Kumarakom is no doubt a small paradise in Kerala, God’s own country.It is cluster of islands located on the Kerala’s largest and longest Vembanad Lake. A bird sanctuary is located along the banks of VembanadLake.Wide variety of migratory birds in the bird sanctuary spread in 14 acres flocks together and fascinate the tourists visiting this place. The backwaters offer the most refreshing and enchanting experience which can be cherished forever. The houseboat cruises with all facilities in the backwater stretches along the majestic Vembanadlake surrounded by coconut tress provides the tourist a memorable experience.They are rich with marine life namely the exclusive 'KumarakomKarimeen' (pearl spotted fish), Konju (tiger prawns), Njandu (crabs), Chemeen (prawns) and many more. The dishes prepared with these fishes are the best among all cuisines of Kerala.The boat race in the snake boats during onam festival is another big attraction of Kumarakom.