BEST OF KUMARAKOM (FROM KALPETTA)

Lake & Backwaters

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ITINERARY SUMMARY

Trip Starting Point: Kumarakom Boat Jetty

Mode of Travel: Boat

Trip Duration: 1 Day

Ideal Start Time: 9 AM

Total Places Visited: 3

DAY 1 : BACKWATER CRUISE - KUMARAKOM BIRD SANCTUARY

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Pilgrimage

Duration of visit: 30 Mins
Timings: 4 AM - 11. 30 AM & 5 PM - 8 PM
Entry Fee: Free entry

At a distance of 1 Km from Kumarakom Bus Station, Sri Kumaramangalam Temple is a Hindu temple situated in Kumarakom. It is one of the significant places to visit in Kumarakom.

Sri Kumaramangalam Temple is dedicated to Lord Subrahmanya. Located on the banks of the Meenachil River, the main deity idol was consecrated in 1905 by Sree Narayana Guru, the great social reformer of Kerala.

Timings: 6 AM -5.30 PM

Entry: Free

Lake & Backwaters

Duration of visit: 4 Hours/Half Day
Timings: 9 AM to 3 PM
Entry Fee: price depends on duration & type of boat

Kumarakom is the most enchanting backwater destination in Kerala. It is located on the banks of Vembanad Lake in the Kuttanad region of the Kottayam district. Vembanad Lake is one of the largest freshwater lakes in India. Also known as the Queen of Vembanad, Kumarakom is the most famous places for backwaters in Kerala.

The major sightseeing option at Kumarakom is a houseboat cruise in the backwaters of Vembanad. Among the must things to do in Kumarakom, Kumarakom backwater cruises are a unique experience that leaves memories for a lifetime. There are Country boats and Houseboats for the boat cruise experience.

A Houseboat cruise along the backwaters is really an amazing experience for every traveler as part of Kumarakom holiday packages. Excellent marine and freshwater fish including tasty .....

Wildlife

Duration of visit: 2 Hours
Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM
Entry Fee: Rs. 50 for Adults & Rs. 100 for Foreigners

At a distance of 5 km from Kumarakom Bus Station, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is a protected reserve situated on the banks of Vembanad Lake in Kerala. Also known as Vembanad Bird Sanctuary, this is one of the best places of wildlife in Kerala, and among the must-visit places during your Kumarakom trip.

Spread across 14 acres, the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is an amazing paradise of mangrove forests, emerald green paddy fields, and coconut groves. It is one of the best sanctuaries near Kochi, the bird sanctuary, an ornithologist's paradise is a favourite haunt of migratory birds like the Siberian stork, egret, darter, heron and teal. In addition, visitors can get thrilled by the native kingfishers ablaze in psychedelic colours, experience a walk under rookeries of egrets and night herons or lone golden-backed .....

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