Alleppey Backwaters

About Alleppey Backwaters:

Alleppey, which is also called as Alappuzha, is a coastal district of Kerala. Alleppey become famous for many reasons like the beautiful combination of lakes, lagoons, crisscrossed narrow canals, rivers, coconut palms, paddy fields and many more

The Alleppey backwaters  was earlier used as a mode of transportation, fishing and agriculture and have evolved over time as a tourism hotspot. The main attraction of the Alleppey backwaters is the overnight journey in the famous Kerala houseboats. These houseboats are as comfortable as any hotel room – sometimes even more luxurious, and as a bonus, you get the open deck.

Sunset viewing, bird watching, village visits, stargazing, witnessing the everyday life of the farmers and fishermen along with visiting the various regions that specialise in the manufacture of certain products like toddy, coir, handicrafts – Alleppey is a handful of an experience to have.

Alleppey is rightfully called the Venice of the East. With its labyrinth of brackish lagoons and interconnected lakes, Alleppey or Alappuzha is no less than the famous European city – neither in beauty nor in history and culture. Hire your boat and get started along the flow of the stream to soak in its beauty.
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Overnight houseboat, Kakaking tour, Village canoe tour, Cycling tour, Public ferry
Best Time to Visit: October, November, Autumn, December, January, Winter, February, Spring
Location: Alappuzha, Kerala, India

How to Reach There:

Airport: Cochin International Airport

The nearest Airport Cochin International Airport . We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Cochin International Airport to Alleppey Backwaters is 82.2kms

Railway Station: Alappuzha Railway Station

The nearest Railway station Alappuzha Railway Station . We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Alappuzha Railway Station to Alleppey Backwaters is 8.3kms

Bus Stand: Alappuzha KSRTC Bus Stand

The nearest Bus Stand is Alappuzha KSRTC Bus Stand . We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Alappuzha KSRTC Bus Stand to Alleppey Backwaters  is 4.5kms

Image Credits: Google