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Thekkady Travel Guide

Thekkady being famous for the biggest Tiger reserve found here, is also ranking high in tourism for its beautiful forts and landscapes found.

The region is known for the adventure activities that it has to serve to every explorer, traveller and adventurer visiting the region. Thekkady is also renowned for the hiking and trekking facilities that will leave you complete amazed with so many breath-taking views found in the city. With many temples and monuments to know about, you will surely have a remarkable trip in Thekkady. Here are the top best 4 places to explore.

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best tourists places in Thekkady

  • The Green Park Ayurvedic and Spices Plantation
  • The Periyar National Park
  • The Thekkady Lake
  • The Tiger Trail

The Green Park Ayurvedic and Spices Plantation

The huge plantation known for the aroma of spices that is filled in its atmosphere will let you know in detail about each medicinal herb and spice that is grown here carefully. The ecological park is a must to visit spot as it is a place where you would not only know about the Ayurvedic plantations but also will find out the entire process including the agriculture techniques used to grow them naturally. Covering an area of 5 acres of land, the plantations scream what true nature’s beauty is.

The Periyar National Park

The huge park is blessed with many rivers flowing here, dense forests, many spices of plants and animals and a clean atmosphere. The place covers an area of 257 square miles of land and is renowned for the boat cruises, jungle safaris and elephant safaris available here. You can also enjoy hiking, Bamboo Rafting, Jungle camping and much more here. Many species like elephants, Bengal tigers, reptiles different migratory d=birds and aquatic animals are found here.

The Thekkady Lake

Also very much famously known as the Periyar Lake, the astounding lake is located in middle of a dense forest and indeed serves as a great picnic spot. Many tourists love the fact that the view of the lake is totally breath-taking and by just sitting by the lake, feeling the cool breeze touch your skin enjoying the sunset and roaming in the nearby bazars, your trip will be memorable. The boating facilities are available here so you can also enjoy it.

The Tiger Trail

Another a must to visit spot in the region if you are a true wildlife lover. The tiger trail is located in between the thick dense forest and the huge carpet of spread greenery surrounding it serves a s a mind-blowing picturesque landscape. The region is blessed with unpolluted air and tourists can often spot the tigers, sambars, elephants and many other species roaming here. The reserve is visitable only if you follow the guidance of the forest department and enjoy our entire time that you spend here.