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Kumarakom – Beauty of Backwaters

Destination

Kumarakom

Duration

3 Days

Overview

Set on the bank of Vembanad lake, Kumarakom is noted idyllic tourist destination of Kerala. Kumarakom is a small picturesque village in Kottayam district. Large tracts of paddy fields,  coconut groves, banana and rubber plantation gives its countryside a beautiful  green cover. A houseboat cruise is the best medium to explore its countryside and mesmerizing backwaters of Kumarakom. At Kumarakom a small bird sanctuary  by the name Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary,  comprising an area of  14 hectares  is located on the edge of Vembanad lake. Thick foliage inside the bird sanctuary and water of  Vembanad lake offers a  good habitat to lot of water birds.  Few commonly found  species in bird sanctuary  are Indian cormorant,  Herons, Larks, Flycatcher,Teals.

Tourist Attractions in Kumarakom

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Best Time to Visit Kumarakom:

Winter  (October – February) – Best Time: 

In these months weather remains cool in morning and evening time and afternoon remains pleasant. Cool breeze and pleasant  temperature adds more enjoyment to sightseeing and excursion trips.

Monsoon  (June – September) – Good Time:

In this period  coastal belt of Kerala receives abundance of rainfall so the lush green beauty of nature emerges. However sometimes your local sightseeing and excursions plans may hamper due to incessant  rainfall.

Summer  (March – May) – Not So Good Time:

In these months high temperatures (maximum of 35-37 degrees ) couples with high humidity levels so  long sightseeing trips are not recommended.

How to Reach

BY AIR:

Cochin International Airport is the  closest Airport to Kumarakom (55 Kms).  This airport  is well connected to all major metro  cities of India: Chennai, Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad,  Kolkata and Mumbai.

BY RAIL:

Kottayam  Railway Station is the closest railhead, which is just  16 Kms away from Kumarakom. It is well connected with other major cities of India:New Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, etc

BY ROAD:

Kumarakom  is well connected by road to other metro cities of India. There is good frequency of buses till Kochi  from there  cab can be booked to reach to your resort.

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