Kumarakom is an enchanting destination of Kerala, which is situated near Alleppey region can be visited throughout the year. Kumarakom is famous for its backwater tourism. This beautiful destination of Kerala experiences diversities in its climatic condition, as described below.
Summer in Kumarakom begins with the commencement of March as the temperature rises. The temperature goes up to a maximum of 37 degrees Celsius. During this season, a drop in the tourism can be noticed. At this time, one can get good deal on hotel accommodation. Since Kumarakom doesn’t remain crowded at this period, you can utilize this period to explore the city with your own style and with much peace. What you need to carry is your sun protection cream to avoid tanning and light cotton clothes.
To enjoy rain-washed beauty of Kumarakom, visit the city during monsoon. You can go for bird watching as migratory birds from all parts of the world takes shelter in Kumarakom during this rainy season. The only thing you will miss is a houseboat ride as this activity is not available in this season. Long leisure walks can be enjoyed amidst lush greenery all around, which will add charm to your trip. Do not forget to carry an umbrella or a raincoat with you. The weather remains cloudy during monsoon and the temperature vary from a maximum of 25° Celsius to a minimum of 20° Celsius.
Visiting Kumarakom during winters is one of the best ways to explore the city. In winters, the days remain warm and nights remain cold. The temperature varies from 27° Celsius to 18° Celsius. It is the time when one can enjoy to the fullest. Travelers can have a great time by enjoying activities like sightseeing, admiring the variety of flora and fauna found abundantly in this region and by taking houseboats rides.
Plan to have an ideal time at Kumarakom in between September and February. As, it is considered as the best time to visit Kumarakom.