Placed in Idukki Thekkady is a little town, set in the midst of zest manor however more known for its Periyar Wildlife Reserve. By and by its size, it charms a colossal number of visitor consistently. The explanation for this is that it is the main entryway to popular natural life haven of the south - the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Thekkady is the occasion of nature's abundance with charming beautiful appeal, rich bio assorted qualities containing thick wilderness and rich ranch.
186 km south east of Kochi and 114 kms far from Kottayam this astonishing spot lies on the Western Ghats is give or take 4000-5000 ft above ocean level, sprawled over a region of 777 Sq.km. Periyar is one of the 27 tiger saves in India. Thekkady is a great combo of nature and society. Actually it is a charming heaven on earth for the individuals who love nature in its wild signs.
This asylum is revolved around the expansive (24 sq km) simulated lake structured by a dam over the Periyar stream. The principle fascination here is a watercraft ride over this man-made pool of Thekkady. Different attractions here lies in the trekking inside the asylum and in the elephant rides. Despite the fact that the Periyar is well known for crowds of wild elephants yet one can likewise spot here gaur, sambar deer, tiger, wilderness feline, sloth bear and wild pig which can be located from the vessels. There are around 265 types of winged creatures including transients, which make watercraft ride more melodious. Profound inside the timberland there is a demolished stone sanctuary known as Mangla Devi Temple is an alternate fascination in the Periyar. A trek to Thekkady would be inadequate on the off chance that you don't strive for estate visit. An eco neighborly manor visit is masterminded from the District Tourism Information Office at Thekkady which covers cardamom, pepper, espresso and tea ranches, tea plants, tribal settlements and the encompassing slope areas.
In Thekkady there is a Tribal Heritage Museum constructed inside the Mannan settlement which show different curios identified with antiquated agrarian practices, wedding functions, social occasions, clothing standard, customs and demise services like angling apparatus, chasing weaponry, indigenous drug and vessels, cereals, therapeutic herbs and bamboo furniture. Subsequently one can discover Thekkady a mixture of society and nature.