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Kumarakom Tour Packages

Kumarakom is a cluster of islets on the eastern edge of the serene Vembanad Lake, a part of the Kuttanad region in Kerala. The backwater haven, Vembanad Lake is one of Asiaâs largest freshwater lakes and a major ecological resource. Set out on a boat ride towards the highly popular Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary on the eastern shores of the lake. Here you can enjoy birding in the green canopy of the rubber plantation for the whole day. Spread across 14 acres, the sanctuary is an ornithologistâs paradise, being a favorite haunt of migratory birds such as the Siberian crane and other indigenous species such as egrets, herons, waterfowls, kingfishers and teal to name a few.

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  • Gods own Country with CGH Hotels

    Customizable Tour | 4 Nights

    Kumarakom (2) Mararikulam (2)

    Gods own Country with CGH Hotels

    Customisable itineraries where you may choose transport, stay & sightseeing as per your taste & comfort.
    Customizable Tour 4
    SELLER: Yatra.com
    Kumarakom (2) Mararikulam (2)
    Rs.19,999

    (EMI From Rs.1,228)

    Do you want a break from the hustle & bustle of city life? Are you seeking peace and serenity? If yes, then Yatra has the perfect solution to relieve your stress. Gods own country with CGH hotels package provides you a 5-day retreat to soothe your senses. Diligently and meticulously planned by Yatra tour managers, this Kerala holiday takes you through the winding canals and rustic lanes of Kumarakom and Marari. You get to see boulevard of palm trees at the Marari Beach while the backwaters of Kumarakom leave you spellbound and stupefied. An ideal amalgamation of tranquility and bliss; this holiday gives you ample opportunities to connect with nature in the best possible way.

    inclusions

    • Optional

    • Accommodation

    • Transfers

    • Meals

    • Sightseeing

  • Enchanting Trip To Kerala

    Group Tour | 5 Nights

    Munnar (2) Thekkady (1) Kumarakom (2)

    Enchanting Trip To Kerala

    Customisable itineraries where you may choose transport, stay & sightseeing as per your taste & comfort.
    Group Tour 5
    SELLER: Rover Holidays
    Munnar (2) Thekkady (1) Kumarakom (2)
    Rs.15,600
    The beautiful Kerala invites you to explore its richness of sandy beaches, marvellous stretches of emerald backwaters, gorgeous, untouched hill stations, intriguing national parks with exotic flora and fauna during this 6-day tour. Feel the warmth of the locals refresh you as you amble through the interesting souks stocked with traditional accessories and delicious local treats. Kerala is known for its unique culture, celebrations and history that charms you and leaves you with memories to cherish lifelong. Gastronomes and food enthusiasts will agree that the magical flavours of Kerala cuisine are indeed unique and addictive.

    inclusions

    • Accommodation

    • Transfers

    • Sightseeing

  • Kerala Revisited In Luxury with CGH Hotels

    Customizable Tour | 7 Nights

    Cochin (1) Thekkady (2) Kumarakom (2) Mararikulam (2)

    Kerala Revisited In Luxury with CGH Hotels

    Customisable itineraries where you may choose transport, stay & sightseeing as per your taste & comfort.
    Customizable Tour 7
    SELLER: Yatra.com
    Cochin (1) Thekkady (2) Kumarakom (2) Mararikulam (2)
    Rs.33,949

    (EMI From Rs.2,086)

    Swaying palm trees, clear, blue water, sun-kissed beaches, backwater lakes and salubrious environs are what attract travellers to Kerala. Yatra, with its 8-day Beaches & Backwaters of Kerala with Thekkady package, will give you a bucketful of memories to cherish for a lifetime. Our diligent tour managers have carefully planned the itinerary backed by Yatra’s excellent services to make your Kerala tour, the perfect one. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the rich heritage of Kochi and learn about its Portuguese history. Thekkady will delight you with its diverse fauna and aromatic spice plantations. While Kumarakom and Marari will soothe your senses with their beautiful backwaters and unspoilt beaches. You also have enough leisure time to explore the state in your own special way.

