Kumarakom Weekend Getaways - Ex Cochin


02 Nights / 03 Days

Destination Covered:

Cochin - Kumarakom - Cochin


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Tour Description


Renowned for stunning backwater, Kumarkom is one of the most beautiful destination of Kerala, which is located at Vembanad Lake. Vembanad is one of the largest fresh water lake of this region. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is known as bird’s paradise, which spread over 14 acres. It is the home of various colorful birds such as grets, darters, herons, teals, waterfowls, cuckoo, and wild duck along with migratory birds are the major attraction of the sanctuary. Enjoy the surroundings of the backwaters on the Vembanad Lake, etc. ‘Kumarakom Weekend Getaways’ will give you the chance to explore the major attractions of this amazing town. Here enjoy the bird watching at the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and enjoy the stunning surroundings of the backwater on the Vembanad Lake.


Day 1: Cochin – Kumarakom (By Road- 48.1 kms/ 01hrs 19min)
Early morning, pick up from your advised location in Cochin, then proceed to Kumarakom. Upon arrival, check-in at a backwater resort. After freshen up , proceed to visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, it is Protected by a thick cluster of mangroves, the bird sanctuary spread across 14 acres and home to over 180 species of birds. It is best to visit on foot by one and half kilometers on walking trek, where you are likely to spot heron, darters, water duck, waterfowl, owl, cuckoo and Siberian crane.
You may also take some adventure activities like water skiing and windsailing.
Stay overnight at the backwater resort.
Day 2: Kumarakom Sightseeing
After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing of Kumarakom,enjoy the backwater cruise on the placid waters of Lake Vembanad. Explore the Kettuvallaum which is a traditional houseboat.
Later explore the surrounding coconut grooves along with the beautiful locations. Stay overnight at the Houseboat.
Day 3: Kumarakom – Cochin (By Road- 48.1 kms/ 01hrs 19min)
On the last day of the tour. After breakfast, and check out from the hotel/resort later you will proceed to Cochin for your destination. 
Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights:
  1. Enjoy the Bird watching at the  Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
  2. Enjoy the surroundings of the backwater on the Vembanad Lake
  3. Enjoy the water skiing and windsailing in Kumarakom.
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