Idukki

Craggy mountains, dense forests, and green hummocks and hillocks make up the landscape of Idukki- the largest district in Kerala, which covers nearly 13% of the state’s total area. The dams on the Periyar River, numerous trekking trails, waterfalls and several viewpoints make Idukki the perfect place for an exciting holiday. Much sought after for its wildlife treasures, tea plantations and a repository of rich spices, Idukki mesmerizes you with its beauty and discreet wilderness. Idukki owes its fertile soil to the three main rivers of the region - Periyar, Thalayar, Thodupuzhayar and their tributaries. The River Pamba also has it origin here. The wildlife here is similar to that of Thekkady. One can see wildlife in abundance near the Idukki Arch Dam. The Lake on the three sides of the sanctuary offers a panoramic view to the tourists.

Basic information

Established 26 Jan 1972
Area 5105.22sq kms
Population 11,29,221
Language Malayalam
Temperature 20 – 28 Degree Celsius
STD Code 04862
Best time to visit September to March

Places to Visit

Blossom International Park, CSl Church (St George's Church), Devikulam Lake, Eagle Rock or Parunthumpara, Idukki Arch Dam, Kalvary Mount, Kolukkumalai, Kundala, Kurisumala Ashram, Kurisumala, Malanadu Development Society (MDS), Mampara Grasslands, Mangaladevi Temple, Marayoor, Mattupetty Dam, Mount Carmel Church, Munnar, Murugan Para, Orange and Vegetable Farm, Panchalimedu, Peermede, Pine Forests, Pothundy, Rajamalai, Seetharkundu, Summer Palace, Tea Museum, Thekkady, Thommankuthu, Thrisangu Hills, Top Station, Vagamon, Viewpoints, Waterfalls of Munnar,

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