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The Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is also known as the Vembanad Bird Sanctuary located at Kumarakom in the Kottayam district of Kerala.

Visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

This place is famous for a lot of species that are both endangered and endemic like, owls, cuckoos, waterfowls, Siberian Crane and herons spread across an area of 14 acres on the southern banks of the Kavanaugh river amidst the rubber plantations. You will be mesmerized by the views of the several bird species from the motorboats and houseboats that are available on rent.

Best Time to Visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

The best time that you can choose to pay a visit to this beautiful place is during the months from June to August and from October to November when the weather is the best to count on all the bird species. If you want to reach the bird sanctuary conveniently, then the nearest railway station is Kottayam that is located at a distance of 13 km and the Cochin International Airport that is 94 km away from the former. Book kerala travel packages with Swan Tours and discover tourist attractions in kerala.

Traveler Tips

  • Choose comfy footwear for strolling if you want to go bird watching by walking within the properties of the refuge.
  • Consume alcohol a great deal of water to keep up with the type of weather.
  • See early in the early morning to catch sight of several birds.