A brief introduction to Alappuzha backwatersBack

A brief introduction to Alappuzha backwaters

Lord Curzon, erstwhile Viceroy of India called this place ‘Venice of the East’. Lagoons, canals, waterways, beaches make up the bulk of Alappuzha. Alappuzha is a must see destination in Kerala. Alappuzha has many tourist spots most of them are Backwater destinations. Well connected from Kochi and Trivandrum by rail and road, Alappuzha welcomes her visitors to the charm of the Kerala culture and natural beauty. Some of the most famous places to see in Alappuzha includes, Alappuzha beach, Marari beach, Kuttanadu, Pathiramanal and Ambalapuzha temple. It would be wise to state that, Alappuzha is one reason why Kerala is called God’s Own Country. There are many things to do in Alappuzha such as, seafood tasting, watching Kathakali performances, witness snake boat races, watch the sunset or relax in any of the pristine beaches.  House boat rides and cruises should be the “not to miss things” for any travellers coming to this water world.

Best time to visit 
September – March 


  • Air
  • Road
  • Rail

How to Reach: Air

Cochin international airport -83 km.

How to Reach: Road

Alppuzha bus station

How to Reach: Rail

Alppuzha railway station

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