Located around the tropical Malabar Coast of southwestern India, Kumarakom is one of the most visited tourist destination in Kerala. Known as one of the ten paradise of the world by the National Geographic Traveler, It is a hub of tourist attractions which include exotic beaches, enchanting backwaters, mesmerizing sight seeing, and famous avian wildlife sanctuary, gorgeous paddy field and vibrant folk and culture of Kerala. Now a day the place emerges as a hot spot for eco-tourism.
Places of interest
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary- It is situated around enchanting Vembanad Lake, covers an area of 14 acres. It is ideal home to several species of residential and migratory birds such as cuckoo, wild duck, egrets, darters, herons, teal, waterfowl and Siberian storks. Exploring these birds in their natural habitat is really an unforgettable experience.
Backwater cruise- back water cruises are the perfect place for romantic holidays. You can enjoy an unforgettable journey on backwater cruise with your soul mate through the green paddy fields, vibrant country folk and virgin wildlife. The thrilling beauty of the backwaters attracts thousand of love birds to enjoy some precious moment of their life together.
The Vembanad lake- the city Kumarakom is located on the bank of vibrant Lake Vembanad. The lake is the ideal spot for picnic and many water sports such as boating, fishing, and scuba diving.
Aruvikkuzhi Waterfall- it is one of the prominent waterfall of Kerala, situated just 18 km from the Kumarakom town. The water falls from 100 feet mountains makes mind boggling sight seeing for the travelers.