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Attractions in Thekkady

Periyar Tiger Reserve

Periyar Tiger Reserve, Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India. Sprawled over an area of 925 Sq .km, the Periyar Tiger Reserve is abundantly blessed in flora and fauna and is home to extremely rare species of plants and animal life. Efficiently guarded and managed, the reserve has succeded in maintaining a consistent population of it's namesake animal, the tiger.

Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

Periyar wildlife sanctuary is South India's most popular wildlife sanctuary. Describing it as a surplus of nature's splendor would be an understatement. The region is home to a vast number of plant and animal species, some endemic to the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Situated on the banks of the artificially created Periyar Lake, elephants, sambars, tigers, gaurs, lion tailed macaques and Nilgiri langurs roam the terrains of the sanctuary. Periyar is also the habitat of the elusive Nilgiri Tahr, rarely spotted venturing into human accessible areas. A variety of activities ranging from elephant rides to trekking to boat rides are available for tourists who visit Thekkady.

Periyar Lake

The Periyar lake is exemplary of human innovation with it being artificially formed with the construction of the Mullaperiyar dam in 1895. Surrounded by the picturesque landscape of the Periyar Tiger Reserve, boat rides offered on the waters of the lake provide unique opportunities to comprehend the beauty and charm of Thekkady. Being the primary source of water for the wildlife of the area, boat rides offer plenty of opportunities for animal enthusiasts to catch a glimpse of animals drinking and bathing along the banks of the Periyar Lake.

Kadathanadan Kalari Centre

Kalaripayattu, known as the mother of all martial arts, is one of the oldest martial art forms in the world. Elements of kalaripayattu can also be seen reflected in the repertoire of modern dance and theatre. At Kadathanadan Kalari Centre, tourists visiting Thekkady get an exclusive insight into the art of kalaripayattu.


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Thekkady, Kumily,

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