Thekkady - Kerala tourist place

Thekkady is an important tourist place of kerala located at an altitude of 900 to 1800 meters above sea level.
Main tourist attractions of Thekkady are Periyar National Park, Thekkady Lake, Boating, The evergreen forests, Wild animals etc.
Periyar wildlife sanctuary is very dense evergreen forest spread 777 squire kms area declared as Tiger reserve in 1978.
Periyar wildlife sanctuary is famous for its evergreen forests, savannah grass lands and wild animals elephants, sambar, gaur, Nilgiri langurs, tigers, wild boars, lion tailed macaques....
The sanctuary is situated around an artificial lake formed by Mullaperiyar Dam accross the Periyar River.
The herds of elephants playing in Lake is a wonderful sight while boating through the Periyar lake.
Thekkady is also known for plantations of various natural spices like black pepper,clove,cardamom,cinnamon,chilly,tamarind etc.

Forest department,Kerala tourism development corporation(KTDC) and many private agencies offers many programs to promote adventure tourism in Thekkady.

Nearest railway station: Kottayam (114 km)

Nearest airport : Madhurai (140 km), Kochi(180 km)

See the pictures of Thekkady below...









7 comments:

Sudhir said...

This is an excellent article on Thekkady.

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Anonymous said...

There are many more unexplored areas near thekkady and munnar.

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kerala said...

Nice information on kerala travel. Thanks for the excellent pictures and information

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Kerala Holidays said...

I heard munnar and Thekkadi are the most beautiful places. I have never been to Thekkadi, seeing the photos i think i have to visit once. Thanks for sharing those photos..

Kerala Packages said...

Thekkady is very good destination for any tourist visiting India

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