Alappuzha is the “GATE WAY” to BACK WATER TOURISM in India as it is blessed with enchanting Arabian Sea and its splendorous silver shore on the West and the nature’s most blissful Kuttanad the rice bowl of Kerala, fascinating expansive water sheets of Vembanad lakes, rivers, lagoons and unfading greenery on the east. The beautified canals which are the arteries of Alappuzha and the connecting link between the sea and backwaters are also added attraction to the tourists.
Take you through the legendary Punnamada lake. High points of the Cruise are the visit to the 400 year old church and the viewing of a Kerala race boat… the snake boat etc.
Cruise through the Punnamada Lake … the venue of the famous Nehru trophy snake boat race. Enter the enchanting waters of the Vembanad lake… enjoy the panoramic views and the glimpses of life along the banks. Visit r-block, c-block where paddy is cultivated much below the water level. Stop by the Pathiramanal Island. Visit Chavara bhavan… the old wooden house where the blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara was born. Night stay at Kumaramom. Early morning leave the houseboat.