snake boat race league kerala

 boatclubs in kerala

Jesus Boat club Padappakara , Kollam

Alappuzha Town Boat club
Punnamada Boat club
Paravur amrita Boat club
Manjadikara angel Boat club and Jesus boat club kollam
Kumarakom Boat club
Arpunkara navajeevan Boat club
Karuvatta Boat club
The United Boat Club of Kainakary, which has a glorious record in the Nehru Trophy,
Pallathuruthy Boat Club,
the Village Boat Club of Kainakary,
Kavalam Boat Club,
The Friends Boat Club of Venattukad,
Pulinkunnu Boat Club Navajeevan Boat Club

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houseboats alappuzha

houseboats in alappuzha kerala.


snakeboat (chundan) races

Snake Boat race is stated to be the sport event having the highest number of members in a single team. Usually, a snake boat is manned by four helmsmen, 25 cheerers /singers and 100-125 oarsmen, who row in unison to the fast rhythm of `vanchipattu'or boatmen's song....



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Alappuzha kollam boat trip resumes operation
See kuttanad boat cruise
Blog on Alappuzha
 International Museum Day
.Vayalar Literary award 2015
.See the largest mural painting in Kerala.
Snake boat races
Taste the local delicacy Karimeen (pearl spot ) fish.
.Alappuzha/ alleppey a leading cinema / movie shooting location in India
. Ride a houseboat in the backwaters and lakes of Alleppey
.Visit a ramsar convention wetland site
.Birding / bird watching
. Pancha Pandava temples, mahavishnu temples, consecrated by Pandavas
. Raja Keshavdas the architect of alappuzha
.Photography: Better Photography, a leading photography magazine has selected Alappuzha as one of the top 10 destinations for landscape photography in India
.Ambalapuzha sree krishna temple well known for world famous ambalapuzha palpayasam



Venice of the east- alappuzha

The local language spoken here is Malayalam the mother tongue of the people of Kerala known as keralites or Malayalees
The vembanad lake covering an area of 204 sq kms stretches from Alappuzha to kochi and the Kayamkulam lake covers an area of 59.57 sq kms and extends into Alappuzha and Kollam. The backwater country has been an important trading and commercial center since time immemorial. Today Alappuzha/ Alleppey is well known for its boat races, beaches, marine products,coir, backwaters, house boats, coir and carpet industry and also called the venice of the east..
In the sixth annual international survey of destination stewardship conducted by the National Geographic Society's Center for Sustainable Destinations the results of which appeared in the Nov 2009 issue of National Geographic Traveller magazine, The Backwaters of Kerala has a score of 60 and has been ranked 23 rd in the list of 133 destinations, incidently the Taj had a score of 52

Alappuzha/alleppey district is surrounded by Ernakulam district towards the north, Kollam district towards the south and Kottayam and Pathanamthitta districts towards the east