Places to Visit in Alleppey Things to do in Alleppey Day Tour Sightseeing Monuments in Alleppey Tour Packages

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Places to Visit in Alleppey

Things to do in Alleppey

Alleppey, also known as Alappuza, washed by the silvery waves of the Arabian Sea. Alleppey, the Venice of the East welcomes you to the backwaters of kerala. The Palm fringed canals and shores bustling with glimpses from the day to day life in the country side, the mirror still lagoons, picture book lakesides and its long sandy beach has blessed Alappuzha, the water locked district, to become one of the best Backwater tourism destinations in God's Own Country.

The large network of canals provide Alleppey its lifeline. Water carnivals using the gigantic snake boats and the country canoes of varying sizes have an important role in the community life of the people of the district.

The name Alappuzha (Alleppey) is derived from the geographical position and physical features of the place. It means the land between the sea and network of rivers flowing into it. The district is bounded on the north by Kochi and Kanayannur taluks of Ernakulam district, on the east by Vaikom, Kottayam and Changanassery taluks of Kottayam district and Thiruvalla, Kozhencherry and Adoor taluks of Pathanamthitta district, on the South by Kunnathur and Karunagappally taluks of Kollam district and on the west by Lakshadweep sea.

The present Alappuzha district comprises of six taluks namely Cherthala, Ambalappuzha, Kuttanad, Karthikappally, Chengannur and Mavelikkara. Total area of this district is 1414 sq. kms. The district head quarters is located at Alappuzha.

Alleppey Day Tour Sightseeing

Activities: There are many activities in Alleppey you can do like spend you luxury time in Houseboat, or you can go for canoe boat ride in narrow backwater canals, Shikara boat is also a good option. With this you can witness the local life of people of Kerala living on the sides of backwaters.

Distance from major cities
Kumarakom 32 kms
Kochi 55 kms
Kovalam 160 kms

How to reach there
Kochi Airport is the nearest airport and well connected all major cities of India.
Alleppey Railway Station is well connected to all major cities in South India.
NH-47 is well connected to all important towns in South India.