Habitat to the Country’s Largest Tiger Reserve. Thekkady is a great place to enjoy a Jungle Vacation.

Bamboo Rafting in Periyar National Park is a Life Changing Experience. You can also enjoy a Night Trek in the Backwoods of Periyar. The early dawn ride in the boat within the sanctuary is an extremely breathtaking experience and you might be able to spot Wild Elephants, Bisons, Wild Boars, various kinds of Birds, etc.Chellar Kovil is another area located nearby with a lot of Scenic Waterfalls and Cascades. Mangala Devi Temple, located at an altitude of 1337 m and at a distance of around 15 km from Thekkady opens only on the Chitra Pournami Festival.

How to reach

how to reach

Thekkady does not have an airport of its own and the Madurai Airport located at a distance of 136 km from Thekkady is the nearest Domestic Airport. From there you can hire a cab to get to Thekkady. The nearest International Airport is the Cochin International Airport, which is 190 km away. This airfield is connected with all major cities in India and abroad. The best thanks to get to Thekkady from Cochin is by hiring a Cab.

The nearest Train Station to Thekkady is in Kottayam which is located 114 km. The terminal in Kottayam is socially connected to major cities across India. You can rent a Cab from Kottayam to urge to Thekkady, or maybe board a Government or Non-Public Run Buses.

The most cheap way to get to Thekkady from close cities like Cochin, Trivandrum and Kottayam is by the Govt or Non-Public Run Buses. Kerala State Road Transport Corporation Buses are obtainable at regular intervals from Kottayam, Cochin and Trivandrum to Thekkady.