a boat on the Vembanad lake to reach Kumarakom from Alleppey

How to Reach Kumarakom

Kumarakom is the ideal destination for a quiet getaway from the hustle and bustle of crowded cities. The fast-paced life of cities and the wear and tear that comes with them makes it a requisite to take breaks in between. This serene, soul-soothing village is heaven in itself. Never disappointing you with its offerings, Kumarakom is well-connected to different parts of Kerala through road and waterways, both of which are perfect for a scenic journey.

beautiful view of the sea in Kochi

How to Reach Kumarakom from Kochi

Kumarakom is located about 50 kilometres away from Kochi, which makes it the perfect place to visit for a weekend getaway. There are quite a few ways to travel to Kumarakom from Kochi, which is a hub that provides great connectivity to almost all the major cities in Kerala. Before you leave from Kochi to taste the flavours of Kumarakom, roam around a little to catch glimpses of the beauty Kochi holds. Bear witness to the natural harbours and fishermen setting traps for their living. Also, try your hand at the local cuisine. Spending some time in Kochi before stepping in Kumarakom is worth every while!

To reach Kumarakom from Kochi Airport, you can either get a direct bus from the KSRTC bus station in Kochi or take a bus to Kottayam from where you will get another bus to Kumarakom. The bus ride takes about an hour and a half, cruising through lush greenery and gorgeous views. Interact with the locals on the way and get a closer look at Kerala’s culture.

You can also opt for a taxi from Kochi Airport which will directly take you to Kumarakom in about 2 hours. You can also enjoy the beautiful scenery on the way. Though comparatively expensive, a taxi will ensure you have your space on the way after a long trip. Get lost in nature as the scenery on the way will leave you transfixed.

How to reach Kumarakom from Alleppey

Travelling to Kumarakom from Alleppey by bus takes about an hour. Since there are no direct buses from Alleppey to Kumarakom, you will have to take a bus from the KSRTC bus stand in Alleppey to Cherthala from where you can find a direct bus to Kumarakom.

Another alternative to travel to Kumarakom from Alleppey are the waterways. Take a ferry and relish the serene views on your way to Kumarakom. Take a bus from Alleppey to Muhamma and walk to the ferry station. A 1-hour journey through Vembanad Lake to reach Kumarakom will surely be a memory you hold dear for life. Upon reaching, our elegant stays at Rhythm Kumarakom are perfect for a gorgeous vacation full of specially curated activities.

a house boat on the backwaters of alleppey

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