Nehru Trophy Boat Race is a popular Vallam Kali held in the punnamada Lake near Alappuzha. It's conducted on the Second Saturday of August every year is a major tourist attraction.
Vallam Kali or Vallamkali literally means boat race. The most attractive event of the race is the competition of Snake Boats known as ChundanVallams. So it's also known as snake Boat Race. There is other types boats which participate in various events of the race are Churulan vallam, Odi vallam, (Vaipu Vallam), Vadakkanody Vallam and Kochu Vallam.
Alappuzha or Alleppey is one of the most popular holiday destination in Kerala. The Backwaters of Alleppey are world famous and it is one of the main tourist attraction in Kerala.
Marari Beach, beautiful long beach on the way from cochin to alleppey. It is a perfect place spend a day time with your friends and for adventure lovers.
Alapuzha 688 014
Kumarakom North Post
Kottayam - 686566