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Alleppey Traveller Guide

How to reach

By Air

Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport (IATA code: COK), distance: 75 km and Trivandrum International Airport,(station code: TRV), distance: 150 km.

By Rail

Alleppey station (Station code: ALLP) , trains from Cochin, Trivandrum, Chennai, Kozhikode, Mumbai and Bangalore.

By Road

KSRTC Buses plying between Alleppey and all major cities of Kerala. Private Buses from Chennai, Mangalore and Bangalore.

What to do?

Explore the Alleppey backwaters ona houseboat.
Rent a boat and get a closer look of the Snake Boat Race held every second Saturday of August.

What to see?

Alleppey Beach: A popular tourist destination, with a beautiful view of the Arabian Sea. Pictureque location with the contrasting sea and sand.
Krishnapuram Palace: Two-storied Palace crafted in the traditional Kerala architectural style in the eighteeth century.

Best time to visit

September, October, November, December, January, February, March

Famous For

Coir manufacturing is the main Industry, Prawn Farming

Alleppey Reviews

Best place ever

3 days ago 50+ Views (via Android App)

Alappuzha ( or Alleppey) is a city on the Laccadive Sea in the southern Indian state of Kerala. It's best known for houseboat cruises along the rustic Kerala backwaters, a network of tranquil canals and lagoons. Alappuzha Beach is the site of the 19th-century Alappuzha Lighthouse. The city's Mul...Read More


13 days ago 147 Views

The alleppy is one of the best city in kerala and it is having many beaches and places to visit and marari beach is a beautiful and very nice view of the sunset can be seen here.and the one of the famous church is arthunkal church is a vwry bedt church in allppey. The trains and buses are easity...Read More

ALLEPPEY - houseboat destination

23 days ago 271 Views

When you think of a backwater houseboat cruise, there is no other place to go, other than alapuzha. a wide variety to choose from normal to five star facilities. make sure to select a package that will give you an opportunity to anchor in the middle of any lake for the night, catch a fish, grill...Read More

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25 days ago 273 Views (via Android App)

My bestest experience ever ever ever. I was cherished and enchanted by the nature force, it will mesmerize u in a moment. Places like Alleppey are heaven, I was there with my two friends we drove to alapuah, thekdy, periyar munar. Each and everything about kerla is awesome. People overthere are ...Read More


Kochi, India, India

1 Review

Kerala houseboats

Sep 26, 2016 05:48 PM 1447 Views

Holidays are to be enjoyed maximum so that it is to be remembered life long.Each and every moments of live should be enjoyed. Houseboats are of different type and also there are different packages available for different tour.I think watersprite tours in alleppey gives you a wonderful houseboat ...Read More


Bangalore, India

24 Reviews


Worth a visit only for it's Houseboat cruises!!

Aug 29, 2016 04:05 PM 2050 Views

We planned for a kerala trip during the month of December. It was on season so finding hotels were difficult. The last place in our itinerary was Alleppey or popurarly known as "Alappuzha". We drove our way to Alappuzha from Munnar. There are primarily two places to visit in Alleppey. One is All...Read More


Bangalore, India

4 Reviews

Alleppey , The Kerala's Backwater beauty

Mar 21, 2016 12:14 PM 4681 Views

Alleppy,  is  every body's dream to visit  and enjoy the nature.  Alleppy in Kerala is famous for it's Backwater Boating!.It is really a very good experience of the journey in   water,  sitting in a boat and enjoying the nature surroundings. We feel like we are floating in the water, when the co...Read More


Minnesotta, United States of America

1 Review

Houseboat from Amrutham, an excellent feedback

Mar 02, 2016 04:41 PM 4981 Views

After a big search, I found Amrutham Houseboats are better and my choice was not wrong. I travelled in the month of January with a group of 11 and booked a 4 room boat which is having a deck. I really liked the way they treated us. Food was really tasty and nature beauty at its best and so re...Read More


Feb 25, 2016 03:39 PM 4653 Views

Alappuzha alternately alappy also called venice of the east will be An town On focal kerala. This end to its backwater/lake tourism. Alapuzha may be well known to energizing day What's more night excursions Previously, houseboats, bona fide kerala treditional cuisines, ayuveda wellness treatment...Read More

Famous backwater destination but...

