Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary 12 km west of Kottayam spread across 14 acres, this beautiful bird sanctuary on the banks of the Vembanad Lake, is an ornithologist's paradise and a favorite haunt of migratory birds like the Siberian stork, egret, darter, heron and teal. Bird watching is the prime activity for which people come here from all round the globe. The sanctuary has a favorable climate for bird habitation that is generally temperate throughout the year. In summer the temperature can go to around 35 C and in winters 22 C. If you love birds and want see them into their original habitats, then you must come to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Kumarakom is one of the prominent bird sanctuaries in India. Houseboating in the Vembanad Lake is the best way to experience the bird sanctuary.