Alleppey or Alappuzha is one of the most enchanting tourist destinations of Kerala which derives its name from two Malayalam words Ala which means Road and Puzha which means River. Alleppey is bordered by Pathanamthitta and Kottayam on the East, Kollam on the West Ernakulam on North and Arabian Sea on West. The picturesque beauty, beaches, backwater cruises, lagoons makes it a perfect destination to enjoy holiday package to Alleppey. Due to the mesmerizing beauty of the town it is also known as the “Venice of the East” by Marco Polo.
Situated on the edge of Ashtamidi Lake, Alleppey has several fresh water lakes and rivers crossing the Alappuzha make it a perfect backwater destination for enjoying holiday packages in Alleppey. The town is immensely popular for its Nehru Trophy Boat races which attract not only the locals but also the tourist from far off places. The region of Kuttand in Alleppey is known as the rice bowl of Kerala. Today Alleppey has earned fame in the commercial world as well as it is the premier supplier of Coir. Nowadays it has emerged as a world famous Backwater tourist destination beckoning thousands of foreign tourists each year. So plan a tour to the immensely naturally beautiful town of Alleppey and avail variety of holiday packages to Alleppey to enjoy your vacations.
Weather in Alleppey: Alleppey is an ideal destination for tourists. The main reason for it is the weather that remains pleasant through out the year. The temperature in summers varies between 22°C to 35°C where as the temperature in winter ranges from 18°C to 30°C. The months from January to April and August to October are the ideal months to visit Alleppey.
How to reach Alleppey
By Air to Alleppey: The nearest Airport to Alleppey is Kochi International Airport which is 64 Km North of Alleppey. The other major international Airport is Trivandrum International Airport that connects it to some of the major cities of India like Cochin, Chennai, Howrah, Bangalore and Bokaro
By Water to Alleppey: Alleppey is famous for backwater cruises. It is well connected with waterways and easily reachable by boat and ferry services. Allpeepy is well connected with backwater streams to the major cities of Kerala like Cochin, Kottayam, Kavalam, Changanassery and Chengannur.
By Bus to Alleppey: National Highway NH-47 goes through Alleppey connecting it with almost all the nearby places of South India