Does a serene and calm village sound like your ideal destination for a vacation? Well, Kumarakom is that haven for you. Situated at a short distance of 13 km from Kottayam, this tranquil village by the Vembanad Lake offers a great tourist experience. With a medley of flora, boating, fishing, exotic birds and fantastic sightseeing - Kumarakom proffers the best of the two worlds.
Encompassed by the enthralling backwaters of Kerala, Kumarakom is undeniably the best spot for tourists to visit. With pleasant weather throughout the year, Kumarakom is one of the must-see places in Kerala. Make a visit to the bird sanctuary that is spread across 14 acres of land. This sanctuary is home to different species of migratory birds like Siberian stork, herons, egrets, waterfowl and more. Guests can go on a short houseboat trip on the Vembanad lake and indulge in activities like coir making, fishing, farm visits and a lot more.
Ever wanted to experience the serenity of a rustic life? Kumarakom offers ideal rural tourism in Kerala. With mesmerizing scenery, guests are welcomed with coconut water as a welcome drink and also get to spend a day with the farmers of the village. This village tour starts with a boat ride that is almost 2-hour long through the Vembanad lake. Indulge in activities like coir making, toddy tapping, coconut palm weaving, Manchadikari visit, farmer's house visit and more. Houseboats embellished with modern amenities are an exotic feature of tourism in Kumarakom village, so one can enjoy the enchanting backwaters with a gush of light breeze.
Kumarakom is a region carpeted with lush green coconut trees, here, making coir a prevalent occupation for the locals. Utilising coconut and palm leaves to thatch the roofs of their homes is a typical practice. Coir-making and coconut palm weaving, with the natives, can be viable tourist activities. Fishing at Kumarakom is one of the most prevalent activities to participate in, keeping in mind the breathtaking lakes this enchanted place accommodates. Carrying a fishing kit along would be a wise choice for tourists wanting to experience the thrill of a memorable fishing expedition.
While speaking of activities, forgetting to mention the short trek from Kumarakom to the Aruvikkuzhi waterfall would be a disgrace. Spectating the mesmerising view of this milky-white waterfall would be an absolute visual treat for the travel junkies out there. The Nehru snake boat race is undeniably one of the most thrilling activities hosted yearly on the backwaters of Alappuzha. Kumarakom is also the perfect abode for foodies. Trying out delicious delicacies like appam - a rice pancake, or karimeen - a grilled freshwater fish is a treat for your taste buds.
A cluster of tiny islands on Vembanad lake, Kumarakom offers an entrancing view of the emerald backwaters. Stay with us at Rhythm Kumarakom - a leading resort in Kerala. The staff at our resort ensures to cater to all your needs and serve you with top-notch hospitality. Our resort also offers an activity manager who handles and facilitates tourist activities on guest requests. So, fret no more and spend a relaxing time in Kumarakom with us.