Gundu Island


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Distance (From Ernakulam Jn (South) Railway Station): 8 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1-2 Hours

Transportation Options: Cab / Auto / Bus

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 8 km from Ernakulam Junction (South) Railway Station, Gundu Island is the smallest of all the islands that constitute together the city of Kochi. The area of this island is only 5 acres in the middle of Vembanad Lake Backwaters and the island is mostly covered with coconut trees.

Gundu Island is accessible by boat from the Vypeen Island. The serene nature and the cool breeze blowing across the waters, makes this island a favorite among. Gundu Island has a coir factory where coir is made into rope manually, and carpets are manufactured by looms operated by hand.