Thrilling Nehru Trophy Boat Race PackageRated 4.2/5 (based on 664 reviews)Thrilling Nehru Trophy Boat Race Package
Thrilling Nehru Trophy Boat Race Package3 Days & 2 NightsCustomizable
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- Alleppey (3D)
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When in Kerala, what can be better than attending the Boat Races that takes place on the second Saturday of August every year. The Nehru Trophy boat race is held on the Punnamada lake, the backwaters of Alleppey and is a very popular spectacle from people all over the country. In fact, even travelers from other countries make it a point to plan their travels to Kerala during these times, so that they too can catch a glimpse of this adrenaline-fueling contest, otherwise known as the Alleppey Snake Boat Race.
The race comprises boats of various sizes and shapes, with the most popular one being the Snake Boats, also known as the Chundan Vallams. Even passenger boats, known as Churulan Vallam, take part in these races, as do Odi Vallams and Iruttu Kuthi Vallams. These boats themselves are a treat to watch, with some of them shaped like snakes and decorated with vibrant colors and flower garlands. In addition, the enthusiasm and the energy that the rowers display, will make you root for every team out there doing their best. It is indeed a spectacle to be a part of.
When considering Kerala nehru trophy boat race packages for booking, this package is sure to be a great hit with patrons. After all, this package provides travelers with close access to the Boat Race venue, as well as a chance to cruise the waters on a motorboat and really partake in the thrill that such a spectacle can bring to you. Go ahead and book your Nehru Trophy boat race trip in advance so that there are no last minute hassles.
- Cruise along the backwaters of Alleppey
- Partake in the Boat Racing Spectacle of the year
- Enjoy proximity to other local festivities
- Enjoy amazing road trip from Cochin to Alleppey
Other Benefits (On Arrival)
Get set to cruise the backwaters of kerala today
Upon your arrival at the Cochin Airport/Railway Station, you will be transferred to Alleppey via a route most picturesque. Check-in at the hotel, and relax for a while. You can opt to enjoy a cruise across the splendid backwaters here, while taking in the beautiful paddy fields and small villages that crowd the banks. Return to hotel for the night.
Other Benefits (On Arrival)
The thrilling adventure of a lifetime awaits you
Today is the day that all the hype is about! Get ready to rush out after a quick breakfast, and reach the venue of the Snake Boat Race. on reaching the venue, board a snazzy motorboat and cruise along the Punnamada backwaters for exploring all the nuances of the famous Snake Boat Race. Enjoy light refreshments and a delicious lunch on-board, while enjoying the ambience.
Find out the history of the boat races, and the types of boat races that take place here. The charged-up atmosphere is sure to make you feel like part of the locals, cheering on the fastest teems and jeering the slow ones. Return to your hotel for the night, after a superb day spent at the boat races.
Other Benefits (On Arrival)
Time to wrap up this thrilling adventure
After a hearty breakfast at your hotel, it’s time to check out and head towards Cochin, for carrying on with your onward journey home.
- Meal Plan for Hotel : Breakfast
- Airport/ Railway Station Transfers
- Parking/Toll/ Driver Bata/ Fuel cost
- Transfer Cab
- GST/VAT/ Service Charges
- Early check-in & late check-out charges, if any
- Tips/Porterage/Personal expenses
- Honeymoon Inclusions
- Entry fee charges
FAQs for Kerala
When did the Nehru Boat Race start?
The boat race started in the year 1952, when the first Prime Minister of Free India visited this part of the country and himself witnessed.
How many rowers are on each boat?
There are nearly 90 to 110 rowers on each boat, with the boats measuring 100 to 120 feet in length.
What is Vallam Kali?
In Kerala, “Vallam Kali” can be translated to boat game or playing with boats. In Eglish, it can be translated to “boat race”.
How long is the course of the race?
The course of the race is 1.4 km and takes place on the Punnamada Lake.
Which boat has won the maximum number of Nehru Boat Races?
The Karichal Chundan is the only snake boat that has won the trophy 15 times. The Kumarakom Town Boat Club holds the record for a hat trick of winning the Nehru Boat Race Trophy.
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