Location – Kottayam, Kerala
Temperature – Summer 35 degree C and Winter 29 Degree C
Situated on the banks of Vembanand Lake, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is a paradise for bird watchers. Sprawling in an area of 14 acres, the sanctuary is set within the lush acres of wooded land. Kumarakom Sanctuary is not only heaven for local birds but also to large number of migratory birds, which travel for the Himalayas and some even from Siberia.
Kumarakom – Enriched Avifauna Bird watchers get thrilled when they spot exotic avian species including migratory and breeding with their binoculars. Visitors can listen to the chirping of birds like waterfowl, egret, cuckoo, heron, night herons, woodpeckers and many more. Siberian birds like wood beetle, parrots, larks, teal etc. visits during their respective migratory season.
Explore the Bird Sanctuary It is truly an enthralling experience to explore the Kumarakon Bird Sanctuary while boating. Wildlife lovers can undertake houseboat cruise along the Vembanad lake and spot numerous variety of bird species.
Added Attraction of Kumarakom Sanctuary Apart from enjoying the exciting wildlife tour to the sanctuary, also visit a picturesque island, Pathiramanal. The serene island covers an area of 10 acre and can be accessed by boat. The place is haven to several migratory birds, which reaches here from different parts of the world.
Best time to visit Best time to visit Kumarakom bird sanctuary is between June and August and November to February. Migratory birds flocks the sanctuary on winter season – November to February.
How to reach
Air: Cochin International Airport is the closest airport
Rail: Kottyam is the nearest railhead
Road: Visitors can hire taxis and auto rickshaws from Kottayam.
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