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Home>>South India>>Kerala>>Kerala Backwaters>>Alleppey Backwaters

Alleppey Backwaters

Alleppey Backwaters

Alleppey Backwaters, Alleppey Backwaters tours, Alleppey Backwaters travel, travel to Alleppey Backwaters, Alleppey Backwaters backwaters travel destination,  backwaters travel, Kerala travel, Kerala backwaters tourAlleppey or Alappuzha is also known as the "Venice of the East" it was here that traders from across the seven seas came in search of black gold and souvenirs.  Alappuzha or Alleppey is also home to Kuttanad, The rice bowl of kerala, one of the very few places in the world where farming is done below sea level.Kuttanad is  a land of lush paddy fields and stretches for 75 Km sandwiched between the sea and the hills.

In Alleppey or Alappuzha, the life revolves around water.  Children learn to swim before they walk. They learn to row boats before they bicycle.  They learn their first lesson from the school of fish.

The deliciously sweet palpaysam (milk desert) made here as daily offering to the gods attracts huge crowds. The ‘velans’ (sorcerers) perform Pallipana every 12 years in this temple. This temple was the first to host Ottanthullal, a satiric art form by the poet Kunchan Nambiar.

Alleppey Backwaters Houseboat Package

Boarding Point : Alleppey
Point of Disembarking : Allappey

A one night cruise offered on the backwaters of the
AllepAlleppey Backwaters, Alleppey Backwaters tours, Alleppey Backwaters travel, travel to Alleppey Backwaters, Alleppey Backwaters backwaters travel destination,  backwaters travel, Kerala travel, Kerala backwaters tourpey, is one of the most popular cruises. The cruise takes you through the clear waters of the prominent Punnamada Lake  the venue of the legendary Nehru Trophy snake boat race. A round about tour, in which you board the boat at Alleppey and disembark at Alleppey after having spent the night in the tranquility of the Backwaters.

Travel Tips : You can try your hand at angling, with the fishing rods provided on request.

Interesting place to visit

  • 400 year old Champakkulam church (one of the 7 churches established by St. Thomas)

  • The Chavara Bhavan (located 6 km from Alleppey)

  • Punnamada Lake

After spending the night at the romantic Vattakayal Lake, you sail back to Alleppey and disembark.

Getting There
Nearesh Airport : Cochin ( Kochi ) International Airport ( Travel time - 120 mins )

Nearest Railway Station : Alleppey Railway Station & Ernakulam Railway Station ( travel time - 90 mins )

 

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