Alleppey also known as Alappuzha famous for snake boat races. Alappuzha is also home to Kuttanad, the rice bowl of kerala, one of the very few places in the world where farming is done below sea level. Kuttanad is a land of lush paddy fields and stretches for 75 Km sandwiched between the sea and the hills.
Kuttanad backwaters is one of the most beautiful backwaters in Kerala. It is here that most of the snake boat races are conducted and a majority of the rice boat & houseboat cruises are scheduled. Backwateers in Kuttanad forms a favorite Kerala destination on luxury Kerala Travel backwaters.
The Kuttanad region is a green landscape covered with waterways that run alongside fields of cassava, banana and yam, as well as emerald green fields of paddy. A unique feature of Kuttanad is that many of these fields are below sea level. You can see the amazing below-sea level fields of Kuttanad, while on Kerala visit.