    inclusions

    • Optional

    • Accommodation

    • Transfers

    • Meals

    • Sightseeing

  • Mesmerizing Kerala

    Customizable Tour | 7 Nights

    Munnar (2) Thekkady (1) Kumarakom (1) Alappuzha (1) Kovalam (2)

    Mesmerizing Kerala

    Customisable itineraries where you may choose transport, stay & sightseeing as per your taste & comfort.
    Customizable Tour 7
    SELLER: Kerala Holiday Club
    Munnar (2) Thekkady (1) Kumarakom (1) Alappuzha (1) Kovalam (2)
    Rs.19,000
    Spend 8 days in pure paradise as you explore the verdant landscapes of Kerala. Take a drive along the winding roads of Munnar, through the sprawling tea estates. Catch a glimpse of some rare animals at Eravikulam National Park. Spend a thrilling night on a houseboat as you cruise along the serene backwaters of Alleppey. Discover the secrets hidden in old palaces and temples, in the capital city of Trivandrum. Stroll along the golden beaches at Kovalam and feel refreshed in mind and body.

    inclusions

    • Accommodation

    • Transfers

    • Sightseeing

  • Nature's Bounty and Leisure in Kerala

    Customizable Tour | 7 Nights

    Kochi (1) Munnar (2) Thekkady (1) Alleppey (1) Kumarakom (2)

    Nature's Bounty and Leisure in Kerala

    Customisable itineraries where you may choose transport, stay & sightseeing as per your taste & comfort.
    Customizable Tour 7
    SELLER: Yatra.com
    Kochi (1) Munnar (2) Thekkady (1) Alleppey (1) Kumarakom (2)
    Rs.17,999

    (EMI From Rs.1,106)

    See Kerala at its finest! From misty tea gardens in Munnar to dense forests and wildlife in Thekkady, from a night spent floating on the calm backwaters in Alleppey to a swim in the waters around Kumarakom, this holiday package brings you the best that Kerala has to offer. Every facet of this coastal state is full of surprises and unique experiences, which enthral visitors every time.

    inclusions

    • Optional

    • Accommodation

    • Transfers

    • Meals

    • Sightseeing

  • Kerala Brackish Backwaters

    Customizable Tour | 3 Nights

    Munnar (2) Kumarakom (1)

    Kerala Brackish Backwaters

    Customisable itineraries where you may choose transport, stay & sightseeing as per your taste & comfort.
    Customizable Tour 3
    SELLER: Ezee Holiday
    Munnar (2) Kumarakom (1)
    Rs.9,300
    If you are visiting Kerala, a visit to the hill station of Munnar and backwaters of Alleppey and Kumarakom lets you soak in the scenic beauty of Kerala. Be it the winding routes, lush tea and spice plantations or beachside highways, Kerala is aptly chosen by God to be his own country. Go sightseeing around Munnar and visit the Tea Factory, Kundala Dam, Echo Point and more. Enjoy boating on Mattupetty Lake and glide on the backwaters of Alleppey or Kumarakom as you take a pleasant overnight stay on a Kerala-style houseboat. After this 4-day tour, return home with happy memories.

    inclusions

    • Accommodation

    • Transfers

    • Sightseeing

  • Luxury and Rejuvenation at Taj Resorts - Kerala

    Customizable Tour | 5 Nights

    Cochin (1) Kumarakom (2) Kovalam (2)

    Luxury and Rejuvenation at Taj Resorts - Kerala

    Customisable itineraries where you may choose transport, stay & sightseeing as per your taste & comfort.
    Customizable Tour 5
    SELLER: Yatra.com
    Cochin (1) Kumarakom (2) Kovalam (2)
    Rs.35,858

    (EMI From Rs.2,203)

