Facts About alappuzha-alleppey
1414 sq km
(Annual): 299 cm
Season: August to march
How to get there:
The nearest airport from alappuzha is Cochin, 64 km to the north,
Trivandrum International Airport is 159 km to the south.
Rail: alappuzha has recently been linked to Cochin by
rail. Some trains link alappuzha to cities like Chennai and Bokaro. The
alappuzha Railway Station is 5 km from the central
bus stand and the boat jetty.
is on the NH 47 highway and is connected to all important towns
in south India by public state transport buses.
is linked by boat services through the backwaters to Quilon and
Changanassery (both trips particularly splendid), Kottayam,, Cochin,
Kumarakom, Kavalam and Chengannur, Frequent and inexpensive services
originate from the boat jetty near the central bus stand. The alappuzha
tourism Development Co-operative Society arranges on request backwater
cruises from alappuzha
as well as trips to Quilon.
Tours: The alappuzha
Tourism Development Co-operative Society organises backwater crises
and trips to Quilon.