Kumarakom Travel

Tourist Places in Kumarakom

Kumarakom Travel


Enjoy the backwaters at Kumarakom

Location Being a state of full of beaches, backwaters and plantations, Kerala has got every thing in stock to make the travelers to cherish. And Kumarakom is a must to visit place when you are in Kerala. Kumarakom, which is situated in Kottayam district of central Kerala, is one of the most popular back water stretches in the state.

Tourist places in Kumarakom Kumarakom Backwaters :This is one of the most attractive backwater tourism destinations in Kerala. It is just 16 Kms away from Kottayam town. The Kumarakom Lake is a fabulous tourist spot which enables the visitor to get tranquilized by the beauty of Vembanad Lake. The spot provides boating, and fishing facilities to the travellers. The Kuttanadan Tharavu(a famous breed of duck) and the Karimeen(a variety of fresh water fish) are the most favourite cuisine here. The house boats will take you for a sweet ride across the back waters.

Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary :

There are lot a places adjacent to Kumarakom, which have the potential to mesmerize the visitors. The Kumarakom bird sanctuary on the banks of Vembanad Lake is 12 Kms away from Kottayam. We can find bird species like water fowls, cuckoos and owls as well as the Siberian cranes. Bird watchers will definitely enjoy the avian paradise.

Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls :Another attractive spot is Aruvikkuzhi waterfalls, where one can watch the streams tinkling through the landscape.

Pathira Manal :Next comes the Pathiramanal, which is a 10 acre island surrounded by the back waters. It’s the home for many rare species of migrant birds. You have to depend on boat facility to reach the island.

Excursions Erumeli is a well known pilgrim centre. Go for a tour to Erumeli, which is 60 Kms East from Kottayam.

Anchuvilakku is another spot. This place is located 22Kms away from Kumarakom.

How To Reach There As far as the accessibility is concerned, Kottayam, which is the nearest rail hub is well connected to other parts of the country. The Main Central road will take you to Kottayam. The international Air port at Kochi is 80KMS away from Kottayam. Frequent bus services are available to Kumarakom from Kottayam KSRTC bus station, which is just 2 Kms away from the railway station.

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