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Top 5 Wedding Destination Resorts in Kerala

A destination wedding is the finest of the ideas in wedding planning that has gained considerable popularity in the recent times. While people are trying to explore the foreign lands for this purpose there are many mesmerizing places in our Incredible India that hold immense power to make the perfect destination to host your wedding. One such place is the bespoke creation of God, Kerala.

Kerala has everything in it to make the one destination which helps you have the wedding of the year. The state is on the southern-western coast of India and the most nature blessed state. The many cities in the state hold their own speciality and lay you a diverse choice to choose from. Here are some of the implausible gems of Kerala:
Kofiland Resorts Thekkady
The Kofiland resort is a unique experience in Kerala, the God's own country. In hundred acres it is a sublime journey into the lap of Mother Nature. Kofiland Resorts Thekkady offers special packages for groups accompanying weddings where the…

Night Trek Experience in Idukki Forests

Jungle Scout
This program envisages a three hour night trek providing a rare opportunity to observe some of the interesting nightlife of the Thekkady forest such as civets, mouse deer, flying squirrel and various nocturnal bird species. Participants will be contributing directly to protecting the buffer zone and fringe areas of the Reserve as they travel in the company of forest watchersand trained guides. A trek ideal for younger visitors fit and disciplined enough to walk in the silence of the night. Three-time slots are offered along two routers.
Common Palm Civets forage mainly at night. The likelihood of encountering predators during the day may have favoured nocturnal foraging behaviour.
The Indian Spotted Chevrotain (Moschiola meminna) is often referred to as the Mouse Deer. However, in recent times, Indian Spotted Chevrotain seems to be the preferred usage. This diminutive animal is nocturnal in habit, making it very difficult to see one in daylight.

The Indian giant flying squirr…

Organic Village Visit in Kerala

What is Organic Farming? The introduction of chemicals in farming got many delirious at the sight of what they could accomplish. Yields exploded. At the start, the soil was healthy. Any damage brought about by chemical fertilizers was hardly noticeable. Pests had not developed resistance to the chemicals. The technology spread across the world as it was considered the revolution in agriculture. Flash forward to today, and many people are marvelling in organic farming again. This is after learning that conventional farming methods come with a host of problems including health-related diseases like cancer, pollution, degradation of soil and water, and impact on domestic animals.

Organic farming is a technique, which involves cultivation of plants and rearing of animals in natural ways. This process involves the use of biological materials, avoiding synthetic substances to maintain soil fertility and ecological balance thereby minimizing pollution and wastage. In other words, organic farmi…

Know Tribal Culture And Heritage at Idukki

The tribal communities of Thekkady, which have a total population of around 2000, live in perfect harmony with Nature. Five ethnically different communities -- the Mannans, the Paliyas, the Uralis, the Mala-arayas and the Malampandarams -- have settled in Kumily panchayat, mainly on the outskirts of the Periyar Tiger Reserve.
Though they used to earn their living through traditional occupations like fishing and agriculture, with the advent of eco-tourism initiatives, they have found alternative jobs. They actively take part in the tourism-related programmes and serve as guides for tourists or as forest guards to prevent poaching and other illegal activities.
In the remote forests, there are tribes who still carry out their age-old practices such as building small dolmens for honouring the dead.


Periyar Tiger Reserve is a model worldwide for the harmonious co-existence between indigenous tribal communities nestled in the Periyar Tiger Reserve namely the Mannans, Palliyans, Malayarayans, …

Tea, Coffee, Spice plantations and Factory visits: Great experiences from the best resort in Thekkady

The undulating mountains of Thekkady, in Kumily district, are home to a number of tea and coffee plantations, including that of the major players in the field. As you go up the hills that are green as far as the eye can see, the air becomes cooler and fresher.  

Kumily is a great place for a first-hand experience of the production of tea and coffee. You can watch every part of the process including cultivation, plucking and the processing in factories. Even a casual visitor would not miss the sight of women plucking the tender tea leaves and filling up huge bags tied to their backs. 


As you take a walk along the streets of Kumily or the winding pathways among the plantations, the thing that strikes you first is the lingering aroma in the air. The scent may be of cloves, nutmeg, pepper, cinnamon or cardamom and sometimes a fragrance that combines the scents of two or more spices. The geographical and climatic peculiarities of Kumily such as the cool climate and its elevation from the sea…

Top 12 Exciting Adventure Activities to do in Thekkady

Thekkady has its own natural beauty and it is one of the best tourist places in Kerala.  It’s a haven for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. There are many adventure activities to do in Thekkady that offers great fun and enjoyment for families, couples, and kids. Besides trekking and mountain walks there are many other activities like fishing, bamboo rafting, etc.  One day may not be enough to cover all the places in Thekkady and to do all these adventures. So plan for a stay in the best resort in Thekkady where you have different packages according to your preference and enjoy your holidays in Thekkady.
Trekking, Rock Climbing, and Camping

The Thekkady area is largely mountainous and offers excellent opportunities for adventure sports such as extensive treks, angling, and rock climbing. Treks through routes that run in different directions through the plantation on the hill across the lake. And outdoor night camping in the plantations is also available. Nature and Green walk

