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Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

#2 of 7 things to do in Kumarakom Features Animals
Kumarakom, India
+91 481 252 7650
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Kumarakom, India
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I visited this bird sanctuary early morning ..first week of july.. saw and photographed more than 10 different types of birds like painted stork..cormorant..egret..pelicans etc.. you will need to walk till the very end to view the birds.. 2 km one way.. and 2 km...More

1  Thank Vineeth T
Reviewed 6 July 2017

When we went to the place it was on strike from past 50 days...don't know the current status kindly please update the current status..

Thank ridhinramachandran
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

A typical forest feel. No birds but a must visit experience. The place should be visited in the morning for a perfect experience.

Thank manjul43
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Kumarakom backwaters is a must visit location in Kerala. The food, houseboats, resorts are just amazing. The place is very laid back and relaxing. The sanctuary is very beautiful. Can see a variety of migrated birds. I wasn't able to take any pictures by the...More

Thank hebah999
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

It was unclean and we did not see much birds, if you decided to go there you should wear long sleeves and trousers because of lots of mosquito and ants

1  Thank Rania S
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Kumarakon is situated in god's own country ofcourse in kerala. Whole Kerala refreshes you but here in kumarakom this bird sanctuary cheat with you. Here they give you the entry pass of Rs. something and tell you to walk for a 2kms in a jungle...More

2  Thank Gaurav M
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Located in Kottayam good place to visit to see birds in their natural habitat. Spread over a large area.

1  Thank Sagar2307
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Magnificent views, gigantic trees, beautiful laid-out path with hidden waterfalls! It was great seeing those peacocks opening their wings, feeding the pelicans and watching the colorful parrots in huge cages. One can also have a photo shoot with well trained colorful birds, sitting on your...More

Thank Kamilah919
Reviewed 12 June 2017

When we went to the place it was on strike from past 45 days...don't know the current status but make sure you check with your travel agent and plan accordingly

3  Thank Manish P
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This is my second visit to the Sanctuary. The first was about 3 years ago and we did not find any birds! This time we did see a few birds from the boats that took us around but could not enter the Sanctuary as the...More

Thank Sharmaaji
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Arpeeta J
8 May 2017|
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Response from archana s | Reviewed this property |
It should be pleasent :-)
20 April 2017|
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Response from spriyadarshee | Reviewed this property |
Hi! The bird sanctuary is open from dawn to dusk on all days.
Anjali A
3 June 2016|
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Response from krs123mumbai | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge. One should walk through the park to enjoy the sighting of the variety of birds. For those who cannot hike long distances you could take a boat ride along the periphery and still get to see a variety of... More