Alappuzha (Alleppey), Kerala, India

  • Weather: Tropical climate, with monsoons from June to September and a moderate temperature range throughout the year.
  • Pincode: 688xxx (varies with specific areas)
  • Telephone code: +91 477

Taluk List:

  1. Alappuzha
  2. Ambalappuzha
  3. Chengannur
  4. Cherthala
  5. Karthikappally
  6. Kuttanad

Foods to Try:

  1. Karimeen Pollichathu (Pearl Spot fish)
  2. Kerala Sadya (Traditional feast)
  3. Appam with Stew
  4. Kuttanadan Duck Roast
  5. Puttu with Kadala Curry

Tourist Places:

  1. Alappuzha Backwaters: Houseboat rides, scenic beauty.
  2. Marari Beach: Relaxation, beach activities.
  3. Kumarakom: Bird sanctuary, backwater cruises.
  4. Ambalappuzha Temple: Ancient temple, architecture.
  5. Vembanad Lake: Boat races, picturesque views.
  6. Pathiramanal Island: Bird watching, tranquil island.
  7. Krishnapuram Palace: Museum, historical significance.
  8. Punnamada Lake: Nehru Trophy Boat Race.
  9. Mannarasala Temple: Serpent worship, unique rituals.
  10. Arthunkal Church: Portuguese influence, religious site.

Best Time to Visit:
November to February – Pleasant weather, ideal for sightseeing and houseboat rides.

Things to Do:

  1. Houseboat Cruise: Experience the backwaters’ charm.
  2. Attend Boat Races: Thrilling Nehru Trophy Boat Race (August).
  3. Enjoy Beaches: Relax at Marari Beach.
  4. Explore Temples: Visit Ambalappuzha and Mannarasala temples.
  5. Birdwatching: Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.
  6. Taste Local Cuisine: Try Karimeen Pollichathu and Kerala Sadya.

Nearby Districts:

  1. Kottayam
  2. Ernakulam (Kochi)
  3. Pathanamthitta