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Five lesser known things to do in Alleppey

Alleppey, famously known as Alappuzha is a small but beautiful place in God’s own country, Kerala. This place is known for his exquisite backwaters and houseboats. For its beauty and serenity, it is famously known as Venice of the East. It is a favorite destination of people who plan their honeymoon or just want to spend some quality time with their loved ones and friends. 

Alleppey is a wonderful place, located in the heart of Kerala. This place has a lot to offer to its visitors. It is famous for some of the best beaches in the country. If you are a social media freak and want some really admirable picture for your Instagram, alleppey is for you. The whole place looks like a one big scenery. The coastline of Alleppey has some of the most beautiful scenes you will ever see which makes this place a must-visit. However, it is seen that people do not know much about the place. Alleppey is much more than just enjoying backwaters. Let’s find out what you can do there.

Village visit – You can visit Alleppey through Kochi and can enter its palm-fringed network of trees. While you can enjoy the view of backwaters, you should visit some of the villages that lie near the coastline of Alleppey. These villages are small but they are quite beautiful. You can enjoy the breath of fresh air and can visit the farms of these villages where you can see different flowers. If you are lucky, you might get a chance to witness the cultural activities of Kerala in the villages that are located near Alleppey.

Bird Watching – If you are someone who loves to watch birds and want to lose yourself in the silence of nature, you can visit Alleppey. The place is home to many birds which you will not find in the hustle and bustle of the city. Take a walk through the tree filled land of the place and you will find many birds roaming in the sky.

Eat Fresh – One of the best things that Alleppey offers is fresh food. You can ask for a coconut chutney and the people will find the best coconut for you and make its chutney. They pluck the right fruit and vegetables in front of your eyes and you can enjoy them raw or ask them to cook it for you. Many village women are doing this work and you can find them along the coastline.

Buy Tea –Alleppey has amazing tea which you can buy from anywhere.

Sleep near water – You can rent a house near water and stay there for a night.

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