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Alappuzha, also known as Alleppey, is small but beautiful town in Alappuzha District of Kerala, South India. It is one of the most famous holiday destinations of Kerala. Sandwiched between the Arabian Sea and the Punnamada backwaters, it is located on a thin strip of land in Kuttanad region of Kerala, India. Kuttanad region of Kerala is also popularly known as the Rice Bowl of India.

Alappuzha is a town with picturesque canals, lovely lakes, wonderful lagoons, breathtaking backwaters, beautiful beaches, fish, coir products, and Kettuvalloms (Houseboats or Rice Boats). In fact, in Alleppey, the life moves around water. Children learn to swim before they walk and learn to sail boats before they bicycle. They take their first lesson from the school of fishes.

Also popularly known as the Venice of the East, Alappuzha is the prime backwater destination of South India Tours. Travelers from all over the world come to Kerala to visit this famous backwater destination. Alleppey is the prime center for conducting Kerala backwaters tours by Houseboats (traditionally known as Kettuvallom). Backwaters here are crowded with several houseboat and backwater tour operators that organize backwater houseboat kerala over the tranquil backwaters.

At Alleppey, House boats are available on hire on a daily basis or for longer time. Generally, a house boat comprises 2 bedrooms and attached bath room. There are also air-conditioned and luxury packed houseboats here. You can select one of them for your mesmerizing and awaited trip in the world of water and wonderment. Surly, it will be an experience to treasure for lifetime.

Sailing over the breathtaking backwaters Alleppey houseboats take tourists in the world of water and wonderment. House boat trip in Alleppey or from Alleppey provides wonderful opportunity to see the lush paddy fields in Kuttanad the most beautiful backwaters region of Kerala. At Kuttanad, the most of the snake boat races are conducted and rice boats, and house boat cruises are organized.

Published: May 31, 2013 9:47pm by kirchoffharless.

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