About alappuzhaonline.com


To provide information regarding all aspects of Alappuzha | alleppey district, kerala india also called the Venice of the east for the benefit of internet users and tourists from all parts of the world.To provide facility for online enquiry and reservations of services like house boat rides.


To be the top updated information resource on Alappuzha | alleppey district kerala India on the internet.


Members of my family have been residents of Alappuzha district for many generations.This website is my tribute to my home district which is the birth place of Vayalar Rama varma and Takazhi shiva sankaran pillai .It is my endevour to provide a comprehensive online resource on Alappuzha to visitors from all parts of the world.

All the information on this site has been collected first hand by me or taken from reliable secondary sources. To get an idea of what is available on the site please visit the 'site map ' link. I also assure that all information will be kept current and updated .

You can find beaches, hills, mountains, plains and rivers elsewhere but the backwaters and canals are unique to Alappuzha.Your itinerary in kerala will not be complete without a trip along the backwaters of Alappuzha. No wonder Lord Curzon called it the Venice of the East.



Cherian M T

Founder & CEO

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Some facts about Alappuzha (Alleppey) district

Alappuzha (Alleppey)
Area:1414 sq km
Population: 2,105,349
Taluks: 6
Blocks: 12
Villages: 91
grama panchayath: 73
corporations: 5

Headquarters: Alappuzha (Alleppey)

By Air: The nearest airport is at Kochi Nedumbassery (Ernakulam) 86 kms
Rail: Connected by rail to cochin and other major cities.

Bus :National Highway NH 47

Geographical speciality:

Alappuzha (Alleppey) district does not have any forest cover.

Second largest producer of Rice in Kerala after palalakkad (palghat) district

Important Rivers: Pamba, Achankovil, Manimala

Telephone codes:

0477 Alappuzha, Kuttanad
0479 Mavelikara, Chengannur , Kayamkulam

0478 Chertala, Aroor, Muhamma

Internet access numbers: BSNL:172222 172233

Kerala houseboats are to Alappuzha a.k.a. Venice of the East, what gondolas are to Venice. No trip to alappuzha is complete without taking a ride on a uniquely build traditional kerala houseboat or kettuvalom in the backwaters canals and lakes of alappuzha, in case you miss it, it would be like going to Venice and not take a gondola ride.