From old days to modern times Allappuzha has changed from a vital trade center to a most sought out tourist destination in the state of Kerala. Allapuzha is a city located on the Laccadive Sea in the southern state of India. What makes Allapuzha famous in the world’s tourism map is its unique backwaters. The houseboat industry in Allapuzha is amongst the most famous in the world. These tranquil backwater cruises are one in a lifetime experiences. The scenic backwaters of Kerala comprise of the serene stretch of lakes, canals, and lagoons located parallel to the coast of the Arabian Sea.
The most sought after Kerala houseboat itinerary selected by tourists include
Allapuzha Houseboat itinerary
In Alleppey, the cruise starts at 12 noon in Punnamada Lake, which is famous all over the world as the venue for the famous Nehru trophy boat race. Entering the enchanting waters of Vembanad Lake, one can feel the life along the banks of rural Kerala. In Allapuzha – Kumarakom houseboat trips, some of the famous sightseeing locales include Kuttanad backwaters, huge paddy fields, Pathiramanal island, R block, H block, etc which all
are located between Kumarakom and Allapuzha backwaters.
Major check-in and check out points in Allapuzha backwaters include
At Kumarakom backwaters the major backwater points in include
All houseboat in Kerala operators usually keeps their houseboat ready by 11.30 am for check-in. After the guests had check-in, the cruise will start at 12 noon. Usually, houseboats speed at a speed of 9-11 kilometer per hour. Around 2 pm, houseboats will be anchored amidst backwaters for lunch for guests and staff. The lunch will include the typical Kerala cuisine including the fresh catches from the backwaters. The backwater cruise concludes at 5.30 pm. After 5.30 pm, as per law backwater cruises are not allowed.