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Thekkady....a wild life hill station

Updated on April 23, 2016
Periyar lake view
Periyar lake view
Elephant groups
Elephant groups

Thekkady is one of the hill area located in Kerala Area is about Population of Thekkady is over 17500.The only way available for tourists to reach Thekkady is through road. AS it is a hill station, no signs of train or airport is available near. Thekkady is one of the inevitable tourist destination of Kerala It comes under Periyar tiger reserve area. Tourists from various countries comes over Thekkady to feel the beauty of Thekkady.

Thekkady is about 1336 m above sea level surrounded by green dense forest. Major cultivation are spices and tea plantations. Chitra pournami is one of the major festival in Thekkady.

Travelling Facilities


Kottayam is the nearest railway station of thekkady. Its about 107 km from kottayam to thekkady.


Nedumbassery is the nearest airport of thekkkady. Its about 153 km of nedumbasserry to thekkady

Tea Plantations
Tea Plantations
Monsoon Rain
Monsoon Rain

Weather of Thekkady

  • The best time to visit Thekkady is October to April. Weather of thekkady includes winter, summer and monsoon rain.
  • Winter is from October to february. Its cool and temperature below 16 degree celsius. Best time to visit Thekkady.
  • Summer is from march to may and its not the best time to visit and temperature come upto 35 degree celsius.
  • Monsoon rain is from June to september. Heavy rainfall and its also not the best time to visit.

Route to Forest
Route to Forest
a night stay in forest
a night stay in forest


  • Nature is the most important and best valuable entertainment in Thekkady. Tourists can enjoy the beauty of Thekkady through walking and through boating in periyar lake.
  • Wildlife is another entertainment present in Thekkady. Periyar national park is the most beautiful wild life experience that a tourist can experience in his life time ever. Trekking into the deep forest also is another entertainment associated with this.
  • Kadathanadan kalari is one of the martial arts training centre present in thekkady, One of the most classical martial arts center of Kerala.
  • Watch tower is another tourist spot in thekkady to view Thekkady from top.
  • thekkady is famous for the resorts associated with forests and a close wild life can be feel by few meters away.
  • elephant ride is another entertainment that a tourist can feel. this is through forest and the elephant is not wild

Thekkady, Kumily, Kerala, India

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