Nehru trophy boat race

Nehru trophy boat race

It is in the months of August and September that the moist, rain-drenched earth and the glorious everflowing backwaters burst into song together, a

Information on Nehru trophy boat race

Information on Nehru trophy boat race

Preparations for the big event begin several weeks in advance. The snake boat is smeared with sardine oil for smooth passage through water, the bes

Nehru trophy boat race booking

Nehru trophy boat race booking

Nehru trophy boat race is world renowned as a race that is attracticng a fanatical following that is spreading and growing every

Kerala boat race

Kerala boat race

Tracks -

Track length - 1400 M.

4 tracks of 10 M. wide from East.

Chundan -

Amara

Highlights of Nehru trophy boat race 2016 season
  • Guests watch race from Houseboat (No crowded galleries, no unsafe motorboats.)
  • 5th Consecutive year of organizing such events.
  • Guests wanting to leave early can do so- Special arrangements for same.
  • Homestays, hotels, resorts and houseboat accommodation offered.(For all budgets).

About Nehru Trophy Boat Race

The Nehru Trophy Boat Race on the Punnamda Lake, near Alappuzha, held on the second Saturday of August every year, is the most competitive and popular of the boat races. On the day of this fiercely fought boat race, the tranquil lake front is transformed into a sea of humanity with an estimated two lakh people, including tourists from abroad, coming to watch the event. For t

History

History

The history of the Nehru Trophy Boat Race is associated with the visit of late Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the then Prime Minister of India to Alappuzha. He chanced a trip from Kottayam to Alappuzha by boat, through water logged Kuttanad. A pageantry of boats accompanied him on the trip.The first ra