Kumarakom,situated 13 Kms away from Kottayam is a sleepy little village on VembanadLake in Kerala. It offers wide variety of flora, exotic sightseeing, boating and fishing experience. The bird sanctuary spread across 14 acres is safe home for many migratory birds like Siberian stork, wild duck etc. They live with other birds in flocks such as darters, herons, egret, waterfowls and cuckoos are fascinating sight for the visitors.
The beautiful paradise stocked with mangrove forests, emerald green
paddy fields and coconut trees comprises with water ways and canals
adorned with white lilies enchants the tourist from world over. The land
is famous for it's painstakingly hand craft each exquisite piece still
made in a traditional way. VemanadLake is home to several types of
marine life exclusively the Chemeen (Prawns), the Konju (Tiger Prawns)
How to reach
By Air :85 Km from Cochin International Airport and the 250 Km from Trivandrum International Airport.
By Rail: 16 Km from Kottayam.
By Boat: From Muhamma (near Alappuzha) to Kumarakom Jetty.
By Road: Buses and Taxis are easily available at all time of the day from Kottayam.