Another known tourist destination of the God’s own country Kerala is Thekkady. Its rich flora and fauna attracts nature lovers from every corner of the world. Situated beautifully in the Idukki District, Thekkady is a place to visit if you want to spend some secluded days amidst the wild nature and its mystical charm. Our Thekkady tour packages has something to offer each and every one. Whether you are looking for a religious tour or a romantic honeymoon or a fun filled family holiday, you will be offered with not just one or two but umpteen options to keep yourself entertained.
A tour to Thekkady will offer you a various choices for sightseeing. What makes Thekkady even more special is that each tourist attraction is better than the other. Kumily, Periyar National Park, Periyar Lake, Abraham's Spice Garden, Periyar Tiger Trail are just a few names which are adorning this area. Thekkady is one of the most popular destination for its wildlife preservation, promising you glimpses of many exquisite flora and fauna.
With our Thekkady tour packages one can visit Periyar National Park which is the most sought after tourist attraction of Thekkady. Situated about 4000-5000 feet above sea-level in the Western Ghats, it is nothing less than a paradise for nature enthusiasts. For religious tourists also this place is equally important because of its association with the Sabarimala Temple. Thousands of pilgrims from various part of India visit the highly revered Sabarimala Temple. It has been approximated that every year close to a whopping 3 million devotees visit and seek blessings here. During the Chitra Pournami festival this area sees more inflow of tourists as the Mangaladevi temple opens for this festival.
Seekers of adventure also won’t be disappointed while in Thekkady as this place doesn’t just offer a mesmerizing scenic beauty but also is a perfect place to have a few thrilling moments of your life with our tour package. There are ample of adventure activities which you can try here at Thekkady. Bamboo rafting, border hiking, Thekkady elephant ride and trekking are few water and land activities to try. The man-made Lake Periyar also presents an option of pleasant boat ride. Taking plantation tour is also an activity which is quite popular amongst visitors. Plantation of cardamom, pepper, coffee and tea do make for a beautiful landscape of relaxed walks.
Thekkady with its comparatively pleasant climate can be visited at any time of the year. However, the best time to visit Thekkady is during the months from September to March if sightseeing and having a few quiet moments is what you are looking for. For birdwatchers the best time to plan their Thekkady Tour is after the monsoon season and during winters when many migratory birds can be spotted at the sanctuary. If you want to explore the flora and have glimpses of wild animals then book our tour package and visit during summer when most of the animals come out in search of water.
The nearest airport to Thekkady is in Madurai which 136 km away while the nearest railway station is at Kottayam which is about 114 km away. There are many buses as well running from nearby cities and towns such as Madurai, Kumbam, Kottayam, Ernakulam, and Thiruvananthapuram. With our Thekkady tour packages we also offer cab pickup from any of the above places listed above.