‘Kumarakom’! One of the most scenic and tranquil tourist destinations in Kerala, Kumarakom is in fact among the best backwater destination in the entire state and is around 16k away from Kottayam.
Set alongside the alluring Vembanad Lake, this tourist town boasts of its pristine and untouched beauty that entices visitors from all over the globe. Be a leisure seeker, adventure traveller, honeymooner, or a nature lover, Kumarakom can make everyone fall in love with its grace and charm!
By Water: Muhamma, a quaint town near Alleppey is the nearest point from where visitors can reach Kumarakom through the waterways. Visitors can either board the government run boats or hire private ferries to reach Kumarakom from Muhamma.
By Road: Kumarakom is well-connected with Kottayam through the roadways. Buses ply from Kottayam at regular intervals and take the visitors to Kumarakom; private vehicles are also available at large number between these two Kerala destinations.
By Train: Kottayam Railway Station at a distance of 16km serves as the nearest railway station to reach Kumarakom. Since Kottayam serves as a passage to trains from various corners of the country, visitors can easily make it to Kumarakom from Kottayam.
By Air: Cochin International Airport is a major airport in Kerala, and is connected to several important cities across the globe via regular flights. The airport is only 85km from Kumarakom and also serves as the nearest airport to reach Kumarakom.
Winter (November to February):
Summer (March to May):
Monsoon (June to September):
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary:
Bay Island Driftwood Museum:
Nature Trails and Bird Watching:
Ayurvedic Treatments and Therapies:
Attend Cultural Shows:
Enjoy Boat Race