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