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Cochin to Alleppey through backwaters
Written by Rahul on June 23, 2020 Share on

Cochin to Alleppey- Travel the Backwaters of God’s own country, Kerala

Tired of exploring God’s own country on foot? Enjoy exploring the state of Kerala by the backwaters on luxurious cruises. Hire a luxury cruise from Alappuzha, which is referred to as the “Venice of India”. You will certainly love the ride here as it will be one of the best experiences in Kerala. You will cruise through the beautiful Kuttanad, which is the rice bowl of Kerala. This voyage will be a beautiful scenic experience with fields fringed by palm and coconut trees. Kerala is one of the best places in India for a tourist to go and explore. People just go there to escape the routine mundane life. It is a perfect weekend getaway from your stressful routine. You can pick the best things to do while you are in Kerala for having the best time there. Now let us go through the ways of travelling from Cochin to Alleppey.

The beautiful city of Cochin, Kerala.
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Cochin To Alleppey

By Bus:

There are direct buses from the city Cochin to Alleppey. The ideal time that it will take from Cochin to Alleppey will be approximately 60 minutes. This is the best way of transport for all solo travellers. These buses are available very much frequently so you will be able to catch a but very easily. This one way of transport is the easiest and one of the cheapest from Cochin to Alleppey.

Backwaters in Kerala
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By Train:

Many trains are accessible directly from Cochin to Alleppey. These trains are available on all days of the week. The time taken from Cochin to Alleppey is approximately 60 minutes. This is one of the cheapest methods to travel out of Alleppey. Some of the well-known trains are Alleppey express, Dan Alappuzha and Trivandrum express and many more.

Kumbalangi, Kerala
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By Taxi:

Taxies are always available for travelling from Cochin to Alleppey. The ride almost takes 1 hour to reach from one city to another depending on the traffic conditions. The rough cost of the taxi per kilometre will be 15-45 INR. This is totally relying upon the administration of taxi.

Chinese fishing, Kochi Fort
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By Luxury Boat:

This is one of the costliest and the most scenic ways of travelling from Cochin to Alleppey. This first goes through Kuttanad, which is the rice bowl of Kerala and also is the “Venice of India”. Then it goes through the Kumarakom, one prime attraction of the Kerala state. It is a small backwater village which has a cluster of islands in it. The boat across the famous Vaikom, to the Vembanad lake. This gives you an insight into the life of the Backwater village. Next, you will find the Pathiramanal, which is a small island. It will seem like it is afloat on the backwaters.

The route to the beautiful Vaikom offers you an exciting experience. The famous Shiva temple is one of the main attractions of this place. Then from there, the nesting place is the Famous Kumbalangi. This is one of the famous fishing destinations in Kerala. Then is the final destination that you will reach. This way you will get the luxury of staying in a great room and also enjoy the Serene beauty of the State.

Cochin to Alleppey luxury boats
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This is one of the best ways to actually explore the beautiful state of Kerala. Explore and find interesting things to do in both Cochin and Alleppey. Add this to be a part of your itinerary for your Kerala Holiday packages. You can also check for more updates on Domestic travels on the Pickyourtrail website.