A trip to Allapuzha - Venice of East

Kuttanad is in Alappuzha District covered with backwaters and many more. It’s also famous for its golden paddy fields and farmers which is the highest source for the growth of paddies. Kuttanad is also called the rice bowl of Kerala. Alappuzha is situated in Alappuzha district in Kerala, Inia. It’s a major city and a main municipality in Kerala. Alappuzha stands third among all the districts in Kerala for its population and literacy. It’s the most clean town area in India. The city is about 29 kms from changanssery and 47 kms from Kottayam. Almost 85 kms from kochi airport and 148 kms from Trivandrum airport. The city mainly consists of backwaters, canals, beaches, rivers, temples, churches and much more. The first lighthouse in Kerala is situated in Allapuzha. Its therefore known as the Venice of the East by Lord Curzon which means Venetian capital of Kerala, India. Lord Curzon also called a Baron Curzon of Kedleton played an important role in British policy making. Malayalam is the local language here. Allapuzha is a major tourism attraction point in Kerala. Among them, backwaters of Alappuzha is the most popular among tourists and therefore it’s the main tourist spots in Kerala. A houseboat travel will be the best option for you to enjoy all the sightseeing spots in Allapuzha. A backwater cruise in Allapuzha will be connecting kumarakom and some parts of cochin and Kollam disctricts. Allapuzha is the main point for the Nehru trophy boat race which is held in Punnamada lake, Allapuzha. It’s a very popular boat races in Kerala, India. Other major attractions in Alleppey is the Beach, which is loved by all tourists, mainly the sunsets and includes Pathiramanal sightseeing islands. Many famous churches, temples, Palaces are situated in Allapuzha. Allappuzha is also a main traditional business locality in Kerala, India. Mostly famous for its houseboats. We can enjoy the backwater cruise in the calm waters with chirping sound of the birds with rich paddy fields aside Allapuzha have many traditional festivals also and its having the best climate in Kerala The best time to visit Allapuzha is September to March, During winter. It will be in the highest breeze in these times.