About Alleppey City Tour

Alleppey or Alappuzha boasts some of the wonderous blessings that have made Kerala the God's own country. Famously known for floating Kettuvalams or Houseboats on the intricate backwater canals, lagoons and waterways, the town takes a tourist on a timeless experience of the life. Alleppey is an ultimate rejuvenation and a celebration of life, which can only be experienced while cruising on the backwaters and watching snake boat race here.

Attractions of Alleppey

Alleppey Beach - Located on the coastal fringes of Arabian Sea, Beach is another romantic retreat in Alleppey. The enviable setting of lush coconut trees and foamy sea-water form the backdrop of this exclusive beach resort.

Alappuzha Tour

Backwater's cruise on Kettuvalam houseboats - Kettuvallams are exclusive boats, constructed without using a single nail. The coconut coir rope is used to fasten the Anjili wooden planks by using ancient principles and techniques. Unlike other boating options, Kettuvallams or Houseboats in Kerala can be used to stay overnight amidst the floating waters. Properly furnished houseboats offer finest comfort to tourists who want to relax and rejuvenate with fresh sightseeing and delightful experiences on boat.

Nehru cup boat race - In the month of August, Alleppey drapes the festive spree with different snake boats, thanks to the Nehru Cup Boat Race. Named after first Prime Minister of independent India, the popular snake boat race showcases the long running traditions of the Kerala, where these snakeboats played an important role for centuries. Hundreds of oarsmen on long sleek Chundan Vallams or Snakeboats compete with each other for the coveted title. The event also celebrates the age old heritage of Kerala through the performing arts like Kalaripayattu- the ancient martial art traditions and seafaring as well.

How to reach
  • By Air: Alleppey is well connected to Cochin International Airport / Nedumbassery Airport at a distance of 95 km.
  • By Road: Thiruvananthapuram or Trivandrum, the capital of Kerala is about 152 km away while it takes 2 hours from Ernakulam District / Cochin to reach the Alleppey.
  • By Railways: AlleppeyTrain station is just four kms away from Allappuzha town.

Climate - Best time to visit Alleppey, the backwater destination is from June to January.

Excursion

Alleppey tourKollam - Kollam or Quilon is the best kept secret where one can explore the origins of the famous Backwaters of Kerala. The enchanting 8 hour backwater stretch from Alleppey to Kollam is a trance, a magical spell. Famous as a tranquil trading town, it was once the hub for trading Romans, Arab, Chinese and later Portuguese, Dutch and British traders who were eager to get their hands on spices and rich cashewnuts. Present day Quilon has a quaint calm where one can explore and solve the jigsaw puzzle of various foreign influences easily.

Kuttanad - Kerala’s rice bowl, Kuttanad is a mystical hamlet where one can find shells and burnt coal beneath its soil. Placed below the sea level, the village enlivens the legends of age old epics and its blissful scenic surroundings.

Where to stay
  Arcadia Regency (3 star) Kayalooram Heritage  Lake Resort
  Blue Lagoon Island (3 star) Lake Palace Resort (4 star)
  Citrus Hotel (4 star) Lemon Tree Vembanad      Lake Resort
  Coir Village Lake Resort (3 star) Pagoda Resort  (3 star general)
  Deshadan House Boat Budget Panoramic Sea Resort (3 star)
  Green Palace Resort (3 star) Pride Emarald Island Resort
  Prince Hotel (3 star) Punnamada Resort (3 star)
     

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