    God’s Own Country - Kerala with its lush palm forests and serene backwaters is the perfect destination to revitalise the mind and soul. Yatra’s Luxury and Rejuvenation at Taj Resorts - Kerala tour has been designed to give you a king-size holiday experience amid the peaceful confines of nature. The Taj Hotels in Cochin, Kumarakom and Kovalam provide you an experience of opulent living, while spoiling you with their traditional hospitality and satiating your senses with the tranquil beauty of the untouched countryside of Kerala. Yatra has become the preferred travel brand among Indians today as we take into consideration even your smallest needs when we plan your itinerary. Apart from smooth transfers, great sightseeing tours, premium accommodation and delectable meals, we also shower you with personalised attention and warm smiles. So go ahead and book the most memorable experience of your life with Yatra’s Luxury and Rejuvenation at Taj Resorts - Kerala package.

    inclusions

    • Accommodation

    • Transfers

    • Meals

    • Sightseeing

  • Pristine Kerala

    Customizable Tour | 5 Nights

    Kochi (1) Munnar (2) Kumarakom (2)

    Pristine Kerala

    Customisable itineraries where you may choose transport, stay & sightseeing as per your taste & comfort.
    Customizable Tour 5
    SELLER: Amazing Traveling
    Kochi (1) Munnar (2) Kumarakom (2)
    Rs.21,000
    Explore the varied topography of 'God's Own Country', Kerala. Stroll through the lush trails, sail on the scenic backwaters and tour around historic and spiritual marvels. With this six-day sojourn, visit Kochi, Munnar and Kumarakom. In Kochi, go sightseeing and visit St. Francis Church, ancient Portuguese houses, Jewish Synagogue, Jew Town, Mattancherry Palace and take a view of the Chinese fishing nets. In Munnar, visit Mattupetty Dam, Echo Point, Tea Museum, Pothamedu Viewpoint and enjoy boating on the lake. Stay in a beautiful resort in Kumarakom, spend time at leisure and take a view of the serene backwaters.

    inclusions

    • Accommodation

    • Transfers

    • Sightseeing

  • Serene Beauty & Biodiversity of Kerala

    Customizable Tour | 4 Nights

    Kochi (1) Munnar (2) Kumarakom (1)

    Serene Beauty & Biodiversity of Kerala

    Customisable itineraries where you may choose transport, stay & sightseeing as per your taste & comfort.
    Customizable Tour 4
    SELLER: Yatra.com
    Kochi (1) Munnar (2) Kumarakom (1)
    Rs.11,750

    (EMI From Rs.721)

    Come and explore the varied topography and amazing scenic beauty of Kerala this holiday season. Discover the charms of the fantastic backwaters, scenic lakes and picturesque landscapes in this Indian state, which is rightly called God's Own Country. Also, explore the rich biodiversity and natural beauty of some of the significant places such as Nyayamakad Waterfalls and Eravikulam National Park. The trip is incomplete without visiting Anamudi Peak, which is listed as the highest peak in the South India.

    inclusions

    • Optional

    • Accommodation

    • Transfers

    • Meals

    • Sightseeing

  • Breathtaking Kerala!

    Customizable Tour | 4 Nights

    Munnar (2) Kumarakom (1) Cochin (1)

    Breathtaking Kerala!

    Customisable itineraries where you may choose transport, stay & sightseeing as per your taste & comfort.
    Customizable Tour 4
    SELLER: Letsgokerala
    Munnar (2) Kumarakom (1) Cochin (1)
    Rs.14,900
    Magnificent hills, peaceful Western Ghats, lush plantations and winding avenues define the landscape of Kerala. With this five-day tour, visit Cochin, Munnar and Kumarakom. En route to Munnar, witness the majesty of Cheeyappara Waterfalls, tea and spice plantations and viewpoints. Tour around the tourist hotspots of Munnar and take photographs. In Kumarakom, enjoy an overnight cruise in the serene backwaters. While cruising, take a view of Chinese fishing nets, paddy fields, and local lifestyle, ancient temples and swaying coconut groves. Visit popular places of Cochin and return home with memories.

    inclusions

    • Accommodation

    • Transfers

    • Sightseeing

  • Group Tour | 5 Nights

    Munnar (2) Thekkady (1) Kumarakom (2)

