In South India you will find the district of Kerela, which is one of the most gorgeous seats in all of India.
The town of Alleppey, or by its more recent name of Alappuzha, is one of the most well-known destinations for a holiday in India. It is located between the well-known Punnamada backwaters and the Arabian Sea.
Its water features are what makes this town so unique. There are numerous lagoons, lakes and canals, but the most well-known attraction is the backwaters. The town has the nickname ‘the Venice of the East’, and is known to be one of the most well loved seats for starting a backwater trip. Here you will be able to organise a houseboat tour for several days through the Kerela backwaters.
It is possible to hire a houseboat just for a day but many people choose to go on a trip for several. There are a wide range of houseboats available, from the simple to the luxurious. There is a touch to suit every budget and you will have experience that you will dredge up for a lifetime, no matter how much you choose to spend.
During the harvest season there are numerous boat races organised in Alleppey and watching these races can be fascinating. This destination is particularly well loved with people on a honeymoon as the houseboat cruise is very romantic. A trip through the Kerela backwaters will be wonderfully serene and makes the perfect atmosphere for a romantic holiday.
Organising a houseboat tour in Alleppey is very simple and it will be an enjoyable and fascinating experience. You will be able to delight in stunning views over some of India’s extensive rice paddies as well as more natural landscapes. If you are coming on holiday to Kerela then exploring the backwaters is a touch you shouldn’t miss.
Organising a houseboat for several days from Alleppey should be a touch that all holidaymakers do while in this part of the world. They will be rewarded with memories that last a lifetime and some spectacular photographs to take home and show friends.