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Alappuzha

Venice of the East

Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna TempleKrishnapuram PalaceSt. Mary Forane ChurchVembanad Lake AlappuzhaSmall shop on the back waters selling daily goodsKettuvallam on the back watersAlappuzhaPunnamada KayalChurchMannarsala Nag Raja TempleAlappuzha
  • General Information

    District: Alappuzha, State: Kerala, India
    Area: 1414 Sq. Km.
    Languages Spoken: Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi and English.
    Long Distance Code: +91-477
    Importance: Scenic Backwaters
    Best Time to Visit: August to March
  • Description

    The proximity of the sea has always been the lifeline of this place as it was one of the most important places in the maritime history of India. The Dutch and the Portuguese had made this place their bastion long before the British came into the picture. But it was Maharaja Marthanda Verma who took recognized the value and potential of this place and took into development of the same as he came into power. As the trade increased the place soon started developing its coir industries thus making it one of the important trading points in the whole southern sector. Today, Alleppey is famous for its scenic backwaters and tourists from all around the world come here to seek solace with the nature. It is also famous for its coir industry and the Nehru Trophy Boat race that is held here annually during the festival of Onam.
  • Location

    This virtual Venice of the East is strewn with various water streams. Lakes and rivers, lagoons and tributaries of the rivers, and much more, Alleppey has a vast network of waterways giving the impression of Venice. Surrounded by the districts of Ernakulam, Kottayam, Pathanmthitta and Kollam, on the west of Alleppey is the vast coastline of the Arabian Sea.
Krishnapuram palaceA short distance from Alappuzha is Punnapra, a village that has gone down in history as the scene of a bitter and heroic fighting between the communists and Travancore State Police in the Punnapra Vayalar Communist uprising of 1946.These are the memorial of the martyrs located in Alappuzha near Kalarcode.
Punnamada KayalA must visit place near the backwaters, which is famous for the annual Nehru Trophy boat race. During this time the whole area is crowded with people who come from far flung places to enjoy this national annual event during the month of August - September.
Edatgya ChurchAn ancient church built in the early 19 century, is dedicated to Saint George. The Edatgya church is famous for its healing powers and people form all over the country come here to take the blessings.
Mannarsala Nag Raja TempleThe unique temple of Mannarsala Nag Raja located in the deep forests of Alleppey is dedicate to the Serpent God. The place is believed to have spiritual powers as child less couples come here to take blessings and the special turmeric paste given is said to heal leprosy.
Ambalappuzha TempleThis beautiful temple dedicated to Lord Krishna is built in typically Kerala style architecture. The temple is famous for its paintings on the wall depicting 10 incarnations of Lord Vishnu, the Dasha - avatar.
Golden Triangle and Backwaters Tour

Golden Triangle and Backwaters Tour
(16 Days / 15 Nights)

 88868
Golden Triangle and Backwaters Tour / PI-0390 (16 Days / 15 Nights)
Delhi-Agra-Fatehpur Sikri-Jaipur-Goa-Kochi-Thekkady-Kumarakom-Kottayam-Alappuzha-Kovalam-Thiruvananthapuram-Delhi

This Tour of the Golden Triangle with Back waters probably combines the best tours of India, with the famous Golden triangle with the tour to the Nature's beloved, famously known as the God's own country: Kerala. Visit the marvels like the Taj Mahal and the Amber fort and at the same time wonder at the Nature's bounty showered on this tiny state of Kerala. Take a trip through the serene and calm back waters of Kerala. This tour shows you the best of India.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Delhi
Day 2 : Delhi
Day 3 : Delhi - Agra
Day 4 : Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur
Day 5 : Jaipur
Day 6 : Jaipur - Goa
Day 7 : Goa
Day 8 : Goa
Day 9 : Goa-Kochi
Day 10 : Kochi-Thekkady
Day 11 : Thekkady-Kumarakom
Day 12 : Kumarakom
Day 13 : Kumarakom - Kottayam - Alappuzha
Day 14 : Alappuzha - Kovalam
Day 15 : Kovalam
Day 16 : Kovalam-Thiruvananthapuram-Delhi
Cochin Holiday Tour

Cochin Holiday Tour
(5 Days / 4 Nights)

 37586
Cochin Holiday Tour / PI-0105 (5 Days / 4 Nights)
Kochi-Kumarakom-Alappuzha-Kollam-Thiruvananthapuram

Discover the rich culture and interesting European legacy of the historical city of Cochin that has some of the most beautiful harbors that you may have ever seen. Take a stroll down one of the most impressive and largest churches of India followed by a visit to a stunning palace famous for its fascinating murals.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Kochi
Day 2 : Kochi-Kumarakom
Day 3 : Kumarakom - Alappuzha
Day 4 : Alappuzha - Kollam
Day 5 : Kollam-Thiruvananthapuram
Coconut Holidays

Coconut Holidays
(9 Days / 8 Nights)

