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Things To Do in Alappuzha

Alleppey or Alappuzha is known for its backwaters .Tourist from all over the world come here for the backwaters as it is also known as "Venice of East ". Alappuzha is inlaid with channels that support its thriving backwater tourism. Houseboats are very good way to explore the entire town of Alleppey.Tourist has various options of activities in which they can indulge. Bamboostix Island Resort organizes Overnight canoe trips, bamboo furniture making classes, music lessons, yoga, painting classes.

List of Activities to Do in Alleppey

Snake Boat Races– Alappuzha is an important place for famous boat races of Kerala. Nehru Trophy Boat Race is held in the town which is very famous and tourist from all round the world come here to witness it. It is Held on every second Saturday of August

House Boats– Houseboats are available here in the Alleppey and is the best way to enjoy the city with peace and relaxing. Houseboats can be rented for 12 Hrs to few days ,there are various operators that provides houseboats.The houseboats are manned by drivers and a cook.

Green Kerala – Green Kerala are best houseboats operators of Alleppey town and All the houseboats are available on a daily and weekly basis. They arrange honeymoon trips,Corporate trips and also for students.6500Inr per day for 1bhk and 10000inr for 2bhk.

Krishnendu Ayurveda spa and resort– It is a famous Ayurveda centre near Haripad in Alappuzha Kerala. Infrastructure of the resort is in Kerala traditional architecture with modern facility.

Alleppey Beach– Beautiful beach in coastal area of the town. Not advised for swimming as the currents here are strong and sea is deep. But best to relax here.

Lavender Collections– Lavender Collection is located Near Carmel Hall, Church Road, Alleppey which is famous for Kerala art, collectibles, hand-made accessories and custom made authentic apparel.

Tourist Cruises– Tourist cruises are DTPC Kerala , Boat Cruise from Kollam and Alleppey departs at 10:30 and arrives at 18:30, operating daily from August to March and every second day at other times. Adult- Rs300/Rs250, half trip Rs150.

Village Tours– Village tours are operated by Locals here in open canoe .These tours cost from Rs 300-600 and are of duration about 3-6 Hours. Lunch is also provided in longer trips.

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Nehru Trophy Boat Race


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