Kumarakom, located 13 kms away from the city of Kottayam is a small village set on the bank of the enchanting Vembanad Lake. Titled as the green paradise on earth, Kumarakom has been declared as a special Tourism Zone by the State Government of Kerala. The landscapes of this majestic destination are dotted with large number of palaces, forts and mansions which once had been the residence of royal lineage. The scenic hamlet is very popular amongst the tourists as it offers wide variety of exotic sightseeing, fishing and boating experience. Set at the backdrops of the Vembanad Lake and surrounded by a great variety of flora the place is bound to leave the visitors spell bound for its beauty.