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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.

Resort in Thekkady

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 rainforests that straddles the tiny state of Kerala on the South-Western tip of the Indian Peninsula.

The Country's sole Tiger Reserve, Thekkady, with its bountiful treasures of tropical flora and fauna is the ultimate reservoir of many an endangered species and a rich tribal culture. Thekkady is a pleasant heaven on earth for those who love nature in its wild manifestations.

Famous Kerala Resorts

Thekkady is a perfect retreat for anyone who loves adventure, fun, wildlife and nature. There are over 1965 flowering plants including 171 grass species and 143 species of orchids here. The only south Indian conifer, scientifically known as Podocarpus Wallichianus, grows in the forests of the Periyar Tiger Reserve. In the biggest wildlife sanctuary, you can sight Asian elephants, bison, sambar deer, boars, tigers, leopards, wild squirrels, lion-tailed monkeys etc.

Top places to visit in Thekkady are Murikkady, Chellar Kovil, Anakkara, Mangala Devi Temple,  Ramakkal Medu, Parunthumpara, etc.

Trekking can be done with the help of foresters. Main trekking areas in Thekkady: Kurisumala near Kumily, Pullumedu, Ottakathalamedu near Kumily, Grampi near Vandiperiyar Thekkady is also blessed with several luxury hotels, resorts and homestays. So, you will not find any difficulty in accommodation. You can enjoy the serene and tranquil atmosphere of Thekkady, while having a stay in this resorts and hotels.

September to March is the best time to enjoy the eye catching, lusting greeneries. Bird watchers can spot migratory birds during post monsoon and winter seasons. Summers are optimal periods to spot more wild animals when they flock to water sources.
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