Take a houseboat ride
Take a boat ride in the backwaters
Alappuzha- Kollam backwater trip: One of the best backwater experiences. An 8 hour boat trip through canals and lakes like Asthamudi, Kayakulam and Vembanad lake.
See kuttanad boat trip .
Eat the local Karimeen (pearlspot fish ) delicacy
Alappuzha town alleppey Town: Also called the 'Venice of the East', famous for amazing back waters , boat races, house boats, beaches,Mullakkal Rajarajeswari Temple, marineproducts and coir industry. The town founded in 1762 celebrated its 250th anniversary in 2012.
Alappuzha Light House: First light house in western coast of India, built in 1861
Alappuzha Beach: Very attractive beach with vijay beach park and seaview park.
.Krishnapuram palace: Museum famous for mural paintings and architecture. The largest mural in kerala is in this palace.
International Coir Museum
Shankar memorial cartoon Museum
Nehru Trophy Boat Race: It is held annually on the second Saturday of the month of August at the punnamada lake and is the most important tourist event of Alappuzha. The highlight of the event is the "Chundan Vallam" the130 feet long snake boats with over 100 rowers, 4 helmsmen and 25 cheerleaders decorated with colourful silk umbrellas