Thekkady is simply a heaven hidden in thick forests and wild vegetation. You get to see the near extinct species of animals including tigers, sambars, gaurs and lion tailed macaques. Also, there are elephants, lions, deers, bisons, boars, and the Great Indian tigers. Probably, the most favored among the Kerala’s tourist places, Thekkady boasts of abundant beauty and exotic wildlife. Its trekking path from Moozhiyar to Thekkady Gavi is one of the most popular trails in South India. Boating and wildlife observation are two of the favorite pastimes in Thekkady.
Popular tourist attractions: Periyar national park , Periyar lake Kadathanadan Kalari Centre, Elephant Junction, Kumily, Periyar Tiger Trail, Cultural Centre, Vandiperiyar, Murikkady, and Grape farm .
Nearest airport: Madurai Airport is just 136 km away Kochi airport 180kms
Nearest railway station: Ernakulam railway station 190kms