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How To Reach Vembanad Lake

Behold serene waters of the longest lake in India
Vembanad Lake In Kumarakom

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Best time to visit:

Jul - Mar



Ideal Duration:

1-2 Hours


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How To Reach Vembanad Lake

Vembanad Lake is one of the most visited attractions in Kumarakom, and one of the most famous in Kerala. This article answers all your questions regarding how to reach Vembanad Lake in Kumarakom. Tourists flock here during the weekends and during the tourist season. Even the weekends are pretty full. Getting to this place is not difficult at all since it is part of most itineraries when visiting Kumarakom.

The best way to drive over to Vembanad Lake is via the Kottayam- Kumarakom Rd, which is a well paved and well-maintained one. You can also hire a taxi to take you to Lake Vembanad. Since it is a popular place, there would be no difficulty in getting a taxi to bring you here. Currently, there are no bus routes that take you to Vembanad Lake.<readmore>

It would take nearly half a day to completely explore the lake area and the nearby attractions such as the nature trails and gardens, so make sure to plan your itinerary accordingly.


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What all activities and facilities are available at Vembanad Lake?

The lake has boating facilities which include speedboating and motorboating. Houseboats are available for those who want to stay overnight. For the adventurous, there are water sports as well as water skiing and wind sailing.

What is the best time to visit Vembanad Lake?

The best time to visit the lake is during the Onam festival and when the Annual Nehru Trophy Boat Race is being held. One of the unique experience here is watching the oarsmen row their boats and race each other.

What is special about Vembanad Lake in Kumarakom?

Vembanad Lake is the longest lake in India, and the largest in Kerala. The lake borders the islands of Pathiramanal, Pallippuram, and Perumbalam and is an immensely popular backwater stretch in Kerala. Situated in the heart of the backwaters of Kerala, the lake is a perfect blend of the hues of sapphire and emerald. It is one of the most beautiful and serene lakes in India.

Vembanad Lake lies in which district?

The lake in Kerala borders Alappuzha, Kottayam, and Ernakulam districts.