The Kumarakom bird sanctuary known as the ornithologist’s paradise sprawls over an area of about 101 acres along the Vemabnad lake at a distance of about 12kms from Kottayam in Kerala.Kumarakom bird sanctuary with its distinguished features of avian population, has a number of splendid bird watching spots especially for people who have ardent desire to watch the migratory birds. Apart from the migratory birds there are at least more than 100 varieties of native birds. The beauty of this bird sanctuary casts a spell over the visitors and promises an unforgettable pleasure in you. The Kumarakom bird sanctuary is one of the favorite hubs of migratory birds where more than at least 60 species flock to this place every year. The Kumarakom bird sanctuary is also celebrated for a large variety of fish, mussels and crabs. The Siberian Cranes are one of the regular immigrants to this bird sanctuary.
ORIENTATION : The Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is situated in the Kuttunad region of Kumarakom at a distance of about 16 km from Kottayam town.