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Thekkady City Guide

Attractions : Periyar National Park, Bamboo Rafting, Periyar Lake

About - At a distance of 260 miles from Thiruvananthapuram is located one of the most important tourist destinations of India - Thekkady City Guide. This place is rich in flora and fauna and is well known for its wildlife preservation. Thekkady is a paradise for the nature lovers and also for the shutterbugs as it is home to a wide range of animal and bird species and has eye catching scenic beauty. The man made Thakkady Lake is again an attraction of this place. Picturesque natural beauty, serenity and crystal clear lake water altogether make Thekkady City Guide the most charming place in Kerala.

How to Reach By Air- The nearest airport to Thekkady Tour is located at a distance of 150 km. Madurai Airport is a domestic airport which is well connected to Kochi International Airport, distanced 110 km from Thekkady.

By Train: Kottayam is the nearest railhead from Thekkady City Guide which is located at a distance of 105 km.

By Road : Thekkady is well connected with other cities in Kerala by KSRTC public transport bus service. There are private bus services as well that you can opt for.

Best time to visit You can visit Thekkady Tour at any time of the year as the weather is always pleasant here though in summers the temperature may rise up to 36° C.

Tourist Attractions

Periyar National Park - This Park is spread over an area of 777Km². It is one of the most visited tourist destinations in India and in 1978 it was declared a Tiger Reserve. Artificial lake and dense forests make it a perfect place for wildlife species. You can watch tigers, elephants, guars, deer and Sambars in the park. Elephant ride and boat cruise in the lake are some other attractions of the place.

Bamboo Rafting - Bamboo rafting is one of the most exciting and eco friendly programs in Thekkady City Guide. A group of ten tourists can enjoy rafting in one Bamboo Raft and there will be guides and armed guards with you as well. You can enjoy scenic beauty of the place while rafting.

Periyar Lake - Periyar Lake is again one of the most interesting places here. This is a man-made lake that gives ideal atmosphere to the wildlife around it and also encourages the growth of shrubs to make the place even more ideal. Tourists can enjoy boating in this lake and they can also enjoy watching animals that come to this lake to drink water.

Abraham Spice Garden - Abraham Spice Garden is a beautiful organic spice garden which is located near Thekkady City Guide. The exotic aroma of this place leaves you enchanted and you can also learn here about spice cultivation, organic farming and scientific and Ayurvedic importance of specific spice or plant.