Alleppey also known as Alappuzha. Alleppey is the land of lagoons, leisure and tranquility is appropriately named the “Venice of the East”. Its enchanting backwaters and the lush carpet of green amidst the many crisscrossing canals curtained by palm trees will excite the romanticism in you and soar your imagination to new dimensions of meanings.

Alleppey is famous for the first labour upsurge against autocratic regime which is known as Punnapra-Vayalar agitation. The historic struggles of Punnapra and Vayalar in 1946 stiffened the attitude of the people against Sir C.P.Ramaswamy Iyer, Diwan of Travancore, which ultimately led to his exit from the political scene of Travancore.

To get to Alleppey, one has the option of taking a train or a bus or a flight. The city does not have an airport, the closest one being the Kochi airport. Direct trains and buses are available from many major cities of the country. National Highway NH 47 cuts across the city and provides access to a few cities in the state.