History of Kumarakom
The village of Kumarakom is a cluster of little islands on the Vembanad Lake, and this small water world is part of the Kuttanad region
The bird sanctuary here, which is spread across 14 acres is a favorite haunt of migratory birds and an ornithologist's paradise. Egrets, darters, herons, teal, waterfowl, cuckoo, wild duck and migratory birds like the Siberian stork that live There in flocks are a fascination for visitors. The best way to watch the birds of the Kumarakom sanctuary is a boat trip round the islands.
An enchanting backwater destination, Kumarakom offers visitors many other leisure options. Boating and fishing facilities are available at Kumarakom. Holiday packages on the houseboats, traditional Kettuvalloms, are an out-of-this-world experience at Kumarakom
An unbelievably beautiful paradise of mangrove forests, emerald green paddy fields and coconut groves interspersed with enchanting waterways and canals adorned with while lillies - this is Kumarakom
Location : Located in Kerala,near to Kottayam.
Area : 30 sq kms.
Population : Approx. 7000.
Tourist Spot »
From Kumarakom Town(Bus Stand) - All the below are located between 3 to 16 kms
How to reach Kumarakom ?
- Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.
- Backwater in Kumarakom.
- Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls.
: Roadway :
The nearest bus terminal, is at Kottayam, 14 Km away by road
: Railway :
Nearest railway station: Kottayam, about 16 km.
: Airway :
Cochin International Airport, about 76 kms from Kottayam town From the Trivandrum International Airport it is a 171 Km.