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Kumarakom is a prevalent tourism end found close to the city of Kottayam , renowned for its backwater tourism. It is situated in the backdrop of the Vembanad Lake which is the biggest freshwater lake in the state of Kerala.

 Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, which is spread over 14 sections of land is an exceptional bird haven where numerous types of transitory birds visit. Egrets, darters, herons, blue-greens, waterfowls, cuckoo, wild duck and transitory fowls like the Siberian Stork visit here in flocks and entertain the guests.

A captivating backwater end, Kumarakom offers guests numerous other relaxation alternatives. Boating and fishing facilities are accessible at the Taj Garden Retreat, a sprawling old home-turned-resort.

In the long time past days, when the bund differentiating the backwaters from the ocean was not yet built , the water in the waterways moved good and done with the ocean tide and it was salty. After the Thanneermukkam bund was built, the association with the untamed ocean was not free any longer, along these lines the tidal development of the water in the channels ceased. It stagnated and after that a lot of water hyacinths began developing thickly in the canals,forming exquisite green rugs with pale lilac blossoms floor coverings.

With the immense lake on one side and with a system of quiet waterways going through it makes Kumarakom  a veritable Neverland!

Kumarakom has a wide assortment of houseboats and is well known all around the globe for houseboat experience. The Kumarakom boat-race is conducted in the enormous waterway in the inside close to the business sector. The Sree Narayana Ever Rolling Trophy will be given to the victor at the end of the day. There is a private cruising club in Kumarakom, placed on the shore of the Vembanad lake.

Circumscribed by the elevated Western Ghats on the east, the Vembanad Lake and the paddy fields of Kuttanad on the west, Kottayam is a place where there is novel characterestics.



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