Houseboat Cruise at Alappuzha (Alleppey)

Alappuzha is considered to be the oldest planned town in this region and the lighthouse built on the coast of the town is the first of its kind along the Laccadive Sea (Lakshadweep) coast.

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A town with picturesque canals, backwaters, beaches, and lagoons, it was described as the one of the places known as the “Venice of the East” by Lord Curzon.

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The Backwaters of Alappuzha are the most popular tourist attraction in Kerala. A houseboat cruise in these backwaters is a delightful experience.

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Alappuzha is also the access point for the annual Nehru Trophy Boat Race, held on the Punnamada Lakeor Vemabanad lake (longest lake in India), near Alappuzha, on the second Saturday of August every year. This is the most competitive and popular of the boat races in India.

Ingredients to enjoy houseboat cruise:

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