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Kuttanad, better known as the " Rice Bowl of Kerala " is famous for its paddy fields and its Backwaters. Kerala Kuttanad Tours is the only region in the world where farming is done below sea level.
Kuttanad lies in a 75 km stretch, situated between the sea at one end and the hills at the other. Lazy river boat rides on the shimmering backwaters with lush green paddy fields and palm trees on both sides of the river makes is an ideal destination for tourists.

Kuttanad closely resembles the Netherlands, with three rivers - the Pamba, the Manimala and the Achankovil - crisscrossing the region. Tour to Kuttanad will be a memorable one as the incredible feature of inland waterways flowing above land level. Kuttanad is probably the only place on earth where farming is done 1.5 - 2 m below sea level.

Allapuzha Beach

Alappuzha is also famous for its boat races, houseboat holidays, beaches, marine products and coir industry. A singular characteristic of this land is the region called Kuttanad. The land of lush paddy fields, Kuttanad is called the rice bowl of Kerala and is one of the few places in the world where farming is done below sea level.

Come and revel in the joyous atmosphere of the unusually beautiful Alappuzha with Tourism in Kerala. Alappuzha is one of the most attractive and green backwater destinations in Kerala, South India. Take a houseboat cruise on the Alappuzha backwaters with Tourism in Kerala and marvel at the exotic natural luxury that greets you with the warm sunrays dancing on the ripples created by sailing boats on the otherwise tranquil Alappuzha backwaters. Tourism in Alappuzha in Kerala, South India is a flourishing industry with a number of resorts and hotels all over Alappuzha that cater to the needs of the growing tourism sector.

Sea View Park

Sea View Park Alappuzha is an attractive tourist spot of Kerala rich with boating and swimming tour facilities.

This is one of the best water tourist spot is that is a must visit in Alappuzha, Kerala. Though boating is the major attraction of the place, the natural beauty is something God given. Kerala sculptural tourism and Kerala architectural tourism have a lot to with in and near Sea View Park. The hospitality of the people of this place is noteworthy.


Pathiramanal is a little island that is located near the backwaters of Kerala. The island is a natural paradise that transports every visitor to a whole new world. With hordes of tourists visiting the place every year, a tour to Pathiramanal is indeed a wonderful option to indulge in.

It must also be mentioned that the island lies in the midst of Thaneermukkom and Kumarakom and is indeed a very picturesque place to visit during a tour Kerala. Pathiramanal is also a wonderful place to indulge in some bird watching expeditions. Therefore, a tour to Pathiramanal is indeed a much-recommended option for nature and wildlife lovers.

Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple

Mannarasala Temple is devoted to serpent worship. It is located near Haripad, 32 km south of Alappuzha,14km from kayamkulam,115 km from Cochin International Airport and 125 km from Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, Kerala. In this temple, the rites are presided over by a priestess. The temple covers an area of 16 acres of dense green forest grove. The two main idols are Nagaraja or the serpent king and his consort, Sarpayakshini.

Legend has it that the first priestess of Mannarasala gave birth to a five-headed snake, which is believed to reside in the ancestral house to safeguard the family. At Mannarasala barren women are believed to be blessed with children and a special turmeric paste available at the shrine is credited with powers to cure even leprosy. 

Champakulam Boat Race

Kerala is well-known for its water bodies that take the form of canals, backwaters and rivers. And there are regions in Kerala, where water dominates life of those living in its vicinity.

Traveling through the backwater villages, especially the ones in Alappuzha, one would be treated to vast stretches of paddy fields, groves thick with tall, swaying coconut trees and several trees; both big and small dotting the sides of the backwaters and canals with their branches leaning over the water. And in this milieu of verdure and water one can also spot the ubiquitous country boats of various sizes and shapes. There are boats that range from small canoe-sized dugouts to giants like the rice barges used chiefly for transporting goods and to the exceptionally long ones called the chundans which are used for boat races in the region.

Chavara Bhavan

Chavara Bhavan is the ancestral home of the blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara. It is now a holy shrine and spiritual resort where thousands of devotees gather for prayer, receive favours and feel amply gratified. Here, a 250 year old historically important beacon of light is preserved intact in its original and primitive form.

Ambalappuzha Sree Krishna Temple

Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple is located about 16 km from Alappuzha. This temple is directly associated to the Guruvayoor Sri Krishna Temple. The temple is famous for 'PalPayasam'. The temple has a Drama House. The art and sculpture in Ambalapuzha Temple is famous and attractive. This temple is the birth place of Ottamthullal, an art form of Kerala. The First Ottamthullal performance of the famous poet Kunjan Nambiar was staged in the 16th century in this temple. The temple Festival is during March/April every year. Velakali is a group dance held in the open air as an exhibition of the martial feats in front of the raja (king) of Ambalapuzha. This show meant to be witnessed by the deity of the temple which is taken out in procession to the courtyard of the temple on a caparisoned elephant.

Chettikulangara Bhagavathy Temple

The annual colorful religious festival staged at the Chettikulangara Sree Bhagavathi Temple in Alappuzha district is one of the famed festivals of the state. Thousands of devotes from all across the country and from the foreign soil as well turn up for the festival. The time of the festival is even favorable for the tourists with the great climate and a flavor of celebration in the sky. The Chettikulangara Bharani is one of the famed celebrations of Kerala with the center of attraction being Goddess Bhadrakali.

The festival is held on the Bharani asterism in the month of Kumbham, according to the Malayalam calendar. The temple draws large crowds of devotees for this colorful festival.

Krishnapuram Palace

The Krishnapuram Palace is located 47 km away from Alappuzha in Kerala. It is built in the 18th century by Marthanda Varma. Krishnapuram Palace is a perfect place to look for the unique Keralan architecture and you can simply spend hours appreciating the famous mural panels which are located in the palace itself. The mural wall paintings are based on the Hindu Mythology. The most famous of the Mural paintings is the 49 sq meters Gajendra Moksham which is based on the mythological theme showcasing an elephant revering Lord Vishnu. The mural was placed at the entrance of the Krishnapuram Palace from the pond so that the kings could worship the deity after their bath.

The Krishnapuram Palace was once the residence of the rulers of Kayamkulam kingdom. This Palace is a two-storied building with narrow corridors, saddled roofs and dormer windows. Today, the Krishnapuram Palace is a protected monument under the supervision of Archaeology department who is trying to develop it as a great historical building. Take a tour to the Krishnapuram Palace and you will get drenched in the rich historical charm of the region.