An Overview of Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary


The sanctuary is just 16 kilometers from Kottayam and can be reached by road from Kottayam or Cochin.

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Visitors can enjoy a unique, close-up view of the native birds and wildlife, making it an unforgettable experience.

It's best to go to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary in November and December when migratory birds are in their prime.

Kumarakom bird sanctuary was created in the 1840s when Alfred George Baker reclaimed 500 acres from the Vembanad lake. It now covers over 14 acres.