Kumarakom Tour Packages

Located on the southwestern part of coastal India, Kumarakom is by far one of the most scenic destinations to visit in all of Kerala. When you take Kerala tour packages you get to explore the exquisite beauty of Kumarakom that Mother Nature has blessed it with. Known as the Venice of the East, a term given to it by the governor general of India during the colonial days, due to its grand backwaters and canals that have traditional houseboats afloat them, it is a place that is indeed brimming with natural beauty. The emerald backwaters are not the only things that make this place such a grand one but the exotic flora and fauna along with cascading waterfalls, sanctuaries and temples adds an exotic charm to it.

Attractions in and around

When on Kerala tour packages there are numerous places to visit and when in Kumarakom some of the places that you should definitely visit are as follows:

Vembanad Lake

since Kumarakom itself is situated on the banks of this grand lake, it is something that should definitely be visited. This particular lake is one of the largest freshwater lakes in all of Southern India which also serves as a home for migratory and indigenous water birds. This particular lake has a large number of canals, backwaters, lagoons and waterways where you can enjoy a quiet boating experience at your leisure. This great lake is a grand place to enjoy the spectacular sunset too.

Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

this particular bird sanctuary is one of the best ones in Kerala and has been known to serve as a home to a great variety of birds both indigenous and migratory. The sanctuary is accessible via a canoe as the bigger boats do not fit into the narrow backwaters of the sanctuary. When you visit this place be sure to carry a pair of binoculars as most of the birds are roosted up in the trees and can be difficult to spot with the naked eye.

Aruvikkuzhui Falls

located a bit far from town at a distance of 18 kilometers this cascading waterfall is one of the best that you will see in Kerala. The water falls from over a height of 100 feet which is an amazing sight to see. The nearby area of the falls also acts as a picnic spot where you can enjoy a meal with your loved ones whilst basking in the beauty of this grand waterfall.

Ettumanoor mahadeva temple

dedicated to the Hindu god of destruction, Shiva this ancient temple is a highly revered one. The oil lamp that burns in this temple is a very sacred one and is believed never to have been extinguished since the first time it was lit centuries ago. When visiting here it is good to take oil as offering to feed the lamp.

Activities

Boat Rides

the Vemband Lake offers you a grand place to go on a boat ride when at Kumarakom. You can hire boats that are moored on the banks and take a leisurely ride on the calm lake.

Backwater tours

this is one of the most exciting and wonderful activities you can indulge in when here. Discover Kumarakom and its adjoining areas via the emerald backwaters that the state is so well known for. Cruising through the backwaters on a houseboat or a canoe and enjoying the scenic setting of the place is a grand way to enjoy the extensive natural beauty of the place.

Walk in the Bird Sanctuary

though most of the bird sanctuary is located on the backwaters there are places where you can alight from your canoe and take a walk around. With various species of birds that have made it their home indigenous as well as migratory, this is a grand way to see them.

Munnar Thekkady Kumarakom Houseboat Kovalam 7 Nt

Tour cost in INR/ two persons

Places Superior Delux Sup.Delux Munnar Hotels Forest Haven Deep Woods Swiss County Thekkady Sandra Palace Periyar Medows Spice grove Kumarakom Kalathil Resort - Dlx Lagoon Front Kalathil Resort - Dlx Lake Front Backwater Ripples Alleppey Deluxe Ac Houseboat Deluxe Ac Houseboat Deluxe Ac Houseboat Kovalam Swagath Resorts Swagath Resorts Isoladi Cocco OCT-MAR Cost Rs.42500 Rs.43500
43,500.00 INR

Munnar Thekkady kumarakom Houseboat 6 Nights

h4 style="color:#FF9900">Tour cost in INR/ two persons

Places Superior Delux Sup.Delux Munnar Hotels Forest Haven Deep Woods Swiss County Thekkady Sandra Palace Periyar Medows Spice grove Kumarakom Kalathil Resort - Dlx Lagoon Front Kalathil Resort - Dlx Lake Front Backwater Ripples Alleppey Deluxe Ac Houseboat Deluxe Ac Houseboat Deluxe Ac Houseboat OCT-MAR Cost Rs.36500 Rs.38000 Rs.47500

 

37,500.00 INR

Vembanad Lake

Spanning across several districts of Kerala and known with different name all over Kerala, Vembanad Lake is the largest freshwater lake in Kerala and is also the longest in India. The lake is a wonderful tourist attractions as it is endowed with rich marine life and more of all, it is fast developing as backwater destination and a favorite place as picnic spot. Its exotic beauty, the backwater journey and the greenery that it allows to thrive has made Vembanad Lake favorite among tourist and visitors, who make their way to this picturesque state for holidays and tours.

Vaikom Mahadeva Temple

Located at Vaikom Taluk in Kottayam district of Kerala, Vaikom Mahadeva Temple is one of the oldest and scared temples of South India. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Shiva Lingam placed in the temple is believed to be installed back in ‘Treta Yuga’. The Vaikom Mahadeva Temple along with two other temples namely Ettumanoor Siva Temple, Kaduthuruthy Thaliyil Mahadeva Temple is widely recognized as trisome. It is believed by the local people that devotees who offer pooja in all these three temples before 'Ucha archana', their all wishes and desires are fulfilled.

Kottayam Tourist Attractions

Kottayam is a land of different and unique characteristics. Bordered by the aerial Western Ghats on the east and the Vembanad Lake and paddy fields of Kuttanand on the west, it is the only district in Kerala that neither shares a bound with adjoining states nor with Arabian Sea. The city of Kottayam is called "Akshara Nagari" because its contribution to book media and literature is great. It is also called the land of Latex, Letters, Lakes and Legends.

Bay Island Driftwood Museum

Bay Island Driftwood museum is a place to hurl in if you are looking for some exceptional wood crafts and wood works. Located perfectly within a cultural backyard of Kumarakom region, the museum has a rich collection of Driftwood which was collected from the Andaman and Nicobar Island. The driftwood article has been mould by using interesting techniques and has a high artistic value all across the world. The wood crafts portray an appearance of animals beside that authority working inside takes utmost efforts to preserve all the works within.

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