Alleppey: One-day trip planner

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Known for houseboat cruises, Alleppey or Alappuzha is a wonderfully green city in the Kerala state of India. If you have only a day’s time to spend in Alleppey, you can visit the following places.

Punnamada Lake

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It is one of the popular backwaters of Kerala. Houseboat cruises are particularly famous in this lake.

Address: Alappuzha, Kerala

Time to spend: 2 hours

Next destination: Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple, 1.5 hours drive

Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple

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It is a temple and monastery dedicated to Lord Krishna. People believe that this temple was built during the 13th century.

Address: State Highway 12, Ambalapuzha, Kerala 688561, India

Contact: +91 477 227 2090

Time to spend: 1 hour

Next destination: Alappuzha Beach, 35 minutes drive

Alappuzha Beach

It is the most popular beach in the region. The main attraction of the beach is an extended pier, which is more than 150 years old.

Address: Alappuzha, India

Time to spend: 1 hour

Next destination: Marari Beach, 30 minutes drive

Marari Beach

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This is a white sand beach lined with coconut groves. An adjacent lagoon adds to the beauty of this beach.

Address: Alappuzha-Arthunkal- Cherthala, Thoppumpady road, Mararikulam, Alappuzha, Kerala 688523, India

Time to spend: 1 hour

Next destination: Pathiramanal, 25 minutes drive


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It is a small island located near Alleppey district of Kerala. The name of the island translates to the “night of sand.” The view from the island is mesmerizing, especially during evening and night.

Address: Alappuzha, India

Time to spend: 1 hour

You can also book a taxi in Alleppey on day rental and enjoy hassle-free sightseeing.

Route plan

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