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Thekkady

The very sound of the word Thekkady conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice-scented plantations. In the Periyar forest of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India and spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold great apportunities for treks and mountain walks.
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The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

Located close to the spice plantations and surrounded by the Cardamom Hills, the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most popular attractions in Thekkady Declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978, this wildlife sanctuary is one of India's most prominent tiger reserves and has played a major role in the conservation of tigers. The sanctuary, noted for its diversity of wildlife, evergreen forests, and scenic beauty, receives a large number of tourists from all over the world.

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Chellarkovil

Chellarkovil

This sleepy little village has started figuring prominently on the ‘places to visit while in Thekkady’ list. The stunning natural beauty of this place combined with the solitude and peace attract a good number of tourists. The shimmering light of the sun reflected on the cascading waterfalls is a sight to behold. A picnic and photography are strongly recommended here.

Vandiperiyar

Vandiperiyar

Vandiperiyar is home to plantations of tea, coffee and pepper. The Periyar River flows through this town enriching the plantations. You can pay a visit to the Government Agricultural Farm and Flower Garden which has on display an illustrious collection of Roses, Orchids and Anthuriums.

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Spring Valley Mountain

Spring Valley Mountain

Better known as Kurisumala among the locals, the Spring Valley Mountain is a hillock overlooking the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. The hillock provides excellent opportunity for trekking. The peak of the hillock presents a dazzling view of the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

Grampi

Grampi

Grampi is a beautiful hill station of rolling hills, green pastures and a tranquil environment. Owing to its pristine valleys and picturesque landscape, Grampi has become a preferred tourist destination.

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Periyar Tiger Reserve

Periyar Tiger Reserve

One amongst the 27 tiger reserves in India and mainly known for being a tiger and elephant sanctuary, you must visit Periyar Tiger Reserve if you love being a part of nature’s bounty. You will be mesmerized by the scenic beauty, wild flowers, 100-year-old artificial lake and the rich bio-diversity the place will offer you. If you are lucky, you might spot the Bengal tiger, only 40 in number and spread across the sprawling area. Try doing an ecotourism programme there since you will be contributing to the conservation of these animals through it.

Panchalimedu

Panchalimedu

Deeply revered in Thekkady, it is believed that the Pancha Pandavas spent their years of exile in the forests of Panchalimedu. The stones found hereb are quite intriguing and interesting as they are carved in the shape of furniture, which were believed to be used by the Pandavas. Popular belief is that the Pandavas still live in these forests and that they can see other people, but can’t be seen by others.

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Pandikuzhi

Pandikuzhi

This cradle of picturesque landscape, exotic flora and fauna and winding streams is sandwiched between Chellarkovil and Tamil Nadu. Pandikuzhi is a delightful spot for spending a day picnicking amongst thickets of greenery and gushing streams.

Vagamon

Vagamon

Vagamon is a hill station located in Kottayam- Idukki border of Kerala. It has a cool climate with the temperature between 10-23°C during a summer midday. It is situated 1,100 metres above sea level.

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