5 Serene Places To Visit In Kumarakom

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If you want a break from the daily hustles, Kumarakom is your next travel destination. A land of islands amidst Venbanad Lake of Kerala is just like the perfect scenery from the paintings.

Whether you want to explore the village life of Kerala or try the cuisines from the South or opt for a walk amidst the solitude of the lands, this is your ultimate travel destination. Kumarakom is located in the city of Kottayam in Kerela.

Now let us explore the major tourist hubs in Kumarakom.

Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

If you love bird-watching, you must visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary at least once in your life. The Siberian Stork and Kingfisher are among some of the migratory birds which add to the scenic charm of lush green lands and backwaters here.

You may also take a boat ride to The Pathiramanal Island, better known as Sand of Midnight. Its open from 6:30 - 17:00 hrs everyday with entry fees INR 50 -100 per head. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is the home of many bird species including cuckoos and siberian stocks. It is the most famous tourist destination in India.

If you want a break from the daily hustles, Kumarakom is your next travel destination. A land of islands amidst Venbanad Lake of Kerala is just like the perfect scenery from the paintings.

Whether you want to explore the village life of Kerala or try the cuisines from the South or opt for a walk amidst the solitude of the lands, this is your ultimate travel destination. Kumarakom is located in the city of Kottayam in Kerela.

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Aruvikkuzhi Waterfall

It’s an ideal land of most exquisite scenery for photographers. The roars of Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls amidst rubber plantations is sure to make you fall in love with Mother Nature.

If you want to try some adventure, go for trekking from the top of the Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls to St Mary’s Church, a well-known religious spot in Kumarakom. No entry fees are charged here and it’s open every day from 6:00 – 22:00 hrs.

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Vembanad Lake

The meeting point ten rivers, Vembanad Lake adds to the crown of glory to Kumarakom. The most romantic scenic stations of Kumarakom, can be your honeymoon destination as well!

You may take a houseboat and spend a romantic time with your partner while you travel amidst the shimmering and free flowing waters of Vembanad.

The perfect setting of the lake along with the detailed green scenery around makes it a photographer’s favourite from each and every angle without a single edit! Also, if you have heard of the Nehru Trophy Boat Race, it is here in waters of Vembanad that the race takes place every year in August.

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Kumarakom Beach

Whether you want to enjoy the tranquillity of the serene nature or be a little sporty, Kumarakom Beach offers you both. One of the most happening places in Kerala, the famous Kumarakom beach is ideal for several air and water sports like parasailing, wind surfing, water skiing and boating.

You also have several luxurious resorts on the lake horizon, offering you an amazing view. You may also try the museum near the shores of Vembanad.

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Kumarakom Backwaters

The calm and serene beauty of the backwaters of Kumarakom cast a spell on you as soon as you step in here. The amazing tranquil blue lake will not let you have enough of it and will leave you to extend your vacation!

The backwaters, alone are responsible for 60 percent of the city’s tourism. Rent a houseboat and glide through the blue waters like a dream sequence.

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How to Reach

Air

Book your flight tickets to Cochin International Airport, and then you can take a taxi to Kumarakom.

Rail

The nearest railway station is Kottayam Railway station and from here you may take a taxi to Kottayam. There are many luxury ways through which you can reach the Kumarakom such as Maharajas Express - World's leading luxury train.

Road

It’s well accessible by all the cities here, you may drive yourself or take a private cab.

Pack you bags and get ready to explore the peaceful place with such an amazings fares of Maharajas Express train.

Explore this beautiful place and make your dreams comes true in the Kumarakom. The best time to visit this place is October to March. Kumarakom is awaiting you, are you ready? Plan your trio now!