Home to the Periyar National Park, Thekkady is a gorgeous hill station situated about 145 km from Cochin. This town is located on the border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu which makes it easily accessible from the major cities of both the states. The area in and around Thekkady is full with dense evergreen, savanna grasslands and deciduous forests. The national park covers the entire district with an abundance of flora and fauna spread across an area of 777 square km. Tourists who visit the place are surprised by the richness of natural spices found here such as like black pepper, cardamom, nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger and clove. Due to its different geographical pattern and ecological balance, it separates this hill station from any other in the country. Thekkady is a paradise for trekkers and mountaineers who come out in large numbers to do amazing adventure activities like border hiking, wildlife train, rock climbing, bamboo rafting, boating and jeep safari. Apart from attracting trekkers and mountaineers, this place is also very much preferred by the families for their small vacation and newly married coupes for their honeymoon. Some of the other attractions which make this destination a hotspot for tourists are Murikkady-a place full of spice plantations, Chellar Kovli-filled with beautiful waterfalls, Anakkara and Managala Devi Temple which is at a height of more than 1300 meters above sea level.
To visit this wonderful destination, select any of the below Thekkady tour packages with an advantage of customising it the way you want it. Adventure lovers book a Thekkady holiday packages with some adventure elements to it. Honeymooners love Thekkady honeymoon packages, which also includes some of the other nearby destinations.