Bird Sanctuary , an
ornithologist's paradise, situated
on the banks of the Vembanand Lake is known for its varied avian population. The sanctuary sprawls over 14 acres.
A cruise along the vembabad lake is the best way to experience the sanctuary. The best way
to watch the birds of the Kumarakom sanctuary is a boat trip round the islands.During
the winter months, the water bodies attract storks, ducks and other migratory
birds, in large flocks from the north.
enchanting backwater destination, Kumarokom offers visitors many other leisure
options. Boating and fishing facilities are available at Kumarokom. Holiday packages
on the houseboats, traditional Kettuvalloms, are an out-of-this-world experience
unbelievably beautiful paradise of mangrove forests, emerald green paddy fields,
and coconut groves interspersed with enchanting waterways and canals adorned with
while lilies makes the beauty of Kumarakom. A picturesque world of backwaters
thatched houseboats, Cormorants, Chinese fishing nets, and swaying palms are ideal
for a vacation.
Nearest railway station: Kottayam, about 16 km.
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 76 kms from Kottayam town.
Kms From Kottayam, Kerala
attractions: Local birds like the water fowl, cuckoo, owl, egret, herons and the water duck,
as well as the migratory Siberian duck.