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Visit Kumarakom and Explore Its Unfathomable Attractions

By Anoop TU Subscribe to RSS | December 16th 2011 | Views:
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A land of Ayurveda and rich spices, Kerala is an ancient and blissful state located at south-western region of India draws the attention of many from every nook and corner of the world. Nature has blessed Kerala with amazing natural attractions which are in the form of backwaters, wildlife national parks, palm-fringed beaches, refreshing hill stations and ranges of floras and faunas. It is an ideal holidaying destination for those who wish to spend their vacations in the lap of mother-nature. Among numerous attraction places of Kerala, Kumarakom is the most visited destination by visitors well illustrated in “the God of Small Things”, a well famous novel written by Arundhati Roy. It’s a popular tourist destination situated near the city of Kottayam famous for its amazing attractions and breathtaking backwaters.

Kumrakom backwater tour takes tourists in the amazing world of water and gives them unforgettable and remarkable holidaying experience. Kumarakom is a small cluster of little islands on the picturesque Vembanad Lake. Due to the proximity of water source, this has resulted in the growth of a wide variety of flora in Kumarakom, especially the mangrove and coconut trees.

There are so many amazing things about Kumrakom but if there is any thing which brings it into limelight then only its amazing backwaters which made up with the perfect combination of brackish lagoons, lakes, inlets and several rivers which merge up together and form the breathtaking locale that can be well experience through Kumarakom houseboats a predominant way to experience the amazing beauty of backwaters. Besides Kumarakom, there are many other backwater destinations in ‘God’s Own Country’ Kerala but none can be explored without hiring houseboats also known as Kettuvallams in traditional language.

In the earlier times or before the advent of roads in Kerala, houseboats were used as the major source of transportation but later considering the huge arrival of tourists in the state, these houseboats were associated with some contemporary facilities that includes bath-attached rooms, lounge, deck, kitchenette and many more. Houseboats in Kumarakom offering all these facilities to their visitors and are ready to make their dream comes true. Houseboat cruise will be memorable with the mind-blowing view of canal systems, endless lagoons, paddy fields; rustic villages on the small stretch of land many more. Whether you are in your honeymoon tour or either in family holiday there wouldn’t be any better option to visit this amazing backwater destination.

Apart from its picturesque backwaters if there is any thing that really entices visitors during Kumrakom backwater trip then its national bird sanctuary home to the ranges of birds and marine animals. Set in the Kumrakom backwaters the bird sanctuary is an ornithologist’s paradise also an essential part of Kumrakom Packages. The sanctuary is spread over 14 acres on the southern bank of the Kavanar River. It is the place where one can experience the ranges of birds and aquatic animals. The major species of birds includes waterfowl, cuckoo, owl, egret, heron, darter, teal, lark, flycatcher, kingfisher and many more.

Anoop TU - About Author:
Anoop is an eminent writer and travel enthusiast, here giving valuable information on Kumarakom Houseboats, Houseboats in Kumarakom, Kumarakom Packages and Kumarakom Backwater. For more information visit our site http://www.kumarakomhouseboats.org.in .

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