Local Tourist Attractions
Narrow Canals and the normal village life around them are the most attractive part of the houseboat cruises. You will see women engaged in their daily domestic chores - washing clothes, cutting and cleaning freshly caught fish, washing utensils, children going to school, men and women working in the fields etc.
Famous snake Boat
Champakulam Chundan, the winner of many a snake boat race.
Chavara-the family name and Bhavan meaning house, is the ancestral home of Blessed Kuriakose Chavara. Kuriakose Chavara was declared Blessed by Pope John Paul II, during his visit to India in 1986.
This is one of the oldest churches in Kerala .It is also believed to be one of the seven churches established by St Thomas. The annual feast of this church falls on the third Sunday of October every year.
Kottaram temple Nedumudy
One of old temple in Kerala.
For a walk through the village and a visit to the Bhagavathy temple.
Believed to be a 11th century statue of Buddha.
Puthen Thodu (canal), Karumadi Canal,
Bombay Thodu(canal) etc
which are long stretches of narrow canal.
Fields where farming is done below sea level.
St. Mary's Church
The St. Mary's Church near Chambakulam was established in 1721 by St. Thomas. The Church is said to impart a sense of tranquillity and peace to all who enter.
The little island of Pathiramanal on the Backwaters is beautifully named; Pathiranamal meaning "sands of night". The island is a favourite haunt of hundreds of rare migratory birds from different parts of the area. The green island thus forms an ideal place for a break in the journey while on a backwater cruise.
Snake boat races
The boats of Kerala are known after their shapes, sizes or purposes. The Chundaanvallam or snake boat takes its name from its stern, which represents the raised hood of a snake, as also from its serpentine length. They have a length of about 60-65 meters and can carry between 100-110 people. Snake boats are the traditional battle vessels of Kerala.
Alleppey, otherwise known as Alappuzha, has a long stretch of beautiful beach with a park for the children. The pier which extends into the sea, is over 137 years old. There is also a beautiful lighthouse which still functions, though Alleppey is no more a sea port.
Kuttanad is called the rice bowl of Kerala because of the vast paddy cultivation. This is perhaps the only region where farming is done below sea level.
One of the five temple towns in Kerala. Aranmula is world famous for its unique metal mirror craft using an alloy of copper, silver, bronze and lead.
Nedumudi is a village in Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala .Nedumudi sits in the banks of river Pampa. It is the First village in Kerala to attain 100% Literacy.