Kumarakom is a village on Vembanad Lake in the backwaters of Kerala, southern India. It’s laced with canals, where houseboats ply the waters. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is home to many species including cuckoos and Siberian storks. Nearby, the Bay Island Driftwood Museum displays wooden sculptures. In the lake, Pathiramanal Island is a haven for rare migratory birds. Ancient Thazhathangady Mosque is east of Kumarakom.

Major Attractions

Vembanad Lake

Pathiramanal Island

Bird Sanctuary

Driftwood Museum

Specialities of Kumarakom

  • Stretch and relax on the deck of our houseboat to explore the Greens and Blues of Kumarakom
  • Enjoy the lush greenery and backwaters in a picturesque setting.
  • Kumarakom a confluence of four tributaries namely Kavanar, Kaipuzhayar, Kodoorar and Pennar.
  • Gift of nature in its abundance with the so fertile soil, full of paddy fields, coconut groves and mangroves.
  • Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is a noted bird sanctuary where many species of migratory birds visit.
  • The Vembanad Lake, the largest backwater in Kerala, is habitat for many marine and freshwater fish species and it teems with Karimeen (Pearl spot also known as Etroplus suratensis) shrimp (Metapenaeus dobsonii) common name Poovalan chemeen.

Specialities of Kerala

  • A long shoreline with serene beaches. Tranquil stretches of emerald backwaters. Lush hill stations and exotic wildlife. Waterfalls. Sprawling plantations and paddy fields. Ayurvedic health holidays. Enchanting art forms. Magical festivals. Historic and cultural monuments. An exotic cuisine... All of which offer you a unique experience.
  • With the Arabian Sea in the west, the Western Ghats towering 500-2700 m in the east and networked by forty-four rivers.
  • Bestowed with a pleasant and equable climate throughout the year, Kerala is a tropical land with the coast running down its entire length.
  • The State boasts of one of India's highest literacy rates, highest life expectancy and lowest child mortality rates.
  • Celebrated as the Spice Coast of India, ancient Kerala played host to travelers and traders from across the world including the Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch, French and the British.