Thekkady is a town near Periyar National Park, India's largest wildlife sanctuary and a must-see for any visitor to Kerala. Elephants, endless chains of hills, and spice plantations can be seen. It is one of the country's oldest tiger reserves, and the forests of Periyar are adorned by the presence of endangered White Tigers.
Periyar National Park

Periyar National Park, also known as Periyar Tiger Reserve, is in the mountainous Western Ghats of Kerala, southern India. This wildlife sanctuary is home to tigers and a significant elephant population, as well as rare lion-tailed macaques, sambar deer, leopards, and Indian bison. In the park's north, Periyar Lake is popular for boat rides. Farther north, spice plantations surround the town of Kumily.
Periyar Tiger Trail

Periyar Tiger Trail is a protection-oriented trekking program. The trek route passes through hills and valleys. Guides are locals who were once poachers. These poachers turned protectors of the forest have a thorough knowledge of the forest.
Thekkady Lake

The splendid artificial lake formed by the Mullaperiyar Dam across the Periyar River adds to the charm of the park. The greatest attractions of Periyar are the herds of wild elephants, deer, and bison that come down to drink in the lake.
Mangla Devi Temple

Mangaladevi Temple is a Hindu temple at Bolara in the city of Mangalore in the South Indian state of Karnataka, situated about three km southwest of the city centre. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Shakti in the form of Mangaladevi.
Abraham’s Spice Garden

An organic garden of spices on the roof of God's own country, a place you can see and enjoy the beauty of all the spices grown in Kerala.
Murikkady Coffee Plantation

Spice plantations is an ideal picnic spot in Idukki. Murikkady, about 5 km from Thekkady is an ideal place for visitors to see plantations of various spices. Washed in fresh, spice-scented air, Murikkady is a panorama of cardamom, coffee, and pepper plantations.
Kadathanadan Kalari Centre

Kadathanadan Kalari Centre is a small venue with stadium seating featuring traditional Indian martial arts performances.

Chellarkovil is famous for its greenish mountains, cascading waterfalls, and picturesque beauty.

The deep valleys, the exotic flora, and fauna, the unique heritage, the beautiful streams, the splashing waterfalls, villages, and event the people around will make your stay here and visit this place again and again. Pandikuzhi is located just 5 km away from Kumily.
Best Time To Visit Thekkady

The best time to visit Thekkady is from November to February. The summer season in Thekkady is characterized by a lot of heat and humidity. The temperature during this season ranges between 26°C to 36°C. It is not considered the perfect time to visit the place but those who wish to spot the animals at the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary can pay a visit at this time. Thekkady welcomes heavy rainfall right from the beginning of June till September. Heavy rainfall in the place leads to landslides, which make it impossible to visit the place. The rainfall hinders all outdoor activities like trekking and sightseeing. So, the monsoons should be avoided. The winter season starts in Thekkady with the coming of October and it lasts till February. The weather remains mild and pleasant during this season and is perfect for sightseeing and adventure activities.

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