Alappuzha is a small town situated in the Alappuzha district of Kerala. Popularly known as Alleppy, Alappuzha is a quaint little town consisting of canals, beaches, backwaters and lagoons. Also refereed to as the Venice of the East, Alappuzha is a water locked district that acts as the gateway to the backwaters of Gods own country.

A mesmerizing location washed by the scintillating waves of the Arabian Sea and fringed by palms trees Alappuzha is abundant in natural beauty. Allappuzha over the years has developed as a major commercial center and backwaters hub of Kerala. If water is what you like then this place is sure to leave you asking for more.

Alappuzha - How to Reach

Alappuzha is easily accessible by air, road and railway. The nearest airport to Alappuzha is Cochin which is situated at a distance of 64 kms. Alappuzha shares good railway connectivity with cities like Cochin, Chennai, Kolkota, Bangalore and Bokaro. Since Alappuzha is situated on the National Highway 47 it shares easy connectivity with all the major cities in South India.

Alappuzha - Accommodation

Since Allappuzha is one of the most picturesque locations in Kerala it is frequented by tourists all round the year. Alappuzha is abound in tourists attractions that range from Churches built in the Portuguese era to Mosques built in the medieval period to temples built recently. Offering numerous accommodations in the form of 5 star, 3 star budget hotels and house boats Alapphuza provides ample accommodations options to its guests. However the houseboats are the main attractions in Alapphuza as they provide you the opportunity of being in the midst of the waters in ultimate luxury.

Last Updated on 05 May 2011