats. are you planning to rent it for overnight ? I did not see such boats at Ashtamudi Lake during my stay. Most boats can be rented during sun hours-day timings.
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M_ps_blore
28 June 2017|
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Response from Kalyani Sai R | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I used the services provided by DTPC Kollam, its a government service, so is cheaper than the private owned ones. I believe you can call and make a booking, as we were there for more than two days we just went to the... More
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