Top Tour Destinations
Kerala, otherwise famously known as god's own country. It's truly blessed with its unique features, the diverse and multicultural and ethnic heritage blended with historic presence and geographical features make Kerala stand apart from other destinations in India and the world too. Know about the major places to visit in Kerala.
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Alappuzha is a nature blessed land. The specialty of this landscape is its waterways that intersect with the lagoons, lake, and sea. Cruising through the Vembanad Lake is going to be a special experience because one feels closer to nature. There are plenty of houseboats available, smaller ones to bigger ones. So depending upon the number, the size of the boat can be fixed. All the houseboats are luxurious and cozy, giving the sightseers a royal experience. Travelers have the freedom to choose the timing of the cruising – Day or night. Spending a whole night in the houseboat is an exceptional experience. The houseboats look like a hotel suite. Travellers will feel excited about the way they enjoy sightseeing, which is different from the usual Alappuzha sightseeing experience. During the cruising, the boat will stop for sightseeing and photo sessions as well. Authentic Kerala cuisines served for breakfast, lunch, tea, and dinner is another add-on in a houseboat cruising.
Alappuzha beach famously known as Alappuzha beach is a favorite getaway of tourists and locals. The main attraction of the beach is the pier which leads to the sea. The pier was constructed 150 years back and watching the evening sky from here is an experience beyond words could explain. The beach is known for various festivals including the Sand Art festival, Alappuzha Beach Festival and more. Also, the beach attracts people with local stores, parks, and other beach activities. All these attractions make Alappuzha beach the most sought after tourist getaway for families and sightseers. Alappuzha beach resorts are plenty in numbers and are a major attraction of the city. A stroll through the beach is relaxing and rejuvenating. It is going to be one of the best holiday experiences.
Karumadi is a beautiful village located near Ambalapuzha. This village is named after the black granite idol of Lord Buddha- KarumadiKuttan. This 9th-century statue is in a sitting position and is almost 3ft tall. A major attraction of the idol is that the left hand is missing. When the Dalai Lama came to Kerala in 1965, he visited Karumadi. This place known for its serenity attracts tourists and history- buffs. A village named after the idol, Karumadi is equally blessed by nature. A walk through the village provides an insight into the local life and culture of people. Among Alappuzha tour places, Karumadi is a true beauty that should not be missed out!
Ambalappuzha is famous for its temple and PaalPayasam. The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and the offering, the yummy sweet milk porridge otherwise- Paal Payasam. The temple is 14kms away from Alappuzha and is renowned for its fascinating paintings that display Dasavatharam, ten avatars of Lord Vishnu. The temple is also famous for Ottanthullal performed by Kunjan Nambiar who criticized the socio-political situations of Kerala. The architectural style of the temple is renowned by art lovers around the globe.
Kuttanad, the rice bowl of Kerala is bliss. This beautiful landscape is one of the most attractive among Alappuzha tour places. The extensively spread green paddy fields are beautiful and are spellbinding to watch during sunrise and sunset. The sun kisses the paddy crops and reflects offering the photographers a magical frame. Kuttanad is set on the backdrop of backwaters, lagoons, and scenic outskirts. The main attraction of this place is the farming which is carried on 2mts below sea level also the waterways lies above land level, a rare feature to watch. Animal farming is another attraction of Kuttanad and there are plenty of ducks swimming through the water, a wonderful experience for photographers. This romantic landscape enriches travelers’ souls with natural beauty and takes Alappuzha tourism to greater heights.
Pathiramanal or the ‘Sands of Night’ is a pretty little island in Alappuzha district. The island also recognized as the Anantha Padmanabhan Thoppu can be reached only by boat. The island accessible from Kumarakom as well as Muhamma offers a captivating view of nature. A houseboat cruise sighting the mesmerizing beauty of Pathiramanal is a rare experience. The island is blessed with the presence of a wide range of species including migratory birds, animals, and plants. Pathiramanal visit takes Alappuzha sightseeing, an unforgettable experience. During an overnight stay, most of the houseboats anchor at the lee of the island and the sightseers get a splendid view of the moon-kissed water!