Every year from across the world, people visit Kerala in a great numbers with different holidaying purpose. Often referred to as ‘God’s Own Country’, Kerala is undoubtedly one of the most sought after tourist destination considered a finest place of nature-lovers. People in great numbers visit this state just to explore the nature by close.Not only its natural rewards but there are many other things that make this state globally popular such as its healing Ayurvedic saloons, well-cultured people, mouth-watering delicious cuisine and excellent hotels and accommodations promise almost every comfort to the visitors. Kerala is blessed with innumerable attractions and destinations and all are well-associated with excellent hotels and resorts.
Also mentioned in ‘The God of Small Things’ a popular novel written by booker prize winner Arundhati Roy, it has emerged as a popular tourist attraction over the years. With the ever growing crowd of tourists in this place more and more hotels are being constructed in the close proximity to each other. There are so many Hotels in Kumarakom and all are strategically placed on the perfect setting of nature offer panoramic views of the surroundings including backwaters and other attractions as well.
Several rivers, lakes, inlets, lagoons merge up together and form stunning Kumarakom backwaters. Backwaters of this place are extremely stunning and worth visiting but it can be explored unless you do not hire any houseboat the only way to explore stunning backwaters. Houseboats of Kumarakom are well structured and linked with all the contemporary facilities like bath-attached rooms or bedrooms, lounge, kitchenette and sun-deck from where one can view the scenic attractions of this place.
Apart from backwaters, if there is any thing that fascinates tourists most then its national bird sanctuary which is home to the colourful birds and marine animals thus bird watching is the popular tourist activity in Kumarakom. Situated at the edge of striking Vembanad Lake, it is no doubt the best place for nature-lovers especially bird-watchers. Local birds like the waterfowl, cuckoo, owl, egret, heron and the water-duck are the few species that can be seen in this place. Though you can visit there any time of the year but June and August is considered the best time to visit there.