A Worthy Visiting Holiday Destination
Alleppey is a tourist place in the state of Kerala. It is considered as the oldest planned town in Kerala. Alleppey is sixth largest town in Kerala. Alleppey is located 62 km away from the city of Kochi. Alleppey is known for its magnificent canals, backwaters, beaches and lagoons. Alleppey is one of the most prominent tourist destinations in India. The backwaters of Kerala are major attraction of Alleppey. The tourists love the setting of the mind-blowing backwaters. It is also referred as “Venice of the East”.
Alleppey is a landmark between Arabian Sea and a range of rivers flowing into it. The languages of Alleppey are Malyalam, Hindi, English and Tamil. Alleppey is also famous for the annual Nehru Trophy Boat Race. It is held on Punnamada Lake. It is also most competitive boat race in India. The sight of boat race attracts many viewers from all parts of the world.
Alleppey honeymoon tour packages offer visit to Alleppey Beach, Laccadive Sea, Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple, Arthunkal Basilica, Mannarasala Temple, Chettikulangara Devi Temple, Haripad Subrahmanya Swamy Temple, Mullakkal Temple, Edathua Church, Alappuzha CSI Christ Church (oldest Anglican church in Kerala) and Champakulam Valia Palli Krishnapuram Palace and many more.
The boat cruises are also high points of the Alleppey tourism. People travel from far flung places to enjoy the boat race. The popular cruise route is Alleppey south to Kollam. It takes 8 hours to cover the distance. The journey includes stops for lunch, chai, a temple visit and also a Kathakali (Dance Drama). People enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of Kerala backwaters on the cruise. The breathtaking scenery of palm lined banks, quiet water bound villages, Chinese fishing nets, prawn farming and coir manufacturing are seen while on the cruise.
The floating houseboats are other major attraction of the place. Alleppey houseboat packages are a perfect answer to honeymoon adventures. The couples can spend a quiet and serene time on the houseboats. The houseboats have all the comforts of a luxury hotel. The facilities on the houseboat include a furnished bedroom, modern toilets, nice living rooms, a kitchen and a balcony. You can relish the uninterrupted view from the houseboats. The houseboat staffs are very cozy and are famous for their hospitality. The food served on the houseboat is generally of local cuisine. The food is believed to be very tasty. One can savor the different delicacies of Fish while on board.
Alleppey holiday beach in Kerala is another place suitable for your vacation. Alleppey has always been an important maritime place in the history of Kerala. The Alleppey is known for boat races, backwater holidays, beaches, marine products and coir industry. The pier which extends to the sea at the Alleppey beach is 137 years old. There is a beach park at the Alleppey Beach. It is named as Vijaya Beach Park. Vijaya Beach Park is a major attraction for the beach visitors. Alleppey beach is also a popular picnic spot. The beach witnessed tourists from all parts of India and Europe. Allapuzha lighthouse at the beach is also a famous tourist spot. The beach is also a great location for film shooting. Many films have been shot at the location.