Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
The exotic Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is located on the banks of the serene Vembanad Lake and enchants you with its glistening green wet look and a large population of waterfowl and migratory birds.
Spread over 14 acres of lush jungle on an island located on the Kumarakom backwaters, the captivating Kumarakom Birds Sanctuary is a constant hub of cackling sounds, high pitched bird calls and melodious bird songs.
Sail a canoe or ride a houseboat to the enchanting Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary located in the middle of the Kumarakom backwaters and see multi-colored birds such as flycatchers, herons, egrets, cuckoos, wood beetles, parrots, larks, teals, owls et al.
Located at a distance of 70 kilometers from the Kumarakom mainland and the nearest railhead is located at Kottayam, Kerala, South India. See barbets, frogmouths and shrikes as you tour the spectacular bird sanctuary located in the midst of a tranquil water world and yet alive with constant bird music.
The ideal time for bird watching at the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary in Kerala would be during the months of November to March. If lucky you are likely to spot Siberian cranes that migrate to the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary during the winter months every year.