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Kumarakom Backwaters

One of the best known backwater stretches in Kerala, the Kumarakom Backwaters, is truly a magical place for tourists visiting Kerala for a trip. The silent backwaters appeal to the village here and lure many tourists to Kumarakom every year. These backwaters allow you to enjoy the natural beauty and magic surrounding them. Also, Kumarakom is located away from the bustle of city life and is one of the most peaceful backwater destinations in Kerala. You can also enjoy various activities like cultural tours, nature trails, and bird watching here.

Kumarakom Backwaters Houseboats

To explore the backwaters of Kumarakom, you need a houseboat stay. You will find a range of houseboats and you can choose any of them as per your requirements. Enjoying the ride on tranquil water and beholding the natural beauty is an experience that will take place in your heart. Through this houseboat, you can explore the beautiful area of the route. You can also get top-quality services on the houseboat, and ask the boat service provider to arrange a chef for you.

Best Time to Visit Kumarakom Backwaters

For a delightful experience, visit Kumarakom backwaters between November and February. It is the best time to see this picturesque village and enjoy its tranquility and soothing weather. In addition, you can enjoy witnessing birds and partaking in cultural tours.

How to Reach Kumarakom Backwaters

The nearest airport is in Cochin, and the second closest airplane terminal is in Trivandrum. By train, Kottayam is the nearest railway station, connected to major cities in India. You can also take interstate buses that connect nearby cities to Kumarakom. Also, from Trivandrum International Airport, you can visit Quilon by road and take a ship through the captivating backwaters to Alleppey and further to Kumarakom.

Nearby Attractions

  • Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls
  • Kumarakom Beach
  • Bay Island Driftwood Museum
  • Pathiramanal Island

Tips for Kumarakom Backwater

  • You will have to take a taxi to reach Backwater as bus services are unavailable.
  • You should wear hats, light clothes, and sunscreen while exploring the backwaters of Kumarakom.
  • Stay hydrated all the time, and drinking coconut water is one of the best ways to do that.
  • Capture the natural beauty while on the boats and observe the variety of birds.
  • You must negotiate the boat ride rental in advance.
  • December is the peak season for Kumarakom backwater, and the prices are hiked during this time.

Backwater is one of the prime attractions in Kumarakom that gives you the best experience. Choose our well-crafted tour package to enjoy the backwaters of Kumarakom with great comfort. We provide fully customizable Kumarakom tour packages with backwaters to give you an incredible journey in South India.