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Backwaters in Alleppey

The image of the boats navigating the backwaters immediately comes to mind whenever Alleppey is mentioned. The Arabian Sea's saline seawater and the southern rivers' fresh water combine in these backwaters, giving them a special flavour. The presence of a vast range of flora and fauna in that area is due to the mingling of the two types of water, which makes the backwaters an even more pleasant and intriguing location to visit. Tourists from all over the world flock to the green environment because it is so pure and tranquil.

Best time to visit Alleppey Backwaters

November to February are the best months to visit Alleppey backwaters. The weather during this time is pleasant and soothing, and the temperature remains below average. It makes your backwater tour in Alleppey memorable.

How to Reach Alleppey Backwaters

Take a flight to Cochin International Airport, located nearly 75 km from Alleppey. You can take a state transport bus and reach the desired location. Buses are also available from Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore, and Mysore to Alleppey. The Alleppey. Railway Station is the nearest trailhead connected to major cities in India.

Things to do at Backwaters in Alleppey

  • Enjoy a peaceful stroll along the canals' and waterways' banks.
  • Consider engaging in adventure activities like boating and cruising.
  • Look at the abundant variety of plants and animals.


  • Book your package in advance to avoid disappointment later due to the rush if you plan to spend a full day and night on a houseboat tour.
  • For your own safety, make sure to have a first aid kit, especially if you intend to spend the night on a houseboat.

Nearby Attractions

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