    Enchanting Trip To Kerala

    Pre-planned itineraries with fixed transport (departure/return), stay & sightseeing, with only minor changes allowed.
    Group Tour 5
    SELLER: Rover Holidays
    Munnar (2) Thekkady (1) Kumarakom (2)
    Rs.15,600
    The beautiful Kerala invites you to explore its richness of sandy beaches, marvellous stretches of emerald backwaters, gorgeous, untouched hill stations, intriguing national parks with exotic flora and fauna during this 6-day tour. Feel the warmth of the locals refresh you as you amble through the interesting souks stocked with traditional accessories and delicious local treats. Kerala is known for its unique culture, celebrations and history that charms you and leaves you with memories to cherish lifelong. Gastronomes and food enthusiasts will agree that the magical flavours of Kerala cuisine are indeed unique and addictive.

    inclusions

    • Accommodation

    • Transfers

    • Sightseeing

  • Customizable Tour | 4 Nights

    Kumarakom (2) Mararikulam (2)

    Gods own Country with CGH Hotels

    Customisable itineraries where you may choose transport, stay & sightseeing as per your taste & comfort.
    Customizable Tour 4
    SELLER: Yatra.com
    Kumarakom (2) Mararikulam (2)
    Rs.19,999

    (EMI From Rs.1,228)

    Do you want a break from the hustle & bustle of city life? Are you seeking peace and serenity? If yes, then Yatra has the perfect solution to relieve your stress. Gods own country with CGH hotels package provides you a 5-day retreat to soothe your senses. Diligently and meticulously planned by Yatra tour managers, this Kerala holiday takes you through the winding canals and rustic lanes of Kumarakom and Marari. You get to see boulevard of palm trees at the Marari Beach while the backwaters of Kumarakom leave you spellbound and stupefied. An ideal amalgamation of tranquility and bliss; this holiday gives you ample opportunities to connect with nature in the best possible way.

    inclusions

    • Optional

    • Accommodation

    • Transfers

    • Meals

    • Sightseeing

  • Customizable Tour | 7 Nights

    Cochin (1) Thekkady (2) Kumarakom (2) Mararikulam (2)

    Kerala Revisited In Luxury with CGH Hotels

    Customisable itineraries where you may choose transport, stay & sightseeing as per your taste & comfort.
    Customizable Tour 7
    SELLER: Yatra.com
    Cochin (1) Thekkady (2) Kumarakom (2) Mararikulam (2)
    Rs.33,949

    (EMI From Rs.2,086)

    Swaying palm trees, clear, blue water, sun-kissed beaches, backwater lakes and salubrious environs are what attract travellers to Kerala. Yatra, with its 8-day Beaches & Backwaters of Kerala with Thekkady package, will give you a bucketful of memories to cherish for a lifetime. Our diligent tour managers have carefully planned the itinerary backed by Yatra’s excellent services to make your Kerala tour, the perfect one. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the rich heritage of Kochi and learn about its Portuguese history. Thekkady will delight you with its diverse fauna and aromatic spice plantations. While Kumarakom and Marari will soothe your senses with their beautiful backwaters and unspoilt beaches. You also have enough leisure time to explore the state in your own special way.

    inclusions

    • Optional

    • Accommodation

    • Transfers

    • Meals

    • Sightseeing

  • Customizable Tour | 7 Nights

    Munnar (2) Thekkady (1) Kumarakom (1) Alappuzha (1) Kovalam (2)

    Mesmerizing Kerala

    Customisable itineraries where you may choose transport, stay & sightseeing as per your taste & comfort.
    Customizable Tour 7
    SELLER: Kerala Holiday Club
    Munnar (2) Thekkady (1) Kumarakom (1) Alappuzha (1) Kovalam (2)
    Rs.19,000
    Spend 8 days in pure paradise as you explore the verdant landscapes of Kerala. Take a drive along the winding roads of Munnar, through the sprawling tea estates. Catch a glimpse of some rare animals at Eravikulam National Park. Spend a thrilling night on a houseboat as you cruise along the serene backwaters of Alleppey. Discover the secrets hidden in old palaces and temples, in the capital city of Trivandrum. Stroll along the golden beaches at Kovalam and feel refreshed in mind and body.

