Location: Travelers in the the beautiful region of Kerala on the Southwestern tip of India, will find the best way to explore the area is by gliding around its picturesque waterways and lakes aboard the Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda.
Service: This boutique vessel holds just eight deluxe cabins, ensuring that all guests receive the level of attention and service befitting this luxurious cruise.
History: Cultural performances and excursions provide a window into the centuries-old traditions of this beautiful and historical region.
A cruise aboard the Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda is a ticket into the rarely glimpsed backwaters of stunning Kerala. Travelers will explore scenic parts of the countryside only accessible by boat, where they will find hidden wonders. Passengers will sail around Vembanad Lake and down the canals of Alleppey with excursions and performances providing a chance to see local life, to explore crumbling ancient temples and witness traditional dances in authentic costume. With two- and three-night itineraries to choose from, guests can tailor their trip to suit themselves and book into one of this vessel’s eight boutique cabins. Tastefully decorated and featuring views of the stunning scenery, accommodation on board is sure to provide peaceful rest after a long day’s exploring and discovering. What’s more, hungry travelers will be delighted with the fresh local dishes on the menu in the dining room on the top deck, with its backdrop of beautiful scenery.
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With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, in the continent that our north American founders Catherine and Jay have adored and explored for decades, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
This small and perfectly-appointed vessel boasts eight deluxe cabins, providing peaceful and cozy boutique accommodation for up to 16 guests. Passengers can relax in style and comfort with all the mod cons, whilst gliding lazily along the waterways of Kerala.
Each cabin boasts a king-size bed and a water-facing picture window for stunning views of the passing scenery. The warm wooden flooring adds a dash of old-world style, while the TV, DVD player and en-suite facilities are among the creature comforts in these floating hotel rooms.
Meals and drinks are served on board in the delightful ambience of the top-deck dining room, which opens out onto the open air lounge with its covered roof. Guests can dine and relax in pleasant surroundings as the scenery slides by.
Breakfast is served at sunrise for optimum appreciation of the natural wonders around the vessel. Lunch and dinner comprise of delicious, freshly-prepared dishes made with local ingredients. The restaurant’s lounge deck is the perfect spot for a pleasant drink at sunset or a nightcap under the stars.
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