Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
“Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary” is the perfect destination for those who want to see the rare avian species. This bird sanctuary is spread over 14 acres on the banks of Vembanad Lake in Kottayam. It is one of the best spots in the country where the flocks of thousands of migratory birds can be seen. The best season to visit this place is between June and August. This is basically the breeding season of many wetland birds from the Himalayas to Serbia. Cuckoo, waterfowl, owl, heron, egret and Serbian crane are the main attractions in this bird sanctuary. Boating trips in houseboats and motorboats are also available here for watching birds from close.