Tourist Attractions in & around Kumarakom
Kumarakom trip brings a soothing experience for its visitors and on your visit to this
Kumarakom is renowned for its pleasingly stunning backwaters, which are the best
way to explore the serene and calm environs. The backwaters of Kumarakom are an
absolute delight and offer fascinating experiences to its visitors. They can choose to
stay in houseboats, which are equipped with all modern facilities and serve freshly
It is a famous place in Kerala to be visited mostly for its churches. You can visit here a
number of other attractions, including temple, monastery and a number of churches.
It is a significant pilgrim centre for the Hindus and Muslims. You can visit here Shree
Dharmasastha Temple dedicated to Lord Ayyappa.
This picturesque waterfall is beautiful picnic spot where streams flow down making their
way from the mountains. It is a must visit attraction for people on Kumarakom vacation.
Spread over an area of 14 acres, this bird sanctuary is home to a variety of birds that
add life to the backwaters. One can see here cuckoos, ducks, egrets, herons, and
waterfowls and many more birds over here.
Best Time to Visit Kumarakom
Kumarakom experiences a tropical climate and humidity level increases during
summers. You won't find much difference in temperature of summer and winter in
Kumarakom. Yet, humidity is high due to south-west monsoon. Maximum temperature
is witnessed during May & June as it rises up to 38°C. From December to January,
temperature is around 25°C. The best time to visit Kumarakom is between November
How to Reach Kumarakom
If you are booking Kumarakom holiday packages and worried about the transportation
for Kumarakom, then don't be. Traveling to Kumarakom is not much difficult as it is well-
connected from anywhere in Kerala
The nearest airport to Kumarakom is Cochin International Airport, which is located 85
km away. Due to being an international airport, it is connected with other destinations
of the world. On arrival at the airport, you can get taxis or other transport to reach
Kottayam is the nearest railway station from Kumarakom and has regular trains from
various cities of Kerala and other neighboring states.
KSRTC buses are available from Kottayam to reach Kumarakom. It is connected to
all cities in Kerala through KSRTC buses. You can get private buses as well from
Kottayam for many cities of South India.