Welcome to Serene Nature: Other special features of the Kumabalangi village are the scenic landscapes, serene atmosphere and welcoming natives. A one day trip to this place will offer some memorable moments for you. Tourists come to this place to witness the renowned Chinese fishing nets and also to enjoy the scrumptious local dishes. The place is also very well known for its fascinating handicrafts created by the natives, Kalagramam here showcases the traditional fishing techniques and handicrafts.
If visitors want to spend some days at this place, many home stays offered by the locals are the only and also a very good option for staying; home stay operators or village council will assist tourists about accommodation. Check link to Book Your Tour
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The village is a protected aquatic bio-system too, mangrove forests spread along the shore of the backwaters and the place is a heaven for anglers. Most of the villagers are earning from fishing and related aqua farming. Indigenous fishing equipments are using here has a history of thousands of years, foreigners visiting here always interested to study the use of Chinese finishing nets, this is an efficient fishing technique used from ancient time. Chinese fishing nets lined beaches and backwater shores are one of the brand marks of Kochi and Kerala tourism too.
The backwaters around here are blessed with shrimp; big backwater crabs, pearl fish (Karimeen), shell fish, lobsters etc, and the visitors can buy those in cheaper rate. Shrimp cultivation is the main occupation of people here. The aquaculture here attracts students and agricultural enthusiasts, and a good spot to study about water related cultivation, also the ecosystem do not get hurt due to eco friendly cultivation methods followed by farmers here. ‘Pokkali’ is a native rice species only growing in water logged coasts is the main crop in paddy fields of Kumbalangi.
Your tour will be memorable forever by the activities like country boat riding, bait fishing, work with Chinese fishing net, visit aqua farms, enjoy the taste of natural toddy with local dishes, walk through stretched shady village paths along coconut and paddy fields, staying with village family, understand the culture and age old heritage etc. Nearest Railway Station: Ernakulam South or North just 14Km away, 15min drive only. Nearest Airport: Nedumbassery International Airport just 46 Km away, 1hr drive only. Ezhattumugham Pragrati Grammam
Ezhattumugham is another popular village in Kerala, which is located in the Ernakulam district. The place is located at a distance of about 11 km from the Nedusmbassery airport in Ernakulam and about 40 km away from the main town of Cochin.