150 year old church in the midst of backwaters of kumarakam 2
Kumarakom is situated at a distance of 16 km from Kottayam in the Kuttanad region of Kerala, the beauty of this place lies in its coconut trees lined the many canals and a network of rivers, never ending paddy fields, lagoons, vibrant flowers, fishing net


Kumarakom is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is a noted bird sanctuary where many species of migratory birds visit. The Vembanad Lake, the largest backwater in Kerala, is habitat for many marine and freshwater fish species and it teems with Karimeen (Pearl spot), shrimp (chemmeen in the local language) and prawns.

Kumarakam Photo Gallery

Kumarakom located just 16 km from the nearest town, Kottayam. To reach Kumarakom from any part of the world , you can fly to Mumbai (Bombay) or Chennai (Madras). From there, fly to Kerala where, you have a choice of three international airports as entry point - Nedumbassery - Kochi (Cochin), Karipur - Kozhikode (Calicut) and Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

How to reach Kumarakam