Alleppey is located in the south Indian state of Kerala in the high ranges
of Western Ghats. It is a very prominent place on a tourist's itinerary.
With a large network of inland canals, it has earned the appellation, the
'Venice of the East'. Alleppey offers enjoyable boat rides, backwater
cruises, snake boat water races and many other water activities. It is
famous for its toddy tapping, fishing, coir products, lakes and fishes. The
endless and peerless diorama of lush green fields, swinging coconut trees,
shimmering water and long canals around Alappuzha makes it mind boggling. It
is a well known place for buying carpets and coir products. Koddiyattam is
the earliest form of dramatic art in Kerala.
Quick Facts Location : Alappuzha district of Kerala State : Kerala Area : 1414.00 sq.kms Trip Highlights : Backwaters, House boats and Boat races Ideal time to visit : August - March Languages : Malayalam, Tamil, English and Hindi Alleppey STD Code : 0477 Climate : 35ºC in summers and 20ºC to 32ºC during
Alleppey Air/Rail/Road Links
Alleppey does not have an airport but the nearest one
is Cochin International Airport (60 kms) and the other one is Trivandrum
(150 kms) away from Alleppey.
Railway Station :
The Ernakulam Railway Station has trains from various
places connecting this place to the rest of Kerala and India.
Bus Station :
There are a number of national highways that pass
through Alapuzzha and connect it to the rest of Kerala
Attractions in Alleppey
Alleppey Beach offers a gladdening and stimulating rendezvous with the
Arabian Sea. It has a vast network of lakes, lagoons and several fresh water
rivers. It is a long beach and has thick palm groves at one end.
It is situated 3 kms away from Ambalapuzha. This small village is well
known for its 10th century Karumadikkuttan statue. It depicts a black
granite figure of God Buddha, the founder of Buddhism.
It is a water-logged village. The St. Mary Forane church is an added
attraction to this place. This church houses many beautiful mural paintings
for tourists. Champakulam boat race is the first in the list of all boat
races that are held in Kerala.
It is an ancient Shri Krishna temple which is famous throughout the Kerala
for the milk porridge, 'palpayasam'. In Ambalapuzha 'Pallipana' is performed
by Velans once in twelve years.
It is a beautiful island located near Vembanad lake. One can reach there
only via boat service. It is specially set to be developed as major tourist
spot and attracts thousands of tourists from the world.
Famous Hotels in Alleppey
Alleppey offers you some of the finest hotels that will leave you
awe-struck. Almost all Alleppey hotels are beside the backwaters and give a
picturesque look of the whole place. We are happy to offer you the best
possible deals matching up your budget. So, get in touch with us right away,
to enjoy a cosy vacation in Alleppey.