    inclusions

    • Accommodation

    • Transfers

    • Sightseeing

  • Customizable Tour | 7 Nights

    Kochi (1) Munnar (2) Thekkady (1) Alleppey (1) Kumarakom (2)

    Nature's Bounty and Leisure in Kerala

    Customisable itineraries where you may choose transport, stay & sightseeing as per your taste & comfort.
    Customizable Tour 7
    SELLER: Yatra.com
    Kochi (1) Munnar (2) Thekkady (1) Alleppey (1) Kumarakom (2)
    Rs.17,999

    (EMI From Rs.1,106)

    See Kerala at its finest! From misty tea gardens in Munnar to dense forests and wildlife in Thekkady, from a night spent floating on the calm backwaters in Alleppey to a swim in the waters around Kumarakom, this holiday package brings you the best that Kerala has to offer. Every facet of this coastal state is full of surprises and unique experiences, which enthral visitors every time.

    inclusions

    • Optional

    • Accommodation

    • Transfers

    • Meals

    • Sightseeing

  • Customizable Tour | 3 Nights

    Munnar (2) Kumarakom (1)

    Kerala Brackish Backwaters

    Customisable itineraries where you may choose transport, stay & sightseeing as per your taste & comfort.
    Customizable Tour 3
    SELLER: Ezee Holiday
    Munnar (2) Kumarakom (1)
    Rs.9,300
    If you are visiting Kerala, a visit to the hill station of Munnar and backwaters of Alleppey and Kumarakom lets you soak in the scenic beauty of Kerala. Be it the winding routes, lush tea and spice plantations or beachside highways, Kerala is aptly chosen by God to be his own country. Go sightseeing around Munnar and visit the Tea Factory, Kundala Dam, Echo Point and more. Enjoy boating on Mattupetty Lake and glide on the backwaters of Alleppey or Kumarakom as you take a pleasant overnight stay on a Kerala-style houseboat. After this 4-day tour, return home with happy memories.

    inclusions

    • Accommodation

    • Transfers

    • Sightseeing

  • Customizable Tour | 5 Nights

    Cochin (1) Kumarakom (2) Kovalam (2)

    Luxury and Rejuvenation at Taj Resorts - Kerala

    Customisable itineraries where you may choose transport, stay & sightseeing as per your taste & comfort.
    Customizable Tour 5
    SELLER: Yatra.com
    Cochin (1) Kumarakom (2) Kovalam (2)
    Rs.35,858

    (EMI From Rs.2,203)

    God’s Own Country - Kerala with its lush palm forests and serene backwaters is the perfect destination to revitalise the mind and soul. Yatra’s Luxury and Rejuvenation at Taj Resorts - Kerala tour has been designed to give you a king-size holiday experience amid the peaceful confines of nature. The Taj Hotels in Cochin, Kumarakom and Kovalam provide you an experience of opulent living, while spoiling you with their traditional hospitality and satiating your senses with the tranquil beauty of the untouched countryside of Kerala. Yatra has become the preferred travel brand among Indians today as we take into consideration even your smallest needs when we plan your itinerary. Apart from smooth transfers, great sightseeing tours, premium accommodation and delectable meals, we also shower you with personalised attention and warm smiles. So go ahead and book the most memorable experience of your life with Yatra’s Luxury and Rejuvenation at Taj Resorts - Kerala package.

    inclusions

    • Accommodation

    • Transfers

    • Meals

    • Sightseeing

  • Customizable Tour | 5 Nights

    Kochi (1) Munnar (2) Kumarakom (2)

