Kumarakom, with the mighty Vembanad Lake in the back drop, in Kerala is a cluster of little islands on the lake. An enchanting backwater destination, Kumarakom is bursting with avenues and opportunities for both relaxation and adventure. Traditional canoe boat ride through the narrow canals of Vembanad lake amidst the backwater with coconut trees lining up on the shores is an mesmerizing experience.
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is home to many migratory birds like the Siberian Stork and Wild Duck can be seen here along with darters, herons, egret, waterfowls and cuckoos. Be a child and follow different species of butterflies or just rejuvenate with an experience of an authentic Ayurvda spa, there are ample of opportunities for a relaxing holidays in the natural beauty of Kumarakom.
Kumarakom is an year round destination. However, during the winter time between October to April is the best time to visit Kumarakom. The nearest airport to Kumarakom is 75 kms at Cochin.
National Geographic listed it among the select destinations in the world that one must visit at least once in their lifetime.