Kumarakom is located on the banks of Vembanad Lake, which is the largest lake in Kerala. Kumarakom is a part of the Kuttanad region, along with Alleppey, Kumarakom has beautiful backwater areas and they collectively form the most important tourist centers of Kerala. Kumarakom stands for exquisite backwater activities like boating and fishing, Kumarakom in Kerala is a cluster of many small man-made islands reclaimed from the lake. One can enjoy a beautiful cruise or a houseboat while sailing from Alleppey to Kumarakom. You can spend an entire evening and night by on a houseboat. The exquisite locations one can witness, while they are on the houseboat, will make a trip to Kumarakom memorable.
... There are some fishing and canoeing options too. The most exciting sport that can be witnessed in Kumarakom is the snake-boat race, which is a way of celebrating Onam, uniquely, in August and September. Large crowds of tourists throng the site to witness the amazing spectacle. Also, there is Kumarakom bird sanctuary here, which is spread across 14 acres, which is a favorite haunt of migratory birds and an ornithologist's paradise. Darters, Egrets, Herons, Cuckoo, Wild Duck, Teals, Waterfowl and migratory birds like the Siberian Stork visit here in flocks and fascinate the visitors.
Q. What Kumarakom is famous for?
Ans. Kumarakom is famous for backwater, houseboats, and migratory birds.
Q. What are the nearby places to visit from Kumarakom?
Ans. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Aruvikkuzhi Waterfall, Vembanad Lake, Bay Island Driftwood Museum, Vagamon, Kottayam, Kumarakom Craft Museum, Pathiramanal Island, Jatayu Rock, St Mary’s Church, Ettumanoor Mahadeva Temple, and Thanneermukkom Bund.
Q. How to Reach Kumarakom?