Houseboat Trip in Chapora River

  • Chapora River
  • Overnight Cruise
  • Crocodile Spotting

Searching for a peaceful yet memorable getaway? You have landed at the right kind of place – Overnight Houseboat Trip in Chapora river. This night stay in the middle of the Chapora backwaters will be your dream come true trip. All you have to do is just get your bookings done for this joy ride on a houseboat in the wonderland of Chapora backwaters.

Scenes are not the only things you get to do in the trip, many other activities await you when you sign up for this overnight cruise. So get ready and let the fun begin!

Your Overnight Houseboat Trip starts:

The houseboat trip will start from the Siolim Jetty and through the Chapora river will move to the Morjim beach where you can take dips in the beach if you want and the sky will keep changing its colors from yellowish to deep red with the sun bidding farewell for the day. After witnessing an incredible sunset, you will hit the backwaters again for the rest of your houseboat experience to continue. Feel blessed to see the sky filled with uncountable birds of all types, returning to their abode after a day’s toil.

Dinner time will approach and the air will be filled with the aroma of the delicacies you will be served with. Enjoy an elaborate Goan/Indian(Veg or Non-Veg) meal served in the middle of a beautiful river on a luxurious houseboat. The bar on the cruise is stocked with the best quality liquor, ready to be served to you.

The houseboat is anchored in the middle of the Chapora river for night stay. Spend the time after satiating your stomach with delicious dishes in enjoying recreational activities with your family or friends or fellow travelers. The upper deck presents you with a stark sky overflowing with twinkling stars. In Goa, the weather stays clear from Nov to May and the crystal clear sky offers never-seen views of the infinite cosmos. Lose yourself and listen to the music of nature. Have a mind-soothing sleep in the middle of a calm river.

Wake up with the chirping of birds and waves against the boat as relaxing music which will fill your cabin in the morning. Prepare yourself for the rest of the day with a beautiful sunrise.

You can get your morning drink – tea, coffee or juice while seeing the sun changing shifts with the night. Delight your taste buds with a breakfast of eggs(which you have to order separately), Paav Bhaji and Toast with Butter or Jam.

Includes / Excludes

  • Pick and Drop from North Goa hotel
  • Tea / Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Pickup and Drop
  • Spotting Crocodile
  • Life Jacket
  • Liquor (Charges)

What to Expect

The Chapora River

Before you take a plunge into this trip, know a bit about the Chapora river. Located in North Goa, it flows from the west to meet the Arabian Sea with Vagator beach on its South and Morjim beach to its Northside, the Chapora river divided the Portuguese occupied Goa and Indian territory during the Portuguese rule.

One can see the Chapora Fort lying in ruins on top of a hill. Although it is destroyed, the fort still is a wonder overlooking the sea and is considered as a sunset point. Remember the famous Dil Chahta He place? Well, Chapora fort is that place where the shot was taken!

So sail on and keep marveling at the history that the mystic Goa offers.

Trip Package Cost

A houseboat cruise with night stay which will present you with the wide vistas of the mighty Chapora river at affordable price. This trip Starting from 6250/- per person and for children between 3-9 years 3200/- So Don’t wait, just book this trip which comes at an affordable rate and takes you closer to nature.


  • A Perfect Nature Trip: You can marvel famous sightseeing attraction like Billionaire’s Palace, Governor House, Aguada Fort and Light House, Aguada Jail to name a few in your beautiful boat trip
  • Explore Goa’s Backwater: You can swim, snorkeling and be awe-struck by the diverse underwater life. Feel the life beyond land and under the sea and be thankful to God for creating such beautiful creatures.
  • Goan Delight: Enjoy Barbequed Veg and Non-Veg(Chicken / Fish) Goan delicacies are waiting to find their way to your stomach. And you get beer/rum, what else does one need to be happy!


What is the itinerary for the overnight houseboat trip?

The trip starts from Siolim Jetty, moves through Chapora river to Morjim beach for sunset, returns to the backwaters for the night stay, and ends the next day at 1.00 pm.

What activities are included in the overnight houseboat trip?

Activities include witnessing the sunset, bird watching, enjoying a Goan/Indian meal, recreational activities on the boat, stargazing, and waking up to a beautiful sunrise.

Is transportation provided to and from North Goa hotels?

Yes, pick-up and drop-off services are available for hotels in Calangute, Baga, Candolim, Sinquerim, Arpora, Nagoa, and Nerul areas.

What meals are included in the trip?

The trip includes tea, Goan dinner, breakfast, and lunch. However, eggs for breakfast need to be ordered separately.

Can I spot crocodiles during the trip?

Yes, If you are lucky, there is a chance of spotting crocodiles during the houseboat trip.

Is swimming allowed during the trip?

Yes, swimming is allowed during the trip. Life jackets are provided for safety.

Is liquor available on the houseboat? What are the charges?

Yes, there is a bar stocked with liquor on the cruise. Charges for the liquor are additional.

How do I book the overnight houseboat trip in Chapora river?

You can book the trip by sending enquiry or Chat Online on WhatsApp.

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