A Guide to Kumbalanghi, Ernakulam, Kerala
Travel Home >
[My-Kerala.Com: Kumarakom Guide]
[My-Kerala.Com: Kumbalanghi Guide]
[My-Kerala.Com: Aranmula Guide]
Kumbalanghi is a
coastal village located in the Ernakulam district of Kerala with some of the
most scenic views of the sea, canals, mangroves, agricultural land and coconut
plantations. Kumbalanghi village is the first "Model Tourism Village" of Kerala.
An enchanting place, Kumbalanghi aims to be the perfect destination for tourists
who value the simple and beauteous rural life of Kerala. As a model village
selected by the Govt of India for promoting rural tourism, the village is
continiously under development through innovative schemes for community
development and sustainability. An example is the water harvesting schemes
introduced to preserve and sustain drinking water.
Kumbalanghi is a model tourism village with majour attractions such as
dyeing, cuisine, boat building, traditional fishing, marine pastoral setting
etc. The coastal ambience and ethnic cuisines are some of the highlight of
Kumbalanghi. The art of dyeing such as Chavittunadkam, Prasiamuttukali, and
Kolakali along with traditional boat carpentry, coconut oil extraction and
fabrication of Ayurvedic soaps could be seen in Kumbalanghi.
How to Reach Kumbalanghi?
Access to Kumbalanghi is by Road, or boat from nearby islands and Kochi (NW),
or by airport, seaport, Konkan railway & highway.