Thekkady

Overview

For any yearning traveler, Thekkady would bring up myriad imaginings of Elephants, hillocks and breathtaking landscapes. The Periyar forests in Thekkady are one of the most important and finest wildlife havens in India. Thekkady is a rare place that offers almost everything that a traveler would want to make his holidays in Kerala enthralling. Being with the right tour operators is also significant.
Thekkady offers a very peaceful and calm atmosphere. The chilling climate of Thekkady will refresh your mind,body and soul. The forest areas around Thekkady is strictly uninhabited by the Forest Department to preserve the Mother Nature. The nearest town to Thekkady is Kumily, which is 4 kilometer away. Even a calm walk to this town is an enjoyable experience.

NEAREST PLACES TO VISIT :

Sanctuary | Chellarkovil | Vandanmedu | Pullumedu | Ramakalmedu | Kurisumala | Gavi | Peerumedu | Parunthumpara | Mangaladevi Temple.

THINGS TO DO IN THEKKADY :

Boating | Nature Walk- The guided day trek | Green Walk | Jungle Scout | Border Hiking | Bamboo Rafting | Jungle Camp | Bamboo Groves | Bamboo Grooves | Elephant Rides

IMPORTANT CONTACT INFORMATION :

Police Station : Phone : +91- 4869 222 049 (Kumily)
Road : 146 KM from Ernakulam, 96 KM from Kottayam
Airport : Cochin International Airport. Ph : +91 484 2610115
Tourist Information : District Tourism Promotion Council, Munnar. Ph : +91 - 4865 231 516.

CLIMATE :

In Summer, the minimum is 20*C & Maximum is 36*C
In Winter, the minimum is 16 *C & Maximum is 32*C


DISTANCE MAJOR CITIES :

• Munnar – 96 KM
• Cochin – 220 KM
• Alleppey – 146 KM
• Kumarakom – 180 KM.