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 2018 season
  • For the first time exclusive new package - for families only.
  • Aircon and non aircon houseboats for this season' s Kerala boat race.
  • Special packages for those who wish to combine the Nehru trophy boat race, vallam kali, with other popular tourist destinations like Munnar, Athirapally, Fort Kochi, Periyar, etc.
  • Four seater, eight seater taxi cabs,or a traveller buses arranged for our guests.
  • As usual, accommodation or houseboat rentals are arranged.
  • Very Important- for those who wish to arrive late, or leave early from the race, special motorised canoes are arranged -at extra cost.
  • Tourists who arrange their own accommodation can still join Johnson's Nehru trophy boat race event, by buying the Kerala snake boat race tickets through him.

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