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Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Spread across 14 acres, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary in Kerala was originally a rubber plantation that was developed as bird sanctuary by an Englishman. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary guide shows its initial name as Baker estate. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is located on the banks of Vembanad river and is therefore also known as Vembanad Bird Sanctuary. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary guide lists it to be a paradise for bird watchers and is the best destination to spot migratory birds.
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary in Keralais located in the Kottayam districts that enjoy a temperate climate throughout the year that is ideal for birds to stay. Enjoy bird watching in their original habitat by paying a visit to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary in Kerala
Attractions in Vembanad Bird Sanctuary
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuaryis a fun place to visit and the presence of modern infrastructure makes your Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary trip more comfortable. Bird watching is the main reason why people visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary in Kerala. The other things to do as per Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary guide include enjoying boating in Vembanad lake and explore the nearby city of Kumarakom
Flora & Fauna to explore in Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary in Kerala
The lush green marshy land of Vembanad Bird Sanctuary is the perfect place to get up at dawn and watch numerous local birds like darter, Brahmin kite, duck, heron, egret, waterfowl etc and migratory birds such as Siberian crane, teal, parrot, lark etc. You can also spot migratory birds coming from Himalaya in these parks.
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary guideshows this place to be full of mangrove forests, green paddy fields and coconut grooves providing a perfect habitat to birds.
Tourist Places to Visit Near Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary in Kerala
Places to visit during your Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary tour include driftwood museum in Chakranpadi.
Where to Stay in Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary in Kerala
Plan to stay at one of the houseboats during your visit to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary visit. There are numerous hotels and resorts that can also be booked when you visit Vembanad Bird Sanctuary.
How to reach Vembanad Bird Sanctuary
Air :Chennai and Bangalore are the nearest international airport while Cochin and Thiruvananthapuram is the closest domestic airport
Rail: Kottayam is the nearest railway station located 12 km away
Road: Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary can be reached by catching buses from Kottayam located just 12 km from this place.
Best Time to Visit Vembanad Bird Sanctuary
According to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary guide the best time to watch birds in Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is between July-August while to watch migratory birds plan a visit to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary in Kerala from November to Feb