|— town —|
|• Total||over 50|
|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Nearest city||Kottayam (Kerala) and Madurai(TamilNadu)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Idukki|
Kumily is a town in the Cardamom Hills near Thekkady and the Periyar Tiger Reserve, in the Idukki District of Kerala State in South India at the border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The state of Tamil Nadu is just across the town. It is a major tourist destination and a spices trading center.
With nearby Periyar Tiger Reserve and Thekkady lake, Kumily also has attracted tourist traffic.
Kumily is a busy town throughout the year. May it be Sabarimala devotees (Oct to Jan) or Tourists (Feb to Sep) or Workers from the districts (any time) Kumily welcomes & attracts everyone with its charm and warmth.
The nearest Airport is Madurai (125 km) and Railway Station is Madurai to Theni(under BG conversion) . The famous pilgrim Centre Sabarimala is 150 km from Kumily (by NH proper route).