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Best Time To Visit Alleppey

Your travel guide, as experienced by our travelers to help you navigate through the city of houseboats & beaches
Alleppey Tourism

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Current weather:

Best time to visit:

Nov - Feb



Ideal Duration:

3-4 days



Romantic Backwaters Ayurvedic

Weather in Alleppey

Best Time To Visit Alleppey

Plan your trip during best season to experience the best of this stunning destination

Before you plan your visit to this nature’s paradise, you must make sure that you are aware of the best time to visit Alleppey. While the city experiences a good footfall of tourists throughout the year, winter in Alleppey which lasts from November to February is considered to be the best time to visit Alleppey in Kerala. During this period the weather is pleasant and proves to be ideal for an extended stay.


Though a little humid, you can also plan your trip to the backwaters during monsoon in Alleppey, as they offer a mesmerizing view from the houseboats. The city rain-washed in the glory of the lush green surroundings will prove to be a visual delight for your eyes. March marks the onset of summers in Alleppey and continues until May, and this period is also considered as the off-season in Alleppey. Though hot and humid, you will still see a majority of tourists heading to Alleppey during this season owing to the incredible offers and discounted prices that are difficult to resist.


With the onset of every season, Alleppey gears up to offer something new and enticing to the travelers, to attract them to this beautiful city.


Climate in Alleppey

Summer Season in Alleppey

The summer season in Alleppey lasts from the month of March to May. The weather during this time is hot and humid. The weather can cause a little discomfort to people who are on the move for sightseeing during these days. Weather in April can get really humid, making it uncomfortable for travellers to enjoy outdoors.

With a cool breeze coming in, the summer nights at Alleppey are much better than the humid days. Despite that, visiting Alleppey in summer is not the best idea.

However, most hotels and houseboats offer discounted prices due to a lesser number of tourists, and that attracts people to this city during the off-season. Most budget travelers, opt for a holiday in Alleppey during this time to avoid the tourist rush and to avail good discounts.



Monsoon Season in Alleppey

The monsoon season in Alleppey lasts from June to September is a good time to visit Alleppey. The rain refreshes the Alleppey landscape, coloring everything in a deeper shade of green. The falling raindrops on the serene waters of the canals is a beautiful sight to behold. It is not advisable to visit Alleppy in monsoon. Due to heavy rainfall, it may not be the best time to visit Alleppey in June through August.

However, the only problem with coming to Alleppey in the monsoon season is the mosquitoes. Resolve this issue by adding a mosquito repellant cream and some mosquito coils to your list of things to pack for your Kerala Trip. Spend your monsoon in Alleppey for a perfect time at economical prices. 



Winter Season in Alleppey

The winter season in Alleppey lasts from November to February and is the main tourist season for the city. Winter is the best season to visit Alleppey in Kerala.

If you plan to spend your winter in Alleppey, then you are going to be welcomed by ideal weather conditions. It is the perfect time to indulge in all the activities that Alleppey has to offer such as a houseboat stay, canoeing, fishing, sightseeing, and so on.

It is also the best time to visit Alleppey for a honeymoon as well as the best time to visit Alleppey on a family vacation. The tourists traveling to Alleppey have various options for accommodations ranging from budget to luxurious resorts and hotels.



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Where can one get Ayurvedic therapies in Alleppey?

It is always a good idea to get a massage or a spa treatment from places approved by the Kerala Tourism Department. Having said that, a couple of places where travellers can experience this Kerala speciality are Keraleeyam Ayurvedic Resort and the Sree Krishna Ayurvedic Center in Alleppey. 

What are the places you recommend to eat at in Alleppey?

For vegetarians, the best place is Hot Kitchen on Mullackal road and Sree Durga Bhavan Udipi Hotel on Cullan Road. For tourists looking for multi-cuisine options, Vembanad Restaurant on AS Main Road and Kream Korner on Mullackal Road are the best places to enjoy tandoori, Indian, Chinese and Continental cuisines. Royal Park Hotel on YMCA road and Chakara Restaurant on Beach road are bar-cum-restaurants having a good stock of drinks.

What are the places to shop at?

Shopping in Alleppey is confined to a few small shops scattered around the backwaters. Tourists are specially recommended to buy the coir products like ropes and yarn that are sold by the local vendors. There are no shops per say, but tourists can enjoy shopping for carpets, pepper, coconut oil, areca nut, cardamom, and sugar. The prices of all the items are very reasonable.

What is the nearest airport to Alleppey?

Cochin International Airport is the nearest to Alleppey, around 73 kms away.

How to commute within Alleppey?

It is pretty easy to travel within Alleppey, thanks to the regularly available local buses, autos as well as taxis. Boats and ferrys are also available for places that cannot be reached by roads. You can also walk over to some of the attractions.