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Alappuzha places to visit -how to reach- Alappuzha kerala beaches and Backwaters

Alappuzha is a district of immense and natural beauty with vast network of lakes, lagoons and fresh water rivers crisscrossing it.
Alappuzha is also famous for its boat races, houseboat holidays, beaches, marine products, and coir industry.
Alapuzha borders Arabian Sea on the west.During the past decade Alappuzha has grown in importance as a backwater tourist centre.
Alapuzha is popularly known as the 'Venice of the East' because of the vast network of canals,lakes and lagoons.

BY AIR - The nearest airport is Kochi at a distance of 64 km north.
The Trivandrum airport is located 159 km south of Alappuzha.

BY ROAD - Cities like Cochin, Chennai,Trivandrum, Bangalore and Calicut are well connected to Alappuzha.
National Highway 47 goes through Alappuzha connecting it with almost all the nearby places of South India.

BY WATER -Alapuzha is linked by boat and ferry services through the scenic backwaters to Cochin, Kottayam, Kavalam, Changanassery and Chengannur.
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Floating mall on Kerala backwaters-Floating Triveni Super Store at Kuttanadu .

Another unique attraction attracts tourists to backwaters of Kuttanadu area of Alappuzha district.
A floating shopping mall on backwaters is catching the attention of tourists.
The Kerala government owned Consumerfed has started the Floating Triveni Super Store.
The media reports that the floating Triveni Super Store, which sells everything a home needs including refrigerators and TV sets at subsidized rates, is the brainchild of state Cooperative Minister G. Sudhakaran.
The mall is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. For safety reasons, only 20 people are allowed on board at a time.
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Kottayam Tourism -Travel Kottayam -City guide -kot...Kumarakom route-map | Bangalore to Kumarakom| Kuma...Kumarakom Hotels | Resorts| kumarakom houseboat | ...Kumarakom | kumarakom Tours | kumarakom backwaters...The mall was designed by the University of Cochin's naval department. It was built at a dock in Kochi at a cost of Rs.50 lakh.Media reports that the mall has average daily sales of Rs.60,000 - Skoool Kerala from Intel® and IT@School Project of Government of Kerala.

Another wonderful initiative from Government of Kerala and Intel® corporation to help the students to learn more about Science and Mathematics.
Kerala becomes the first state in India to deploy Skoool content in all schools.Skoool Kerala is an Intel® driven initiative that brings you highly innovative, interactive and exciting learning resources via cutting edge technologies and devices.
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Kerala government in collaboration with Intel launched regional version of the Skoool Learning and Teaching Technologies educational website  to help teachers and students learn key concepts in mathematics and science.
The website ( can be accessed free on the Internet.
This is another unique initiative from IT@School Project of the General Education Department of Kerala government.The site provides resources in English and Malayalam to enhance their understanding of mathematics and science subjects.
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Thekkady Resorts-Thekkady Hotels list- Thekkady-Kerala Tourism-Thekkady Wild Corridor

Thekkady Luxury Hotels and Resorts as well as budget Hotels and Resorts available in Thakkady and nearest places like Kumali.
Thekkady is in Idukki district of Kerala.Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India.Thekkady is the location of the Periyar National Park, one of the most important tourist attraction in the Kerala.The wonderful artificial lake formed by the Mullaperiyar Dam built across the Periyar river adds to the charm of Thekkady and the Periyar National Park.Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary spreads across 777, of which 360 is thick evergreen forest.

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There are plenty of good hotels and resorts especially jungle resorts in and around Thekkady.Please see below a list of hotels and resorts.The list may not be complete or information may not be accurate.
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