Located on the banks of Vembanad Lake, Alleppey is a paradise for tourists. The swaying beauty, the enchanting charm and gorgeous views have earned Alleppey the name “Venice of the East”. Apart from this, Alleppey is among the best backwaters in Kerala that feature fringed coconut trees, adorned with endless lagoons and silent backwaters. So, whether you are a leisure seeker, a honeymoon couple, adventure seekers, or anything else, a ride on the houseboat cruises across Vembanad Lake will bestow you with pleasant memories.
Best time to visit Alleppey Backwaters
The months from November to February are the best time to visit Alleppey backwaters. The weather during this time is pleasant and soothing and the temperature also remains below the average level. This makes your backwaters tour in Alleppey memorable.
How to reach Alleppey Backwaters
Take a flight to Cochin International Airport located nearly 75 km away from Alleppey. From there, you can take a state transport bus and reach the desired location. Buses are also available from Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore, and Mysore to Alleppey. Alleppey Railway Station is the nearest trailhead, which is connected to major cities in India.
Some of the best places to visit near Alleppey backwaters are -
- Marari Beach
- Alappuzha Beach
- Krishnapuram Palace
Sri Krishna Temple