Kerala is an enchanting kaleidoscope full of breathtaking surprises. It is a small strip of land sandwiched between the Arabian Sea and the mighty mountains of the Western Ghats.Kerala State was formed on 1st November 1956, with Thiruvanthapuram its capital city.
Kerala is gifted with exotic ingredients-For beach lovers, the choice of beaches are many where you can swim and surf on peaceful beaches. If you are Nature lover, cool high mountains, boating through the silent lake,
a walk through plantation are waiting for you. Kerala, the land of lagoons, long stretches of lush vegetation, wildlife sanctuaries, cool enchanting backwaters and so on makes it a perfect vacation paradise. Apart from exotic scenery, Kerala is famous for its colourful festivals and events. The Nehru Boat Race held at Alappuzha has attained popularity all over the world. Onam is the most important festival of Kerala; children go around collecting flowers for the decoration in front of their house. It’s an occasion for family get-together for the Keralites.
Alappuzha, the smallest district in Kerala, but highly economic, cultured and trade is titled 'THE VENICE OF THE EAST'. It is Divan Raja Kesavadas who renewed and reformed Alleppey Town. The town is embraced by the natural limbs of God, the wavy Arabian Sea in the west and the lulling canals, Lakes, Lagoons, rivers and the green, colorful villages. Backwaters that of 300 sq k.m round as a waist chain, Snake Boat Race ( Chundan Vallam Kali ) is an ancient, but still a passionate competitive game of this land.
The boat which is formed 100 to 150 feet long is run by the strength of at least 120 lusty muscled native rowers. Alleppey is noted for the coir and coir products, fishing , Agriculture and Handicrafts products. Paddy and coconut are the prime part of Agriculture. Undoubtedly it is a fact, ' KUTTANADU ' The Store Room of Paddy, is one of the most generous and genuine gifts of God in the world. Now a days Backwaters are the main attraction in Alleppey. Especially this place is very famous for House Boat Cruise.