Kumarakom in Kerala is a beautiful backwater destination. Located on the picturesque Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom has to be seen to be believed. Kumarakom consists of a cluster of islands which have been converted into a number of tourist resorts. The place is very popular with the discerning luxury tourist.
Kumarakom is enthrallingly beautiful. The blue backwaters and the surface of Vembanad Lake reflect the azure sky. The amazing shades of green of the vegetation that include mangroves, coconut palms, and paddy fields cover the verdant countryside. Channels and waterways wind their way through this green paradise. Water lillies and lotuses bloom in the water and birds from the bird sanctuary on Vembanad Lake call as they fly across the clear tropical sky. Kumarakom is an idyllic holiday destination for visitors.
While in Kumarakom you can enjoy the attractions of your tourist resort, have an ayurvedic massage, try fishing or bird watching and have a totally relaxing holiday.The birds you can see at the Vembanad Sanctuary in Kumarakom include terns, gulls, herons, lapwings, kingfishers, stilts and Brahminy Kites. If youre a nature lover youre sure to be enchanted by the natural beauty of Kumarakom.
Kumarakom is located 15 Km from Kottayam and about 75 Km from Cochin, which is the nearest airport. Kumarakom is accessible by road and rail till Kottayam. Taking the boat cruise to Kumarakom is the ideal way to travel to Kumarakom. Enjoy the beautiful scenery while lazing on a houseboat as you drift along the serene backwaters of Kumarakom a cool, romantic and heavenly experience!
Air : The nearest airport from Kumarakom is the Cochin International Airport, which is 70 kms from Kumarakom. The Thiruvanathapuram(Trivandrum) International Airport is 171 kms from Kumarakom.
Rail : Kottayam is the nearest railway station. There are regular local and express trains, which connect Kumarakom with major cities in India.