Boating restarts in Mattupetty after 7 months
Munnar: Boating service which was stopped 7 months back due to Covid pandemic has resumed at Mattupetty.
On Friday, officials of port department carried out the fitness check for boats and the services resumed by afternoon. Boating is conducted by hydel tourism under KSEB and District Tourism Promotion Council.
4 speedboats and two boats of capacity 10 and 20 are owned by DTPC and 7 speedboats and a 20-seat boat are conducting service.
5-seater speedboat costs Rs 750, 10-seater boat costs Rs 1000 and 20-seater costs Rs 1700.
At a time, only half the seating capacity is allowed on a boat due to Covid restrictions. After each trip, boats and life jackets are disinfected.
On Friday, less than 25 visitors arrived here for boating.