Kumarakom, a breathtakingly beautiful destination, bright green neck of land protruding out into the picturesque Vembanad Lake – is to be found nearly 14 kms from Kottayam in the state of Kerala. The healthy climate, convincing coconut palms, widespread paddy grasslands, lagoons and backwaters, and the prosperous flora and fauna make Kumarakom a tourist’s ecstasy, thrilling the guests with its immaculate charisma. Stretch out in the attractiveness of nature while at Kumarakom and visit the captivating tourist magnetisms in Kumarakom
1. The Vembanad Lake
The clean water of the Vembanad lake go into the mainland at Kumarakom and it displays a fine-looking collection of lagoons, streams, inland waterway and canals, which are most important amongst the tourist pullsl in Kumarakom. The backwaters of kumarakom are extremely rich in marine life and important among the creature that can be seen are the exceptional Chemeen (prawns), ‘Kumarakom Karimeen’ (pearl spotted fish), Konju (tiger prawns), Njandu (crabs) and others. The immaculate and unspoiled Vembanad Lake is a highly thought of picnic spot and a backwater sightseeing destination is providing an assortment of exciting and thrilling options like boating, fishing and sightseeing.
A large number of Water birds, the birds migrating from other places, mangrove forests and the well-known bird sanctuary are various additional tourist attractions and places to visit in Kumarakom.
2. Water Bird Sanctuary
This bird sanctuary is stretched across 14-15 acres of picturesque land on the eastern banks of the Vembanad Lake and is a dwelling to a large number of astonishing and marvelous variety of birds like the waterfowl, water ducks, cuckoos, wild ducks and a large number of other species. Uncommon birds like Siberian Storks also travel here at different times of the year. Water bird sanctuary is one of the top places to visit in Kumarakom.
3. Backwater Cruise
The backwaters is one of the places to visit in Kumarakom in the state of Kerala is a never-ending stretch of twisty waterways bordered on each side by lofty and convincing palm trees, is one of the most attractive and mesmerizing Tourist Attractions in Kumarakom. Go on board on a captivating and relaxing cruise on these backwaters, and you will certainly enjoy the trip and it would be an experience of a lifetime. A stay at any of the magnificent houseboats is also a necessity if you want to enjoy holidaying at Kumarakom.
Nature has unruffled its enchantment to excellence here. A million leafy coconut palms lining the rivers bend over to scrutinize its evidence on the shimmering rivers. Blooming with flowers, bright colors of multicolored birds and luscious and abundant of freshwater fishes nature seems to be at its best.