Kumarakom a sleepy little village on Vembanad Lake in Kerala is a clutter of small islands. This beautiful paradise is stocked with a wide variety of flora, fauna, sightseeing, boating, mangrove forests, green paddy fields and a network of canals and water ways. The top attraction in Kumarakom is the houseboat stay on the backwaters of the lake. A holiday in Kumarakom is the perfect esca...
Kumarakom a sleepy little village on Vembanad Lake in Kerala is a clutter of small islands. This beautiful paradise is stocked with a wide variety of flora, fauna, sightseeing, boating, mangrove forests, green paddy fields and a network of canals and water ways. The top attraction in Kumarakom is the houseboat stay on the backwaters of the lake. A holiday in Kumarakom is the perfect escape route in the lap of nature and luxury. Kumarakom has been listed as one of the must-see places in a lifetime b National Geography Magazine. All holiday package to Kumarakom are designed around the houseboat experience that offer a once in a lifetime experience. So pack your bags, and take a holiday in Kumarakom a true paradise on earth.
What is the best time to visit Kumarakom?
Kumarakom is a beautiful destination and can be visited throughout the year. Though, the best time to enjoy a pleasant holiday in Kumarakom would be in the winter months of November to February. Summers in Kumarakom are hot but many hotels and houseboats offer off peak season discounts during this time.
What is the ideal duration for Kumarakom trip?
2 nights and 3 days are ideal for a holiday in Kumarakom. You can either hire the houseboat for 2 days or stay at a resort for 1 day and houseboat on the other. If you wish to indulge in luxury and relaxation at the many resorts in Kumarakom you can extend your stay for another 2 nights.
How much does it cost to holiday in Kumarakom?
A 2 night 3 days holiday package tour to Kumarakom starts from 15k for two travellers at medium range hotels, this includes stay at a resort of one day and houseboat stay on the other day, meals, transfers and sightseeing. Luxury holidays in Kumarakom start from 10k per night.
What are the top attractions in Kumarakom?
A must do thing on a holiday in Kumarakom is a stay at the houseboat for one night to experience this unique style of accommodation; the houseboat comes with the service of a navigator and cook. Other attractions in Kumarakom are Kumarakom beach, Vembanad Lake, Aruvikkuzhi waterfalls, Jama Masjid, Kumarakom Bird sanctuary, Pathhiramanal island, Bay Island Driftwood Museum.
What are the top items in Kumarakom cuisine?
The cuisine of Kumarakom is a blend of exotic spices, coconut, rice and seafood. On a holiday in Kumarakom you must try the appam, kappa (tapioca), Karimeen – an exotic fresh water fish that’s served fried, steamed or in a curry, and other seafood such as shrimps, prawns, crabs and squids. Try the stew with freshly made appams, avail, kerala biryani, fish curry with rice, papadams, exotic pickles, banana chips and the sweet payasam.
What is the best way to get around in Kumarakom?
The best way to get around in Kumarakom is by houseboats and ferries; the village has a great network of backwater canals ideal for transportation. Besides this you will find taxis, hired cars and auto rickshaws, the preferred way to get around for tourists on a trip to Kumarakom. Walking is also a great way to get around in Kumarakom.
What is the best way to reach Kumarakom?
Kumarakom has no airport or railways station of its own. The nearest airport is the Cochin International Airport located at a distance of 85kms and the nearest railway station is at Kottayam 16kms from Kumarakom. From here you can hire a private cab or a pre booked taxi to reach Kumarakom. State transportation buses operate from nearby major cities and towns.
Is Kumarakom safe for women and children?
Kumarakom is a world renowned tourist destination. The people here are very helpful and treat tourists with high levels of hospitality. A holiday to Kumarakom is safe for women and children, do avoid travelling to remote places late at night as the village gets dark and you might get lost.
How to get a visa to Kumarakom?
Indian citizens do not need a visa for a holiday tour in Kumarakom. Foreign nationals may need an Indian Visa to reach Kumarakom.
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