Captivating scenery of lush greenery, canals and waterways are the best way to describe Alleppey or Alappuzha Backwaters. One of the most well-known backwaters of Kerala and a major contributor to the tourism of this south Indian state, is the backwaters of Alleppey. Cruising in houseboats along the serene backwaters is an absolutely divine experience and you actually feel like being ‘one with nature’ you can see paddy fields, small chapels, fishing nets, coconut grove, water lillies etc, this is one among the best places in kerala. Located around 62 km southward of Kochi, the backwaters of Alappuzha connect to those of Kochi and Kumarakom. Explore the tranquil backwaters by going aboard a traditional houseboat.
You can opt for any routes for cruising and can stay overnight in houseboats. The commonly provided package will includes accommodation, welcome drink, breakfast, lunch, dinner, sightseeing and cruise.
You can also opt for Day cruising, where you can checkin at 11:30 AM , welcomed by a tender coconut, crising starts and you can enjoy the backwater and Nature. At Noon you will be provided with luch, The Karimeen fry and tiger prawns curry is the most famous among the cuisines. Afternoon you can relax in the deck viewing the scenic beauty of the backwaters accompanied with the gentle breeze. By 4 o'clock you will be served tea and snacks. At 6 o'clock the houseboat anchored for the travelers to check out.
Best time to visit Alleppey - January, February , March ,April, May, September, October, November , December
Nearest Airport to Alleppey –
Kochi Airport (COK) at a distance of 51 kilometers