If you are planning a holiday in Kerala; then Thekkady is the must see destination.Thekkady situated in the Idukkki district of Kerala is truly paradise. While you travel around this enchanting place, you would definitely feel the divine presence in the form of the vibrant nature surrounding you. Thekkady has become one of the most sought after tourist destination in recent years.
Thekkady is where the Periyar wild life sanctuary is situated. The sanctuary is widely famous for its rich and vibrant wildlife. You can see and experience these exotic wild animals in their natural habitat which is a mesmerizing experience…the sight of herds of elephants near the riverside, wild boars, samba deer’s etc…just leaves you enthralled and wanting for more. A walk through the forest with the help of local guides will leave you with therelishing experience of watching exotic birds, and rare species of animals like the lion tailed Macaques, Nilgiri Langurs, and giantsquirrel’s etc.in their natural surroundings. The Periyar National park is also a 1978 declared tiger reserve sanctuary.
The fabulous artificial lake moulded from the Mullaperiayar Dam across the Periyar River just adds sparkle to the splendour of the wild life park. You easily access the whole area through jeep safaris, boating cruise, bamboo rafting, trekking etc. Thekkady is also a paradise for spices like pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, clove etc. You can visit the spice gardens and feel the whole course of nurturing these spices.
The other destinations to visit in Thekkady are Murrikady spice gardens and coffee plantations, Chellar Kovil which is also home to splendid waterfalls, Annakara, Mangala Devi temple, Kurishumala etc.
The upsurge in the inflow of domestic and international travellers has led to evolution of contemporary Thekkady tour packages like the Kerala Hop on Hop off Bus Flexi-Stay Tour. They offer great Thekkady packages to explore Thekkady at your personal convenience and leisure. These flexi tour packages offer great service, flexibility and comfort at affordable rates.