OMTEX CLASSES: Prepare a fact file of a Bird Sanctuary you have visited.

Prepare a fact file of a Bird Sanctuary you have visited.


Fact file of Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

Location : Banks of Vembanad Lake.

Known As : Queen of Vembanad.

Distance : Kottayam - 15 km, Nedumbassery - 106 km, Periyar - 185 km.

Getting there : Nearest Airport - Kochi Airport Nedumbassery - 106 km.

Nearest Rail - Kottayam Junction -15 km.

Road - 15 km from Kottayam. S-H-1 links Kumarakom to Cochin and Trivendrum.

Best time to visit : November to February.

Major wildlife : Waterfowl, Cuckoo, Owls, Egrets, Herons Water Ducks,

Attractions Parrots, Teal, Larks, Flycatchers, Wood Beetle, Mangrove Forests, Green Paddy Fields and Coconut Groves.

Uniqueness : To see the migratory Siberian Cranes.

Where to eat : Vembanad Seawood Bar, Restaurants - Ettukettu, Thattukada, Tharavadu, Fort Kochi, Pearlspot.
Other attractions: Houseboat and Motorboat Cruise, Tasting Delicious Kottanad Cuisine.


Staying options : Kumarakom Lake Resort, Coconut Lagoon, Taj Garden Retreat, Backwater Ripples, Illikkalam Lake Resort, Golden Waters.