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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.
Coconut Holidays

Coconut Holidays
(9 Days / 8 Nights)

 38824
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)

 26091
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)

 29830
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)

 79377
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

Alappuzha, India Tours

RAINBOW CRUISES
2 Star
Alappuzha, India
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PRISTINE ISLAND R...
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ENRICH RIVERINE B...
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Alappuzha, India
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PANORAMIC SEA RESORT
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Alappuzha, India
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THE PARK VEMBANAN...
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CITRUS RETREATS A...
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PRIDE EMERALD ISL...
3 Star
Alappuzha, India
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COSY HOUSEBOAT
3 Star
Alappuzha, India
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Lemon Tree Vemban...
5 Star
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Pickadly House Boats
3 Star
Alappuzha, India
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Snehdhara Home Stay
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Alappuzha, India
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SAROVAR PREMIUM
5 Star
Alappuzha, India
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RAMADA ALLEPPEY
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CONTOUR BACKWATER...
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SPICE ROUTES - Lu...
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POZHIYORAM BEACH ...
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PAGODA RESORTS
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MARARI FISHERMAN ...
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COIR VILLAGE LAKE...
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ARCADIA REGENCY
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Alappuzha, India
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