Alappuzha, known as the Venice of the East is not only famous for its backwaters but for its lagoons, sandy beaches , boat races, houseboat holidays, marine products and coir making also.This beautiful tourist destination attracts thosands and thousands of tourists every year. Alappuzha houses a large network of canals. Water carnivals in gigantic snake boats and the country canoes of varying sizes have an important role in the community life of the people of this district. Alappuzha – Kollam boat cruises along the scenic Vembanad Lake will be a cherishing experience to the tourists. The other delightful thing to see in Alappuzha is the snake boat building yards. There are 3 such yards to see in a 15 minutes walk from Alappuzha town.
Nearest railway station: Alleppey
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport.