Alappuzha is famous for Houseboats. This is one of the best Backwater tourism destinations in India. And also famous boat race and beach. This place is also known as Alleppey.
You can have an unforgettable houseboat cruise here. Once you reach here you can easily find the houseboats in Backwater.
Wide variety of Houseboats you can see here. There will be One Bed room and Two Bedroom houseboats. Even till Seven Bedroom houseboats also available here.
All the houseboats are fully furnished like Hotel Rooms. There will be bedrooms with attached toilet, living rooms, Kitchen and beautiful balcony.
You can book the houseboat online. Even you can book once you reach here. You have to reach here morning time like 8 am. Then have walk and enjoy the beauty of Houseboats and Backwater.
Once you find a suitable Houseboat you can go inside and check all the felicity even before you book the Houseboat. If you like the Houseboat you can pay the amount and book it.
Tour Packages offered by District Tourism Promotion Council are Day Cruise and Over Night Cruise. Day Cruise Check in -11.30 am – Check out -5.00 pm. And the Over Night will be Check in -12.00 pm – Check out -9.00 am (21 hrs).
In the Day Cruise they will provide you Lunch and evening snacks which will be included in the package. But in the Over Night Trip they will provide Lunch, Evening Snacks, Dinner and Breakfast.
Alappuzha railway station is the nearest railway station to reach here. Cochin International Airport is the Nearest Airport to reach here.
Nehru Trophy Boat Race
The famous Nehru Trophy Boat Race on the Punnamda Lake is the major tourism attraction in Alappuza. This will be held in every second Saturday of August every year.
There are lots of tourists from all over the world coming to watch the awesome event. Competition of Snake Boats is the main attraction of this event.