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A Guide to Kumbalanghi, Ernakulam, Kerala
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.