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Kumarakom Travel Guide
Kumarakom is green, emerald, jade, lime, sea, bottle and olive.....and then some.

Kumarakom is green, emerald, jade, lime, sea, bottle and olive.....and then some. Perched on the edge of Vembenad lake this verdant paradise is most famous for its backwaters. Located in the state of Kerala which is rightly referred to as Gods own country, Kumarakom offers you fascinating sights of enriching beauty. A small island blessed with scenic landscapes and an enchanting magical environment, the real beauty of this place can be seen in the lush green paddy fields, mangrove forests, and waterways. Its good to have a Kumarakom Travel guide at your side. Set your mind on a hardcore relax and the natural environment here will ensure you get nothing else.

This destination has become one of the best known exotic holidays in Kerela and caters to a lot of tourists from all over the country but the wonderful thing is, Kumarakom has still managed to hold on to its pristine elements and wide lush spaces. Vembanad Lake nearby is Kerala’s largest lake and possibly the longest lake in India. A vast range of flora and fauna can be seen on this island which make it a naturalists delight. The name Kumaramom cames from Lord Kumaran who was worshipped here. The Vadakkancore kingdom ruled this area in the initial period. Kumarakom Travel guide provides you the valuable information about this area. One can also hire boats and houseboats for joyrides or overnight trips on the Vembanad Lake from here.

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Places to visit and things to do in Kumarakom


How to Reach Kumarakom
Kumarakom is nothing but a cluster of small islands on the Vembanad Lake that make it an enchanting backwater destination. It is a perfect place for activities like boating, fishing, backwater cruising or simply laze around amidst sprawling greenery, placid backwaters and variety of birds. Vembanad Lake and Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary are major tourist attractions here. Road, Rail and air connect Kumarakom with various parts of India.
How to Reach Kumarakom by Air
Cochin International Airport, nearly 80 km away, serves as the nearest airport to Kumarakom. Flights of domestic airlines connect Cochin with other Indian cities on a daily basis. Flights from major international cities also serve Cochin city. AC cabs, non AC cabs or city buses can be availed from Cochin Airport to reach Kumarakom.
How to Reach Kumarakom by Road
State as well as private bus operators serve Kumarakom route. Kottayam bus terminus, which is located around 14 km away from Kumarakom village, withholds the operation of buses serving cities like Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore, Thiruvananthapuram and Cochin. Plenty of buses stop at Kumarakom as well. Hired cabs or private cars can also be used to travel to Kumarakom from nearby places.
How to Reach Kumarakom by Rail
Kumarakom does not have its own railway station and Kottayam serves as the nearest railway station. Trains from various parts of the country like Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Kochi etc. serve Kottayam on a regular basis. Direct as well as stopover trains are available in this route.

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How is the weather?


Ashith Raju

not much hot not much cold. but now its raining.

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How is the weather in mid March in Kumarakom as i am planning to visit between March 8-12?


Ebby Chirayil

hot and humid

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What are the things to do in Kumarakom?


Ashith Raju

beauty of Vembanadu Lake is incredible. houseboating, superb lake view resorts, awesome lake foodl, traditional kerala food items, Kuttanadan dishes, toddy, fishing, speed boating etc

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How will be the weather in kumarakom in first week of august?


backwaterripples kumarakom

Dear Sir/ ma'am, Greetings from backwater Ripples, Kumarakom..!!! We cannot predict the weather conditions, but hope should be having the good weather those period. Thanks and Regards Haroon

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In last December what type of weather will be there?



cool sunny days....!!!

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What's the best place for a romantic meal in Kumarakom?


Navin Sharma

try Zuri hotel

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Please suggest some resorts in Kumarakom to stay.



paradise resort dont go anywhere except that

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What are the best places to eat in Kumarakom?



All over kumarakom streets :)

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What is the best time to visit Kumarakom?


Suraj Sarkar

i will be at kumarakom on 12th june , as far as i know monsoon will arrive at kerala and beauty of kerala is to see it in this time as the greenery is at it's most in this period but there is some problems also due to rain though i have choosed to visit in this period rest let's see.

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We wanna go to Kerala trip for 1 week for 2 newly wedded couples. Please suggest a good hotel.



Aqua Jumbo House Boats ,Alleppy,Kumarakom

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