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Kumarakom – backwater destination in Kottayam

As we discussed earlier Kumarakom is one of the mostly chosen place to celebrate your honeymoon days. This small greeny village is located near kottayam city, kottayam district. Hearing the name Kumarakom the first thing scrolling through our mind is houseboats, yes, this backwater beauty is famous for its backwater tourism. Kumarakom is a part of Vembanad lake which is recknowned as the largest freshwater lake in Kerala.

Kumarakom is well known for its bird sanctuary and it covers an area of 14 acres. A large variety of migratory birds usually visit this place during various seasons.Some of the birds which are commonly found in Kumarakom Bird’s sanctuary are cuckoo, herons, egrets, wild duck, wild duck, teals etc and some migratory birds like Siberian stork pays regular visit to this sanctuary in flocks. These flocks of Siberian storks are a fascinating scene for the visitors.

The lake surrounding kumarakom is rich in marine life.Because of the moderate tropical climate throughout the year, Kumarakom is rich in flora and fauna. As there are numerous resorts and hotels in Kumarakom, there is no need to get bothered about the availability of rooms. If you are much particular in that, there are options to prebook your rooms.If you are looking for an ayurvedic therapy, this is the best place to get it done.

This enchanting backwater destination offers immense leisure options for the tourists to enjoy. Aruvikkuzhi waterfall is another attraction that makes Kumarakom a sure shot entry in the list of “must visit” places in Kerala.

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