Alleppey known as Venice of the east is more of waters surrounded by beautiful nature. There is lots to explore in Alleppey starting from house boat stay, to kayaking sport, kuttanad village travel to beaches, temples visit yo shopping, don’t miss out on spa, massages, seafood and nigtwalk. On the other hand Kottayam is more of Vembanad popular lake plus abundant nature around. Here are some things not to miss visit to ilzhaveezhi ponchira, aruvizhi falls, Kottayam cheriapally, meadows to Kumarakom beaches and lot of local temples. Since Alleppey and Kottayam are an hour apart, I would suggest you keep a day for Kottayam separately, and plan other travel days in Alleppey.