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Tours to Alappuzha (Alleppey)

Tours to Alappuzha Alappuzha (Alleppey), founded by Raja Keshawadasan, Diwan of Travanacore in Kerala in1762, is bordered by Arabian sea and laid with a web of lakes, lagoons and fresh water rivers. Epitomizing the virgin beauty of the state and surpassing all other tourist sites , Alappuzha in Kerala is popularly known as the Venice of the East. With its marine beauty, this place has carved out a special niche for itself in the map of Tourism in Kerala. Tours to Alappuzha (Alleppey) , today are defined by boat races, houseboat holidays, beaches and coir industry.

Tourist Attractions in Alappuzha (Alleppey)

  • Coir industry makes Alappuzha an important industrial location. The fibres of the husk from coconut trees, are processed and then woven to make beautiful articles or even packaging materials, boards and mats. The tourists even flock to the processing centers to witness the processing of coirs.
  • You must have heard about Kuttanad, a land with pulsating paddy fields and known as the Rice Bowl of Kerala. Criss-crossed by three rivers, Pamba, the Manimala and the Achankovil, Kuttanad offers a spectacular landscape. Palm-fringed greenry, framing of paddt fieldsx below sea level and the mystery of backwaters, draws a large number of tourists to Kuttanad.
  • Alappuzha Beach offers you loads of opportunities to have adventure and leisure simultaneously. The pier, which is over 137 years old, extends into the sea while an old lighthouse nearby adds to the beauty of the place. Children park, water sports and beach-lazing—you can just go foot-loose here.
  • You should also visit Pathira Manal , an island on boat to spot hundreds of rare migratory birds
  • You should also witness the boat race in Payippad , the oldest and most popular snake boat race in Kerala and the annual Nehru Trophy boat race in Punnamada Kayal
  • You can also visit Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple, a shrine dedicated to the Serpent God Nagaraja, Champakulam Church, o ne of the oldest churches in the state and Ambalappuzha Sree Krishna Temple famous for the Palpayasam, the daily offering of deliciously sweet milk porridge
  • You can also go for backwater cruises in the exotic houseboats of Alappuzha
  • There are several places of tourist interest in and around Alappuzha. is the must-visit place of Alappuzha. During the month of August-September, the backwaters become crowded with thousands of spectators and a large number of competitors come to participate in the famous Nehru Trophy boat race.

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