Nehru Trophy Boat Race


Boat races are the highlights of Kerala tours and are held at different locations near backwaters. These boat races are central attraction of international tourists as well. Nehru Trophy boat race is supposed to be the most prestigious events in Kerala. Experience the great fun witnessing these boat races which have entered their 60th year in 2012. This race held at Punnamada Lake in Alleppey, which is commonly called Alappuzha is the most colorful event held on the second Saturday of August every year. It is an unforgettable event when shores of the beautiful lake side are full of cheering crowds and beautiful boats.

After the visit of India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru to Alleppey in 1952, this race became a regular annual event. It is a world renowned event, held annually. Boats of all sizes compete in different events in this boat race but most spectacular event is the competition of Chundan Vallam or snake boats. These long beautifully decorated boats accommodating nearly 129 men on board sneak through the blue waters like snakes, offering a mesmerizing scene.

Visit Alleppey in Kerala to witness these delight full boat race events. We will take care of your accommodation requirements at our Panoramic Sea Resort. The resort located at a central location surrounded by palms and greenery is equipped with well furnished rooms and cottages. By staying at our resort, along with the backwaters you can conveniently visit nearby places of attraction. At the restaurant you will be at liberty to select from delicious Chinese, Indian, Continental or local cuisines. Alleppey is an ideal place to undergo the most popular Kerala Ayurvedic treatments and you can avail these Ayurvedic treatments and massages at our sea resort. We offer packages for the exclusive Panchakarma treatment which is the Ayurvedic way of removing the toxins from your body. Double your enjoyment at this great tourist destination and a fun filled stay at our resort in Alleppey
Nehru Trophy Boat Race