Alleppey City Guide

Alleppey (Alappuzha) is one of the most important tourist places to see in India situated in the beautiful state of Kerala, God's Own Country. It is post-card perfect destination blessed with superb nature beauty and peaceful climate. It is wildly famous for its breathtaking backwaters and beautiful beaches along with scenic beauty and tranquil ambiance. It is very famous for its Nehru Trophy Boat Race held every year. It attracts tourists not only by its scenic beauty, breathtaking beaches, scenic backwaters, and houseboat cruises but also through its locally made coir products. Coir products of Alleppey are superior in their quality.

When we talk about Alleppey tours the first thing strikes in our mind is its breathtakingly beautiful backwaters with superb nature beauty. Backwater tourism in Alleppey attracts tourists from all over the world to visit Kerala, God's Own Country. The real beauty of Alleppey lies in its backwaters – the network of various scenic water bodies like lakes, lagoons, canals surrounded by palm coconut trees. Tourists can explore the charm of backwaters with a well-organized houseboat cruise. Backwater cruise on exotic & luxurious houseboats of Kerala give you real charm of Alleppey tourism and Kerala tourism as well. The cruise offers you excellent accommodation as well as exotic Keralan cuisine delicacies. Truly it will be an eternal experience of Kerala india tours and travels.

Besides backwater tourism, Alleppey is also known for several catchy attractions of tourist interest. The Punnamada Kayal is a beautiful lake which is the must visit place of Alleppey where the famous Nehru Trophy Boat Race is organized every year. This famous race is organized every year in the month of August-September. Thousands of spectators visit to backwaters to see the charm of boat race. A large number of competitors come to participate in the famous Nehru Boat Race also known as Snake Boat Race. This famous race of boats plays a major role in the boom of Kerala tourism.

There is the Krishnapuram Temple in Alappuzha. It is the two-storied building displaying architectural excellence of Kerala. The temple complex also has museum having the largest collections of mural paintings and frescoes. The temple is considered to be one of the must visit attractions on tours to Alleppey. There is the Ambalapuzha Temple in the city which is also an important place to visit in Alappuzha. It is believed that Book Your TourLord Krishna worshiped here. The temple is architecturally beautiful and shows the typical temple architecture of Kerala. There is the Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple in the city. It is a holy place where the king of serpents worshiped, it is believed. It is surrounded by thick green forests which ads beauty to the temple. A number of devotees from all over India and abroad visit this holy place every year. Situated in the heart of the city, the Mullackal Temple is also a worth visit attraction of Alleppey tours and travels. The temple is dedicated to the goddess Rajarajeshwari. The Chettikulangara Bhagavti Temple, the Kottamkulangara Maha Vishnu Temple and the Devi Temple are ancient temples of Alleppey and are considered as wroth visiting, especially during the festivals. St. Andrews' Church, established by the Portuguese Missionaries is also a worth visit attraction in the city.

Major Tourist Attractions in Alleppey:-

Backwaters, Houseboats, Lakes, Beaches, Temples, Churches, Ayurvedic Resorts, etc Activities to Do at Alleppey Houseboat Cruise, Boating on Lakes, Relaxing at Ayurvedic Resorts, Body Massage at Ayurvedic Parlors, Sightseeing of Nature, etc.

Where to Stay:-

Cama Park Plaza, Punnamada Backwater Resort, Kayaloram Lake Resort, Alleppey Beach Resort, Marari Beach Resort, Kavalam lake Resort, Alleppey Prince Hotel, etc.

How to Get There:-

Alleppey can be reached by all the means of transportation.

  • By Air:-The nearest airport is at Kochi, at the distance of 64 km north. The Trivandrum Airport is located at the distance of 159 km south of Alleppey.
  • By Water:- The mesmerizing way to reach Alleppey is water. Alleppey is well connected through waterways. It is well-linked by boat, ferry, houseboat services through the scenic backwater to Cochin, Kollam, Kottayam, Kumarakom, Kevalam, etc.
  • By Road:- Alleppey is well-connected with all major nearby places of south India like Cochin, Trivandrum, Chennai, Bangalore, etc.