Known as the ‘Venice of the east’ , Alleppey isfamous for its natural beauty and traditional Alleppey houseboats. One look and you will be in love with this place for your life time. The city is a sandy strip of land surrounded by canals, backwaters, beaches and lagoons.
Alappuzha is one of the most alluring traveller destination in the world because of the windy waterways and lush green paddy fields. Backwater tourism is the most important tourist attraction of alleppey. Backwater tourism has created positive impact on foreigners mind in promoting alleppey as a tourist destination.
No trip to Kerala will be complete without a travel in a backwater cruise houseboat. Alleppey has shown the world what backwater tourism is all about. Sightseeing from a well furnished houseboat is one of the best way to experience the backwater beauty. They are a reworked model of Kettuvallams which is about 60 to 70 feet long and about 15 feet wide at the middle.
It’s a rejuvenating experience for the tourists of all ages visiting alleppey, spicing it up with traditional Kerala flavour. The long hour journey through the backwaters will be a cherishing memory filled with the stunning beauty of the backwaters.
Alleppey houseboats connect Kumarakom and Cochin to the north and kollam to the south. Houseboats can be rented for 12 hours to few days with reasonable cost. The well furnished bedrooms, sitouts, kitchen, baths and toilets give the homey environment to the travellers. Travellers after exploring the backwaters in houseboats would definitely exclaim that Kerala is ‘GODS OWN COUNTRY’ . Gliding through the lovely backwaters is sure to steal the heart as you pass through palm-fringed meandering canals. Truly magical thing about a house boat ride is the breathtaking view of untouched and inaccessible rural Kerala that it offers, when we float.
Away from hustles of daily life ,enjoying the waters in the cool tropical climate will be a great vacation experience. We can enjoy the finest Kuttanadan delicacies as one saunter down the backwaters. It will be the most magical moment of one’s life to watch the tiny droplets of water falling on the water and splashing as it rains. Houseboats in alleppey are not only competitive, but also luxurious and comfortable in all aspects, satisfying the tourists in all means. They offer the ideal and perfect blend of convenience and efficiency to the tourists.
Travel on backwater cruises in alleppey gives is a delightful journey to the land where earth, sea and sky come together in harmony.