Thekkady - Land of Rich Wildlife OR Periyar National Park OR India’s only Tiger reserve

Thekkady Travel Guide

It wouldn't be wrong to say that Kerala is one of the fascinating tourist places in India with immense natural beauty that lies in its backwaters, beaches and wildlife sanctuaries and national parks. As far as the national parks and wildlife sanctuaries are concerned, every corner of the state is full of attractions. Thekkedy is also one such place known for fascinating wildlife sanctuaries and exotic spices. However, the place has also gained huge attention for its hill stations that are mind blowing and keep tourists enticed for a long time. Only a few kilometres from the Cochin airport and Kottayam railway station, Thekkedy has become an amazing paradise for holiday lovers. The major attraction of the tourist place is Periyar national park.

Talking about the Periyar national park, then it is one of the mesmerizing and amazing tourist places in Thekkedy that is known for myriad species of flora and fauna. Periyar national Park is also considered as the Tiger Reserve that is a home to different animals like wild pigs, Sambar, barking deer, mouse deer, Indian wild dog and many others. You will also get an opportunity to explore herd of elephants with their kids enjoying themselves in Periyar River.

In addition to Periyar national park, Periyar Lake is also one of the fascinating tourist places in Thekkedy. Taking a boat cruise here would be an amazing experience for you. You will see an amazing topography here of the forests of Periyar. In addition to attractions around Periyar, there are also a number of other places like Cardamom hills that is a mountain region known for production of Cardamom, Pepper and coffee. You will see a very thick plantation of Cardamom here and the hill also gets its name from this crop.

In addition to the aforementioned tourist places, there are also a number of other attractions that keeps travelers mesmerized for a long time and persuade them to come here again and again. Today, the heavy influx of tourist towards Kerala has made Thekkedy a must see place to come here and explore the rich flora and fauna of Kerala. The heavy influx of tourist has also witnessed a tremendous and significant growth in infrastructure that can be seen in the form of hotels and restaurants. Today, there are a number of hotels and restaurants along with some Aurveda and Yoga centers. In this way, you can also stay here for some more days to explore the wildlife and flora and fauna in a unique way.

Thekkedy is very well connected to all the major cities of the country. In this way, you can reach here from anywhere.

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