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Kumbalangi Integrated Tourism Village

Kumbalanghi, Kochi (Cochin), India
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A real insight into local culture and sustainability

We thoroughly enjoyed the day from getting to the eco-village including a scenic boat ride past... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
Alimas44
India's first designated ecotourism village

This is a tiny model fishing village which we arrived at by small boat. We enjoyed a demonstrations... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
Biddy50
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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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“eco tourism” (2 reviews)
“rope” (3 reviews)
“coir” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Kumbalanghi, Kochi (Cochin), India
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed the day from getting to the eco-village including a scenic boat ride past fishing nets and farms, to seeing the wide variety of local activities actively on display and experiencing an amazing lunch in a superb waterside setting. All the people there...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2017

This is a tiny model fishing village which we arrived at by small boat. We enjoyed a demonstrations on harvesting coconuts, treating coir & making it into ropes, catching crabs with small nets, local pottery making etc. It provides a fascinating glimpse into a simple,...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

It's a very beautiful place in kerala.This place is more attractive to the touristers.It's a good place for entertaining.

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Reviewed 1 January 2017

You need to take a 20 minute boat ride to the island where local craftsmen and farmers showed us many interesting things like crabbing, making coconut husk rope and basketry. We were met with each of us getting a coconut to drink. It was a...More

1  Thank bradziker1
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

This venue is well worth a visit. Self sustaining for the many families who live there and the tour takes you through the many aspects of daily life from fishing to coconut harvesting and the many uses from numerous products. The ladies making rope were...More

2  Thank TomandHope
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Reviewed 23 December 2016

This demonstration village provides a sample of the simple life in previous times, with a demonstration of fish/crab catching in a pond, making brooms and thatched roofing from palm trees, making ropes, etc.

1  Thank iTravelkeen
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

When in kumbalangi, the most exciting thing to do is just watch the nature and asolutely nothing !!!

1  Thank Neethu P
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Kumbalangi Village is promoted very well, especially in the local print media. I had been planning a visit here for a long time. Last week we packed our bags and drove to the place. Not impressed at all. The main attraction in Kumbalangi is the...More

2  Thank Santhosh_EK
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

On way from Kochi to Kumarakom, its an offbeat location which most of them would miss.. The complete route is so scenic with lakes/ paddy fields on both the sides, lined up with coconut trees. Enroute there is a massive roosting site of painted storks,...More

Thank Deepmehta86
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Reviewed 1 July 2016

You have to visit this place as part of a group when the entire area is set up with various eco tourism activities such as Coir Making, Crab Farming, Fishing, Chinese Nets, mat making, mussel shell processing and much more. The place can be reached...More

Thank Sumit P
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Jomin J
23 February 2017|
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Response from TomandHope | Reviewed this property |
Not sure which as we were there mid day. Contact them directly and they will let you know but I suspect that you will not see either due to the restricted opening times.
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