Thing To DoPhotography, Sightseeing, Boat Ride, Ayurvedic Spa
Good ForNature Lovers, Adventure Travel, Holidaymakers


Thekkady - The very sound of the name conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hill and spice scented plantations. Here, in the crisp, cool air of the Western Ghats you will experience the most enchanting holiday. With the animals of the wild and the simple mountain people. In the Periyar forest of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India, and spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold great opportunities for treks and mountain walks. The Thekkady sanctuary is one of the best in the country for watching and photographing wild life. Thekkadi is almost on the border with state of Tamil Nadu , in fact just 5 kilometers from the border town of Kumily which is very well connected by bus to both Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

Notable among the denizens of Periyar are the tigers, the majestic Asiatic wild elephants and the distinctive Nilgiri langur with an all black body and white face. Other creatures include wild boar, wild dog, bison, bear and leopards. Amongst the avifauna, the most profuse are herons, egrets, darters, kingfishers and the great Malabar grey hornbill. A cruise through the waters of Periyar lake around which the wild -life sanctuary is situated, offers a soul - stirring pleasant experience

How to Reach

By Air

Kodaikanal 160 km, Kottayam 114 km, Munnar 113 km, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 272 km.

By Road

Nearest Station Cochin (Kochi) is 190 km / Madurai 145 km for trains to major cities.

By Rail

Nearest Airport Madurai is 140 km / Cochin is 190 km connected to Lakshadweep (Agatti), Bangalore, Kozhikode (Calicut), Coimbatore, Chennai (Madras), Delhi, Goa, Mumbai (Bombay), Thiruchirapally (Trichy) and the Middle East.

Nearby 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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