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Champakulam, Alleppey


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




Champakulam, Alleppey

Approx 800 m from venue

Lake Haven Island Resorts, located 7 km from the railway station, features a restaurant, massage centre, conference hall and internet cafe. Perched on the palm-fringed banks of Pamba River, Lake Haven Island Resorts lines the National Waterway 3 that extends from Kollam to Alleppey. It provides three different accommodation options, viz. Royal Colonial Water Villas, Elegant Lake Facing Cottages ...
- Dec 01, 2018 at 12:44 pm
The Hotel is a very great place to stay.. Food is a bit costly but the stay is so worth.. Book Lake view rooms to enjoy the nature
Warmth Lake Haven - Allappuzha, Alleppey, Alleppey


Warmth Lake Haven

Allappuzha, Alleppey, Alleppey

Approx 4 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.5 / 5
4.5 / 5
Blue Jelly Cruises   - Champakulam, Alleppey


Blue Jelly Cruises

Champakulam, Alleppey

Approx 800 m from venue

Riverine Resort is located in Allepey. It is at a distance of 83 km from Cochin International Airport, 2 km from Alleppey Railway Station and 12 km from Private Bus Stand Mannanchery. The property has well equipped and spacious rooms with amenities like air conditioner, television and attached bathroom with regular supply of hot and cold water. Hotel facilitates laundry services and doctor ...
Last Booked : Sep 17, 2016 at 8:40 pm
- Feb 08, 2018 at 6:23 pm
Resort has to be reached before 6 pm. Need to take a boat ride to reach the resort which is arranged by the hotel authorities. Location of the resort is good. Food options is very ...
Riverine Resort - Kanjippadam, Alleppey


Riverine Resort

Kanjippadam, Alleppey

Approx 3 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.2 / 5
4.2 / 5
The Lake Resort - Alleppey


The Lake Resort


Approx 2 km from venue

Hotel Aryananda House Boats has been serving tourists for quite some time. The hotel offers facilities like taxi services, restaurant, sightseeing etc. Each room here is equipped with amenities like AC, television, bathroom toiletries etc. Cochin Airport is closest to hotel and is 90 kms. away, whereas Kottayam Railway Station is located at a distance of 15 kms. Hotel Facilities Taxi Service | ...
Aryananda House Boats - Alleppey


Aryananda House Boats


Approx 200 m from venue

Spice Routes Luxury Cruise is located at Akkarakamal Memories, Chennamkary in Alleppy, Kerala. The luxury cruise offers a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a thrilling vacation on a boat amidst serene lake and surroundings. Whether you are on a honeymoon, family vacation or leisure tour, the cruise will surely leave you spellbound. Come enjoy the ride on Spice Routes Luxury Cruise and get the ...
- Apr 19, 2018 at 9:48 am
I stayed in Tamarind on 6th April. The houseboat was fantastic but the services were pathetic. The food was always served cold. In fact on day 1 the food got finished before we could complete our ...
Spice Routes Luxury Cruise - Alleppey


Spice Routes Luxury Cruise


Approx 5 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 2.0 / 5
2.0 / 5
Hotel Coral Heights is a budget property located in city of beaches and sea Alleppey. The rooms of the hotel are simply decor, fully furnished and well maintained. For a wholesome dining experience, step in the in house multi-cuisine restaurant offers varieties of dishes and cuisines. There is a coffee shop where they can enjoy light snacks with refreshing beverages. To explore popular tourist ...
Last Booked : Feb 21, 2016 at 12:21 pm
Coral Heights - Ambalapuzha, Kerala, India, Alleppey


Coral Heights

Ambalapuzha, Kerala, India, Alleppey

Approx 6 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.6 / 5
3.6 / 5
Blue Shell Cruise - Finishing Point Road, Alleppey


Blue Shell Cruise

Finishing Point Road, Alleppey

Approx 800 m from venue