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QUICK FACTS
Location: Idukki district, Central Kerala.
Famous for: Wildlife reserves.
Weather:
Summer (March to May): 20°C to 36°C. 
Winter (October to February): 16°C to 32°C.
Monsoon (June to September): Heavy Rainfall.
STD CODE : Thekkady-0486,Periyar-04863
BEST TIME TO VISIT : October to March.
TRAVEL IN THEKKADY (PERIYAR) SHOW MAP

The word thekkady better known as The periyar wildlife sanctuary located in the Idukki district of Kerala.The

Periyar forest of thekkady is one of the popular wildlife reserves in india. The entire district is famous for picturesque plantations and hill towns that provide great opportunities for adventure. The periyar wildlife sanctuary, spread across 777 sq km, of which 360 sq.km is thick evergreen forest, the periyar wildlife sanctuary was declared a tiger reserve in 1978. The sanctuary is centered on the large (24 sq km) artificial lake formed by a dam across the Periyar river.

MUST SEE IN THEKKADY (PERIYAR)

See the flora and fauna of the sanctuary with picturesque landscape.

For adventure trip in the forest - Contact: Forest Dept office. Ph No.04869-224571

Kumily- 4 kms from thekkady this plantation town,closely associated with thekkady,is situated on the outskirts of the periyar sanctuary.An important shopping centre and spice trade centre.

Murikkady- 5 kms from thekkady. Washed in fresh spice scented air, murikkady is a panorama of cardamom,coffee and pepper plantations.

Vandanmedu - 25 kms from thekkady, this is one of the world's largest auction centres for cardamom. A walk through the sprawling cardamom plantations of vandanmedu is a heady experience. The diverse forest types, vayals, marshes, and a large aquatic habitat together support 62 species of mammals, 265 species of birds, 45 species of reptiles, 27 species of amphibians, and 38 species of fish. The predominant in...

REACH THEKKADY (PERIYAR)
AIR

Nearest Airport : Madurai (Tamil Nadu) 140 kms, Kochi (Nedumbassery - 185 km), Thiruvananthapuram (265 kms).

RAIL

Nearest railway station is Kumarakom 114 kms. Madurai station is about 136 kms.

ROAD

An excellent road network from kumily (4 kms) links the to all major towns and cities in india. Munnar – 120 kms

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