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Alleppey- Venice of The East (Alappuzha)

Alleppey is also known as Venice of the East is the backbone of Kerala backwater tourism.
The interconnected water canals and Vembanad lake make the Alleppey the best place for backwater tourism.

Boat Races in Alappuzha

One of the major tourist attraction is the boat races in Alappuzha (Alleppey). In boat races, you can watch a group of Snake boats ( the Chundan vallam) competing each other to get the first position.

Nehru Trophy Boat race is the most popular boat race and it is conducted every year. Punnamada Lake is the actual location of the Nehru trophy boat race.
Tony Jose at Alleppey

Pearl Spot (Karimeen) in Alleppey

Karimeen (pearl spot )Alleppey

Karimeen (pearl spot ) fish is very tasty and available in Alleppey.
Shameem at Alappuzha

One interesting notice we found.
Kallu or Toddy in Kerala

History of Alleppey Town

The Alleppey town founded in 1762 and it is the center of the coir business in Kerala. In 2012 Alleppey town will celebrate its 250th anniversary.

Pathiramanal is another tourist spot near Alleppey. It is a small island in Vembanad Lake.

Kuttanadu Region
Bijoy MV and Shameem

Kuttanadu is situated in Alleppey and this place is below sea level. If you go there you can enjoy the beauty of paddy fields.

Houseboat in Alleppey
Houseboat in Alleppey

Houseboats (Kettuvallam)are available in Alappuzha.
boating in Alleppey

How to reach Alleppey

Nimin James at Alappuzha
The nearest airport is Nedumbassery International Airport (86 kilometers). Alleppey is well connected with roads and railway.

Other Trips

1. Bekal Fort Kerala

2. Vazhvanthol Waterfalls Trivandrum

3. Napier Museum Trivandrum

Travel Guide


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