With our Kumarakom tour packages, you can explore the enchanting backwater destination of Kumarakom, which comprises a cluster of islands on the Vembanad Lake in Kerala. Lying just 16 km from Kottayam, Kumarakom is a fast-developing backwater tourism destination, often referred to as the 'Gateway to the mesmerizing Backwaters of Kerala.' The region is a charming tourist paradise where nature is at its bountiful best.
Book Kumarakom houseboat packages and embark on a traditional Kerala houseboat or 'Kettuvallam', on the Vembanad Lake. A day trip on a houseboat with a Kumarakom tour can take you through the brackish lagoons, lakes, and canals, where you can get a deep insight into the majestic beauty of the backwaters.
Kumarakom 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.
Kumarakom honeymoon packages offer an opportunity to spend quality time with your spouse. One can experience 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.
How to Reach Kumarakom
Kumarakom is one of the most captivating destinations that attract tourists from different parts of the world. Cochin Airport is the nearest airport, at around 78 km, and road conditions are good that connect it with other major parts of the country. Kottayam is the nearest railway station, approximately 17 km away, and is connected with other cities, such as Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, and Chennai.
Best Time to Visit Kumarakom
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. The monsoon season is also a good time to visit to enjoy birdwatching in Kumarakom. However, summer is a little bit hot, and sometimes temperatures reach around 35°C.
Places to Visit in Kumarakom
Avail the best Kumarakom holiday 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 around the islands.
Kumarakom is an epic tourist destination to soak in natural beauty and collect different experiences. There are many places you can cover with Kumarakom one day tour packages like Vembanad Lake and Kumarakom Craft Museum, etc. Aruvikkuzhi Waterfall and Jatayu Rock are other popular hotspots.
Shopping in Kumarakom
Enjoying shopping while exploring the destination is the best part of a holiday. Of course, Kumarakom offers a wide variety of things to buy from the markets to enjoy this experience. Shopping markets in the streets of Kumarakom are famous for handicraft items, metal-ware, camel-bone carvings, and wood carvings.
Festivals in Kumarakom
Kumarakom is a very charming holiday hotspot in terms of fairs and festivals. You can find many events in Kumarakom that are celebrated with full enthusiasm. Some of the most popular are Ugadi, Onam, Bakri Eid, Ramadan, and Christmas. Apart from these festivals, the unique Snake Boat Race is also a captivating event that grabs tourists' attention.
Cuisine in Kumarakom
The cuisine of Kumarakom allows you to taste a variety of delicious foods. From locally concocted seafood to international cuisines, you can give your taste buds a treat in different ways. In addition, there are many places to eat in Kumarakom that offer vegetarian and non-vegetarian foods. Appam, karimeen, fish fry, Konju Chuttath, and Tender Coconut Souffle are some of the famous food options to eat in Kumarakom.
Nightlife in Kumarakom
There are multiple fascinating ways to enjoy the nightlife in Kumarakom. From resting in the bar and witnessing the pleasant landscapes of Kumarakom to enjoying the cultural program, you will enjoy the best time at night here. In addition, you can see the Kathakali and theatrical performances that will give you an insight into culture and tradition.
Accommodation in Kumarakom
Unquestionably, your stay matters a lot when you are enjoying your holiday. Whether it is budget, comfort, or some new experience, accommodation in Kumarakom is exceptional in many ways. From budget-friendly hotels to luxurious ones, you can choose from a number of hotels for the Kumarakom trip plan. Moreover, you can choose the houseboat stay to add a new experience to your life.
You can plan an easy-going vacation in Kumarakom through our well-curated tour packages. We assure you of giving you the best traveling experience with comfort by adding meals, sightseeing, transfers, and stays. Our tour experts will also help you to design the holiday as per your desire, as we offer customizable Kumarakom tour packages.