Kumarakom, a small town in Kerala, on the banks of Vembanad Lake, is one of the most famous spots of tourists. The entire town of Kumarakom is an archipelago of small islands floating in the glistening waters of Vembanad Lake. It is an enchanting backwaters destination.
The mangrove forests, lush paddy fields and coconut groves add to the beauty of this small water world making it an idyllic sub-tropical paradise. Besides being a backwater destination, this place offers many other leisure options. Boating and fishing facilities are available at the Taj Garden Retreat, a sprawling old bungalow-turned-resort.
There are many independent cottages built on stilts, set amidst coconut groves offering a panoramic view of the backwaters. Many people visit Kumarakom to immerse themselves in the backwaters of Kerala. You are greeted by lush mangrove forests, paddy fields and massive coconut trees lining up on the shores, and all together this place provides a real vacation mood.
Backwaters. It is one of the most visited backwater destinations of Kerala. Short and long backwater engines are available to make your stay a unique experience.
Another important attraction is the Bird Sanctuary, which is spread an area of 14 acres. To enjoy the maximum of your trip, take a boat around the islands, especially during early in the morning to see rare and beautiful species of birds. It is a famous haunt of ornithologists and bird watchers.
Water sports and swimming are the best activities in the beach.
Accommodation is not a problem there. Some of the best hotels and resorts are available little away.
By Air Cochin (Kochi) is the nearest Airport.