Alleppey is one of the oldest planned townships and has earned the name of being the cleanest city. The serene backwaters along with its beaches, lush paddy fields, lagoons and boat races attract flocks of tourists all the year round. The brackish backwaters connect Kumarakom, Kochi and Quilon making it a much sought after destination for houseboat cruises.
The famous Alleppey houseboat tour packages are ideal for a romantic cruise for a couple. The houseboats are about 120 ft long luxury cruise boats, very well appointed and comfortable. Sizes of boats vary from single bedroom intimate boats to family accommodations in large houseboats. One can book the houseboat tours from our range of options.
Once the canals were use solely for transportation and fishing. Nowadays, however, the scenic waterways play host to houseboat tour packages, bird watching experiences, boat races and water sports. There are plenty of luxury resorts alongside the coconut palm groves, lush greenery, hammocks strung about and waterfront cafes serving the rich, mouth watering delicacies of Kerala.
Hop on to one of the Alleppey backwater tour packages and experience luxury, comfort and serene ambience with the tastes and flavors of Kerala.
Apart from the Alleppey backwater tours, this place has a lot more to offer by way of adventure and experience. Alleppey tour packages also include trips to the sandy Alleppey beach with the alluring expanse of the Laccadive seas in its pristine beauty. Alappuzha sand art festival is world famous as the Alleppey beach festival. Visitors take advantage of the Vijaya beach Park and visit the Old Light house near the beach.
Alleppey has its own share of famous temples of which the Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple, Chettikulangara Devi temple, Mannarasala Temple and Haripad Sri Subramanya Swamy temple are worth visiting. The Krishnapuram palace is an 18th Century palace of the Travancore royalty, built by Thirunal Marthanda Varma in Kayamkulam. Built in typical Kerala style, this palace turned museum has a beautiful pond and a very famous painting of ‘Gajendra Moksham’ in mural.
Alleppey is accessible from Kottayam or Kochi and best visited during the months of November to February. But if you wish to see the famous boat races for which Alleppey is the first access location, then August is the best time. The boat race at Punnamada Lake is scheduled on the second Saturday of August every year, attracting hordes of tourist from around the world.
Choose from our specially formulated houseboat tour packages for every type of tourist and fitting all budgets and spend a relaxing idyll in Alleppey.