The beauty of Kerala backwaters needs no introduction. The most amazing way of exploring backwaters in Kerala is with houseboats. Alleppey a small beautiful land of Kerala, sandwiched between Vembanad lake and Arabian sea is most famous for its serene backwaters and the houseboat cruise across the backwaters.
Alleppey is also called as the ‘Venice of East’. The rice bowl of Kerala, Kuttanad, situated at the heart of the backwaters adds a special charm to the tranquility of Alleppey. Present day houseboats have a fully decorated interior and all the modern facilities.
The only way to explore beauty of the backwaters is with our Alleppey houseboat tour packages. Our houseboats will cruise you across the backwaters. This magical journey with the sight of green paddy fields, exotic birds, tall coconut trees, splendid sunsets, waxing moonlight will definitely be the most wonderful moments in your life.
A houseboat cruise through the palm fringed waterways of Alleppey enjoying the beauty of mother nature and simple village life is going to be the most amazing time of your life. With our 2/3/4 days Alleppey houseboat packages, you will witness innumerable number of wonders like Chinese fishing nets, water lilies, paddy fields, colourful exotic birds, ancient temples and many more.
Kerala houseboats also called as Kettuvallams are country boats which in early days were used for the transport of goods from isolated villages of backwater area to towns. The houseboats in Alleppey is a modified version of Kettuvallams of olden times.
With the development of other transport systems Kettuvallams move off the scene. Again this Kettuvallams or houseboats are back with more glory. Now these advanced moving boat house or houseboats are major tourist attraction in Alleppey, which is also known as Alappuzha.
Traditional houseboats vary in size and are made up of Eco friendly materials. Though the houseboats are traditionally looking and made up of wood and local materials it has all modern amenities. It has all the luxuries like fully furnished bedrooms, bathrooms, sundeck, private balcony and kitchen giving you a homely feel in the middle of serene backwaters.
Alleppey apart from its serene backwaters and traditional houseboats, is also famous for its snake boat races, mirror still lagoons, picturesque lakes, world famous coir industry and many more.
The Nehru Trophy boat race conducted in the Punnamada lake is another attraction of this place. The speed and thrill of the boat race attracts tourists from every part of the world. This exciting and popular boat race is named in the fond memory of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.
With our custom designed Alleppey houseboat tour packages, you can also plan a visit to Alleppey beach, which is a perfect place to relax. The warm sand and the gentle waves in the beach is a soothing experience. Alleppey beach is a popular picnic spot. The old lighthouse and the pier that extends into the sea add a special charm to the beach.
The rice bowl of Kerala, Kuttanad is another destination near to Alleppey and is a place blessed with scenic beauty and serenity. Kuttanad attracts one with its simple village life and peaceful ambiance. Kuttanad is the only one place in India where farming is done below the sea level. The famous Ambalappuzha temple an example of typical Kerala style architecture is situated in Alleppey district.
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