Alapuzha (Venice of the East) or Alleppey as it is popularly known is the most prominent township in the backwaters. The Backwaters of Kerala is a network of interconnected canals, rivers, lakes and inlets formed by more than 900 km of waterways. The backwaters have a unique ecosystem - freshwater from the rivers meets the seawater from the Arabian Sea.
Carnival House Boat, With Gold Star Rating, is the finest Houseboats in God's own country. A floating holiday on the backwaters highway with Rainbow Cruises is perhaps the most enchanting holiday experience in the world.
Step aboard and the native oars men will take you to an amazing world of delights and tranquility with a blend of nature in its entire traditional splendor pampering all your senses and rejuvenating your body
At Rainbow cruises, you'll set sail in a traditional Kettuvallom, Equipped with the State of the art luxuries and safety measures Today, these giant 100 foot long crafts have been adapted into luxuriously furnished houseboats. Our houseboats are divided in to three categories Luxury, Premium andDeluxe. Which has one, two, three or four bath attached bedrooms, an open lounge, deck, kitchenette and a crew comprising Captain, a Chef and multilingual guide.
Currently Rainbow operates with own fleet of 25 Houseboats. All the Houseboats are gold star category, which is the highest standard certification by the Department of Tourism, government of kerala. Rainbow has been consistandly awarded with the best clasified and approved houseboat operator by Govt of Kerala since 2003-04 ( Awards) . All our houseboat operations are carried in our own separate marina in company owned property at Aryad, this makes us unique and gives us exclusiveness in our operations. Visit ourGallery to see our boats and the prominent guests who have stayed with us.