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Elephant Ride in Thekkady

Thekkady is an example of nature’s bounty with great scenic charms, rich biodiversity and providing variable visitor satisfaction. Thekkady is a pleasant heaven on Earth for those who love nature in its wild manifestations. Thekkady has India’s largest wildlife sanctuary, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary which is the dream destination for any tourist visiting India. It is one of the best places for viewing wild animals. The countries sole tiger reserve, Thekkady with its beautiful treasures of tropical flora and fauna is the ultimate reservoir of many endangered species and rich tribal culture. 
Elephant rides are one of the most popular activities in Thekkady. It's quite an enthralling experience for children and adults alike to enjoy a delightful ride. Elephant safaris are available at Anavachal Road in Thekkady.  A one-hour elephant ride around the wildlife sanctuary provides tourists with optimum views of the spice plantations which are a part of the route traversed during the ride. …

Boating and Jeep Safari in Thekkady

Thekkady acquires the pleasure of being the most tempting and stunning tourist attraction of India. There is a wide range of activities and things to do in Thekkady that offer great fun for couples, families, and kids.
Besides trekking and mountain walks, a boat ride in the Periyar Lake and a safari in the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary are popular activities.
Boating in Thekkady Boating in Thekkady is one of the most interesting activities in Thekkady.  It is a two hour boating trips at the artificial lake formed near the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. It is the most popular tourist attractions in Thekkady. You will get a unique experience of viewing wildlife at a closer distance from the boat. The rides are arranged by the Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC). The lake was formed by the construction of the Mullaperiyar dam in 1895. The Periyar Lake harbors a unique aquatic ecosystem and the land surrounding the lake is commonly frequented by wildlife.

Deer, sambar, gaur and wild boars…

Clouds Walk and Jungle Patrol in Thekkady

Trekking is the most amazing thing to do in Thekkady. There are many places in Thekkady where we can go for it.  Several trekking programs are there in Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Short trekking programs within 4-5 km are also available. This is a good option to watch birds, butterflies and some wildlife. The trails often pass through evergreen and moist deciduous forests and grasslands. Border Hiking is a conservation-oriented hard trek taking up a full day. Trekking is actually meant for nature and adventure lovers. Trekkers must obtain prior permission from the wildlife authorities. Kurisamala to Kumily and Kumily to Pandikuzhi are some of the most favourite trekking routes and Pullumedu, Kurisumala, Ottakathalamedu and Grampi are noteworthy trekking bases in this area. 

Clouds Walk:
Clouds Walk is a guided trek up the mountains of Thekkady. If your bucket list contains a bird's eye view of the riveting beauty bestowed upon nature, then get ready to strike it off once you reach t…

Thekkady: The enchanting tourist destination in Kerala

You may think why people always select Thekkady as their best holiday spot in Kerala. Is it? And that question gets its answer only if you visit the most beautiful place in Kerala and that is Thekkady... Yes... Really it is the most beautiful and amazing tourist spot in Kerala.  The large herds of wild elephants, unending chains of hills and spice scented plantations make Thekkady as a charming place.

Lying close to the plantations in the rich jungles of Periyar in Thekkady is one of the world's most fascinating natural wildlife reserves - the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Spread across 777 sq. km, of which 360 sq. km is thick evergreen forest, the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978. Noted for its Geo-morphological diversity of wildlife and scenic beauty, the Reserve attracts visitors from all over the world. Periyar Wild Life Sanctuary is an idyllic retreat that offers an unparalleled opportunity to savour the magical sensation of the evergreen rainfores…