Thekkady Corporate Group Tour
Thekkady: this heavenly beauty catches the fancy of the visitors throughout the year. While you come here, you can explore bounties of charm spread everywhere in this destination.
Day When to visit
The climate remains cosy and enjoyable all over the year, but alike other major tourist destinations, Thekkady should be visited between October and February. Also, during this time most of special event are performed along with forest safaris.
Places to visit:
Thekkady, the tourist attraction is located in between Periyar Tiger Reserve. The place is an example of serene natural bounty and an enriched bio-diverse region. You can choose to spend a couple of days here by stopping over in those plush hotels of standard price tags.
Periyar Tiger reserve
This is one of the major 27 Tiger reserves located in India. This is the most attention grabbing location in Kerala. While entering the dense forest, you have to hold your breath and stay tuned with your camera. Tour operators can help you in venturing into these amazing locations with ease.
In between the magnificent flora and fauna of the National park, there lays an outstanding water body known as Periyar Lake. The lake is famous for boating facility.
Just at 5 Km from Thekkady, tourists can visit a coffee and spice plantation region known as Murikkady. The package trips often include a visit to this place.
Mangala Devi Temple
An age-old Kerala styled temple is located around 1330 meter above the sea level. Tourists can get the glance of the forest-cordoned temple only in Chithra Pournima.
Among the thick greenery, you will find a mesmerising landscape with impressive natural beauty.
Grampi is a hill-station with unique natural beauty. All the nature lovers can’t miss the spot while they travel to Thekkady.
Your journey hasn’t end here. Before wrapping up your trip, you should once visit Kumily that is 4 Km from Thekkady and an exemplary town with natural beauty. Don’t forget to shop from here.
Activities in Thekkady
Periyar Jungle safari
Don’t miss the chance to take a glimpse of the Bengal tiger if you are in Thekkady. People mostly come to this place for jungle safari.
Unless and until you experience the bamboo rafting inside the animal habitat, your journey remains incomplete.
Trekking and plantation visit
Enjoy the trekking through the forest or across the coffee plantation regions.
The forest department allows elephant ride in the forest at a very nominal cost.
A river voyage on Periyar Lake
Explore the imposing lake and its splendid natural beauty on boat cruise.
How to reach
There is no such airbase or railway stops close to Thekkady. So driving is the best possible option for people coming from far and wide.
The closest airport is Madurai International Airport (136 Km), while Cochin International Airport is almost 190 Km away from the picturesque spot.
You can catch train from any South Indian city, but you have to get down at Kottayam from where Thekkady is almost 114 Km away.
The easiest way to reach Thekkady is through bus or private cars. The roads are well linked with Cochin, Kottayam, Munnar, Madurai, Trivandrum, etc. through the thick forest roads.