The Venice of the East - Alleppey
Alleppey or Alappuzha is a stunning district of the state Kerala. The city is renowned for its backwaters, rejuvenating ayurvedic resorts, houseboat cruises that pass through the serene backwaters. Visit this splendid land for its awe-inspiring places that it offers to its travellers.
There are several festivals celebrated here with great pomp and show. Boat race festival is one such festival that is celebrated during Onam in August and September. It is truly an amazing festival as the long snake-like boats are rowed by 100 men competing in a race. Another famous festival is the Nagaraja temple festival. Onam is the biggest festival of Kerala that is celebrated in the months from August to September. It is a 10-day festival that includes religious ceremonies, music performances, feasting and singing. Edathua Feast at St, George’s Church is yet another popular festival that is celebrated in April and May. The festival includes the religious-cultural and spiritual programs, hymns, music, art, prayers. There are other festivals too that are celebrated with great enthusiasm. The festivals truly bring bright colours to the landscape of Alleppey
Try some finger-licking cuisines of this city. Apart from the popular Puttu Kadala, Appam, Vada, curry and some other authentic food try the homemade fish and seafood. The dishes of Alleppey has a very strong coconut flavour. Some dishes that one should go for are- the Kerala Sadya, Idli and sambar, fried or grilled shrimp, Malabar Biryani, Kerala fish curry, Idiyappam, Ela Ada, Kanji and Payar. There are other dishes too that you must try on your Alleppy Holiday.
What is Alleppey famous for
Alleppey town is renowned for its numerous backwater, canals, beaches, paddy fields and lagoons. The stunning district is iconic for its houseboats cruises in the backwaters that spell bounds several travelers each year. It is also known for its floating market that is the Triveni floating market located in Kuttanadu Area.
Where to Stay in Alleppey
The astounding Alleppey is the perfect destination to escape for a rejuvenating vacation from luxury to budget hotels, Alleppey district has it all that is perfectly wrapped with modern-day luxury and home-like comfort. There are several well-furnished backwater resorts, beach resorts, homestays, houseboats where you can make your stay comfortable. The stunning Alleppey tour will be a comfortable experience for the travellers as there are several cheap and luxury hotels, resorts, JCT houseboats and homestays available for them amidst nature. One visiting can book hotels, resorts on reaching the site of their visits. On other occasions, one can book online in advance which will make one escape from the anxiety of the travel tour.
Where to eat in Alleppey
There are several restaurants in the whole of Alleppey that offers lip-smacking cuisines that are worth trying. Here is the list of some top restaurants of Alleppey- Kream Korner, Royal Park Hotel, Café Katamaran, Thaff, Chakara, Royale Chimney, Le Coffee Time, Halais, Vembanad Restaurant and some other restaurants too that you cannot miss when in Alleppey.