The enchanting backwater destination of Kumarakom comprises a cluster of islands on the Vembanad Lake in Kerala. Lying at just 16 km from Kottayam, Kumarakom is a fast developing backwater tourism destination, which is often referred as the 'Gateway to the mesmerizing Backwaters of Kerala'. The region is an amazingly beautiful tourist's paradise, where nature is at her bountiful best.
The numerous Kumarakom Tour Packages have been so designed as to offer tourists a laid back yet rejuvenating holiday at Kumarakom, wherein you can indulge in anything you fancy - from wandering into the depths of the wildlife sanctuary to cruising down the charming backwaters and fishing.
Kumarakom Tour Packages will introduce you to the scenic natural beauty at Kumarakom, amidst lush mangrove forests, coconut canopies and extensive paddy fields interspersed with meandering waterways and canals adorned with myriad flowers. The vast network of lakes, lagoons and canals at Kumarakom adds to its immense popularity as a backwater destination, which offers exciting options like backwater cruising, fishing and sightseeing. Nothing can beat the exhilarating experience of simply cruising along the enchanting waters at Kumarakom and watching the nature pass you by.
Avail of the Kumarakom tour packages and visit the bird sanctuary of Kumarakom - a favorite haunt of numerous birds like herons, teal, waterfowl, cuckoo, wild duck and many more and even migratory birds like the Siberian stork. The ideal way to explore the sanctuary is through an enchanting boat trip round the islands. Embark on a traditional Kerala houseboat or 'Kettuvalam', on the Vembanad Lake and enjoy an unforgettable encounter with nature's pristine beauty.
Kumarakom Tour packages also offer excellent rejuvenation programs in the numerous Ayurvedic centers and resorts scattered in the region.
Kumarakom enjoys a well-balanced tropical climate, and hence, can be visited any time in the year, but the peak tourist season is from November to March.