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Vembanad Lake

Vembanad Lake

Vembanad Lake, Vembanad Lake tours, Visit Vembanad Lake of Kerala, Travel to Vembanad LakeLocation : Kottayam District, Kerala
Unique Feature : Largest Fresh Water Lake In Asia
Other Attraction : Water Bird Sanctuary

Vembanad lake and various other canals provide boating, canoeing, fishing and sight seeing. The vivid blue and green palm fringed backwaters of Kottayam is a main source of attraction to the tourists.

The lake, an enchanting tourist spot and a fast developing Backwater Tourism destination, provides boating, fishing and sightseeing experiences that are truly exhilarating.

Vembanad Kayal, as it is called in the regional language, is a tank that acts against the floods. The local people in their attractive clothings are found searching for the tasty Karimeen fish.

The Kumarakom Tourist Village offers houseboat cruises and holiday packages. One can take a boat for cruises around the lake. There are houseboats that take one across the lake, making one's trip memorable.


Water Bird Sanctuary
At the edge of the grounds of an old estate is a water-bird sanctuary. Domestic birds such as water Fowl, Cuckoo and Wild Duck can be seen in abundance here, as well as Siberian Storks, which migrate to this area spread over 14 acres, each year.

The Snake Boat Races
The serene lake comes alive during 'Onam' with a spectacular water regatta: the snake boat races. It is indeed amazing to watch oarsmen, atleast hundreds in one boat, slice their way through the waters to the rhythm of their full -throated singing.


By Air : Kumarakom, the jetty landing, is accessible from Cochin Airport.

By Rail :
Kottayam Railway Station is 15 km from Kumarakom.

By Road :
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation buses have good service from Cochin, Thrivananthapuram Calicut.


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