Kumarakom or Munnar?

Kumarakom is popular for houseboat cruises and backwater tourism, Munnar is a hill station where you can refresh and relax in the lap of mother nature. Both places attract a large number of tourists every year. Both Munnar and Kumarakom have their advantages.



Kumarakom is a popular tourist destination that is well known for its backwater tourism. It is located in the backdrop of the Vembanad lake, which is the largest lake in Kerala. It is well known for its bird sanctuary, mangrove forests, coconut groves, paddy fields, etc. Kumarakom is an enchanting travel destination to enjoy a tropical paradise along with refreshing Ayurvedic Spas and a spiritual escape with some great pilgrimage centers. If one wishes to engage in some daring adventures, Vembanad is a veritable playground. The lake is the ideal hotspot for adventurers to indulge in activities like angling, yachting, and boating. For shopping lovers and foodies too, Kumarakom is a delight for tourists. The Backwaters of Kumarakom offer a scenic location that proves to be a perfect backwater destination for travelers who are persistently searching for one. And the Kumarakom houseboat ride will be a fabulous opportunity to visit this dreamland to its full potential. 

Tourist attractions to see in Kumarakom:

  • Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary 
  • Kumarakom Backwaters
  • Bay Island Driftwood Museum
  • Aruvikkuzhi Waterfall
  • Kumarakom Beach
  • Pathiramanal 



Munnar is a charming tourist destination, with very picturesque hills, valleys and tea plantations everywhere. Everything here will make us excited. The hills, the mist, valleys, rivers, waterfalls, tea plantations, unique flora, and fauna. The stunning hill station is ideally placed in the South Western Ghats of India.­ it's the place you would wish never to leave. Munnar is blessed with lots of resorts and hotels, which will provide all your needs. Among these resorts, you can also find affordable and budget hotels, which suits you the most. All these hotels and resorts will offer you several packages like honeymoon packages, family packages, etc and will help you to travel Munnar in a perfect way. The Munnar holiday in Kerala loved by many travelers and reasons to visit Munnar are endless.

Munnar attractions are:

  • Mattupetty Dam
  • Lakkam Waterfalls
  • Attukal Waterfalls
  • Photo Point
  • Kundala Lake
  • Eravikulam National Park