Alappuzha, the land of erstwhile prosperity, known as “Venice of the East” and one of the oldest planned cities of India.
Alappuzha is geographically different from other districts of Kerala. The picturesque views beautiful back waters , the sea, lakes and paddy fields are highly mesmerizing . The celestial beauty of the backwaters and sight seen are truly captivating.
House boats have a major role in the tourism of Allappuzha. House boats provide facilities for day night stay and delicious foods to the tourists. The panoramic view of the shores of the Backwaters gives delightful moments to the tourists.
Allappuzha is famous for beach tourism, backwater tourism and ecotourism. Allappuzha has its own place in spiritual tourism too. Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Swami Temple, Edathuva Church , Arthumkal and Pathiramanal are also major attractions.
Nehru Trophy Boat Race, conducting on the second Saturday of August every year is an international attraction to this place. Kuttanadu once known as rice bowl of Kerala is an integral part of Alappuzha
DTPC House boat Pre-paid Counter
For booking houseboats, travelers can make use of the House Boat Pre-paid Counter ‘Trusted Service, Trusted Rates’ managed by the District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC)
Alappuzha – House boat pre-paid counter
Mobile: 09400051796, 09447483308, +91 477 2251796, +91 477 2253308
Alappuzha is the nearest railway station.
Cochin International Airport, about 85 km from Alappuzha town.