Kumarkom bird Sanctuary also known as Vembanad Bird Sanctuary is situated in the Kumarakom in Kottayam district of famous South Indian state Kerala. Located on the banks of river Vembanad it is spreading across the area of 14 acres. Set in the Kerala Backwaters the bird sanctuary is a no less then a paradise of ornithologists and is a favorite haunt for migratory birds like Siberian stork, egret, darter, heron and teal. Due to pleasant climate, abundance of natural beauty, great infrastructure and commuting facilities make Kumarakom a major tourist attraction of Kerala wild life tour.
Best time to visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
If you are a bird enthusiast the best time to bird watch birds is between June and August. To watch Migratory birds, November to February is the best time to visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.
Major attractions of Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Visitors can enjoy the boat trip to nearby places like Kaipuzha Muttu, Pathiramanal, Narakathara, Thollayiram Kayal and Poothapandi Kayal to watch birdlife of local and migratory birds. Dawn is the ideal time for early morning treks when the birds prepare to leave their nests. Kumarakom is also famous for its backwater cruises which the visitors can enjoy during their Kerala wildlife tours.
How to reach Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
By Air:-Nearest airport to the Bird sanctuary is Cochin International airport which is 76 km from Kottayam town.
By Rail:-Nearest rail head to the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is at Kottayam which is 16 km from it.
By Road:-Kottayam is located at a short distance of 15 km from Kumarakom which is well connected through state and national highways. S-H-1 links Kumarakom to Cochin and Trivendrum.
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Kerala Wildlife sanctuaries
|Peppara Wildlife sanctuary||Neyyar Wildlife sanctuary|
|Shenduruni Wildlife sanctuary||Periyar Wildlife sanctuary|
|Idduki Wildlife sanctuary||Chinnar Wildlife sanctuary|
|Parambikulam Wildlife sanctuary||Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary|
|Waynad Wildlife sanctuary||Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary|
|Thattekad Bird Sanctuary||Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary|
|Silent Valley National Park||Eravikulam National Park|