The Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom
Kumarakom is a vast network of rivers and canals, which empty into the great expanse of water called the Vembanad Lake. The lake, an enchanting picnic spot and a fast developing backwater tourism destination, provides boating, Fishing and sightseeing experiences that are truly exhilarating. The Kumarakom Tourist Village offers houseboat cruises and holiday packages.
Kumarakom Tourist Village Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Located on the banks of the Vembanad Lake, the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, an ornithologist's paradise, is a favorite haunt of migratory birds like the Siberian stork, egret, darter, heron and teal. A cruise along the Vembanad Lake is the best way to experience the sanctuary.
There is a small island, Pathiramanal or Midnight Sands which is worth a visit for its natural beauty.
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Is spread over 14-acres and is a favourite haunt of migratory and other water birds.
2 Km down a mud lane is known for its beautiful landscape and cascading falls. Kottayam, 16 Km away is famous for its churches and rubber plantations.