Mararikulam

Home to one of the best beaches in India, Mararikulam is an adventurer’s delight. The village is part of the district of Alappuzha and is divided into a north and south parchayts. Mararikulam South contains parts of Mararikulam, Perunormangalam, Kanichukulangara, Poklasheri, and Chennaveli. The North is made up of Kattor, Pollathai, Valavanadu, Preethikulangara, Omanapuzha, Kalavoor, Pathirapally, Chettikadu, and of course the other part of Mararikulam. These beaches not only provide the perfect backdrop for an exotic vacation but also supply the serenity so unique to this part of India.

Mararikulam is forty kilometers from Kochi and is a favorite tourist destination. But while many tourists flock there it still gives off that old world charm. There are many tours available to visit some of the historic sites, or explore some of the markets for some local goods or produce. Also if you aren’t content to just relax on the beach and soak up the sun there is parasailing and surfing available. You can also visit one the coir factories to see where the rope gets made and possibly pick up something to bring home with you (or use in mending your rickshaw…)

Of course if that isn’t enough and simply laying on a gorgeous whitish gold sandy beach. With swaying palm trees and friendly fishermen isn’t your cup of tea then there is plenty to do in Alappuzha. The town of canals, backwaters, beaches and lagoons was once described as The Venice of the East by Lord Curzon. It is even believed that Alappuzha or rather Alleppey had trade relations with ancient Greece and Rome. The main tourist attraction here is the lighthouse but there are many religious temples that can be found as well.

It is possible to rent house boats called “Kettuvallam” which are available on a day to day basis and can take you on the old waterways. They often have 2 bedrooms and attached bathrooms; some even have bedrooms with air conditioners. Usually the trip will include cooked food on board in the Kuttanad style but it is best to check with the captain first.

Places of Interest
Alappuzha Lighthouse – Built in 1862, this necessary addition to the port of Alappuzha helped to make it one of the busiest ports and trade centers in Kerala. Open daily for tourists it is possible to see all of Alappuzha from its 30 foot high tower.

Top News

Kilian Martin: India Within

Kilian Martin: India Within

Director Brett Novak collaborates with talented skateboarder Kilian Martin. Hailing from Spain, and known internationally as professional skateboarder creating an all new way to extend freestyle into the realm of street skating, Kilian Martin' movements set him in a class of his own. ...
7 May, 2013 by admin  0
Tea Cup Makers

Tea Cup Makers

A short film featuring the tea cup makers of Kumartuli in Calcutta, India. Film by Nathan Harrison ...
2 May, 2013 by admin  0
jum-P-roject

jum-P-roject

Here's the 'jum-P-roject', a collection of jumping pics from around the world. Film/photography by Marco Giovanelli ...
30 Apr, 2013 by admin  0
Tuk-Tuk Taxi

Tuk-Tuk Taxi

Auto Rickshaw ride in Udaipur, also known as the City of Lakes, state of Rajasthan in western India. Film by Rinkoo Barpaga. ...
30 Apr, 2013 by admin  0
What is Bicycle Travel?

What is Bicycle Travel?

It's all about rickshaw travel here, but we also LOVE to ride our bikes. Here's a cool clip from The Path Less Pedaled ...
25 Apr, 2013 by admin  0
Me Alone in Budapest

Me Alone in Budapest

Here's a tribute to the dedicated boys and girls from our Budapest office, who usually are neglected:( - as the rickshaw races are in India, but we got some amazing adventures starting from this great city. → Caucasian Challenge: The Last Great Adventure Race. Budapest to Yerevan → Central Asia Rally: Race into History. ...
24 Apr, 2013 by admin  0
The Next Generation Rickshaw

The Next Generation Rickshaw

International students create next-gen electric rickshaw. A revolutionary two-wheeler concept from TUM CREATE, codenamed VOI, is poised to change urban mobility. In Vietnamese, “voi” literally translates to “elephant”, and is a symbol of a safe and intelligent way of transport. The VOI is not just limited to transpo...
23 Apr, 2013 by admin  0
The Three Wheels & Teacher

The Three Wheels & Teacher

The Three Wheels & Teacher - Fendy & Lanny, a cinematic pre-wedding, from Verschluss Photography ...
23 Apr, 2013 by admin  0
Solo Travel Lessons

Solo Travel Lessons

Benjamin Jenks traveled over 50,000 miles on his own and learned a lot about how to loneliness. Check out Adventure Sauce for free travel tips. Watch - Solo Travel Lessons: Make Loneliness Your Bitch ...
18 Apr, 2013 by admin  1
Madhya Pradesh Tourism Ad

Madhya Pradesh Tourism Ad

Watch the new MP Tourism ad. Fourth in the inimitable series of MP Tourism ads, this 'Colours' TVC takes tourism advertising to a whole new level. It welcomes the audience the same way Indians welcome people by throwing colours at them during the festival of Holi. Colours in different beautiful hues envelope tourists and form ...
18 Apr, 2013 by admin  0
Page 30 of 88« First...1020...2829303132...405060...Last »

Facebook

Get the Facebook Likebox Slider Pro for WordPress
X

Come join us on our next rickshaw adventure! Book Your Place!

¤