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Alleppey Tour Package

KERALA TRAVEL DESTINATIONS

Alappuzha was known as Alleppey before. It is also called Venice of the East. Alappuzha (Alleppey) is the fourth district from the south of Kerala. Alappuzha (Alleppey) is full of canals and back waters. Some part of this districts is in the sea level. A long boundry of Alappuzha (Alleppey) is formed by Arabian Sea.You can access here by rail or road from Cochin / Kochi or Thiruvananthapuram / Trivandrum.Main Tourist Attractions:Alappuzha is one of the most important tourist centers in Kerala.Large network of inland canals including Vembanad kayal. Aranmula Snake Boat Race which is an annual event.Arabian Sea and Vembanad LakeToddy-tapping, Coir-making, Prawn-farmingLake Punnamada boat race, Chambakkulam boat raceAranmula Kannadi,House Boat Cruise through Vembanadu Kayal (Vembanadu Lake)Edathua Church, Arthungal ChurchChandanakudam at the Kidangam-Parampu Chundan Vallam (Snake Boat)Nehru Trophy Boat Race (Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru Trophy)And the natural beaches and social dwellers There are several Hotels and resorts available for the tourists.

Visitors prefer to stay for longer periods and enjoy the natural life style of Kerala. So please include the Venice of the East Alappuzha (Alleppey) District in Kerala in your tour diary.
General Information about Alleppey
Area : 1,256 sq. km
Population : (1991 census) 1,990,603
Temperature range : 18C -39 C
Best time to visit : August to march

Alleppey is a District of immense natural beauty in Kerala. Today, Alappuzha has grown in importance as a Backwater Tourist Centre, attracting several thousands of foreign tourists each year.It is also famous for boat races, houseboat holidays, beaches, marine products and coir products. It ia also known as the Venice of The East. For a total Alappuzha experience traverse the canals on small vallams (Boats) or anchor in the middle of the backwater lakes on a Kettuvallam (rice boat converted to cozy house boats) - spend the night under the star lit sky, listening to the splash of water on to the boat.
Prime Attractions of Alleppey

Pathiramanal

This Island on the backwaters is a favorite haunt of hundreds of rare migratory birds from different parts of the world. The island lies between Thaneermukkom and Kumarakom, and is accessible only by boat.

R-Block

This area in Kerala is very famous for its backwaters and you can have very beautiful scenes of paddy fields. This is one of the places in the world where farming is done below sea level. This is a popular location in the Kerala tour.

Alleppey Beach

Alappuzha beach is one of the most popular spots in the district of Alappuzha. . The pier, which extends into the sea here, is over 137 years old. There is also an old lighthouse, which is greatly fascinating to the tourists of Kerala.

Krishnapuram Palace

Built by Marthanda Varma, it is at Karthikapally in Kayamkulam and is famous for its mural depicting the story of Gajendramoksham. In this 18-century museum you can see antique sculptures, paintings and bronzes.

Boat Race

Allappuzha Backwater is world famous for its Snake Boat Race. Boat Races usually take place at the time of Onam festival.

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