A Backwater Symphony from Alleppey to Kochi
Extend your trip to the famous backwaters of Kerala. There is a lot to see here, from the Houseboats in Alleppey to the Chinese fishing nets of the Cochin….
Top Attractions of Alleppey and Kochi
(a) Spend a day on a House Boat in Alleppy
Experience Alleppey – a prominent township in the backwaters. A houseboat cruise in Kerala is a uniquely different experience that must not be missed.
The boat cruises along the narrow canals where one experiences the richness of a village life.
You will see people commute in canoes. Everyone here uses a canoe be it children, women or men.
(b) Alappuzha (Alleppey) Beach
Visit the beach during the early hours of the day, it’s less crowded then. The beach is clean and perfect for a swim. The only concern is that the changing room and the shower opens a bit late. But on a whole, this is a great spot.
(c) Kochi (Cochin) Backwaters
Take a boat ride on the backwaters of Kochi. The Chinese fishing nets found at Kochi are unique to the area and make for a very popular attraction. This ride offers the visitors a glimpse of exotic birds, squirrels, jackals etc. The mangroves here are nesting places of a large number of local and migratory birds.
(d) Folklore Museum Kochi
The museum has very interesting artefacts with beautiful displays of arts, craft and culture. You realise when up step into this museum how old the Indian culture is. There are relics that age from 1000 years BC. It’s a pretty interesting place
(e) Santa Crus Cathedral Basilica Kochi
(f) Church of St. Francis
(g) Mattancherry / Dutch Palace
(h) Fort Cochin Beach
This is the most beautiful beach and it’s long one for a stroll in the afternoon. You see the ships passing through all day long. Fishermen catching fishes.