Tourist Attractions in Kumarakom

Kumarakom is one the most visited tourist destinations in Kerala with a wide variety of attractions, which include picturesque natural beauty, serene and spectacular backwaters, religious and historic attractions that makes your trip memorable.

Some of the popular attractions of Kumarakom are Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Aruvikkuzhi Waterfall, Pathiramanal, Kumarakom Pilgrimage Sites, Kumarakom backwaters. Travelogy India will take you through these amazing sites of Kumarakom where you can have a pleasant time.

Travelogy India will help you in exploring the major attractions of Kumarakom such as

1. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is one of the well-known bird sanctuaries of this region. This bird sanctuary shelters many migratory birds from Siberia. There you can expect to see various species of birds like Cuckoos, Darters, Egrets, Herons, Teals, Waterfowls, and Wild Ducks.

This sanctuary is also considered as one of India’s prominent wetlands by the Ramsar Convention. Therefore, it is a must to visit site of Kumarakom.

Note : To get the glimpse of a variety of birds, visit the sanctuary early in the morning.

Timings : 6 AM to 6 PM

Entrance Fee : Foreigners- Rs. 45, Indians- Rs. 5, Hire a guide – Rs. 100 to Rs. 200

Suggested Tour : Kumarakom One Day Tour Package

2. Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls

Being located at a distance of 2 kilometers from Kumarakom, this place serves as an ideal picnic spot. The Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls are located two kilometers away from Kumarakom.

Have a wonderful and peaceful time with your loved ones. You can feel relaxed while watching the waters of the fall flowing down the cliff from about 100 feet high.

Note: There is no entrance fee.

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3. Pathiramanal

Kumarakom has a famous island called Pathiramanal, nestled on the Vembanad Lake. This island covers an area of 10 acres in size.

You will also get the opportunity for bird watching on this island, which is a home to the rare species of migratory birds coming from different parts of the world. Pathiramanal is a never to miss place in Kumarakom and a treat for bird watchers, nature enthusiasts and photographers.

Note: There is no entrance fee.

Suggested Tour : 14 Days Golden Triangle with Kerala Beach Tour

4. Kumarakom Pilgrimage Sites

Kumarakom is known for its numerous sacred places and these sacred places are ideal for religiously inclined people.

Many such places include the famous Shiva Temple in Thalikkotta, St Mary’s Church, Jama Masjid Thazhathangady, the Vaikom Mahadeva Temple and Cheriapally.

Note: There is no entrance fee.

5. Kumarakom Backwaters

The most prominent highlight of Kumarakom is its serene and tranquil backwaters. A trip to Kumarakom becomes pleasant by experiencing the backwaters activity and also by its tranquil view. It leaves an influential impact over the tourists and locals as well.

Another major attraction of Kumarakom is the houseboats. The houseboats are the most exotic and relaxed way to experience the beautiful backwaters and recline lavishly, while enjoying all the modern amenities installed on the houseboats.

Charges : Based on the houseboat.

Suggested Tour : 7 Days Kerala Houseboat Tour

If you wish to experience paradise on earth, plan a trip to this enchanting destination of Kerala called Kumarakom.

We ensure you that you will get the heavenly feeling being on this land bestowed with lush greenery, serene backwaters and picturesque landscape in abundance.

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