Kumbalangi, the Integrated Fishing and Tourism Village in Kerala
If you want a village,
which is a virgin landscape, undeterred by
tourists excessive, here is a Model Village for you. Kumbalangi. Proximate to
the port town of Kochi, she has a vast stretch of backwaters connected by
interlocking Waterways to entire Kerala ! It is a great etourism destination
for tourists worldwide. You can feel the calm and tranquillity of the virgin
landscape, with warm inhabitants, who are in tune with Mother Nature. A day
in Kumbalangi means a great day in Green Kerala, an event to remember and a
release for mental tension. Far from the madding crowed, she is rich with
exotic cuisines local, masonry and boat building. Fish farms and manually
operated coir looms can also be seen.
If you want the backwaters
of Venice and the green fields of Europe all
blended, you have Kerala, the heavenly Paradise ! Sandwiched between Western
Ghats and the Arabian Sea is Kerala, the ravishing damsel who wears a green
silk saree to bewitch tourists ! 600 kms in length, 44 pristine rivers
emanating from the mountains cut her and they flow to the white sandy
This Integrated Village
Tourism Project is a great initiative to turn this
small island into a model integrated village, integrated for Tourism and
Fishing. She is 45 kms from Kochi Airport and 15 kms from South Railway
Kerala Tourism has been successful in transforming this tiny island into a tourist's Paradise.
100 K peoplel live in this
village. Inside Kumbalangi, an Artist's Village, Kalaagramam
has been set up. It will
showcase handicrafts and fishing equipment to the visitors.
Tourists love the local cuisine, which is made a bit less spicy for them. Prawns and shrimps are relished by tourists, Tourists go out fishing and read books. Some watch the backwaters. There are Home Stays and the tourists normally sit with the host family.
Aquatic Floating Resort