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Alappuzha - At a glance
Best Time to Travel :
October to February
Malayalam and English
Hindu, Muslim and Christian
Summer : (20o C to 36o C) & Winter (16o C to 34o C)
Hot and humid
Indian cuisine and different country foods
How to Reach :-
By AirThe nearest airport to Alleppey is Cochin International Airport, which is located at a distance of 75 kiolmetres. This airport is well connected to major cities in India. From the Cochin International Airport, youcan book a taxi to reach Alleppey.
By RoadKerala State Run Transport Corporation buses connect Alleppey to most major cities in Kerala. Luxury air-conditioned buses also operate from cities such as Bangalore, Chennai, Mysore and Coimbatore to Alleppey.
By RailAlleppey has its own railway station and is well connected by rail to Trivandrum and Cochin. From the railway station, you can board a bus or hire a taxi to reach the main city.
Emerging as one of the hottest tourist destinations in India, Alappuzha beach in Kerala, is a place very popular for the beach sports and boat races. Clean water and white sand shores make it look very appealing. Kerala is the most popular destination to visit in India. Here you will find a list of spots which have their own significance and a story. Along with have an ancient flavor; Kerala is a well known destination for its beaches. Alappuzha Beach is one such popular beach in Kerala where countless tourists make a visit from round the globe.
Places to visit in Alappuzha
The geographical situation of this wonderful beach in Kerala is so unique that it has now become its highlight. Its location brings out the tastiest South India sea cuisine which lures the tourist to make a visit to this place at least once. Alappuzha beach has now made a remarkable name for the backwater sports and thus is attracting lots of adventures tourists. Along with the backwater sports, boat races and also marine products available here has contributed a lot in the popularity. The coir industry here is also no less. It is also a must visit location for the tourists. These are few things that have made Alappuzha Beach a very popular tourist destination of the South India.
Alappuzha Beach is also termed as Kuttanad. The highlight of Kuttanad is that you will see paddy fields here which are above the sea level. It is a very rare thing and you can not find farming done above the sea level in many place in the world. You can get to see flourishing rice paddy fields here. It is a picturesque must see.
In order to make your trip to Alappuzha worth it, you can book houseboat cruise. You will be able to enjoy the exotic beach life in your house boat and get to feel the blessing of nature Kerala has at this striking beach. When the first sunlight will hit you at the crack of dawn with the soothing waves made from the boat sailing aside, you will feel you are living the best moment of your life.
The most popular destinations in and around Alappuzha, apart from the Beach are Punnamada Kayal, Mullackal Temple, Mannarasal Sree Nagaraja Temple and Ambalapuzha Temple. Additionally you can also visit Krishnapuram Temple, St. Andrews Church, Chettikulangara Bhagavathy Temple and Kottamkulangara Mahavishnu Temple.