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Thekkady is located about 15 km from Kumily and leads to the Theni district of Tamil Nadu. This place has a lot of waterfalls and cascades. It is very beautiful and extremely serene. Situated in Kerala, close to the Kerala - Tamil Nadu border town - Kumily, it is located about 257 km (160 mi) from Trivandrum. The sanctuary is famous for its dense evergreen, semi-evergreen, moist deciduous forests and savanna grass lands. It is home to herds of elephants, sambar, tigers, gaur, lion-tailed Macaques and Nilgiri Langurs.

Fact File:

Thekkady (Idukki district) is the location of the Periyar National Park, which is an important tourist attraction in the Kerala state of India.


777 km

Altitude: 1337 m above sea level

Normal clothing around the year

Best Season:

Getting there:

By Air: The nearest airport is Madurai Airport 114 km from Thekkadi ,
By Train: The nearest railway stations are Madurai Railway and Kottayam railway station 114 km
By Road:Thekkady is well connected by good roads.

3 Nights / 4 Days - Thekkady

Day 01:
 Chennai –Kottayam

Depart from Chennai by Train no: 12623 @ 1945 Hrs. Overnight on board the train.



Day 02:
Kottayam – Kuttikanam

On arrival at Kottayam @ 0735 Hrs, proceed for breakfast at Kottayam.  After breakfast proceed to Kuttikanam and check-in at the hotel. After lunch proceed for sightseeing visiting - Madhakulam Water Falls,  Amrithamedu and kokkad hills.  Dinner and overnight stay at Kuttikanam.


Day 03:
Kuttikanam– Thekkady

Early morning proceed to visit Parundum Para and return to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast check out of the hotel and proceed to Thekkady.  Arrive Thekkady and check-in at the hotel.  After lunch proceed for a spice plantation visit.  Dinner and overnight stay at Thekkady

Day 04:
Thekkady – Cochin – Chennai

Early morning proceed for a sunrise cruise on lake Periyar to view wildlife that come to the river banks to drink water.  Return to the hotel for breakfast.  After breakfast, check out of the hotel and proceed to Cochin.  On arrival at Cochin and after lunch proceed for half day city tour visiting – St. Francis Church, Chinese Fishing nets, Mattancherry Dutch Palace and the Jewish Synagogue.   Later you will be transferred to the railway station to connect the train to Chennai @1730hrs

Day 05:

Arrive Chennai @ 0600hrs



Package Cost Includes:Book Kerala Backwater Tours

  • Accommodation twin / triple sharing at good hotels

  • 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners

  • Transportation by overnight train 2nd class sleeper and non-air-conditioned coach

  • Services of a local guide

  • Entrances at monuments during sightseeing

  • Applicable taxes on room, food & transport

Package Cost does not Include:

  • Expenses of personal nature: laundry, telephone calls and use of mini bar in the room

  • Meals and services other than those as specified in Package includes

  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages during meals or otherwise

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