Locations : South India, Karela
Lattitude: 9.5330° N, Longitude: 77.2000° E
Best Time to Visit : September To May

Weather :

Summer : Max: 36°C   Min: 32°C
Winter : Max: 28°C   Min: 18°C
Monsoon : Max: 30°C   Min: 19°C

Thekkaddy is the largest wildlife sanctuary and is located in the Idukki district in the state of Kerala “God’s Own Country” and is a dream destination for any tourist visiting Kerala. The images of Elephants conjure up in the mind as soon as we hear the word Thekkaddy. The wildlife sanctuary is spread around 770 sq Kms. and is a famous Tiger Reserve amidst the evergreen forests of Western Ghats. The topography of Thekkaddy is rich in the resources with tropical flora and fauna and supports many endangered species like Tigers, Asian Elephants, Sambhar, Boars, Leopards and Monkeys. Unlike other Wildlife Sanctuaries of India, Thekkaddy offers to explore the Wilderness of the Forest while sailing on a Ferry boat through the river. Thekkaddy offers a serene and tranquil environment which makes it a best place for nature lovers along with the cool climate to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. Thekkaddy offers limitless trails of hills and the aroma of spices in the atmosphere.

Main Attractions:-

Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Periyar Lake, Kumily, Murikkady, Pandikuzhi, Mangala Devi Temple, Vandanmedu, Kadathanadan Kalari Centre, Pullumedu, Chellarkovil,

Getting there

By Train:   Kottayam is the nearest railway station located around 115 Kms.
By Flight:   Cochin International Airport is the nearest Airport located around 145 Kms.

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