Alappuzha also known as Alleppey, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Kerala with a large network of inland canals and earning it the sobriquet " venice of east". This large networks of canals gives alleppy its lifeline. The backwaters of alappuzha are the most important tourist attraction in Kerala. Alleppy also known for its spectacular snake-boat race held on the 2nd saturday, every august(The neheru boat race). The boat cruise along the backwaters of Allapuzha gives an unforgettable experience to the tourists.