There are a number of backwater routes in Alleppey to choose from. Some of the most popular ones are:
Alleppey Round Backwater Route
Alleppey round, is one of the busiest backwater routes. Sailing past the Kuttanadan paddy fields and 11th century Buddha statue called Karumadikkuttan by the locals, the cruise covers picturesque villages of champakulam, Nedumudi etc.
Alleppey to Kumarakom Backwater Route
Mostly preferred for weekend cruises and by honeymooners, Alleppey- Kumarakom route is very popular amongst tourists. The major attractions include the Pathiramanal island and Kumarakom bird sanctuary.
Alleppey to Thottappalley Backwater Route
Alleppey- Thottappalley is another well-known backwater cruise route. The major attractions include the Karumadikkuttan statue and the Champakkulam church.
Alleppey to Alumkadavu Backwater Route
One of the longest backwater cruise routes, Aleppey- Alumkadavu is ideal for weekend backwater cruises. You will cover a large portion of Kerala’s backwater stretches on this cruise.