Kumarakom: Famous for boat houses, boat race and a lot more

Kumarakom is a tourist paradise in Kerala with a number of amazing places for sightseeing; the place has a lot to offer to its visitors. Located a distance of 13 Kilometres from Kottayam, Kumarakom is a small village, with rich flora and fauna. As it is located at Vebmanad Lake in Kerala, it offers exotic sightseeing, boating and fishing experience. It has a famous bird sanctuary located here with name Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. It is a paradise for Ornithologists where they come from all across the globe to study on birds and wildlife photography. The Bird Sanctuary is spread over 14 acres and is home to migratory birds like Wild Duck and Siberian Stork.

kumarkom bird santuary

Kumarakom is also famous for its back water tours and mangrove forests. The economy of the place is based on fishing, agriculture and tourism. It has large number of house boats where tourists come and enjoy the exclusivity of the place. The place is world famous for offering best in class house boat experiences and these house boats are only used for tourists nowadays. This place is also famous for boat races, which usually happens at the time of Onam, a traditional festival of Kerala.

kumarkom backwaters

Kumarakom Tourism revolves around the backwaters of the Vembanad Lake. There are a number of resorts built-up there on the shore of the lake to offer best experience to the tourists. One can experience the facilities of fishing, backwaters tours, boating, yachting and enjoying the panoramic views of the lake.

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