Based in Alappuzha
, Sauver Nigam is the first luxury houseboat in the
backwaters. It is 75 ft long and 15 ft wide, with two large bedrooms and large twin beds, tables and chairs, polished wooden flooring, teakwood paneling for roofs. There is a special sitting area at the front end of the boat that ensures a panoramic view of the greenery and emerald water ahead. Some places that one visits en route are Kottayam
, Punnamada, Karumadi Village, Vallikavu and Kollam
Alappuzha is linked by rail to cities such as Kochi, Chennai, Howrah, Bangalore and
Bokaro. Cochin International Airport is 64 km away.