Kaits Homestay Facilities
Diffrent Boat Rides
Our speciality is the trips on the local boat to different places of Kuttanad, even through narrow canals. Kerala offers a unique mini - canvas to the traveller; the backwaters, which consist of a complex network of lagoons, lakes and canals. Life on the backwaters is entirely different; water being the key to everything.
Different Ttypes of Fishing
Night fishing : This is a traditional type of fishing in which bows, spears and arrows are used.
Trapping pond : another traditional way of catching fish.
Pole line fishing : pole line fishing in canoes are very interesting.
Walking through "Angadi" (local village market) visit the famous Champakulam kalloorkad church, Kottaram Bhagavathy temple, St.Thomas fine arts, Champakulam snake boat, Local bird sanctuary, Padipurakal temple, etc.,
Kalloorkad church : The famous Pilgrim center is situated on the river side. The church started as early as AD 427. Historically the land for the church was donated by a Hindu ruler "Champakassary" Raja, King of that time.
St: Thomas fine arts : This is as old as 97 years. Wooden sculptures of Christian devotion are made by the artists of this Studio.
Walking around the paddy fields explore more interior parts of the village. Kuttanad is a water logged area and known as the rice bowl of Kerala. Paddy is the main cultivation. The low land of kuttanad is under water, and it is one or two meters below the sea level. Farmers create bounds around the paddy fields and pump out the water with motor pumps before cultivation. People live on these bounds and Cultivate coconuts, plantains and vegetables.
We arrange trips;
Alleppey Round; Throw Canals, River side, Lake side.
Alleppey- Kollam (Quilon)
Take a trip on the motor boat for those who like the speed. In some places there are no roads here, only waterways. On the banks one can see lush green rice fields spreading away into the distance and coconut groves with an occasional temple or church.
Ayurvedic is a system of medicine, which evolved in India by around 600 BC. It eliminates all toxic imbalances from the body and helps to regain resistance and good health. Kaits Home has an Ayurvedic Centre for diagnosis and treatment. The environs of Kaits Home is ideal for Ayurvedic treatment, as the surroundings are dust-free and cool, ideal for the pores on the skin to open completely and thus making it most receptive to herbal oils and therapy.
Toddy is an intoxicating drink popularly used by the people, you can see toddy tapping from the coconut trees.
Kerala Village Kayaking