A majestic stretch of backwaters in the Kottayam district is the Kumarakom backwaters. It has a vast expanse of rivers and canals pouring into the Vembanad Lake. It is an exquisite picnic spot offering boating, fishing and a truly beautiful view of the countryside which will render you speechless.
You can take in the river's flora and fauna, the abundant marine life and coral reefs while dangling your feet into the rustic backwaters. This pristine emerald waters is a labyrinth of lagoons and canals which can be completely enjoyed in a cruise of the backwaters. Be prepared to spot the exotic kumarakom karimeen or the pearl spotted fish in the rivers. The backwaters cruise is a breath taking and cherishable memory without which your trip to Kumarakom will remain incomplete.