Alappuzha (or Alleppey) is a city on the Laccadive Sea in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Lord Curzon named it as the 'Venice of the East' as it is filled with backwaters, canals, lagoons, and beaches. If you are a nature lover, you can not miss out on visiting this picturesque city. You can reach Alappuzha by road or train. The city is well connected with Trivandrum, Cochin, and other major cities. Cochin airport is the nearest airport to Alappuzha which is less than 100 km, so you can also reach there by air.
Sure, there is public transport available to travel within the city. However, if you need autonomous free drives enjoying the scenic beauty of nature and explore everything Alappuzha has to offer, what is better than a car for rent? IndusGo offers the best car rental service in Alappuzha. The car rental in Alleppey without a driver is the best way to travel hassle-free. You don't want to worry about public transport, bus schedules, or unnecessary stoppages when you are with family or friends. Enjoy the beautiful backwaters, evergreen coconut groves, intricate network of canals, natural bounties, and scenic beauty of ‘God's own country’ with our rent a car service in Alleppey. Book a car rental depending on the number of passengers. We have different packages of car rental to choose from.
How to book self-drive cars in Alleppey
The easiest way to book a self-drive car is through the website. Browse the IndusGo website. Login or signup with your email address. Choose your travel destination, the pick-up, and drop-off location, and the travel dates. Search the car's types, with flexible packages of with or without fuel. Choose your car from the list shown and click ‘Book now’. You will then be forwarded to payment options. Once the payment is done, your car will be booked and delivered to your pickup point.
You can also call @ +91 9539 58 00 00 for a detailed description of your car-rental, trip, and the packages. To book a car at IndusGo, you should have a valid Aadhar Card and Original Driving License. The minimum period is 3 hours. If you are booking a self-drive car for a weekend in Alleppey, you need to book it for a minimum of 12 hours.
Drive Safe with IndusGo Sanitized Cars
We ensure to sanitize and disinfect our cars after before every drop-off and after every pick-up. We want your travel experience to be a delighted one, so we take all possible measures to let you have a safe and secure trip with our well-sanitized and disinfected cars. Our service of sanitized cars is operational in all cities. We also do contactless delivery and pickup as per the government norms.
Car Rental packages in Alleppey
IndusGo is an exclusive car rental service from the house of Indus Motors, the No.1 Maruti Dealership in India. IndusGo offers a wide range of Maruti Celerio, Maruti Wagon-R, Maruti Swift, Maruti Ignis, Toyota Liva, Maruti Brezza, Maruti Ciaz, Honda City, Maruti Dzire, Maruti Baleno, Maruti S-Cross, Toyota Crysta, Mahindra XUV 500 and many more. Why depend on buses and other transports when you can enjoy a Maruti Ignis ride for just Rs. 3320. You can choose a free Kilometers package of 120 Km, 240 Km, and 480 Km as per your convenience. You can choose the package with or without fuel charges.
Why IndusGo for Self-Drive cars in Alleppey?
Beaches, temples, house-boats, traditional boat races - Alleppey is filled with exciting places to visit. It is also the hotspot of Kerala Ayurveda. When there are so many places to explore and so much fun activity to do, you cannot depend on public transport to ruin it. Save up to 50-60% of your travel expense by renting a car.
At IndusGo, book the car of your choice, set your hotel or lodge as the pick-up point. You can also book a car from Cochin airport. IndusGo is the best way to escape expensive taxis and to travel on your own without worrying about high taxi rates. Choose IndusGo to rent a car in Alleppey so that you can -
Do a hassle-free online booking
Avail the doorstep delivery facility of the car
Choose from a large fleet of insured vehicles that never fail you
Select a car reasonably. We have cars for every budget
Rent a car in Alleppy at Zero Security deposit
Avail instant refunds of deposit
Book a car with and without fuel
Enjoy the trip as there are flexible points for car pickup and car drop-offs
Places to visit in Alleppey with a rental car
Now that you are all sorted about how to reach Alleppey and how to use a rental car to visit this alluring city, plan your rest of the trip. Here’s a quick guide on what places you must visit while you are in the town.
Known as the ‘Venetian capital of Kerala’, Alappuzha also known as Alleppey. It is one of the most famous tourist destinations in India. Even with a huge urban population, it is one of the cleanest towns in the whole country. Besides being an important tourist hub, this district has the highest literacy rate and it is the oldest planned town in the state.
Surrounded by water bodies including rivers, backwaters, and lakes, it is indeed the most sought out tourist destination in Kerala. Alappuzha is renowned for houseboat tourism as it can be booked and you can experience the facilities of a house in moving water. Cruising on houseboats in Alleppey should be on top of the list of things to do while in Alleppey. Enjoy the mesmerizing natural beauty of this quaint little town while being on the backwaters in a houseboat. The Nehru Trophy Boat Race, named after Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, is one of the premier snake boat races in Kerala. It is held on the second Saturday of August every year and is a major tourist attraction in that season. If you want to witness this iconic event, then do plan your trip in August.
The places named Kuttanad and Haripad are easily accessible if you rent a car in Haripad. Another attraction is Alappuzha, also known as the rice bowl of Kerala as there are many paddy fields here. Few other must-visit places in Alleppy are Alappuzha Beach, Kumarakom bird sanctuary, Vembanad lake, Krishnapuram Palace, Pallippuram, Bay Island Driftwood Museum.
From biblical times itself, Alappuzha was famous for its beauty and the lush greenery and water bodies which fascinated the traders and invaders alike. People here had trade relationships with Greece, Rome, Netherlands, Portuguese, and Britain from the middle age. Now, however, tourism is the main economic source of this place. Hence, if you rent a car in Alappuzha, you will see the spread of many small scales and cottage industries around tourism such as handicrafts, oils, coir, etc. Also, this place is one of the main centers of Ayurvedic spa and health and wellness centers in Kerala.
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