Located around Kuttanad region, lies the paradise on earth called as
'Kumarakom'. With enormous attractions on hand - pellucid backwaters, maiden
beaches, colourful festivals, enticing wild life, magical ayurveda,
luxuriant coconut palms, dazzling rivers and a remarkable heritage, this
place is a must watch for every human being! It is a perfect holiday spot
for adventure lovers, nature lovers and persons who are search for peace and
tranquility. It is an unbelievably beautiful paradise, of green paddy
fields, serene backwaters and a very notable Kumarakom bird Sanctuary which,
is the favourite haunt of migratory birds.
Quick Facts Location : 171 kms from Trivandrum State : Kerala Trip Highlights : Kumarakom bird sanctuary Ideal time to visit : November - March Languages : Malayalam, English and Hindi STD Code : 48192 Best Time to visit : November - March Climate : Summer (Max - 34ºC) & Winter (Max- 18ºC)
Kumarakom Air/Rail/Road Links
Kumarakom is 70 kms from Kochi which has an
international airport well connected to major Indian and international
cities. Another airport is Trivandrum international airport which is 171
km away from this place.
Railway Station :
Kottayam (15 kms) is the nearest railway station. Many
trains connect Kumarakom to other major cities.
Bus Station :
Kumarakom is just 14 kms from Kottayam, where roadways
are connected to the other major cities and the National Highway.
Attractions in Kumarakom Kumarakom bird Sanctuary
14-acre bird sanctuary, is located on the eastern banks of Vembanand river.
It is a favourite haunt of the birds like herons, egrets, darters, teals,
waterfowl, cuckoo, owl, water duck and the migratory Siberian cranes. It is
a place of enjoyment for the bird lovers as well as tourists.
Located just 2 kms from Kumarakom, this is considered to be a beautiful
location and a fun loving picnic spot. You should make a trip to these
waterfalls so that, you can very well mingle with nature and enjoy to your
40 kms from Kottayam, this place is well known revered destination, for its
Shiva temple. The temple is extremely popular for its traditional art
performance and an elephant pageant.
It is an island on backwaters, making a wonderful homage to the migratory
birds which, come from the different parts of the world. Encircled by
Vembanad river, this place is only accessible by boat. It is an ideal place
for enjoying the beauty of nature.
Centres in Kumarakom
As this is a place for a nature lover, you cannot get anything exclusive
from here. You can buy souvenirs as a token of remembrance. Various small
shops provide the typical handicrafts of Kerala and souvenirs of Kumarakom.
For an extensive shopping you can move to Cochin which is about 70 km from
Famous Hotels in Kumarakom
Kumarakom offers you some of the finest hotels that will leave you
awe-struck. Almost all the hotels give a picturesque look of the whole
place. We are happy to offer you the best possible deals matching up your
budget. So, get in touch with us right away, to enjoy a comfortable vacation
Getting away from Kumarakom can be a delight as excursions from Kumarakom
can offer you a wide variety of attractions to be explored. Some of the very
famous places located near to Kumarakom that can be enjoyed are as follows-: