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Alappuzha Beach Tours

Kerala, the land of coconuts and backwater also famous for its exotic Beaches. Beaches in Kerala are among the finest beaches of India. Kerala seaside is lined with sandy beaches, rocky promontories and coconut palms that definitely merit a visit in every tourist itinerary. Some most beautiful beaches in kerala are kovalam beach, fort kuchi beach, varkala beach, kappad beach and many other beaches.
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Alappuzha Beach Tours

Known as the 'Venice of East', with the Arabian Sea in the West and a large number of lakes and lagoons crisscrossing it, Alappuzha is one of the most beautiful districts in Fascinating Kerala. Famous for a horde of things, Alappuzha stands out for its breathtakingly amazing beach. This beach along with its famous backwater Houseboats and Boat races attracts thousands of tourists every year. This is one of the most popular picnic spots in Alappuzha. The pier, which extends into the sea here, is about 140 years old. Entertainment facilities at the Vijaya Beach Park, near the Beach, add to the attraction of the Beach. Blessed with nature's green beauties such as lagoons, vast lakes and numerous fresh water rivers, Alappuzha is a natural wonderland of Kerala state.

Earlier known an Alleppey, the place is now famous for the Snake Boat Races held here every year around the time of the Onam festival. The giant snake boats called Chundanvalloms, race against each other for the prestigious Nehru Trophy. Crowds gather in huge numbers to witness this race, which is also a famous event amongst the tourists' population visiting Fascinating Kerala, South India. Today, Alappuzha has grown into an important Backwater Tourist Centre, attracting several thousands of foreign tourists each year. Alappuzha is also famous for its Boat races, Houseboat Holidays, Beaches, Marine Products and Coir Industry.






Things to do
Things to do in Kerala:

1. Ride a canoe:
Drift along serene waterways in a country craft, enjoy the breeze, answer a cuckoo's call. Wave back at the cheerful village children on the banks. Invite some of them to top in for a ride.

2. Wear jasmine in your hair: Get yourself a string of jasmine - the natural ornament for your hair. You could even pluck them fresh from a garden and string them yourself.

3. Visit the local markets:
Small stalls with fresh vegetables, fruits, fish, chicken. High-pitched salesmen luring you with impossible bargains. Visit these bustling markets, or chandas.

4. Stay in a tree house:

Spend romantic nights in tree houses, washed in the sweet scent of forest flowers. Let the sounds of the forest fill your dreams.

5. Have a mud bath:
Go in for mud therapy and discover its healing properties at the Kavil Bhavan Yoga and Cultural Centre at Nileswaram.
Don't Miss in Kerala
Malabar : Theyyams in the Kannur Kavus. A taste of Kallumakaya and Mappila fish pathiri. Halwa from Sweet Meat Street.

Kochi : The gateway of Judaism, Christianity and Islam in India.Birthplace of Adi Sankaracharya. A walk in St Thomas' footsteps. Bell-metal ware. Bathing in waterfalls.

The Western Ghats : Treks through Sahya Hills. Wildlife viewing from boat. Tea tasting in India's only Tea Museum. Spice shopping at Kumily.

Kuttanad : Backwater Cruise. Kallu, Kappa and Karimeen at Karimpankala. Backwater island.

Travancore : Houseboat-makers village. Late-night Kathakali in Thiruvalla. Elephant Camp at Konni