Kumarakom is a popular tourist destination located near the city of Kottayam (16 kilometres), in Kerala, India, famous for its backwater tourism. It is set in the backdrop of the Vembanad Lake which is the largest freshwater lake in the state of Kerala.
Kumarakom is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna.
Best Time to Visit: Throughout the year
How to Get There:
By Air: Through Cochin International Airport approximately 80 kilometres.
On Tracks: via Kottayam
By Boat: From Muhamma (near Alappuzha) to Kumarakom Jetty.
By Road: (16 kilometres) Buses and taxis are easily available at all times of the day from Kottayam.