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rich plantations and dense forests, Thekkady's beauty is veritably enchanting.
The cool scented air of the Western Ghats divulges the unexplored beauty
of the place. Thekkady has distinctive flora and fauna especially the
birds that differentiate it from other sanctuaries across India. The smell
of the spice-scented plantation envelops the city. The scenic abode of
Thekkady offers multitude of tourist destinations.
The Periyar Wildlife
Sanctuary - Covering an area of 777 sq. km. of lush green tropical forests,
the Thekkady wildlife sanctuary is popularly known as the Periyar Tiger
Reserve. This region is popular for its wildlife tours, jungle adventure
holidays, wildlife adventure and jungle trekking tours. This sanctuary
is ideal for watching and observing animals in their natural habitat.
The Periyar wildlife sanctuary is situated on the banks of an artificially
created lake, which is the Periyar Lake. Animals commonly spotted in this
sanctuary are elephants, tigers and spotted deer, gaur and sambhar.
is located in Idduki district of Kerala at an altitude of 700-900 meters
Best time &
Climate in Thekkady
is tropical and the best time to visit the city is between Septembers
to May. The mean minimum temperature is 16 degree Celsius and the mean
maximum temperature is 31 degree Celsius.
How to reach
Nearest airport is at Kochi 132 km away.
Nearest railway station is at Kottayam, 133 km.
Thekkady is well connected by most part of the state and India by motor-able
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