Kumarakaom is famous about its backwater tourism. It is also famous for bird sanctuary, which spreads over 14 acres to provide a safe home for many migratory birds such as wild duck, Siberian, etc. The place will offer frames of flora, boating, exotic sightseeing and fishing experience. Kumarakom got recognition from the United Nations by providing UNWTO Ulysses Award. They consider this as the excellent eco-tourism destination. It is also famous as the best rural tourism project in India.
The fascinating backwater destination allows us to take our eyes and mind into peace and happiness. The travelers can enjoy house boating and fishing activities. The junction of emerald green paddy fields, mangrove forests and coconut trees give panoramic views of nature. Kumarakom also offers you countless other attractions.
Kumarakom is a perfect gift of visual beauty of Vembanad Lake as it offers the enjoyments of boat race. Boat race happens in Onam season. There will be more than 1000 boats to participate this event. Boats like Odi-Vallam, Kochu-odi Vallam, Churulan Vallam ruttukutthi Vallam, and Chundan Vallam are the main participants of boat race.
National Geographic Magazine declared Kumarakom as the must seen place in India. So don't skip the chance to take enjoyment from a beautiful backwater hub is a cluster of islands on the eastern banks of Lake Vembanad
It is also famous for traditional Ayurvedic treatment in Kerala. The paradise on earth is just 13 km Kottayam. And Cochin International Air port takes a distance of 94 Km.