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Address: Kumarakom, India
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a place for a good walk

Lush greenery beside the backwaters of kerala, this is a good place for a hike.or short trek. for photographer & birdwatchers please carry a tele lens to capture pics of migrating... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Kochi (Cochin), India
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lush greenery beside the backwaters of kerala, this is a good place for a hike.or short trek. for photographer & birdwatchers please carry a tele lens to capture pics of migrating birds. the small canals & the trees makes this place cool even at noon so you don't feel the humidity any time bu i suggest go there either in... More 

Thank ssudheej
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Saw a lot of birds like kingfishers, sparrows, Asian fly catcher, egrets, swans, etc.. Good for nature lovers.. Need patience. Don't miss watch tower 2. Lots of walking to do as well. Not recomm for senior citizens with walking problem.

Thank rahilpanja1
Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Could not find more than 3 species of the birds. We went there at the evening time but still not many birds.

Thank mrugshal
New Delhi, India
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its adjacent to KTDC waterscapes resort. We were staying there so went to the sanctuary. Dont think any exotic birds come here in any season. But its a good place to take a nature walk - kind of small jungle for kids. Once can see normal birds around. Peaceful and safe place to be. best to visit during morning hours.

Thank amitbhatnagar99
Saint Louis, Missouri
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129 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While I would still say this is worth visiting if you have a few hours while visiting Kumarakom - you should be prepared. This sanctuary is basically a walking trail located on KTDC property (an old rubber plantation, I read) where plenty of birds nest (and mosquitos breed - given the stagnant water all around). We went early to avoid... More 

Thank Brain_bleed_md
Gurgaon, India
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bird sanctuary offers 2.5 km long scenic walk in a lush green natural environment. I visited in December which is a breeding season for birds and was not fortunate to see many birds. Though a good place to visit in kumarakom

Thank Neeraj2803
Navi Mumbai, India
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to the bird sanctuary with very high hopes but it turned out to be quite a disappointment. Sighting of birds was almost next to impossible only birds which we could see was Wood peckers, some kingfishers and a lot of crows where as this was a good time to visit. The Sanctuary needs to be maintained properly.

Thank ritesh_singh18
New Delhi, India
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28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It must have been the rather late hour (8:30 am) when we ventured into this 'sanctuary' hoping to catch some exotic birds.. Alas it was to be just a mile long trek down narrow, uneven paths.. with NO sighting of any bird worth the name... Its not too big a place. Its mad made.. with houses / people living on... More 

Thank Anzjain
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got up at dawn, as advised, but bird sightings were not as expected. Saw Her on roosting but little else.

Thank PeteLucy434
Kanpur, India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very Good Attraction in Kumarkom which is close to all major luxury resorts ....... Its about 35 km from Alleppey

Thank vinayakkanpur2016

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