Kumarakom

Overview

Kumarakom, nestled to the backdrop of Vembanad Lake is one of the most sought afterKerala tourist destinations. It draws thousands of people every year, especially for the houseboat ecstasies here. Backwaters are the best thing that Kumarakom has to offer andthese have a mesmerizing charm to attract people over and over again to enjoy its beauty. The place is bestowed with many attractions that suit all types of tourists.
The National Geographic Magazine has listed Kumarakom as one of the must-see places in a lifetime. The land is famous for it's painstakingly hand craft each exquisite piece still made in a traditional way. Vembanad Lake is home to several types of marine life exclusively the Chemeen (Prawns), the Konju (Tiger Prawns) and Karimeen. Kumarakom will be a perfect choice for you to spend your quality time with your family.

NEAREST PLACES TO VISIT :

Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary | Pathiramanal island | Bay Island Driftwood Museum | Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls | Elaveezha Poonchira | Vagamon | Vembanad Lake | Vaikom Mahadeva Temple.

THINGS TO DO IN KUMARAKOM :

Houseboat Ride in Backwaters | Operating hours | Canoe Ride in Backwaters | Bird Watching at Kumarakom Bird Sanctury | Kathakali Performance | Trekking to Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls and behold the best of nature | Nature Walk and Leisure Strolls | Nehru Boat Race | Shopping from street market | Ayurveda Treatments.

IMPORTANT CONTACT INFORMATION :

Police Station : Phone : +91- 481- 252 4339
Road : Kumarakom is well connected by both State highways and rural roads.
Airport: Kochi International Airport. Ph : +91 -484 261 0115
Tourist Information: Kumarakom Tourists Information Center . Ph : +91 - 481-2524343

CLIMATE :

In Summer, the minimum is 20*C & Maximum is 37*C
In Winter, the minimum is 18 *C & Maximum is 32*C

DISTANCE TO MAJOR CITIES :

• Kovalom – 171 KM
• Thekkady – 180 KM
• Munnar – 148 KM
• Cochin Airport – 95 KM