Kumarakom BACKWATERS Kumarakom

Description

The Largest Fresh Water Lake In India

The village retreat Kumarakom, is nestled in the small enclave as a wonderland of Kerala at the heart of Vembanad Lake and part of Kuttanad region, is known for its charming backwaters. It is located 16 km from Kottayam town, being an spellbinding picnic spot and a fast developing backwater tourism destination which offers boating, fishing and sightseeing experiences. One can get to feel the vibrant life in the countryside by travelling through zigzagging tiny hamlets lined up along either sides of the canals and waterways, the scenic natural beauty of coconut canopies, dense tropical forests, rocky coasts, vast expanse of green paddy fields, flocks of ducks swimming around the banks and tiny birds flying across the sky.

Other attractions in kumarakom are Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, aruvikkuzhi waterfalls, Vembanad Lake, and Pathiramanal island. The bird sanctuary spread across 14 acres is a favourite haunt of multi colored village birds and migratory birds.

Kumarakom Houseboat holidays which is one of the number one houseboat operators in Kumarakom backwaters offers luxurious boathouse accommodation too. Traditional Kettuvalloms or rice barges provides houseboat rides in holiday packages with affordable rates. Resorts propounded here make able to taste some delicious fresh water fish recipes.  It is also famous for its aquatic life with Chemeen (Prawns), the Konju (Tiger Prawns) and Karimeen being the real assets.

The enchanting boat races, houseboat cruise, canoeing and fishing are some of the major tourist  diversion of Kumarakom. Climate of this region is ever- pleasant and perfectly balanced so as to visit and enjoy the fresh culture of Kerala and the natural beauty of its fresh water lakes.

Best time to visit- Between September To March

Reached by

Nearest railway station: Kottayam, about 13 km

Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 94 km

Description

The Largest Fresh Water Lake In India

The village retreat Kumarakom, is nestled…

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Description

The Largest Fresh Water Lake In India

The village retreat Kumarakom, is nestled in the small enclave as a wonderland of Kerala at the heart of Vembanad Lake and part of Kuttanad region, is known for its charming backwaters. It is located 16 km from Kottayam town, being an spellbinding picnic spot and a fast developing backwater tourism destination which offers boating, fishing and sightseeing experiences. One can get to feel the vibrant life in the countryside by travelling through zigzagging tiny hamlets lined up along either sides of the canals and waterways, the scenic natural beauty of coconut canopies, dense tropical forests, rocky coasts, vast expanse of green paddy fields, flocks of ducks swimming around the banks and tiny birds flying across the sky.

Other attractions in kumarakom are Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, aruvikkuzhi waterfalls, Vembanad Lake, and Pathiramanal island. The bird sanctuary spread across 14 acres is a favourite haunt of multi colored village birds and migratory birds.

Kumarakom Houseboat holidays which is one of the number one houseboat operators in Kumarakom backwaters offers luxurious boathouse accommodation too. Traditional Kettuvalloms or rice barges provides houseboat rides in holiday packages with affordable rates. Resorts propounded here make able to taste some delicious fresh water fish recipes.  It is also famous for its aquatic life with Chemeen (Prawns), the Konju (Tiger Prawns) and Karimeen being the real assets.

The enchanting boat races, houseboat cruise, canoeing and fishing are some of the major tourist  diversion of Kumarakom. Climate of this region is ever- pleasant and perfectly balanced so as to visit and enjoy the fresh culture of Kerala and the natural beauty of its fresh water lakes.

Best time to visit- Between September To March

Reached by

Nearest railway station: Kottayam, about 13 km

Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 94 km

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Inclusions


  • Cab Facilities
  • Local tax
  • Playground Nearby
  • Return Ferry Tickets
  • Bike equipment
  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Collision Coverage
  • Transportation
  • Restaurant Nearby
  • Golf Nearby
  • Deluxe Coach
  • Central Air/Heat
  • Parking
  • Guides / Assistance
  • Live entertainment
  • Dinner
  • Cruise
  • Room service and meals
  • Professional tour escort
  • Beach Access
  • Roundtrip Hotel Transfers
  • Suitable for Children
  • Historic Area Nearby
  • Snowcat ride
  • Admission to park(s)
  • Driver
  • Diving Nearby
  • Service fee for tour guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet Access
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Amusement Park Nearby
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Lunch
  • wheelchair
  • Jetski Tours Nearby
  • Shopping
  • Deck Furniture
  • Security System
  • State/National Park Nearby

Exclusions


  •     Extra stay pre/post tour    
  •     Extra water bottle charges    
  •     Medicines required if any    
  •     Airfare & airport taxes    
  •     Visa charges    
  •     Insurance    
  •     Passport costs    
  •     All meals and drinks    
  •     Tips to coach drivers    
  •     Tips and Gratuities    
  •     Return Airport Transfer    
  •     Any optional tours    
  •     Any airport arrival/departure tax    
  •     Alcoholic beverages    

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