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Address: Kumarakom, India
Phone Number: 04812527650
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The hotel books the trip and will arrang transport

Good bird watching best seen in the morning needing a 6.00am departure from the Resort it is the closest attraction to the Resort. Bring a good camera (NOT a camera phone!)

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A place that we can say to visit if u go to kumarakom. Not that much well kept as expected but ok to see around. Good thats allwhat i can say about this place

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good bird watching best seen in the morning needing a 6.00am departure from the Resort it is the closest attraction to the Resort. Bring a good camera (NOT a camera phone!)

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Thank georgedcampbell
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went walking inside the bird sanctuary for about 3 kms each way. At the end of 3 kms there was a steel tower of 2-3 storeys height from the top of which we could see few flocks of white cranes. That was it. Not worth the walk or the time spend. No place to sit in the 3 kms walk.... More 

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New Delhi
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Kumarakom bird sanctuary lies amidst the backwaters. We visited the sanctuary in November, which is an off season, did not find many birds there. Migratory birds arrive here during the December-February which is the best time to visit

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Thank vmahajan1957
Ramgarh, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While staying in Waterscapes hotel, many people told this sanctuary is not worth to watch, but I felt this is a must visit place for a nature lover. Excellent deep forest where we can walk for 2 to 2 hrs. Lots of fishes, and birds ( watch tower ensure a good view)..Please carry water while walking.

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Thank kamaleshram
Pune
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I could not understand the purpose of this bird sanctuary after spending one hour. There are no sign posts, no trail guides, no description of any bird except King fisher (may be sponsored?) and no expert to tell us what we should see. I do not understand why KTDC should collect 50 Rs per person when they do nothing to... More 

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Thank C P C
Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sanctuary is a great one for nature and bird lovers. The early morning visit would be exactly what one would expect from the place - cam and serene and fresh and smelling of different things - the aroma leaves you stunned and feeling fresh through the day

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crocodiles, birds of all types, simple place but very attractive. Take sunscreen and binoculars and your camera of course!

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Ronneby, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Waterscapes Resort. The walk is around 4 km (round trip), nice wood land/jungle, a lot of birds. early each day, less during the day.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The visit to the sanctuary was worth the expectation.We could see many different birds as we had visited early morning and we loved walking down the sanctuary and enjoying the nature.

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