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Thekkady

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Destinations in Thekkady

Situated above 2000 meters above sea level, Thekkady is an illustrious tourist location. The 120 year old dam, the tiger reserve and other attractions make it a dream destination for tourists. Thekkady Tourism Department of Kerala provides ferry boats for tourists to enjoy the eccentric splendor of nature here. Pleasant and peaceful atmosphere of Thekkady can instantly rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. After visiting this place once, you cannot resist the temptation to visit this place again.

Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

Spreading over 777 sqkms, the sanctuary tops the list of Thekkady tourist attractions. Being the most famous tiger reserve in Kerala, it also houses some of the rarest species of flora and fauna

Tigers, herds of elephants, lion tailed macaque, bonnet macaque, beautiful and endangered NilgiriThar, wild boar, gaur, Hornbill and stork are a common sight here. This place is a heaven for wildlife photographers

The flora of this place includes various species of grass orchids, and South Indian conifer.

Periyar Dam

This wonderful and artificial lake formed by Mullaperiyar dam, is another jewel of tourist places in Thekkady. The largest attraction of the lake is the herds of wild animals, especially herds of wild elephants that come and amuse themselves in the lake. This is the only place in India where you can see the wild animals in their natural habitat from the safety of a boat. Established photographers spending their time here searching for their best shot is a common sight

Murikkady

Murikkadyis situated 5 kilometers from Thekkady and is famous for cardamom, pepper plantations and coffee. You will be flabbergasted to see the mist clad hills and lush green valleys. This is one of the must-visit tourist places in Thekkady

Pandikuzhi

Pandikuzhi is a hot spot for the tourists who are interested in trekking and sightseeing. This is also a famous picnic spot for families and friends. For people interested in capturing incredible pictures, this picturesque place is a never miss.

Peermedu

Named after a Sufi Saint Peer Mohammed, the town is 44 km from Thekkady. Plantations of cardamom, coffee, and rubber make it an amazing retreat in the Western Ghats.Some of the other Thekkady tourist places to visit are Vandiperiyar, Calavary Mount, Gavi, and Parumthupara etc.

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