Alleppey tour packages take tourists to Alleppey, which is a small town located in the West Coast of Kerala. This town is also known as the Venice of the East. This town is a very popular tourist destination in Kerala. The important attraction of this place is the back waters and houseboats. The backwaters are similar to a large lake. They are formed by rivers flowing from eastern parts of Kerala. They extend several hundred kilometers and on the western side of the backwaters there is a narrow outlet to the sea. A cruise in a houseboat along the calm back waters is an extra ordinary experience for tourists. During the boat cruise one can enjoy the picturesque landscape of Alleppey. The cruise can take several hours and during this time one can sit and relax and see the beautiful paddy fields and coconut trees. Many tour packages to houseboats in Alleppey are managed by tour operators. Most of the houseboats are fully equipped with air conditioners, bathrooms and bedroom, chairs, table and many modern facilities. Some houseboats have kitchen facilities where a full time cook will serve food.
Alleppey is well connected by road, rail and waterways. The nearest railway station is Alleppey railway station situated very close to town. The nearest airport is Cochin International airport which is approximately eighty kilometers away. Taxi services are available from airport to Alleppey. Bus service from Kochi to Alleppey is also available. The boat jetty is situated very close to Alleppey bus station.
There are a number of cottages, resorts and hotels for those tourists who do not wish to stay in house boats. These are also home stay accommodation available in Alleppey. Home stays are run by ordinary people who provide their homes for rent on a daily basis. Tourists can choose from a wide variety of accommodation facilities. There are low budget to high budget accommodation depending upon the type of accommodation.