Kumarakom Travel Guide



One of the top most holiday destinations of Kerala, Kumarakom is home to untouched backwaters and vast expanse of greens. The landscape comprises of a cluster of islands, Kumarakom is a part of these and is situated on the banks of a mighty lake. Fill your heart with joy and explore this amazing destination. Tall swaying trees, fresh coconuts, amicable people, enjoyable boat ride along the backwaters, and cool breeze will welcome you with open arms in Kumarakom. For nature lovers and photographers, this place is like slice of heaven. Travelers can also enjoy bird watching at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Pristine backwater, beautiful lake, greenery, what else can you ask for in a picturesque destination??

  • Population

    199 million

  • Top Sites

    Peaceful Shikara, Dal lake, Nishat park., Shalimar, Shalimar Mughal Garden

  • Temprature


    10°C to 30°C
    Summer
    (April to June)
    Around 35°C
    Monsoon
    (July to Sep)
    10°C to 15°C
    Winter
    (Oct to Feb)

  • Easygoing Backwater Village Making for a Top-Notch Holiday Destination

  • The Kumarakom village is a top-notch tourist destination in Kerala. It is a cluster of tiny islands on the Vembanad Lake (backwaters) and a part of the Kuttanad region in Kottayam district. This area of Kerala is known for its lush green verdant vegetation and exotic backwater with traditional villages that line the banks add more than a sparkle your experience here. The landscape here comprises of a cluster of island villages in & around "Vembanad Kayal" and a number of branched bodies, which are bordered by beautiful lush greenery. Tall swaying coconut trees line the horizon that add the perfect tropical glamour to this place. Kumarakom is said to be on man-made land, which has been reclaimed from the Vembanad Lake. The lake is very huge and it borders the three Kottayam, Ernakulam and Alappuzha, the 3 major districts of Kerala. This town also houses a well-kept Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, a delight for birdwatchers.

  • Holiday in Kumarakom is luxury by the lake and this place has some beautifully done resorts & stay options for a relaxed & enjoyable backwater holiday. This place is also a hotspot for adventurers who love to indulge in yachting, boating and angling. When here, visit the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, which is also known as Vembanad Bird Sanctuary. This is abode of birds is amidst the backwaters and is an ornithologist's paradise. A favorite range of migratory birds, the bird sanctuary is a dwelling & breeding ground of many aboriginal species. Once can also see lots of tortoises here. Other place for sightseeing here in Kumarakom include the Bay Island Driftwood Museum that displays wooden sculptures, the Pathiramanal Island that’s a home away from home for rare migratory birds, the Ancient Thazhathangady Mosque is east of Kumarakom, Shiva Temple in Thalikkotta, Jama Masjid Thazhathangad, St Mary's Church, Cheriapalli, and the Vaikom Mahadeva Temple.

  • When on a vacation here in Kumarakom, relax & explore the calmness and tranquility of. This spellbinding place.