Alleppey is one of the most ravishingly alluring places located in Kerala where the backwaters embrace the district. The largest lake in the state, Vembanad personifies this beautiful place. Along with the experience of backwaters, Alleppey also gives its tourists many other reasons to visit this wonderland.
Backwaters are where everyone, be it families or bachelors could come together to enjoy the cruise either in houseboats or on ferries. Adventures people can also Canoe and Kayak through the lakes. People also go canal cruising to experience the backwaters close by. A wide range of birds can be spotted here, making it idle for bird watching. Pathiramanal Island- 'Sands of night’, which is located here, is the best place for watching birds. Also; a floating restaurant is located on this Island, which fascinates the travellers. Houseboats also travel through to this place. The Attractive Alleppey houseboat packages make it possible to take a whole cruise through the Vembanad Lake.
Beach is another most tended place where the tourists stop to see and relish the sunrise and sun set as nothing can beat the beauty of it. Viewing it from the lighthouse would double the beauty of it. Alappuzha beach, Andhakaranazhi Beach and Marari beach are the most preferred beaches, which are located in this place.
Another main tourist attractions are the boat races conducted here during September. Aranmula boat race, Nehru Trophy Boat race boosts anyone's energy as it is the most enjoyed sport of the Alleppy people.
Museume that hold the historic evidence, like Krishnapuram Palace and Ravi Karunakaran Museum are a must visit as it shows beautiful creations made of Coir and exquisite paintings and sculptures. Kerala Room, which displays the architectural decors, is also exhibited at R.K Museum.
World famous churches and temples are situated here. The believers could return with the blessings as well as enjoy the architecture of the oldest churches. St. Mary Forane church and Champakulam church are among these where worship started in ancient period.
Most famous Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple is also cited here.
The inmates of Alappuzha enjoy the village life they are leading and are not into luxuries. They would rather love to spend time with nature than to lead a luxuries life. They also take care of their land to keep it as the most beautiful place to visit repeatedly.
Tastiest food is served in the countryside and the seafood in unexceptionally the best. The fresh catch goes into the earthen pots with the fresh spices of Kerala. Tourists also get to catch fish themselves from the lakes. Being known as the Rice Bowl of Kerala homemade food is served to the people who will surely remain the most delicious ever. There are a number of dishes like Karimeen Fry, Alappuzha Fish curry and Alappuzha Konju masala, which is always high on demand because of its taste. This food is available even while cruising through the backwaters. Best Kerala backwater tour packages are being provided by Lifemadeasy to make your travel easy and smooth.
And if the tourist is planning to take souvenirs for his loved ones, Mullakal Market is the right place as it has the most beautiful things in the cheapest rates. A walk through this market is a must when travelling to Alleppy.
A trip to this rice bowl of Kerala will give you the best memories to cherish throughout your life.