Night House Boat Cruise In Alleppey

House Boat at Alleppey
Backwaters of Kerala offer tourists an opportunity to witness vast expanses of beautiful natural surroundings on houseboats. These country-made boats are also known as 'Kettuvellams' among the local population, and have evolved from a mode of transport for carrying goods to providing world-class cruising experience for tourists. A house boat cruise in Alleppey draws plenty of tourists from different regions of the globe every year, owing to the unique experience that it provides. Today's houseboats can contain up to five bedrooms and can accommodate a maximum of ten people. A cruise on these boats can be one of the most memorable experiences for individuals of all ages.

Alleppey Houseboat
A good amount of skill and experience is required for constructing these giant houseboats of Alleppey. Materials used for building them are brought from the local markets and are eco-friendly. Ropes made from coconut fiber, bamboo poles, coir carpets and bamboo mats are some of the materials that are used for constructing these boats. What really makes them a tourist attraction in Alleppey is the fact that most of them are fully furnished and provided with a private balcony, kitchen, sun deck, comfortable chairs and a toilet. Today's advanced houseboats can also have some of the most modern facilities in them.

Alappuzha Houseboat Cruise
Crew of these houseboats includes a chef who prepares some mouth-watering local delicacies for the guests. In recent times, the facilities offered on them also include air-conditioning and overnight stays. A night houseboat cruise in Alleppey can be totally relaxing for the tourists, after a busy day of exploring various travel destinations of this region. A house boat cruise in Alleppey is also equipped to take care of the requirements of guests during the night, such as a delightful dinner. Different types of packages are also made available for travellers according to the size of their budgets.

Holi Celebrations In Alleppey Are Low-Key, But Enjoyable

Many tourists visit Alleppey to spend their vacation in its beautiful natural surroundings that comprise of lush green coconut palms, freshwater rivers and lakes. The rich cultural heritage of this region also serves as a major factor in attracting plenty of visitors. As seen in many other parts of India, travellers would not witness extravagant Holi celebrations in Alleppey while touring this region in March. The occasion of Holi is observed in temples in the form of various rituals, while devotees turn up in great numbers at such places for offering their prayers. Travellers visiting this part of the world would witness a rather peaceful Holi as compared to other states of India.

Holi Celebrations in Alleppey
In southern parts of India, people follow a different legend associated with this festival. South India associates the legend of Kamadeva with the Holi celebrations in Alleppey and many of its other regions. According to it, Kamadeva shot an arrow on Lord Shiva in order to create an interest of worldly affairs in him. This act of Kamadeva angered Lord Shiva, as he was disturbed from his state of deep meditation. He reduced Kamadeva to ashes, but Rati, the wife of Kamadeva, requested Lord Shiva to restore her husband's life and her wish was granted. 

Holi Celebrations in Kerala
Tourists can get a glimpse of Alleppey's local culture when they witness the festivities in temples on the occasion of Holi. Some of the hotels and resorts in Alleppey organize special events on the auspicious day of Holi or Rangapanchami celebrations held in various states across India. These events include some fabulous treats of special dishes that are prepared for guests on this day. Staff members of these hotels and resorts put in some great efforts for organizing such events, which make this festival a pleasant and memorable affair for all their guests.

Travel Guide To Visit Alleppey

Alleppey is the dream destination of travelers and a historical place sandwiched between the Arabian Sea and the Vembanad Lake. It is a prospering tourist destination of South India offering different types of water bodies like lakes, lagoons and network of canals giving it a splendid look. Alleppey tourism is gifted with a tranquil landscape of lush green paddy fields, rivers, canals, backwaters offering stay on houseboats and above all the intrinsic site seeing activities.

Alleppey Backwater
Alleppey has a flourishing coir business passed on traditionally from one generation to the other. This place with many attractions and stunning natural beauty is also a popular honeymoon destination. Best way of celebrating a joyous honeymoon in Alleppey is to take a cruise on the lake or stay on a houseboat which offers all the facilities and an explicit experience of the backwaters. Cruise in the lake takes you to the different locations, while passing by the tiny villages on the banks of the river which are filled with immense pleasure. Surrounding densely forested area, lakes and rivers offer a chance to view the incredible bird life of the region. Alleppey located on the coastal region has a humid climate throughout the year, with pleasant winters and dry sunny summers. Best time to visit this destination is between the months of September to March. Ideal months for sightseeing are August to November with moderate temperatures. Apart from this there are many occasions, events and festival time to be enjoyed here. How to reach Alleppey is not a big issue even for those who are travelling the place for the first time. Alleppey can be reached by air from Cochin which is located at around eighty five km. City of Alleppey has its own railway station which is connected to the major cities of Kerala and other states by rail network. Kerala has a good network of roadways and hence Alleppey can be conveniently reached by road as well. Alleppey’s distance by road to some of the major nearby cities can be stated as follows. Alleppey-Trivandrum road distance is one hundred fifty km. Alleppey-Cochin road distance is just fifty three km.

Alleppey is the jewel in the crown of Kerala tourism and has many tourists’ attractions to explore. Visit our Panoramic sea resort in Alleppey for a comfortable stay and explore the treasures of the destination to its maximum capacity. Enjoy your stay in our resort which is supported with multi-cuisine restaurant, swimming pool, and luxury accommodations.