Kumarakom – Backwaters in Kerala

Kumarakom – Backwaters in Kerala

About Kumarakom – Backwaters in Kerala

Kerala Backwater Houseboat

Kumarakom is one of the most popular tourist destination in Kerala known for their unique houseboat experience, village culture and backwater. Kumarakom is located on the banks of the Vembanadu Lake ,Meenachil River which originates in the high ranges in the Eastern part of Kerala, flowing through various districts and finally ends at a place called Kavanar at Kumarakom. Kumarakom is one of the best tourist destination of Kerala and tourists from all around the world visit this place during thier Kerala visit. If you are traveling alone, with your spouse, friend or family this place can provide best experience for each group.

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Activities in Kumarakom

  • Sun Set cruise in Vembanadu Lake
  • Kumarakom Village Experience
  • Half day with fisherman
  • Country boat cruise in the canals of Kumarakom

Attractions & Sight Seeing Options in Kumarakom

Kumarakom is very small village of Kerala but it is very popular tourist destination of the world because of it’s beauty, Backwaters and Houseboats. Tourists can visit plenty of beautiful places in Kumarakom and can enjoy the beauty of the nature. Hers is the main Attractions Sightseeing options in Kumarakom.

  • Pathiramanal Island
  • Kumarakom Bird sanctuary
  • Drift wood museum
  • Vembanad lake

Kumarakom is the best place in Kerala to experience a village life. 1 or 2 hrs in country boat ride through the small canals, a sun set cruise in the Vembanad Lake, Visit the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, a visit with a local fisherman in the early morning, etc are the best options available in Kumarakom, which you will not get in any other destinations in Kerala.

Other Local Kumarakom Information

Kumarakom is very popular tourist destination and it is located near the city Kottayam – Kerala. Fishing, Agriculture and Tourism is the main source of Kumarakom economy so Kumarakom already improve it’s basic needs over the last few years. Tourists can easily get the below information in local Kumarakom village.

  • Kumarakom Local Taxi
  • Bicycle or two wheeler rent
  • Ayurveda Spa and Yoga Centres
  • Govt Tourist Information Centre
  • State Transport Bus Stand
  • Bank and ATM in Kumarakom
  • Hospitals in Kumarakom
  • Vegetarian Restaurants in Kumarakom
  • Non vegetarian Restaurants
  • Wine Shops in Kumarakom
  • Night clubs, Bar and Discotheque
  • Temples in & around Kumarakom
  • Drug store, department store, super market, spice shop in Kumarakom
  • Police Station
  • Fire and Safety
  • Shopping in Kumarakom

Learn more about Kumarakom local information.


  • Map
  • Daily Conducted tours
  • Excursion to Nearby Places
  • Articles


Fact Sheet and Climate

  • State: Kerala
  • District: Kottayam
  • Famous for Backwaters
  • Languages: Malayalam, English
  • STD Code: 0481


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