Destinations Covered: Alleppey and Alinkadavu
Duration: 02 Nights / 02 Days
Pick up from Alleppey Finishing Point Jetty at 1200 hours.
Alleppey - One of the best ports along Malabar Coast and an important trade centre, Alleppey is known for a large network of inland canals. A hub and a base for most of the backwaters and boat cruises, has carved out quite a name for Alleppey and large number of tourists visit the city every year. These backwater cruises are the best way to see the glimpse of the rural life style of Kerala where natives still indulge in the traditional, outdated and laborious tasks of toddy tapping, fishing, coir-making industry and prawn farming and see the greenery and the rich avian life thriving in many of the lake islands.
Cruise through Kuppapuram, Pallathuruthy, Kainakary, Pally Canal, Venattukadu canal, Munnattumugham, Nedumudy and reach Champakulam. The highlights of this waterlogged village are St. Mary Forane Church of the 5th century with its mural paintings, 200-year-old Champakulam Church, the famous snake boat known as Champakulam Chundan, Kottaram temple and the oldest angadi or the market place known as Kalloorkkadu angadi.Proceed to Pullangady for night stay.
From Pullangady, cruise towards Karumady; visit Karumady Kuttan, whichis believed to be the statue of Buddha. Continue cruising through Thottappally, Kumarakody, Pallana and reach Thrikunnapuzha. Have a walkthrough the village and visit the local coir-manufacturing unit. Back to houseboat and cruise to Kayamkulam Lake for night stay.
From Kayamkulam Lake, proceed to Vallikkavu and reach Alinkadavu, aplace near Quilon, at 1000 hours. Here one meets the people engaged incountry boat building, prawn cultivation, sand mining, coir manufacture,limestone collection, rice farming and duck rearing.
Alleppey Backwater tours package helps you to explore the beautiful backwaters of Alleppey in Kerala.