Alleppey - Vembanad Lake

Alleppey - Vembanad Lake

Encircled by the districts of Alleppey, Kottayam and Ernakulam, the Vembanad Lake is the largest lake in Kerala, known by different names in each different district. It is also ranked as the longest lake in India. The peaceful ambience of the lake enriched with mesmerizing natural surroundings of scenic islands and tall coconut trees provides the best backwater destination. A backwater cruise is the best way to explore the tranquil Vembanad Lake. On the banks of the Vembanad Lake stands the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, a popular tourist hub that mainly attracts bird watchers. Boating and fishing are the other activities of this lake.

Best Time to Visit Entry Time Visiting Hours Entrance Fee
October to March. 10 AM to 6 PM. 4 to 5 Hrs. Free of cost

Availability of Guides :-

A trip with a travel agency to Alleppey will include guides to the Vembanad Lake.


Souvenirs, handicrafts.


Houseboat cruise, houseboat stay, fishing, photography




Sit back and enjoy the houseboat cruise through the Vembanad lake.

Famous for:-

Scenic beauty, houseboat cruise, bird sanctuary, photography, experience seekers, picnic.

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