Holiday in Thekkady

Memorable Holiday in Thekkady

Nestled in the Idukki district of God's Own Country, Kerala, Thekkady is one of the most beautiful places in the district as well as state. It is located quite close to the Kerala- Tamil Nadu border. Unlike other wildlife sanctuaries, Thekkady is known for its dense evergreen, semi-evergreen, savanna grass lands and moist deciduous forests. While visiting this place, you can easily spot herds of elephants, tigers, sambar, gaur, Nilgiri Langurs and lion-tailed Macaques. Moreover, Thekkedy is also known for being the paradise for natural spices such as cardamom, black pepper, cinnamon and clove. Whether you are a nature lover, wildlife enthusiast or holiday maker, choose any of Thekkady holiday packages offered by Be assured of a fun-filled Thekkady vacation with us.
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Thrilling Holiday in Thekkady
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Best Sightseeing Places in Thekkady

Thekkady itself is a hill station and blessed with immense beauty of nature. Before, booking Thekkady holiday package, you must know about some popular tourist places in and around Thekkady. This will make your Thekkady travel more successful. So, here are some popular sightseeing spots which you must visit

Periyar National Park :
Situated on the banks of artificial Periyar Lake, this park is covered with dense forests and green grass lands making it the best place for wildlife like, the great Indian tigers, lion tailed macaques, elephants, deer, gaurs and sambars. You can also enjoy elephant rides and cruise rides on the lake.
Kadathanadan Kalari Centre :
Located on Thekkady Road, Kumily, it is well known for Kalaripayattu martial arts (self- defense kind of martial arts). This martial art form is performed in a designed gallery which is built considering the safety of the viewers.
Kumily :
Situated just in the outskirts of the Periyar sanctuary, this village is famous for extensive plantations of various exotic Indian spices.
Chellarkovil :
Chellarkovil is a small village, which is famous for its wonderful scenic views like gurgling waterfalls and lush landscapes.
Mangala Devi Temple :
Mangala Devi Temple is situated at an altitude of 1337 meters above sea level. This temple is constructed in the traditional Kerala style of architecture. Visitors are allowed to visit this temple on the day of Chitra Pournami festival.
Other Attractions:
There are few other sightseeing points to be visited in Thekkady are Kurisumala, Pandikuzhi, Pullumedu, Ramakalmedu, Vandanmedu and Vandiperiyar.

Best Time for Holidaying in Thekkady

Thekkady enjoys a moderate climate therefore travelers can visit all through the year (but watch out for the rains). The summer season begins from March to May where, the temperature ranges between 36°C and a minimum of 26°C. The monsoons starts from June and lasts till September and are quite dangerous to cause landslides & heavy rain. The winters (October to February) are cool, where temperature ranges from 15°C to 21°C and makes it perfect time as this is the festival season. Therefore, if you are planning a Thekkady trip, then make it during the months of September to March. It is the time when you can enjoy and admire the verdant beauty of Thekkady.

Must Buy Things from Thekkady

Shopping in Thekkady is fun-filled and really entertaining experience. You will find many small colorful stalls in the markets. Some of the must buy items during your Thekkady tour should include all spices of fenugreek, rolls of cinnamon, white and green pepper, cardamom, star anise, nutmeg, cloves and coriander etc. You can also buy nice quality t-shirts for your friends that have tiger and elephant motifs on them as a memoir of your visit. The major markets or shops from where you can buy authentic items are Lord's spice super market, Chola handicraft center, Eco Shop, Eco Spices shops and Kashmiri Emporiums.

Explore Options to Reach Thekkady

Don't be worried about how to reach Thekkady while booking Thekkady holiday packages. This wonderful place is very well-connected with various places of India by air, train and roads.
By Air
The closest Airport to Thekkady is Madurai Airport, which is located at a distance of 114 KM. Apart from that, you can reach here from Cochin International Airport, which is about 185 KM away.
By Train
The railway station nearest to Thekkady is Kottayam railway station, which is located at a distance of 114 KM away. Another railway station is at Madurai (130 KM) from Thekkady.
By Road
Thekkady is well connected to all major towns and cities of Kerala through a fine network of roads. Kumily is the nearest place, which is located at a distance of 4 kilometer and can be accessed through road.
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