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Essential Information About Alleppey

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Tourism in Alleppey

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Alleppey Tourist Information

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Here is some essential Alleppey tourist information that you might need on your travels to the beautiful city and backwaters of Alleppey. When visiting Alleppey, don’t go with preconceived notions of it being just another backwaters destination. It is much more than that; all you need to do is to explore it extensively. Make sure to take along an Alleppey tourist map, if you can find one with distance and directions to the most popular attractions of the place, and you will be all set to enjoy a great trip.

Nightlife in Alleppey: Being a small town in rural Kerala, there isn’t much of a nightlife here. The bars and pubs, few as they are, are located right on the edge of the city and don’t offer much in the way of excitement. There are several restaurants in the city center if you are hankering for a taste of local delicacies other than what is available at the houseboat. Some of these restaurants specialize in South Indian cuisine, whereas some offer a global food menu, including Chinese, Italian, and Continental. If you are looking for a couple of drinks only, then it is advisable to go to these bars. Otherwise, it is better to stay in at your houseboat. In fact, the houseboat cruises in the evenings, which take you to the edge of the sea, is all the excitement that you might need when here. Imagine watching the sun set over the horizon, seemingly near enough to touch, and you will be able to understand the beauty of the place. What else could you possibly need?

Food in Alleppey: One of the best-known fact about Alleppey is that it offers some of the best seafood in the state. Starting from fishes of several varieties to crabs, octopuses, mussels and a lot more, you name it, and Kerala has it. Alleppey is a great place for seafood aficionados. However, good food in Alleppey is not limited to just seafood, since it is a great destination for vegetarians to have their fill of delicious food as well. Alleppey traditional food includes the staple dishes of the state, including dosas, idlis, appams, and other rice based dishes. Toddy, a strong local alcoholic liquor, is a must-have drink when here.

Shopping in Alleppey: Alleppey is famous for its coir products, made from the fibers of coconut husks. Carpets are also pretty well-known, and if you have can transport one home then make sure to buy one. You can also shop for the freshest spices at the local markets. The spices bought from here are comparatively of better quality than what you will find at Kochi and would be homegrown and organic. Make sure to buy some organic coconut oil and fish pickles also. These keep well, and you can take them home when you return. Junk jewelry, made of bronze, are also available here. You can also get all shopping related information of Alleppey from your houseboat or hotel management, and they can point you in the right direction.

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    Ravimbm's 7 days trip to Alleppey

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    Vellore

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    Hyderabad

    Sunandu's 6 days trip to Alleppey

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    Chetan Aladi

    Bengaluru

    Chetan's 3 days trip to Alleppey

    . Munnar was good. Activities like kathakali etc. were interesting to watch.

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    Chandra Kant

    Pune

    Chandra's 5 days trip to Alleppey

    Thank you Travel Unbounded and Travel triangle for arranging the Trip. Travel unbounded is very professionalise and stick to the commitments. Thank you for managing the trip and everything so well and making it memorable. Will love to plan more in future.

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    Ranjeet Singh

    Delhi

    Ranjeet's 6 days trip to Alleppey

    Hi Dawn, The Honeymoon trip was amazing! The travel was very beautiful. The hotel was beautiful. Everyone there was so friendly. Kovalam beach and boat house were absolutely amazing! The best time we had on Kovalam and house boat.mhmmar is very beautiful and full of greenery wonderland tea museum all were so good It was awesome. We liked that one the best. We will definilty be using you in the future. We would love to do another trip in a year for our one year anniversary, just don;t know where yet! :) Thanks for all your traveling tips and suggestions. We felt very safe and it was very nice. Jungle saffari In thekkady , mattupatty dam and most beautiful house boat in Kerala backwaters Marari beach more peaceful than Kovalam

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    SHIVANGI BHATTACHARYA

    Lucknow

    Shivangi's 4 days trip to Alleppey

    Trip was awesome no doubt we've enjoyed it alot. Still wants to share some hotel trip experience -: 1-The first hotel wasn't satisfied (Dew Drops) at Munnar. As we want a hotel/resort with tea garden view/farm view but the hotel isn't that promising much. There is a damp smell in the room,food isn't that much good,water problem is there, even some of the staff aren't helpful too. 2- The second hotel ( Arcadia Regency)at Alleppey is quite good. As it is in the main city, food was okay but prices is little bit Higher,room is also good. 3- The cab driver which is provide by your end Mr.Abu,he is quite good, helpful and cooperative too,he didn't speak hindi but yes he do understand hindi. 4-The boat riding at Alleppey was Higher, we didn't expect that much. 5- We have done the Jeep Safari as well,that was not in the trIp still we did it. In total we ignored some things which was not expected and enjoyed our trip.

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    Gorakhpur

    Its's 4 days trip to Alleppey

    Nice trip thanks team travel triangle and holidaypackagebooking Munnar and Alleppey

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    Chennai

    Parthipan's 3 days trip to Alleppey

    Everything was fine , faced little issue in checkout time Vagamon

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    Sudarshancars

    Bengaluru

    Sudarshancars's 4 days trip to Alleppey

    overall experience was good. overall experience was good.

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    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.

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