 55068
Coconut Holidays / PI-020 (9 Days / 8 Nights)
Kochi-Thekkady-Kumarakom-Kottayam-Alappuzha-Kochi

Kerala is not only naturally rich but also has an ancient, rich cultural heritage. This tour gives you more than taste of Kerala; you will live and breathe Kerala throughout the journey. May be staying in thatch roof houses or journeying along the calm waters in the tradition Kettuvollam or even having daily meals; everything is typically Kerala. It is a combination of holidaying, and exploring Kerala in the most eco -friendly manner that gives an exhilarating experience. Take some Kerala back home by attending the Yoga classes conducted, throughout Kerala.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Kochi-Thekkady
Day 2 : Thekkady
Day 3 : Thekkady-Kumarakom
Day 4 : Kumarakom
Day 5 : Kumarakom - Kottayam
Day 6 : Kottayam-Alappuzha
Day 7 : Alappuzha
Day 8 : Alappuzha-Kochi
Day 9 : Kochi
Kerala Backwater Holidays

Kerala Backwater Holidays
(5 Days / 4 Nights)

 49872
Kerala Backwater Holidays / PI-0224 (5 Days / 4 Nights)
Kochi-Kumarakom-Alappuzha-Kochi

Unwind your senses with this relaxing holiday that takes you to a corner of India that is fondly known as ‘God’s Own Country’. Cruise its tranquil backwaters in a houseboat while discovering the colonial roots in Kochi. There is also the rocky sandy shores of Alappuzha that add an old world charm to your trip with its ancient pier and simpering skies.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Kochi
Day 2 : Kochi-Kumarakom
Day 3 : Kumarakom
Day 4 : Kumarakom - Alappuzha
Day 5 : Alappuzha - Kochi
Backwater and Beach Delight

Backwater and Beach Delight
(6 Days / 5 Nights)

 27549
Backwater and Beach Delight / PI-0227 (6 Days / 5 Nights)
Kochi-Alappuzha-Kovalam-Thiruvananthapuram

Experience some of the most picturesque places of India with this delightful tour that takes you on a trip to visit some of the most enthralling beaches of India. In addition, you can indulge your body in some rejuvenating ayurvedic spa treatments specialist of the region that will enliven your mind, body and soul to its best.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Kochi
Day 2 : Kochi
Day 3 : Kochi - Alappuzha
Day 4 : Alappuzha - Kovalam
Day 5 : Kovalam-Thiruvananthapuram
Day 6 : Thiruvananthapuram
Beautiful Kerala

Beautiful Kerala
(13 Days / 12 Nights)

 85717
Beautiful Kerala / PI-0286 (13 Days / 12 Nights)
Kochi-Munnar-Thekkady-Kumarakom-Alappuzha-Kovalam-Delhi

From Kochi to Kumarakom to Kovalam, get ready to experience some of the most beautiful and fascinating sites of Southern India. Spend your time visiting picturesque backwaters and quaint little villages and churches while indulging in spa and ayurveda therapies.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Kochi
Day 2 : Kochi
Day 3 : Kochi-Munnar
Day 4 : Munnar
Day 5 : Munnar-Thekkady
Day 6 : Thekkady
Day 7 : Thekkady-Kumarakom
Day 8 : Kumarakom
Day 9 : Kumarakom-Alappuzha
Day 10 : Alappuzha-Kovalam
Day 11 : Kovalam
Day 12 : Kovalam
Day 13 : Kovalam-Delhi
Exclusive South India

Exclusive South India
(15 Days / 14 Nights)

On Request
Exclusive South India / PI-0340 (15 Days / 14 Nights)
Chennai-Bengaluru-Mysore-Ooty-Kochi-Thekkady-Kumarakom-Alappuzha-Kovalam-Mumbai

If your idea of holiday revolves around lazing around on backwaters while indulging yourself in relaxing Ayurvedic massages, then this is the tour for you. Pamper yourself in the palm fringed tranquility of Kerala backwaters with this exclusive South India tour that takes you floating across the paddy fields, viewing azure waters and taking in serene palm forests. You can also spoil yourself to the max in the Kerala spas and experience the exotic birdlife in the Kumarakom bird sanctuary.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Chennai
Day 2 : Chennai
Day 3 : Chennai - Bengaluru
Day 4 : Bengaluru - Mysore
Day 5 : Mysore - Ooty
Day 6 : Ooty
Day 7 : Ooty-Kochi
Day 8 : Kochi-Thekkady
Day 9 : Thekkady-Kumarakom
Day 10 : Kumarakom
Day 11 : Kumarakom - Alappuzha
Day 12 : Alappuzha - Kovalam
Day 13 : Kovalam
Day 14 : Kovalam-Mumbai
Day 15 : Mumbai

Alappuzha, India Tours

RAINBOW CRUISES
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ENRICH RIVERINE B...
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PANORAMIC SEA RESORT
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THE PARK VEMBANAN...
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CITRUS RETREATS A...
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COSY HOUSEBOAT
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Lemon Tree Vemban...
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Pickadly House Boats
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Snehdhara Home Stay
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SAROVAR PREMIUM
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RAMADA ALLEPPEY
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PAGODA RESORTS
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COIR VILLAGE LAKE...
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ARCADIA REGENCY
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