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Kumarakom Tourism

TA bunch of little islands on the Vembanad Lake in the area of Kuttanad, the village of Kumarakom is situated 14 km away from the town of Kottayam. Lined by several strings of palm trees, the region is home to luxuriant paddy fields, blue lagoons, deep backwaters, and dense mangroves that are the quarters of several diverse species of vegetation and wildlife. Kumarakom tourism was actually developed into a Bird Sanctuary from the original old rubber plantation. Today Kumarakom is a vacation retreat widely preferred by the Indians and foreigners alike. The bird sanctuary by Kumarakom tourism that covers over 14 acres of land is a much loved destination of migratory birds and is in turn the bird lovers’ paradise. A bird watcher would preferably love his tour to Kumarakom as he will have the opportunity to see an array of these winged creatures, like cuckoo, egrets, darters, waterfowl, herons, teal, wild duck and migratory birds like the Siberian stork. Among the most amusing activities for the tourists visiting this place are boating and angling. Apart from the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary that is one of the key tourist attractions in the state of Kerala, the Vembanad Lake which is supposed to be the largest backwater lake in Kerala, provides a host of interesting adventurous opportunities. It is actually the breeding ground for a number of marine and freshwater fish including ‘Karimeen’ (Pearl Spotted Fish), shrimp (chemmeen in the local language) and prawns.

Plan your Kumarakom tour keeping in consideration the various aspects pertaining to the place. Being positioned near to the sea, Kumarakom enjoys a moderate climate, with heavy rains making their presence felt during the months between June and August due to the southwest monsoon. Annual average rainfall measures about 310 cm. In Kumarakom the winter months continue from December to February. In summer, the temperature rises to a maximum of 35°C and in the winters it dips to about 25°C. Reaching Kumarakom is another point of concern while planning your tour to this city. It is quite convenient as there are ample transportation options on hand. Cochin International Airport and the Trivandrum International Airport are the main easily accessible airports near the town of Kumarakom. Rail services are regularly on offer via Kottayam which is located 16 km away. You can also make use of the boat services from Muhamma (near Alappuzha) to Kumarakom Jetty. Buses and taxis ply at random throughout the day from Kottayam.

Tourism In Kumarakom


About Tourism In  Kumarakom  -On the shores of the calm Vembanad lake, 14 km from Kottayam, lies Kumarakom a little charming town in the state of Kerala. The little village of Kumarakom consists of bunch of little islands on the Vembanad Lake, and is part of the Kuttanad region. Formerly an old rubber plantation, Kumarakom has now grown up as a bird sanctuary. Ornithologist's paradise, Kumarakom is now a leisure haunt, very admired with domestic as well as foreign tourists. An enchanting backwater destination, Kumarakom offers visitors many other leisure options like - boating and fishing, very popular with the visitors. The beauty of nature amidst spectacular mangrove forests, coconut canopies and pulsating paddy fields peppered with enchanting waterways and canals decked with wild lilies, adds to the beauty of its surroundings. Kumarakom is the place for the people looking for a lazy and laid back holiday.

Reaching There
Air : The nearest Airport is The Cochin International Airport which is 70 kms. away from the Muhamma boat jetty
Rail : The nearest Railway station is at Kottayam and regular local and Express trains connect the city with rest of India.
Road : Kottayam is 14 kms from Kumarakom and both State highway and National Highway connects it with the rest of the country.

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DAY -1 /Arrival at Cochin airport/railway station.Transfer to Backwater Retreat - Relax - Evening heritage zone / kathakali – Over night stay at resort.

DAY -2 / Visit traditional Nalukettu / nearby fishing village / Anthakaranazi beach / potters village - Relax - Over night stay at resort.

Day 3 / Transfer to Teekoy at the foot hills of Vagamon and the source of Meenachil river, immortalised by Arundhati Roy in her book 'THE GOD OF SMALL THINGS'. Over night stay at resort.

Day 4 / Trek up to the Illickal Park- visit Poonjar Palace or relax in a serene, unpolluted and eco-friendly country side. Over night stay at resort.

Day 5 /Proceed to Kuttanad, a village below sea level in Alleppy - relax- village walk, canoe ride, paddy farming- relax at Homestay.

Day 6 /Check in at a deluxe House Boat -Enjoy the beauty of country side, Backwaters - visit ancient Champakulam church - relax in House Boat.

Day 7 /Back to airport/railway station.

Kumarakom Tourism Packages Cost


Your package cost is purely based on the following factors.

  • Type of accommodation, you can opt budget,standard,deluxe or luxury type of Hotels/Resorts/Houseboats.

  • Selection of travel service,you can use A/C or Non A/c car.

  • You can opt flight,train or bus for your up and down journey.

  • If you need a tourist guide,there will be additional cost.

  • It is better to opt bed and breakfast plan, it may reduce total Kumarakom  package cost.

  • Before planning your Kerala tour package discuss with us or to an expert travel consultant, it shall help to reduce the cost.

Kumarakom Tourism Package Selection

Tourism In Kerala always recommend you to discuss your Kumarakom  tour plan with an expert Kerala tourism consultant at the beginning stage.It shall help you a lot.Our tour consultants are always willing to do the same.By discussing you will get following benefit.

  • For quality service and best understanding.

  • Minimum you should have 2 Night 3 days time.

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