Alapuzha Backwater

3 Days

Alappuzha, also known as Alleppey, is a picturesque city in the state of Kerala, India, famous for its backwaters and houseboat cruises. The backwaters of Alappuzha offer a unique and tranquil experience, with a network of canals, lakes, and lagoons surrounded by lush greenery and coconut groves


Morning: Arrive in Alappuzha and check-in to your chosen accommodation, either a houseboat or a resort overlooking the backwaters.

Afternoon: Board a traditional houseboat for your backwater cruise. Enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by the onboard chef as you glide through the tranquil canals and lakes. Take in the scenic views of the surrounding paddy fields and coconut groves.

Evening: Witness the mesmerizing sunset over the Vembanad Lake from the houseboat. Enjoy a delectable dinner and spend the night on the houseboat, gently rocked by the waves.

Morning: Wake up early to catch the breathtaking sunrise over the backwaters. After breakfast, continue your houseboat journey, passing by charming villages and observing the local life and activities of the villagers.

Afternoon: Disembark from the houseboat and explore the quaint Alleppey town. Visit the Alleppey Beach, St. Mary's Forane Church, and the Alleppey lighthouse for some sightseeing.

Evening: Opt for a leisurely walk along the canals or relax at your accommodation. If you're interested, you can indulge in a traditional Ayurvedic massage to unwind and rejuvenate.

Night: Enjoy a peaceful night's rest at your chosen accommodation.

Morning: After breakfast, consider taking a canoe ride or a Shikara boat ride through the narrower canals, providing a more intimate experience with the backwaters.

Afternoon: If you have an interest in local cuisine, you can participate in a cooking demonstration to learn how to prepare authentic Kerala dishes.

Evening: Depart from Alappuzha with unforgettable memories of the serene backwaters and the warm hospitality of Kerala.
Please note that this is just a sample itinerary, and you can customize it based on your interests and the duration of your stay. Additionally, monsoon season (June to September) is considered the best time to explore the backwaters as the region is at its greenest and most scenic during this period. However, the backwaters are open for tourists throughout the year.

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Alapuzha Backwater