Thekkady forest is heaven for wildlife as well as for nature lovers and is usually combined with Munnar for a Munnar Thekkady Package which is popular among guests visiting Kerala. Its cool climate, scenic vistas, lush greenery and the exotic wildlife sanctuary attracts tourists. Spice gardens in Tekkady surrounded by aromatic air, chains of lush green hills, lovely waterfalls and the call of the nature giving a soothing experience & revitalizing your soul.
Thekkady Forest is located in Azhutha Taluk, Idukki district of Kerala state, India - 685509.
Hotels and Resorts in Thekkady range from budget to 5 star with all the facilities. For packages and booking: rangerwoodperiyar.com
Thekkady offers all types of cuisines for the tourist. There are many restaurants and small eateries that offer good food.
There are number of shops selling organic garden fresh spices in this region at reasonable rates. Take back as much as you can; also choose small packets that can be used as souvenirs.
There is no advance booking for the boat trip and there may be rush in the mornings to reach the booking counter.
August to March. The summer months of April and May are also pleasant with temperatures ranging from 15° - 30° Celsius. Thekkady tour would be an ideal in the monsoons with lush greenery and rolling mists everywhere.