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Munroe Island Backwaters Canoe Tours

Chittumala Rd | Munroe Island, Kollam 691502, India
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Mesmerising Experience

I visited Munroe Island today with my family. We contacted Vijesh for the trip.He not even cleared... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mini N
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Munroe Island backwaters home stay

Yesterday I went munroe island with my family (myself, wife, kid and my mom) for sightseeing. My... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
shyam k
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The tour takes about 3 hours and glides you through the narrow and stunningly beautiful palm tree lined channels of Munroe Island. The canoe can carry up to 6 passengers. Vijeesh, your guide is knowledgeable of the wildlife, birds, and plants,as well as will be able to show you the local village life of Munroe Island. Vijeesh is not associated with the DTPC.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Chittumala Rd | Munroe Island, Kollam 691502, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited Munroe Island today with my family. We contacted Vijesh for the trip.He not even cleared our doubts but also was available whenever we needed him.He arranged for our trip. His father Vimalan took us for the ride and shared every small detail of...More

Thank Mini N
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Yesterday I went munroe island with my family (myself, wife, kid and my mom) for sightseeing. My brother in law referred Vijeesh to arrange the tour based on his personal experience. I called him on my way to Munroe around 6am and when I reached...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Munroe Island backwater tourism with a difference. Great day trip location with friends and family. Natural views, good water, unpoluted air, more boating service. House boats main traveling area. Totally God’s own country

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Booked through KSRTC with indication we were going to see, village life (no one around), coir making (had already shut) spice garden (never happened) and fish farming (saw blue nets covering ponds). No one involved seemed to have any interest in providing a good experience....More

2  Thank Chris G
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

I had two nights at the homestay and did both the sunset and sunrise canoe trips with Vijeesh and his father who are both really knowledgeable about the area and wildlife. Both trips were amazing, so relaxing and enjoyable. And my canoe punting skills are...More

1  Thank Helen W
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We went on a canoe tour with Vishnu a few days ago and it was worth the trip. Vishnu was friendly and told us a lot about the area. It was very peaceful and relaxing and we had a few stops on the way to...More

2  Thank SimoneHerter
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

the promised 2 hour boat tour was only 90 minutes. The transportation from Kollam took 1,5 hours instead of 45 minutes. After the boat trip the boatmen dropped us in another place and our taxi was not waiti g there as promised. All in all...More

2  Thank Agastya S
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Very nice canoe ride through munroe Island including the village. I had fun through 2.5 hours ride and the people are very nice and welcoming. The only thing that might bother some is the dirty narrow canal you pass through (not for the whole ride...More

1  Thank Sarah F
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Awesome place to Kerala Good place No words to this place Friends, family, lovers all's good place to Kerala

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

It was a scenic tour across the backwaters of Kerala. One get to see villages of Kollam along with prawns farms. Best part about the tour was authentic Kerala meals provided at a home stay in the village. We were expecting the tour to last...More

2  Thank Deepak K
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Parag D
6 January 2018|
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Response from cupertinogurl |
It cost my family of two 1000 rupees for a 2 1/2 hr trip.
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Parag D
5 January 2018|
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Response from Mohan S | Reviewed this property |
Munroe island can be travelled via road as well. There you can hire a boat and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere. Two hour boat rides prices are subjective. Per person it will be costly and if you are group of 3 or 4 then... More
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Jennifer G
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Response from Mohan S | Reviewed this property |
Munroe is your place then. You can stay their, enjoy canoeing with vishnu but spending 2-3 days at sane place , i won't advice that. You can visit poovar also which is 14km from kovalam and it's again a beautiful place and... More
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