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‘ Kumbalangy ‘ A model fishing village and a tourism spot facing the Kochi backwaters in the western region of the city is India’s first designated ecotourism village and the first rural tourism village of Kerala.
The model village presents its uniqueness is such a way that one can fully relish a variety of natural splendors and ecological balance of the location.
The model village, the first of its kind in the country is located near the port city of Kochi in Ernakulum District. It’s an authentic treat to its visitors with the famous Chinese Fishing Nets and many other sights to enjoy.
This coastal settlement offers a mesmerizing glance of the simple and prosperous livelihood of the villagers, and also unravels the traditional culture and heritage.
Kalagramam, an artist’s village, displays handicrafts and fishing equipment. Mangroves are nurtured here as well as fish farming. Bait fishing here is extremely popular among tourists.
It is an idyllic getaway location for tourists from all around the globe. It is a virgin countryside intact by excessive presence of tourists. The calm, quite and serene landscape with presence of warm inhabitants who depend on nature for their survival is the typical view of this hamlet.