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 TN (any time) Kumily welcomes & attracts everyone with its charm and warmth.
The nearest Airport is Madurai (125 km) and Railway Station is Kottayam (105 km). The famous pilgrim Centre Sabarimala is 150 km from Kumily (by NH proper route).The people from Tamil Nadu reaches Kumily to reach Vandanmedu, the famous Cardamom city (famous for Cardamom auction) and the areas like Chakkupallam, Anakkara, Sulthankada, Chittampara which are famous for the lushy & rich Cardamom Plantations.