Rightfully called the God’s own Country, Kerala has been blessed lavishly by the Mother Nature; and Thekkady is like a jewel in all that magnificent beauty. Thekkady invokes visions of sloping green hills, lush green forests, crystal clear waters and elephants. Thekkady is located near the Kerala – Tamil Nadu Border, 257 kilometres from the state capital of Thiruvananthapuram. Thekkady is renowned worldwide for the being the gateway to one of the most splendid Tiger reserves in India – The Periyar Tiger Reserve. It is also the location of the amazing and pristine PeriyarLake. Thekkady is also a prime location for spices like clove, pepper, cinnamon, cardamom and nutmeg.
You can go for safaris in the reserve and also indulge in the Forest Department’s Eco Tourism project called the Periyar Tiger trail. Boating & a lake cruise in the PeriyarLake would be perfect for spending some time close to the nature and you can familiarize yourself with the rich cultural heritage of Kerala through the Kathakali and Kalaripayattu performances.Shopping in Kumily would also be a good experience.
A part of the Periyar National Park, Thekkady Tours have gained much in the recent days. Large number of tourists Travel to Thekkady for its scenic beauty and enjoyable experiences. There are many Thekkady Travel Packages that make your trip to this palce an easy and hassle free one.
The thick, dense lush forests or the dense evergreen, semi-evergreen, moist deciduous forests and savanna grass lands will greet you on Thekkady Holidays. The sanctuary is home to various species of animals and some of the common amongst them are elephants, sambar, tigers, gaur, lion-tailed Macaques and Nilgiri Langurs.
This place is well known for being a big producer of natural spices like black pepper, cardamom, cinnamon and clove. In fact the fresh fragrance of these spices is abundantly infused in the air and will pep up your Thekkady Tour. The lush scenic greenery and landscape is one of the reasons why Thekkady Vacation packages are so popular. Thekkady Holiday Packages flaunts quite a few attractions in the vicinity like Murikkady, Chellar Kovil, Anakkara and Mangala Devi Temple.