    Pristine Kerala

    Customisable itineraries where you may choose transport, stay & sightseeing as per your taste & comfort.
    Customizable Tour 5
    SELLER: Amazing Traveling
    Kochi (1) Munnar (2) Kumarakom (2)
    Rs.21,000
    Explore the varied topography of 'God's Own Country', Kerala. Stroll through the lush trails, sail on the scenic backwaters and tour around historic and spiritual marvels. With this six-day sojourn, visit Kochi, Munnar and Kumarakom. In Kochi, go sightseeing and visit St. Francis Church, ancient Portuguese houses, Jewish Synagogue, Jew Town, Mattancherry Palace and take a view of the Chinese fishing nets. In Munnar, visit Mattupetty Dam, Echo Point, Tea Museum, Pothamedu Viewpoint and enjoy boating on the lake. Stay in a beautiful resort in Kumarakom, spend time at leisure and take a view of the serene backwaters.

    inclusions

    • Accommodation

    • Transfers

    • Sightseeing

  • Customizable Tour | 4 Nights

    Kochi (1) Munnar (2) Kumarakom (1)

    Serene Beauty & Biodiversity of Kerala

    Customisable itineraries where you may choose transport, stay & sightseeing as per your taste & comfort.
    Customizable Tour 4
    SELLER: Yatra.com
    Kochi (1) Munnar (2) Kumarakom (1)
    Rs.11,750

    (EMI From Rs.721)

    Come and explore the varied topography and amazing scenic beauty of Kerala this holiday season. Discover the charms of the fantastic backwaters, scenic lakes and picturesque landscapes in this Indian state, which is rightly called God's Own Country. Also, explore the rich biodiversity and natural beauty of some of the significant places such as Nyayamakad Waterfalls and Eravikulam National Park. The trip is incomplete without visiting Anamudi Peak, which is listed as the highest peak in the South India.

    inclusions

    • Optional

    • Accommodation

    • Transfers

    • Meals

    • Sightseeing

  • Customizable Tour | 4 Nights

    Munnar (2) Kumarakom (1) Cochin (1)

    Breathtaking Kerala!

    Customisable itineraries where you may choose transport, stay & sightseeing as per your taste & comfort.
    Customizable Tour 4
    SELLER: Letsgokerala
    Munnar (2) Kumarakom (1) Cochin (1)
    Rs.14,900
    Magnificent hills, peaceful Western Ghats, lush plantations and winding avenues define the landscape of Kerala. With this five-day tour, visit Cochin, Munnar and Kumarakom. En route to Munnar, witness the majesty of Cheeyappara Waterfalls, tea and spice plantations and viewpoints. Tour around the tourist hotspots of Munnar and take photographs. In Kumarakom, enjoy an overnight cruise in the serene backwaters. While cruising, take a view of Chinese fishing nets, paddy fields, and local lifestyle, ancient temples and swaying coconut groves. Visit popular places of Cochin and return home with memories.

    inclusions

    • Accommodation

    • Transfers

    • Sightseeing

  • Customizable Tour | 6 Nights

    Kochi (1) Munnar (2) Kumarakom (1) Kovalam (2)

    Treasures of Kerala

    Customisable itineraries where you may choose transport, stay & sightseeing as per your taste & comfort.
    Customizable Tour 6
    SELLER: Yatra.com
    Kochi (1) Munnar (2) Kumarakom (1) Kovalam (2)
    Rs.15,499

    (EMI From Rs.952)

    Kerala is famed for its unique geographical features that have made it one of the most-visited places in India. Every place in this picturesque state has its own grace and leaves tourists spellbound with its diverse attractions. While Munnar is known for its serenity, Kumarakom has emerald stretches of backwaters and Kovalam is popular for its pristine beaches. With diverse landscapes, each destination clearly justifies Kerala’s title of 'God's Own Country'.

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    • Optional

    • Accommodation

    • Transfers

    • Meals

    • Sightseeing

Kumarakom Guide

  • How To Reach Kumarakom

    How To Reach Kumarakom

    Surface - There are plenty of KSRTC buses from Kottayam to Kumarakom. Kottayam is connected to all cities in Kerala by KSRTC buses. Private deluxe air-conditioned buses connect Kottayam with many cities in South India including Chennai, Mangalore, Bangalore and Trivandrum. You can reach Kumarakom by boat from Muhamma, near Alleppey. State owned boat services and private houseboats ferry from Muhamma to the Kumarakom jetty.

