Kumarakom - Alappuzha
Kumarakom is a small and beautiful village formed by a cluster of islands on the Vembanad Lake. The natural beauty of the place gets enhanced with the backwater lagoon, the coconut trees edging the lakes and the marshes, paddy fields, natural habitat of various species of birds, ayurvedic resorts and many other such interesting things.
Nestled on the shores of the serene Vembanad Lake , 14 km from Kottayam, is the little picturesque town Kumarakom.
The town consists of a cluster of little islands, and is part of the Kuttanad region. Kumarakom offers leisure options like boating and fishing to the tourists.
Alappuzha, blessed with lovely locales that seem to reflect the crystal greens of the beautiful water lagoons and lakesides, lush coconut palms, palm-fringed canals, bustling shores, and thick lush bushes, is known as the Venice of the East.
Alappuzha became an important Kerala trade center in the olden times under the reign of Maharaja Marthandavarma , and is still an important center of the booming Kerala coir industry . The pristine sun warmed Alappuzha beaches and the exotic Ayurvedic massages offered are certain to make your holiday an unforgettable luxurious experience.