Alleppey Backwaters

Alappuzha prominent tourist centre for backwater tourism and houseboats tours in Kerala. With Arabian Sea on the west, Alappuzha has a large network of lakes, lagoons and several freshwater rivers intersections. Many Kerala Backwater cruises begin or end in Alappuzha. Alappuzha, previously known as Alleppey, is surrounded by waterways and canals and is therefore also called the "Venice of the East." Beautiful backwaters of Kerala attract several thousands of foreign tourists every year who come here to enjoy the serene marine beauty of the state. Boat races, Houseboat Holidays, Beaches, Marine Products and Coir Industry are some of the other major attractions offered by Alappuzha.