    Train - Kottayam is the nearest railway station, about 16 kilometers ( miles) away from Kumarakom. Taxi fare from Kottayam to Kumarakom is about Rs 350, and there are ample private taxis available at the Kottayam station. Besides, Kottayam is well connected by rail to all important cities in India.

    Air - The nearest airport to Kumarakom is Cochin International Airport at Nedumbassery, about 85 kilometers ( miles) away from Kumarakom. You can hire a tourist taxi from the airport to Kumarakom that charges about Rs. 1600. Cochin airport is well connected to many major cities in India and abroad, especially connected directly to the Gulf countries.

    Sea - If you have arrived at Trivandrum International Airport, proceed to Quilon by road or rail (takes just about an hour). From there, you can take the regular ferry service to Alleppey - a long but pleasant ride on the backwaters. From Alleppey, it's just a short ride to Kumarakom. If you have arrived at Cochin International Airport, perhaps you might prefer a ride through the backwaters to Alleppey. There are many boat services offered at Cochin.

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  • Shopping in Kumarakom

    Shopping in Kumarakom

    Kumarakom is not really a place for shopping, but if you are at leisure and not wandering into the depths of a wildlife sanctuary or cruising down the calm backwaters, you could give shopping a shot. Head to the local market and pan through its variety of souvenirs made of coconut shell, bamboo and cane. The craftsmen of Kerala are lauded for their skill and creativity. Undoubtedly, they turn out an intricate motley of metal-ware, camel-bone carvings, wood carvings, embroidered screw-pine (pandanas palm) rugs and grass mats among other handicraft. If you fancy ethnic hand-crafted silver jewelry, you will find armloads of them in a great assortment. In addition to this, traditional hand-woven textiles find an important place in a shopperâs list. Donât miss out on the wicker lampshades, brass lamps, and the truly exotic Kathakali masks, each wearing a different expression.

    You are recommended to shop for some fresh and aromatic spices available in abundance here â for they are unique to this part of Kerala, and make for some sumptuous recipes.

    And if you are looking for a complete shopping experience and a larger array to choose from, Cochin is the place to be, about 70 kilometers ( miles) from Kumarakom.

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  • Restaurants in Kumarakom

    Restaurants in Kumarakom

    Regional Speciality - At Kumarakom you will find a few good places to enjoy a hearty lunch or a pleasant evening meal, though the choices are somewhat restricted. For the best in regional or Continental cuisine, try out the in-site restaurants at Kumarakomâs top hotels and resorts. In addition, there are a handful of local eateries serving delicious traditional cuisine. At all times, steamed rice and fish curry is a favorite of Keralites. And like in other parts of Kerala, here too you will find coconut to be a major ingredient in all delicacies served lovingly to you. Of other typically South Indian dishes, there is idli, dosa, uthapam, sambar and coconut chutney. Food normally is high on spice content, and has a rich flavor of coconut which could make Kerala cuisine a bit of â acquired tasteâ. This liberal use of a wide variety of spices is heavily influenced by the Syrian Christian taste buds.

    While at Kumarakom, donât miss out the Karimeen (Pearl Spotted Fish) delicacy, a gift of the backwaters. âKarimeen Pollichathuâ is a traditional version of grilled fish prepared with rice spices, wrapped with a plantain leaf on burning coal. You can even sample the fish and curry cooked either in chilly paste with a special kind of tamarind, or coconut milk or paste. Round off your meal the Kerala way with a glass of toddy, a preferred drink among men folk, tapped from coconut trees.

    Among other regional delicacies worth sampling, there is âKappaâ, the local name for tapioca which is boiled with rock salt and then sautéed with grated coconut, onion, red chilly and curry leaves, commonly relished with fish, beef curries or roast. For breakfast, you can try out the very healthy âAppamâ - a local bread prepared with fermented rice and coconut dough. It is a bit sweet, and can be combined with beef, pork or chicken stew. And if you crave for some succulent seafood, try out the dishes rustled out of shrimp, prawn, crab and squid to name a few.

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