Alleppey, Kerala, India
The perfect 1 day itinerary

Alleppey, also known as Alappuzha, is a city in the southern Indian state of Kerala. It's best known for houseboat cruises along the rustic Kerala backwaters, a network of tranquil canals and lagoons. Alappuzha Beach is the site of the 19th-century Alappuzha Lighthouse. The city's Mullakkal Temple features a traditional design. Inland, the vast paddy fields of Kuttanad are a hot spot for paddy cultivation.

What to do in Alleppey?

This 1 day itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Alleppey. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Experience the Serene Backwaters and Local Culture


Start your day early with a visit to the Mullakkal Temple, a traditional Hindu temple with a unique open-roof design. Afterward, head to the bustling Alleppey Market to get a glimpse of local life and shop for spices and handicrafts.


Embark on a houseboat cruise along the serene Kerala backwaters. Enjoy a traditional Kerala lunch on board while you soak in the lush greenery and tranquil waters.


Visit the Alappuzha Beach and the 19th-century Alappuzha Lighthouse. Enjoy the sunset over the Arabian Sea. End your day with a delicious seafood dinner at a local restaurant.

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