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Things To Do In Alleppey

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Tourism in Alleppey

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  • Romantic
  • Backwaters
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Top Things To Do In Alleppey

Your list of the best things to do, compiled on the basis of actual traveler experiences

As you might know by now, among the top things to do in Alleppey, a backwaters stay is the most sought after, the most cherished and the most enjoyed. And rightly so! After all what can beat the thrill of staying overnight on a houseboat that bobs up and down on the backwaters of the Arabian Sea? Gliding past silently alongside the small fishing villages that have made the backwaters their source of livelihood will give you a sense of peace and tranquility. You can also stay at a homestay in one of the villages, in order to get a feel of the local way of life. It is a tremendous opportunity to bond with the locals.

Apart the houseboats on the palm-fringed backwaters, there is also a chance to enjoy a kayaking expedition on the canals. You can either hire a kayak to row it yourself, or you can hire a canoe and an oarsman to row you into the intricate canals that run across the villages and the paddy fields.

Among the many Alleppey things to do, watching the snake boat races is a must do. One of the most famous and prestigious snake boat races of Kerala is the Nehru Trophy Snake Boat Race, which is held in Alleppey. It is held on the second Saturday of August every year, attracting hundreds of adventure-enthusiasts and sports lovers, be it locals or tourists. If looking for adventure activities in Alleppey , this would be your best bet.

There are also other activities in Alleppey that you must indulge in such as being art of the Ambalapuzha Temple Festival, which is held every year during the month of October. It is 10 day festival that is famed across the state, attracting devotees and tourists from all over. Another 10 day festival is held in January, wherein an elephant parade takes place. It also worth a visit, if you find yourself in Alleppey during this time.

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Houseboat in Alleppey

Enjoying a houseboat tour in Alleppey is one of the best things to do in Alleppey, and if you find yourself falling in love with the place, well what else do you expect? Choose the best houseboat in Alleppey, if you want to feel truly at one with the lush wilderness all around you and the serene backwaters that take you to ...

  • Adventure
  • Backwaters

Kayaking Canoeing in Alleppey

Kayaking in Alleppey is a must when you visit this backwaters heaven, where a number of small canals are located. Kayaking and canoeing in the backwaters of Alleppey offer a great experience to explore the beauty of the state. It is actually a very exciting thing to do in the Alleppey backwaters, ensconced right in the lap ...

  • Canoeing
  • Nature
  • Adventure
  • Backwaters

Temple Festival In Alleppey

Temple Festival in Alleppey is an annual festival which is held throughout the year in Alleppey. Of all the festivals, the one held in Mallukkal Temple is the most popular one. It starts from around the second week of November and lasts for 41 days, which is till the end of December. 

During the last two days of this festi...

  • Houses of Festival
  • Ideal for friends
  • Ideal for families
  • Sightseeing
  • Culture
  • Cultural Performances
  • Temple
  • Ideal for couples

Ayurveda Therapy In Alleppey

Ayurvedic therapies are the most effective way to cure the chronic disorders, which most of the people are facing these days. The main reason for these kinds of chronic disorders is the sedentary lifestyle that most of the urban people are leading nowadays. This leads to several problems like heart diseases, back pain, and ...

  • Ayurvedic Spa
  • Ideal for couples
  • Romantic
  • Culture
  • Ayurvedic Massage
  • Spa Resort
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    Neha Newalkar

    Mumbai

    Neha's 7 days trip to Alleppey

    We Booked our Kerela Trip of 7N8D from Back2Travels. Kiran and Ansh were really helpful with the tour itinerary and the hotel bookings. Stay were perfectly customised as per our needs Well done Guys! Keep it up. Amazing Houseboat Experience!
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    Michelle Anthony

    Hyderabad

    Michelle's 3 days trip to Alleppey

    Munnar is a great place to visit. Good food n good people.. many more trips I'll be planning though you guys only. Good food, zip roap n kalari dance performance by karala artists with Marshall art's
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    PRAKASH Jain

    Ahmedabad

    Prakash's 7 days trip to Alleppey

    Overall nice trip except two hotels were below average , specially blue moon hotel in munnar . Cab was nice , driver was good but they refuge to take me to athirapalli waterfall saying that it is not in itinerary ,i show them your quote but they were adamant, finally mr. Rakesh somehow convinced th
    em . But everything must be cleared before a trip. If you say three star hotel then stick to it otherwise it leaves bad impression for your company. Bamboo Dale munnar and house boat Alleppey were excellent.
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    Lavsingh

    Gorakhpur

    Lavsingh's 6 days trip to Alleppey

    Everything is good except the hotel. But anyway it was very good trip
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    Anwaaruddin Hashmi

    Hyderabad

    Anwaaruddin's 6 days trip to Alleppey

    The trip was amazing. Munnar: It is an exceptionally great location and hotel was also very good. One can spend 2-3 days here itself. Kundala lake is a must go place. We had a great experience at hotel as view had a nice water fall and food was also good here. Elephant ride was nice. Dreamland adve
    nture park was good experience. Thekkady: It was good. Hotel was ok. Off road safari was ok. Cultural centre is a nice experience specially Kalaripayattu show. Kovalam: Weather was nice when we were here and hotel was great. It is a nice place to experience local food. Golden sand beach is scenic and a must go. You can skip the boat ride if you don't want to go but it was good. Alleppey: House boat is ok but the experience was nice. If you want any fish to have on the boat better buy it on the road because the fish is on the lake is very expensive. Boat ride makes it cool and breezy.
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    Bhushan Sankpal

    Mumbai

    Bhushan's 6 days trip to Alleppey

    It was great experience. We had booked our tour package with onegroup holidays through travel triangle. Travel traingle helped us to choose right package by comparing quotes. We enjoyed our tour for kerala.
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    Geeta

    Delhi

    Geeta's 9 days trip to Alleppey

    Really awesome trip everyone enjoyed each n every things Rivulets resort view
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    Sravani Lekkala

    Banglore

    Sravani's 3 days trip to Alleppey

    Everything was comfortable and hotel was awesome .
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    Gokul Krishnam

    Coimbatore

    Gokul's 4 days trip to Alleppey

    Driver wasn’t interested in showing places and was constantly taunting us that we have taken up wrong destination. Abad resort and Varkala cliff
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    Anirudha's 5 days trip to Alleppey

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