Night Fishing Kumarakom
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What you should know
The closest airport is Cochin International Airport. The distance is about 70 km by road to Kumarakom. You can hire a cab which will cost you around USD 8 to 12. The nearest railway station is Kottayam, 15 km away.
A guide is not needed for this activity but a local fisherman will be present to show you the techniques and practices used by them along with the cultural background of the region!
This activity doesn't require prior training!
September to March is the best season to visit Kumarakom for Night fishing. Monsoons must be avoided as backwater activities are shut during this period.
Kumarakom – an entrancing backwater destination – offers unworldly natural beauty and charm.
Animal lovers may be intrigued to check out Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, home to many species of birds ranging from common as well as endangered species of residential and migratory birds.
For a glimpse of the Kumarakom spirit, there are local street markets to shop to your heart's content and traditional performances like the Kathakali performance, which can be easily checked with the respective hotel helpdesk for showtimes.