April 16, 2018
Kerala is the land of backwaters. If you are a lover of backwaters, you have many destinations in Kerala and they are Alleppey, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragode. In all these places, you can locate a chain of backwaters formed by brackish lagoons and lakes. Each of these backwater destinations invites you with varieties of exquisite features and flavors. Specifically speaking, Alleppey backwaters are the most alluring backwaters in Kerala. It has been chosen as the most vibrant and the best backwaters in South India due a variety of exclusive features it offers for travelers and tourists. Lovingly called as ‘Venice of the east’, the network of canals, lakes and Alleppey houseboats make the place wonderfully amazing and unique.
In the Malabar Coast, Alleppey was once a famous port. It was the center of trade and was justly called as ‘Venice of the East’. Different from olden days, the place is now known for business activities such as coir industries, handicrafts and seafood exports. As far as Kerala backwaters tourism is concerned, Alleppey has a great significance and economic importance. People visiting Alleppey backwaters also visit Kottayam, known as the knowledge town of Kerala. Another famous place around is Aaranmula. The place is famous for snake boat race. It is conducted annually. A number of boat races are conducted in the Alleppey backwaters also
The Snake Boat races organised in Alleppey attract high public and media attention. Usually, these boat races are held in August-September months and are named after the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru. The history of these races dates back to the year 1952 when Nehru inaugurated this race. The Snake Boat race is a fun-filled celebration of the place. A lot of tourists visit the place during the occasion and a stay at this time in Alleppey Houseboats is a thrilling experience for all. Houseboats operate throughout the year attracting tourists from around world. The charges of houseboats vary according to the seasons. Hence, contact us to know the price of houseboat cruise at the time when you plan to visit Alleppey backwaters.
The heart of tourists captivates a sale on Alleppey Houseboats at all times. The sight of villages around, paddy fields, toddy shops, Chinese fishing nets, canoes moving around, hamlets on both sides of the canals etc. provide you with a panoramic view to enrich your heart and minds. A boat cruise here will be a memorable trip for all age groups and you will like to come back here often to enjoy it. Homely food served and well furnished rooms makes your stay at the houseboats even more enriching. Houseboats are floating villas on water. Sleeping a whole night in these floating boats provides you calm and quite rest and you will feel refreshed and nourished in the morning. Apart from houseboats, Alleppey is known for sightseeing, sea food, ayurvedic spas and treatments etc. There are world class hotels and resorts for all types of tourists to say. Alleppey Backwater Cruises welcomes you to Alleppey to experience life on Kerala backwaters.