Alleppey

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Highlights

Rating
Rated 4.0 / 5 - based on 100 reviews
Attractions : Backwaters
Season : October to March
Weather : Summer (24 to 33°C), Winter (23 to 30°C)

Details

Alleppey is a popular tourist destination in Kerala. It is blessed with a picturesque network of canals and backwaters. Beaches and Lagoons add to the attraction .The Vembanad lake, rivers Achankovil, Pamba and Manimala along with the canals form a great route for inland navigation. A ride through the canals is a great experience. One gets to view the lush green and never ending streches of paddy fields, coconut trees beside the canals. Country boat, Motor boat, Cruise boats, luxury boats are available for a journey through the backwaters. Apart from the lush greenery, one can spot some rare birds.

Alleppey (Alappuzha) tourist attractions

Backwaters and Canal Cruise

Canal cruise in the backwaters is the primary attraction of Alleppey. This canal ride through the nature is a mesmerising experience. Overnight stay in any of the luxury boats is another interesting experience.

Kuttanad

Kuttanad is called the rice bown of Kerala. It is the most majestic backwater region in Kerala. It is a hub for rice boat and houseboat cruises. Snake boat races conducted here are quite popular. These tranquil backwaters are fringed by palm grove and paddy fields and offer a scintillating spectacle of the rural life in Kerala.

Alappuzha Beach

Allappuzha beach is great beach to spend some time. It is a popular picnic spot. The pier which extends all the way upto the sea is 137 years old. Vijaya beach park located nearby is another place to have some great entertainment.

Things to do in Alleppey (Alappuzha)

  • Canal cruise in any of the available options. Enjoy the extravagant greenery and scenic beauty.
  • Indulge in some local cuisine. Try out the fish specialities. Coconut toddy is another thing to try.
  • Visit the Alappuzha beach.

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Travel Guide

How to reach Alleppey

Nearest Bus Station

Alleppey has great bus connectivity from major cities in the south.

Nearest Railway Station

Alappuzha railway station is the nearest railway station.

Nearest Airport

Cochin International airport is the nearest airport. Alleppey is 85 km away from Cochin International airport.

How to reach Alleppey from Bangalore

Bus

There are direct buses available from Bangalore to Alleppey. It is approximately a 11 hour journey.

Train

There are trains available from Bangalore to Alleppey.

  • Kochuveli Express ( Train no: 16315 ): Available on all days of the week.
  • Trivandram Express ( Train no: 16331): Available on Tuesdays.

Flight

There are flights available from Bangalore to Cochin. Alleppey is 80 km away from Cochin International Airport.

Car / Taxi

Bangalore to Alleppey distance is 594 km. From Bangalore, take Langford Rd and Hosur Rd to NH7. Follow NH7 and National Highway 47 to Cullen road , Alappuzha.

How to reach Alleppey from Mysore

Bus

Mysore to Alleppey by bus is approximately a 11 hour journey.

Car / Taxi

Mysore to Alleppey(Alappuzha) distance is 389. From Mysore, connect to State Highway 33 and National Highway 212 in Ramachandra Agrahara. Continue on National Highway 212 till reach Gudalur. Continue on Kozhikode-Nilambur-Gudalur road. Connect to Valanchery - Nilambur Rd and Perumbilavu - Perinthalmanna - Nilambur Rd to National Highway 17 in Chavakkad.Continue on National Highway 17. Take National Highway 47 to Cullen road, Alappuzha.

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