ABOUT KUMARAKAM

Located 16 kms away from Kottayam, the beautiful village of Kumarakom is undoubtedly the pride of Kottayam. An international tourist spot, Kumarakom lies on the banks of the beautiful Vembanad Lake. Kumarakom also serves as a travel base for those who want to explore other places in and around Kottayam.An unbelievably beautiful paradise of mangrove forest, emerald green paddy fields and coconut groves interspersed with enchanting waterways and canals adorned with white Lillies this is kumaram. The Houseboat Forums were created for you, as a central location for you to Find, Read, and Share your Thoughts, Ideas, Comments, Tips, and Articles on all topics related to houseboats. It's now your Houseboat Community.

Kumarakom A beautiful backwater spot accessible from Alappuzha is Kumarakom. Breathtakingly green, the village slumbers by the Vembanad Lake. On-cruise scenery flashes up vivid contrasts of lush greens and deep blues. As the boat glides along the gorgeous green of the fringed palm the ripples in the blue waters blend into little wavelets.

The place is so beautiful that Henry Baker, an Englishman, built his bungalow here in the last century. Now this elegant English bungalow is a Tourist complex.

A 14-acre bird sanctuary adds to the natural beauty of Kumarakom. Birds such as Water Ducks, Cuckoos, and Siberian storks spend happy summer here.

Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary The main attractions are local birds like the waterfowl, cuckoo, owl, egret, heron and the water duck, as well as the migratory Siberian cranes. Parrots, teal, larks, flycatchers, wood beetle, and other birds are seen here during their respective migratory seasons a visit to the bird sanctuary, set within the lush acres of wooded land nearby, acquaints you to the variety of migratory birds that flock in thousands, some from the Himalayas, some even from as far as Siberia. In addition, you can get thrilled of the native kingfishers ablaze in psychedelic colours, experience a walk under rookeries of egrets and night herons or lone golden-backed woodpeckers and even delight in the acrobatics of the paradise fly-catchers.

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Thirunakkara mahadev Temple In the heart of Kottyam town is this 500 years old temple built by the Thekkumkoor maharajah. This temple built in the kerala style of architecture has colorful murals on walls which are worth exploring. The koothambalam, the special building in the temple premises used for cultural purposes, is one the best in kerala .

AttitudeSea level
Area 2208 sq. km
Temperature 22 c – 32 c
Summer 24 c- 33 c
Winter 22 c – 28 c
Rain fall 346 cm
Best time to visit September to March
Clothing Tropical and cotton
Languages Malayalam,Tamil English (spoken)
Nearest Railway Kottyam 16 kms
Nearest Railway Thiruvananthapuram 170 kms
Nearest RailwayCochin 90 kms
Nearest AirportCochin 120 kms
Nearest Airport Thiruvananthapuram 180 kms
Nearest Airport Madurai 280 kms
Places to visit"Venice of the east" Arabian sea and, Vembanadu lake sunset, sunrise, fishing net, Bird sanctuary.etc…..

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