Blessed with a wide number of waterways, lagoons, lakes and canals Alleppey is an aquatic paradise within the folds of Gods own country and is aptly called "Venice of the East". This lively town was founded by the Divan of Travanacore, Raja Keshawadasan. While sailing on houseboats in Alleppey, you can witness the charm of this immaculate backwater town with its plentiful coconut palm lined canals and small hamlets.The Alleppey travel guide is a good tool to figure out - how to reach Alleppey, Alleppey attractions, festivals in Alleppey, the best time to visit Alleppey and excursions from Alleppey.
A long time ago, Alleppey was one of the busiest centers of trade and commerce and was among the more important ports along the Malabar Coast. In search of profits and black gold (pepper), traders came here from different parts of the world. Even in its present avtaar, this port is still popular as the hub of prawn farming. For honeymooners it the ideal place to spend a wonderfully romantic time. The beautiful location, abundance of flora and fauna, presence of numerous religious as well as historic places and so much more to capture your imagination make Alleppey one of the most attractive places in south India.