The State Government of Kerala has declared Kumarakom as the green paradise on earth as a special tourism zone.
This majestic destination's landscapes are dotted with a large number of palaces, forts and mansions that once were the royal lineage residence.
Set against the backdrop of the Vembanad Lake and surrounded by a wide variety of flora, the place is bound to leave its beauty to the visitors.
Kumarakom's houseboats are Kerala's most attractive tourist area. The houseboat cruise from Kumarakom will always be a memorable experience in your life.
It is rich with aquatic sceneries, bird sanctuaries, green islands, you can find a variety of fishes and chirping birds. The food cooked here is very traditional and spicy.
Early afternoon or night is the best time to visit this location. In this location, too, climate is best. It has a mild climate type. Over this location there's always a refreshing and fresh breeze that lets us appreciate Kumarakom at its finest.
Popular tourist attractions: Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Kumarakom Backwaters, Aruvikkuzhi waterfall, Vembanad Lake, Bay Island Driftwood Museum, Valiyapally, Kumarakom Beach, and Pathiramal Island.
Best time to visit: September-May.
Nearest airport: Kochi Airport- 85 km.