Fascinating Aruvikkuzhi Waterfall Backdrop -waterfall argentina


Kumarakom is a popular tourist destination spot in Kerala. It is located on the Vembanand Lake in the middle of dense mangrove forests. The little village attracts many people because of its lagoons, backwaters, birds and coconut grooves. To get the lovely glimpses of the scene buy bus tickets online in advance.

Aruvikkuzhi Waterfall is located in the middle of rubber plantations of Kumarakom. The waterfall flows down from a height of 100 feet. It is the ideal weekend spot to relax from hustle and bustle of city life. The glittering streams and lush green environment is a paradise for nature lovers. The early morning view of the waterfalls is very splendid to watch than in the late evenings.

The backdrop of rubber plantations makes the waterfalls even more beautiful. Just walk down to the plantations to get the beautiful glimpses of the falls and to feel the cool breeze of the atmosphere. You can also trip to the nearby island “Pathiramanal”, which is spread across ten acres of land on the backwaters.  It can only be accessed by boats or cruise along the Vembanand Lake. It is a place for migrant birds from different parts of the realm.


· Bird Sanctuary is located 2 kms from Kottayam on the beautiful banks of Vembanand Lake. The lavish green atmosphere attracts more number of birds to this place. It is opened from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

· Kottayam is famous for ancient churches and rubber, tea, coffee, pepper and cardamom plantations.

· Kuttanad is a beautiful scenery spot located in the middle of lakes, rivers, islands and backwaters.

· Vembanand Lake is considered as one of the largest freshwater lakes of Asia. This vast lake extends up to Cochin and it is famous for houseboats and ferry services.

How to reach Kumarakom

Kumarakom is located about 18 kms from Kottayam. To reach Kumarakom, you can fly from any part of India to Cochin International Airport, which is about 70 kms from Kumarakom. Kottayam is the nearest railway station. There are also ferry services through the backwaters of Kerala.

Kottayam is the major bus terminal near to Kumarakom. It is well connected by roadways. Online booking bus tickets system is provided by the Kerala government and through private bus operators you can buy bus tickets instantly.

Stay at Kumarakom

There are plenty of options in Kumarakom for staying.  Many resorts and hotels are available in the midst of coconut grooves. The rooms provided are ranging from standard, luxury, villas and suites. Some of the facilities offered by them are traditional houseboats, Ayurvedic Spa, and pools.

Food flavour of Kumarakom

Kumarakom restaurants serve the people with authentic Kerala style of foods such as Karimeen Pollichathu (Pearl spot fish curry), Chenmeen (prawns), Appam, Puttu Kadala curry, Kappa& fish curry, mutton stew, and Kerala parotta . Apart from these you could also get south Indian and north Indian meals.

When to visit

The best time to visit the waterfalls would be from November to March because during that time climatic condition will be cool and breezy.


Pradeep NS (Kannan) is a pioneer in transport and tourism with a quarter century of experience and expertise has a network of contacts, who introduced the very first interstate transport in the state of Kerala. Today Megha Tours and Travels has several bus services to major cities of India. After this golden success, we have turned into our dream project of custom designed tour operation in the South India. More information please visit – http://meghatravels.com


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