Get to know Kumarakom

Kumarakom is located 16 km from Kottayam city. The town of Kumarakom is a set of small islands in Lake Vembanad, and is part of the Kuttanad region. You can visit the bird sanctuary here, which stretches over 14 hectares and is a favorite place for migratory birds and a paradise for any ornithologist. Egrets, herons, teals, waterfowl, cuckoos, wild ducks, and migratory birds such as the Siberian stork visit the area to impress visitors.

The area is a delightful haven of peace. It offers the visitor many leisure options. The nearest train station is in Kottayam, about 16 km away, and the Cochin International Airport is located about 76 km from Kottayam city. When you arrive, you will be able to visualize a labyrinth of sparkling waters among which the mangrove forests are distributed. The coconut trees act as retaining walls.

Every year, more than seven million tourists visit Kumarakom , a place that National Geographic magazine has described as one of the must-see places once in a lifetime. Kumarakom is an important stop for most of these tourists . This resort is famous for its group of islands on the eastern shores of Lake Vembanad.

Compared to neighboring towns, the lake has its maximum length and width near Kumarakom (about eight kilometers). With the huge lake to one side and with a network of canals running through it, Kumarakom is a masterpiece created by man and nature as a whole that enjoys a unique position in the area.