Last Sunday (29th July), we took a tour to Alappuzha, which is one of our nearby districts, and had a short boat ride through the mesmerizing backwaters. The backwaters of Alappuzha is one of the main tourist attractions in Kerala. Alappuzha or Alleppey, also known as the 'Venice of the East', was founded in 1782 by Raja Kesavadas, the Diwan of Travancore. The town has a beautiful beach and lighthouse. Kuttanadu, the rice bowl of Kerala, is located in Alappuzha. Alappuzha is also famous for the Snake Boat (Chundanvallam) Races (The Nehru Trophy Boat Race) held at the Punnamada Lake every year.
Houseboats or Kettuvallams in the backwaters are provided with all modern facilities like spacious living area, dining area, kitchen, bath attached bedrooms, T.V and sunbath deck. Even 8 bed room houseboats are available. These houseboats cruise through the Vembanad Lake and many others canals and lakes. During the boat ride, you can see the beautiful greenery, paddy fields, water birds, fish farms, temples, and can also experience the life of people living on the banks.
|Luxury houseboats with 8 rooms|
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