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Champakulam, Alleppey

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8 July, 2017

Champakulam Boat Race Kerala

Champakulam Boat Race is one of the oldest snake boat races that is organised in the Alappuzha district of Kerala. It is an annual race that has been celebrated as a tradition for the last 500 years and has been a popular event too. It is usually held in the month of June and July is considered to be the beginning of the boat race season in Kerala. Also known as the Champakkulam moolam Valllam Kali, the event marks the commemoration of the positioning of the Sri Krishna’s idol at Ambalapuzha. The festival has been celebrated with great joy and glee since the 16th century and attracts a large number of visitors from various corners of the world. It falls in the month of Mithuanam according to the Malayalam calendar and according to Moolam Nakshatra.

The historical and cultural relevance of this festival is quite high that can be seen during the procession. There are total 19 boats studded with jewels and decorated with colorful parasols that participate in the race and make it a huge affair. The grandeur of this race has been always a delight for the eyes of the spectators and makes them fall in love with the view. The race takes place in various stages and for various categories that include small and large boats too. Apart from the boat race, there are several artists that add grace to the event with their cultural performance and make it a memorable one. This year Champakulam Boat Race will be held on 8th July 2017 and shall be visited for a wonderful experience by taking a bus/flight/train to Alappuzha.
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Hotels Near Champakulam Boat Race Kerala

Last Booked : Sep 13, 2016 at 9:20 pm
- Nov 07, 2017 at 10:28 am
Rated
4
a very nice hotel to stay at Alleppey and good experience with backwater boats... it's situated at an island which was also a good and adventures... the staffs are nice n helpful...it's sarrounded ...
Citrus Backwater Retreat Alleppey - Pallathuruthy, Alleppey

7000

Citrus Backwater Retreat Alleppey

Pallathuruthy, Alleppey

Approx 7 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.1 / 5
4.1 / 5
Aquabliss Resort - Champakulam, Alleppey

6999

Aquabliss Resort

Champakulam, Alleppey

Approx 1 km from venue

Last Booked : Sep 17, 2016 at 8:40 pm
- Nov 29, 2017 at 12:57 pm
Rated
5
It was great stay with riverine resort, I will definitely come again
Riverine Resort - Champakulam, Alleppey

3000

Riverine Resort

Champakulam, Alleppey

Approx 3 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.2 / 5
4.2 / 5
Aryananda House Boats - Finishing Point, Allepey

28000

Aryananda House Boats

Finishing Point, Allepey

Approx 200 m from venue

Kaits Homestay - Champakulam, Alleppey

3000

Kaits Homestay

Champakulam, Alleppey

Approx 200 m from venue

Last Booked : Mar 03, 2016 at 11:25 pm
- Mar 29, 2017 at 5:12 pm
Rated
1
Very bad terrible experience. Never ever visit it.
Ourland Island Backwater Resort - Pallathuruthy, Alleppey

6000

Ourland Island Backwater Resort

Pallathuruthy, Alleppey

Approx 5 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.0 / 5
4.0 / 5
Spice Routes Luxury Cruise - Pallathuruthy, Alleppey

27500

Spice Routes Luxury Cruise

Pallathuruthy, Alleppey

Approx 5 km from venue

Lake Haven Island Resorts - Chempupuram, Alleppey, Allepey

5200

Lake Haven Island Resorts

Chempupuram, Alleppey, Allepey

Approx 4 km from venue

Top Yard Heritage - Champakulam, Alleppey

2500

Top Yard Heritage

Champakulam, Alleppey

Approx 7 km from venue