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Trekking, Rock Climbing and Camping in Thekkady

Kofiland Resorts offers guests a choice of half and full day treks through routes that run in different directions through the plantation on the hill across the lake. Another option is to spend the night camping outdoor on the plantation after a half day trek in the afternoon. Tents are provided and catering services offered.
The Thekkady area is largely mountainous and offers excellent opportunities for adventure sports such as extensive treks, angling and rock climbing. Do contact the resort manager assistance.
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Tea, Coffee, Spice Plantations And Factory Visits in Thekkady

Different varieties of hardwood and wild trees like rosewood, teak, jackfruit, Kanna, Waga, murikku. The 100-acre coffee and spice plantation surrounding Kofiland Resorts is a delightful voyage of discovery with many pleasant adventures along the way. The first coffee was planted in 1920. The barks from these trees were used by Pharmaceutical companies to cure fever and another recurring sickness. This was also the first plantation in the Idukki district to have planted the genus Arabica coffee plant. Today the plantation mainly consists of coffee - Arabica and Robusta, pepper and cardamom. In the depths of the plantation, pathways wind through coffee bushes with plump, red coffee berries, past vines of pepper and vanilla, past cardamom bushes and tracts of clove, cinnamon, ginger, turmeric and nutmeg. Guest may walk or trek through the plantations, at different locations they will have opportunities to observe at close quarters the processes involved in the cultivation and processing …

Beauty of Thekkady: Ottakathalamedu

Ottakathalamedu
Ottakathalamedu has started becoming popular among tourists very recently. Located at a distance of 4 km from Thekaddy, it is a beautiful bike ride from Thekaddy to here. Situated at an altitude of 1300 m above sea level, it offers a breathtaking view of Kumily, Periyar Tiger Reserve, spice gardens and some villages of Tamil Nadu. Be careful while standing at edges because winds can be very strong sometimes. If you love to do some landscape photography, don’t forget to pack your wide angle lens. It’s a perfect place to chill out with your group while watching the sunset. There are no cafes/restaurants around and hence if you plan to hang out there for a while, carry your snacks. Since it is a newly discovered tourist spot, it is not maintained very well, and you should bring your food and plastic waste back with you.
Ottakathalamedu has situated about 4 km from Thekkady at an altitude of 1300 meters above sea level, which provides an excellent view that includes Kumily …

Places to visit in Idukki, Places to Stay near Idukki, Thekkady, Kumily

Ottakathalamedu  A Perfect Destination For Trekkers

Ottakathalamedu has situated about 4 km from Thekkady at an altitude of 1300 msl, a vantage point atop a hill that provides an excellent panoramic view with the surrounding mountains, Kumily town, the Periyar National Park and even the plains in the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu. A trip was best undertaken at dawn or in the evening to view a spectacular sunset.




Don’t forget to pack your wide angle lens. It is a perfect place to chill out with your team while watching the sunset. There are no cafes/restaurants around and hence if you plan to hang out there for a while, better you carry your snacks. Since it is a newly discovered tourist spot, it is not maintained very well, and you should bring your food and plastic waste back with you.




Sure, It's a perfect destination for trekkers as well as nature lovers. Ottakathalamedu is about 2.7 km from Kofiland Resort, One of the best Resort in Kerala situated in Thekkady Kumily




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Do you live a Night near by a Open Tiger Reserve?

The Periyar Tiger Reserve - Thekkady -4.2 km from Kofiland

The Periyar Tiger Reserve is Kerala's most popular wildlife sanctuary. Extending over an area 777 km. in size with a 26km artificial lake, the sanctuary is home to elephants, tigers, bison, wild boars, langurs and deer and a fascinating variety of other species. Evergreen and semi evergreen rainforests with the canopy at times reaching a height of 40 to 50 metres vegetate the reserve. The Periyar and Pamba rivers flow through the forest to form a large artificial lake where the animals come to drink. Community-based ecotourism is the hallmark of the Periyar Tiger Reserve with programs conducted by locals who, by taking tourists along enhance the visitor experience with their intimate knowledge of the forest beside helping in protecting the park and earning a livelihood out of it. Guests at Kofiland resorts may go on guided safaris through the park at different times during the day and at night besides availing of the boat r…

Resorts in Kerala with Best Ayurvedic Treatment

1-  Kofiland Resort Thekkady
The Kofiland resort is a unique experience in God's own country. In hundred acres it is a sublime journey into the lap of mother nature. The resort is seated in 180 acres of plantations on slanting hills merge along with coffee. The ayurvedic spa at Kofiland resorts in Kerala offers visitors both, short and long-term Ayurveda treatment packages. Ayurveda, meaning 'life-knowledge' in Sanskrit is a system of indigenous and alternative medicine of Vedic origins native to the Indian subcontinent. The stress of the body will magically melt away & attain an inner and outer harmony.  We can Experience the best of authentic Ayurveda spa at Best natural atmosphere.

visit: www.kofiland.in

Rating 4.4/5



2- The Nattika Beach Resort
The resort is set out in 16 acres of lush coconut groves by the Nattika beach. The long sandy Nattika beach and the wonderful views and traditional Kerala design of all our 52 Villas complement the Ayurveda experience provided at Na…