Kumarakom, situated on the banks of Vembanad Lake in Kerala is a stunning backwater destination and is one of the few places in the world, where the boat is the only means of transportation. So just glide through the cerulean, pristine backwaters in Kettuvalams, traditional Houseboats of Kerala, and have the unmatched experience of watching the lush paddy fields, verdant mangrove forests and coconut groves, white lilies and other exotic flowers, the unknown birds, insects and the biodiversity of the Kumarakom backwaters. Kumarakom, is also a bird watcher's paradise as the bird sanctuary here encompasses about 14 acres land. Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls: This fascinating waterfall descending from a height of 100 ft is located 2 km from Kumarakom. It is a picturesque picnic spot with roaring sound of flowing water and sparking streams meandering through the landscape.
If your vacation is long pending and if you are craving to stretch and relax on your much awaited holiday, you need to be in Kumarakom. The competitive world takes its toll and everyone loves a breather. While some may still seek action oriented holiday, some may love to be in the company of nature and feel one with nature. If you are looking for a break to be on a spot that has everything about it beautiful and naturally so, you cannot overlook Kumarakom. Kumarakom is a cluster of scenic islands around the picturesque Vembanad Lake. The town is nature rich with everything in it enjoying the gift of nature in its abundance. With the soil so fertile, the land is full of paddy fields, coconut groves and mango groves. The lush greenery and the backwaters in a picturesque setting have made Kumarakom one among world’s 25 remote and exotic destinations
The village of Kumarakom is a cluster of little islands on the Vembanad Lake, and is part of the Kuttanad region. The bird sanctuary here, which is spread across 14 acres is a favourite haunt of migratory birds and an ornithologist's paradise. Egrets, darters, herons, teals, waterfowls, cuckoo, wild duck and migratory birds like the Siberian Stork visit here in flocks and are a fascinate the visitors. An enchanting backwater destination, Kumarakom offers visitors many other leisure option