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Kumarakom Backwaters

Kumarakom Backwaters

Kumarakom Backwaters, Kumarakom Backwaters tours, Kumarakom Backwaters travel, travel to Kumarakom Backwaters, Kumarakom Backwaters  backwaters travel destination, backwaters travel, Kerala travel, Kerala backwaters tourKumarakom is known as Godís Own Country. Kumarakom is a little village and offers Ayurvedic Massages, Meditation, Yoga, Boating and Fishing facilities. Kumarakom is located 10 km from Kottayam. The Pathiramanal Island, near Komarakom has a mythological significance to it. It is believed that the Island was formed when a young Brahmin dived into the Vembanad lake to perform his evening ablutions. Legend says that due to this water gave way for land to rise and thus this Island was formed.

Kumarakom is one of the well known backwater destinations in Kerala. Boating and fishing facilities are available at the Tourist retreats in Kumarakom. The village of Kumarakom is a cluster of little islands on the Vembanad Lake, and is part of the Kuttanad region.

The bird sanctuary here, is a favorite haunt of migratory birds . Egrets, darters, herons, teal, waterfowl, cuckoo, wild duck and migratory birds like the Siberian stork that live here in flocks are a fascination for visitors. The best way to watch the birds of the Kumarakom sanctuary is a boat trip round the islands.

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Boarding Point : Alleppey
Point of Disembarking : Thottappally
Important Sightseeings : Punnamada lake, Church at Champakkulam, 11th Century Buddha Image, Chavara Bhavan, ? Ancient Ambalappuzha temple, Punnamada Lake


Komarakom looks like a cluster of islands, but in truth is just one Island formed due to the Backwaters. Take a cruise from Alleppey to Komarakom and have the most exhilarating experience of your life . An extensive network of canals, lakes and rivers gives the Island the appearance of being divided into a number of Islands.

You are treated to the sight of various species of water birds both resident and migratory., as you sail through the Ashtamudi Lake.  Birds like the wild duck, waterfowl and many others grace the lake. The canals adorned with White Lilies enchant your cruise.

Travel Tips :
You can try your hand at angling, with the fishing rods provided on request

 

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