Kumarakom, present in the state of Kerala, is a splendid destination for the perfect tour that you dream about every day after constantly being busy for long hours of your routine life. Famous f...Read More.
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Kumarakom, present in the state of Kerala, is a splendid destination for the perfect tour that you dream about every day after constantly being busy for long hours of your routine life. Famous for its verdure, Kumarakom is a cluster of several islands encompassing the large Vembanad Lake. Backwaters and boat rides are the deeming aspects of this town. The most favourable time to visit Kumarakom is from September to March as the weather is pleasant. Journeying on the fanciful backwaters of Kumarakom is pleasing to every nature lover. You must also visit and do bird watching at the Kumarakom bird sanctuary that features exotic and migratory birds. You can do boating, fishing, backwater cruising or simply laze amidst sprawling greenery.
Cochin International Airport serves as the closest airport to Kumarakom and is approximately 78 km away. Cabs and bus services can be availed from Cochin. Kottayam railway station, nearly 32 km away serves as the closest railway station from Kumarakom. All cities in and around Kerala provide public and private bus services to Kumarakom on a daily basis. Fish is an important content in Malayali meals and 'Karimeen' is a spotted fish that you find exclusively in these backwaters. Fishing and farming are the main occupations of the locals in this place as the backwaters provide a rich variety of marine life. The main sport that this land is famous for is the boat race. The two main boat races of Kumarakom are the Sree Narayana Jayanthi Boat Race (popularly known as Kumarakom Boat Race and the Kavanattinkara Boat Race. On the day of Onam (Festival, the people of Kumarakom slice through the waters and compete with one another for the festival rush and amusement. Come to Kumarakom to live their traditional lifestyles and purify your mind and body amidst the exceptional gifts of nature.