Playing the drum, much like playing any musical instrument can be relatively easy to play. However, it will depend on a number of factors whether it is truly easy for you. If you have really good eye-hand coordination it will be extremely helpful when it comes to learning how to play the drums.
It is also helpful for you to be musically inclined to begin with which will make being taught by a trained drummer. The other thing is that you will need to be able to devote as much of your spare time to be able to practice.