Kumarakom Tours

A tourist village in the kottayam district of kerala, Kumarakom is a cluster of little islands located on the sides of Vembanad Lake in Kerala. Traveling in and around kumarakom is a great experience that will beckon the visitors again as there are several activities for visitors to enjoy in the destination. Kumarakom is famous for its bird sanctuary and the world famous houseboat trip. As per Lonely Planet, a trip in a houseboat is one of the 10 things to do for a tourist. One of the traveler experiece is the visit to the Bird Sanctuary by canoes, which can be arranged with local fishermen. A two-hour rowing canoe trip is relatively cheap, and is best undertaken in the evening or early morning to avoid the afternoon sun.
Houseboats and speed boats are also available in kumarakom which can cover longer distances but you will have to pay more.

Houseboat Cruising in kumarakom backwaters is offered for 2 hours which navigates through places like Kavanattinkara, Pathiramanal island,Birds Sanctuary,Fish Sanctuary or one can choose House Boat Cruising through R.Block,C Block,Canals and Alleppey Backwaters which will take time for upto 4 hours and a full day houseboat cruise is also being offered. I would suggested if you have plans to travel in kumarakom backwaters then opt for a night stay in the houseboat that would be a great experience and many travelers are opting for the same.

Motoboat cruising and Speed Boat cruising is offering during the time of sunset or sunrise covering the vembanad lake, Paddy Fields, the Village life and interior canals of Kumarakom. Cruising through Pathiramanal Island, Lake Side Hotels, Fish Sancrury,Birds Sanctury,House Boat jetty,Kavanattinkara,Canal Cruise in motoboats or speed boats will be a great experience for the travelers to kumarakom.

If you are choosing for country boat cruising the backwaters then, Night cruising in a Country Boat and Night Fishing in the country boats will provide a unique experience.

Kumarakom, is very famous the world over for boat clubs and boat races. The boat races held in kumarakom during the time of onam are Sree Narayana Jayanthi Public Boat Race, Kottayam boat race and Kavanattinkara Public boat Race. Different types of boats including Snake Boats participate in these boat races. If you are in kumarakom during the month of august you can watch the world famous competition of Snake Boats which is being held every year on the 2nd Saturday of August, at Punnamada Lake in Alappuzha. Punnamada lake is not farway from kumarakom and is easily accessible.

More over, if you are inside the mainland of kumarakom you can see ancient Temples, Churches, Birds, canals and lush Paddy fields etc. Visit to the bird Sanctuary and the Organic Farm in the Agricultural University , Drift Wood Museum , House Boats and Motor Boats etc. Experiencing the local festivals, trial- rowing in the Snake Boats and the famous Boat Races, in Kumarakom and in other places during festivals etc. A travel to kumarakom is interesting and unique to experience the life style of the people and enjoy your holidays in the kumarakom backwaters

Visit Kerala Backwater Tours for travel packages in and around kumarakom and in the backwater of kerala.

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