Kumarakom to Aleppey Backwater Routes

Kumarakom to Aleppey Backwater Routes

Alleppey to Kumarakom Round is a combination of cruises which combines the best of backwater cruises around Alleppey and Kumarakom . You can take pleasure in the warmth of Alleppey & cozyness of Kumrakom in this clubbed voyage. Cruises around the villages, farm fields, Resorts and Bird sanctuary and other places of interest are included on best of backwater routes. You can explore Kuttanad, the upper Kuttand as well as lower Kuttanad in the single backwater houseboat cruise.

The moment we cast off from Alleppey finishing point jetty our houseboat will cruise through Punnamada lake for around 20 minutes then we slowly get to Sndp canal the smallest canal in this trip, enroute you can glimpse the close-up moving images of backwater village life & people. Then we may stop for lunch & during the break you can get down of boat and walk through the villages or can venture out to temples. The we may turn left towards Kuppapuram jetty and our Houseboat will drive past many ferries on the water ways, After crossing the canal will sail pass the Mangalassery jetty and enters the mighty Vembanad lake. And our houseboats deviates from ferry channel and heads to C’Block [not the German Hip-Hop band], R’block, Chitira Lake, Then comes the land mark Chithirapally the lone structure on vast stretch of paddy field at 1600 hrs we will again assemble for tea/coffee with hot sweet banana fritters or Pakodas to merry your gastronomical exigency in case of day cruise.

Then will drift towards Pallikayal chira the farming village on outer reaches of Kumarakom will berth there. Berthing helps you to get great views of the sunset; you can also get a chance to go out and walk along the riverside or villages and come back. In the evening Enjoy your Dinner and leave all world behind you and have a good sleep in your floating paradise. In morning you will be waked up the crisping voices of birds & fishermen’s oars falling on backwaters. Get up and enjoy the sunrise and breath pollution free air. Further cruise starts for an hour and head to Kumarakom through the amazing routes mainly pass through luxury resorts like Whisphering palms, The Backwater ripples, The Zuri, The lake song on Athikkalam area of Kumarakom. On reaching the outskirts of Kumarakom bird sanctuary we will turn right to mouth of Kavanar leaving Coconut Lagoon resort on the left and on reaching Kavanattinkara jetty you will leave the houseboat with an everlasting beautiful memory.

How to Reach Alleppey?
By Air: Cochin International Airport is about 80 Kms away from Alleppey
By Rail: Alleppey railway station is the nearest major railway stations, about 06 Km from the town.
By Road: Kumarkom is well connected with all major cities in India by road. KSRTC runs direct bus services to all major destinations within and outside Kerala. You can visit the website KeralaRTC  for KSRTC bus timings to & from Alleppey. Private bus services are also abundant. Inter State bus services are available from Alleppey to Ernakulam to Bangalore, Coimbatore, Mangalore, Chennai & Pondicherry.
Pilgrim Centres in and around Alleppey
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple
Karumadikuttan,
Aranmula Parthsarathy Temple
St Andrews Church, Arthunkal
Chettikulangara Sree Bhagavathy Temple
Mannarasala Nagaraja Temple
St Mary’s Forane Church, Champakkulam
St Goerge Church, Edathua
Best Time to Visit Alleppey
High Season: November to March
Monsoon Rejuvenation Programs: June – August
Monsoon Cruises: July -September

Best Time to Visit Alleppey
High Season: November to March
Monsoon Rejuvenation Programs: June – August
Monsoon Cruises: July -September

Location: The Indian State of Kerala is situated on Malabar Coast in the South-West region of the country.

How to Reach

By Air: Cochin International Airport, Kozhikode International Airport and Thiruvananthapuram International Airport

By Rail: Ernakulam Durnoto, Kerala Express, Netravati Express, Trivandrum Rajadhani etc.

Best time to Visit: October to March

Languages Spoken: English, Malayalam, Hindi

Famous Cuisines: Idli, Aviyal, Karimeen Fry, Puttu, Olan, Sambar, Sadya, Parippu, Thoran, Fish curry, Upperi, Pachadi, Pappadam, Kichadi, Tapioca, Payasam, Appam, Dosa, Idiyappam