Thekkady's hill station is a fascinating and popular Kerala holiday destination located in Kerala's Iduki district. It is located in the National Park of Periyar and has a height of 1337 meters.
Thekkady is truly enchanting with serene countryside, rich plantations and dense forests. The western ghats' cool scented air reveals the place's unexplored beauty.
Lying near to the plantations, one of the world's most intriguing natural wildlife areas -the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary -is situated in the wealthy jungles of Periyar in Thekkady hill station. Spread over 777 square meters. Km, including 360 sq. The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, proclaimed a Tiger Reserve in 1978, is a dense evergreen forest.
The park's appeal is enhanced by the magnificent artificial lake Periyar Lake created by the Mullaperiyar Dam across the river Periyar.
Besides the woods, there are also several spice plantations in the rolling mountains, sprinkled with tiny towns and villages. There are still untraded routes to discover for those who enjoy the wilderness and a lot of trekking to go on.
Popular tourist attractions: Periyar Lake, Kadathanadan Kalari Centre, Elephant Junction, and Ayurvedic Garden, Kumily, Ramakkalmedu, Mullaperiyar Dam, Periyar Tiger Trail, Mudra Cultural Centre, Vandiperiyar, Chellarkovil, Murikkady.
Best time to visit: November-May
Nearest airport: Madurai Airport -136 km.
Nearest railway station: Kottayam Railway Station -114 km