Thekkady the great Periyar Tiger Reserve spread over 777 Sq. Kms surrounded by an artificial lake of an area of 25 Sq. Kms. This is one of India’s largest wild life sanctuary, a dream destination for many of the tourists for their Kerala holiday packages and kerala honeymoon packages is located in Idukky district Kerala India. The Major tourist attraction is 120 year old 'Surki' dam built across Peryiar. Thekkady is the only Tiger reserve in the country with magnificent treasures of tropical flora and fauna. Thekkady is also reservoir of many rare species and a rich tribal culture. This is one the best place on heaven who love nature. Ideal Place for Kerala honey moon Packages and Kerala Holiday Packages.
The only south Indian conifer, scientifically known as Podocarpus wallichianus, grows in the forests of Periyar Tiger Reserve. 171 Grass species , 143 Species of Orchids are available in the one of the best Kerala honeymoon Package destination.
The mammals found here are Asian Elephants, Sambar deer , Tiger, Indian , Indian wild dog, Leopard, bison, Baking Deer can found during the Boat Cruise.
The Malabar grey hornbill, The Indian pied hornbill, Whitebellied Treepie, many species of drongos, woodpeckers, flycatchers, babblers, the spectacular Malabar trogon, etc can be seen near the boat landing.
Cobra, viper, krait, a number of non-poisonous snakes, and the Indian monitor lizard.
Many species of toads, and limbless caecilians, Colorful Malabar gliding frog, fungoid frog, bicolored frog.
Masheer, the famous and endangered game fish of India. The Smooth-coated otter can be frequently spotted from the boat.
Thekkady is situated near the border neighbouring state Tamilnadu. This is located 4 Kilometres away from the Kumaly one of the border town of Kerala . Kumaly is located on the National Highway 220 and well connected to major cities like Peermede, Mundakkayam, Vadiperiyar, Kottayam, Kochi and Theni by road. Bus and Taxi are the best option to reach Thekkady.Nearest railway station: Aluva, about 110 km Munnar.