Feb 25, 2016 03:34 PM 4718 Views

Alappuzha or alappy also called venice of the east is a town in central kerala.this destination for its backwater/lake tourism.alapuzha is famous for exciting day and night trips in houseboats, authentic kerala treditional cuisines, ayuveda wellness treatments, lots of good resorts and hotels. ...Read More

House boats Alleppey!!!

Feb 17, 2016 05:28 PM 4754 Views (via Android App)

Alleppey is located in the state of Kerala which is best known for houseboating in the Kerala backwaters. It's a very romantic place and most of the couples prefer this place for a visit to enjoy their vacations. It is a superb travel and tourism attraction in Kerala and houseboats being t...Read More

Destinations to be seen

Feb 08, 2016 11:56 PM 4849 Views (via Android App)

Allepey is a place in kerala which consists of different types of landscapes.The major attraction in allepey is the beach.The allepey beach is one of the best beaches in south India.It is a mind blowing one to watch.The allepey beach is one to see when you visit Kerala. Allepey also consists ...Read More


bangalore,India, India

57 Reviews


Its awesome But has to care full about agents

Dec 10, 2015 01:29 PM 6606 Views

I been alleppey with my wife we booked house boat for one day but it was scheduled at 12 o clock afternoon. But we reached alleppey around morning 6 0 clock so we called the agent he said boat are resumed at 12 till that we can visit  alleppey beach we took auto went there but nothing much to se...Read More

Best destination to relax

Dec 08, 2015 07:50 PM 6206 Views (via Android App)

Went to kerala last month with my wife to celebrate anniversary. We stayed at munnar and allepey house boat. Honestly the best part of my trip was the Houseboat. It was awsum. First time experience and would love to go again and again. Facilities was too good. And food was just fingers lic...Read More


Pathanamthitta, India

111 Reviews


God's Own Paradise

Nov 10, 2015 04:39 PM 6765 Views

I am very happy write a review about Alleppey Or Aplappuzha because am a native of Alappuzha by birth, Even I have visited many other tourist location in many parts of India, Still I will give the first prize only to Alleppey, Anyway lets me share my information's and details about my native pla...Read More

Mosquito problems with worst water service..!!!

Feb 16, 2015 11:22 PM 11233 Views

We were 11 members in a group and opted a big boathouse to accommodate all of us.firstly, the food served was not that good.Then, as night arrived the boat was parked on a island.This was a nightmarish experience with mosquitoes.we thought of enjoying the night but were forced to sleep due to mo...Read More


bengaluru, India

18 Reviews

Alleppey Tourist Atttraction By State Kerala

Dec 26, 2014 11:25 AM 11614 Views

On the day I arrived in Alleppey, and went to the stipulated destination to board my houseboat; I was made to wait for my houseboat; and that too I had to share till 3.30 PM with some other family. Later on I was moved to a different private boat; but they also took some time to clean it and ...Read More


Birmingham, United Kingdom

1 Review

Alleppey Houseboat - AMRUTHAM

Dec 06, 2014 04:14 PM 12389 Views

Thanks to Mouth Shut to share the Houseboat reviews about Amrutham group. Hearing good reviews, my family traveled in 'Amrutham Houseboat Nov 2014'. Excellent Hospitality and service. A Pleasant experience overall. Food, staff and service were remarkable. We stayed for 2 days in luxury sup...Read More


Chennai, India

1 Review

Excellent Houseboat trip with AMRUTHAM HOUSEBOATS

Jun 18, 2014 01:30 PM 17555 Views

Thanks to Mouth Shut for helping me chose the best Houseboat in Kerala. I was really confused to select the boat for my overnight stay at Alleppey by reading many online complaints and reviews about many Houseboat operators. After a hard online search, I selected some operators like Rainbow, Ang...Read More


Dehra Dun, India, India

1 Review

Amrutham Houseboats-Not That Great!

May 05, 2014 03:42 PM 15692 Views

I went by the earlier reviews to book in advance for Amrutham private Houseboat deluxe category. I was expecting a unique personal experience with my wife since I have heard a lot about it. But my experience with Amrutham Houseboats didn't turn out to be so nice. On the day I arrived in Allep...Read More

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