Monday, September 19, 2011

Thekkady Travel - Best For Thekkady Elephant Ride

Thekkady is the scenic hill resort of Kerala India, located in Idukki district. It is blessed with the rich lush green plantations and dense jungles. Renowned for elephants Thekkady is also known for its rich wildlife sanctuary. The sanctuary is loactaed 60 m from Idukki and 190 km from Kochi.

Top Attraction of Thekkady Travel:

Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary:
Located around a large artificial lake of 24 sq km this wonderful wildlife sanctuary is the prime attraction of Thekkady. Here you may encounter the several animals and birds like wild elephant, gaur, tiger, deer, sloth bear, wild boar, kingfisher, raptor, hornbill, stork grackle etc.

Kumily: Located at a short distance from Thekkady on the outskirts of Periyar sanctuary Kumily is a beautiful plantation town and shopping center.

Thekkady Elephant Ride:
Thekkady elephant rides are organised by the forest department of Thekkady, whose timings are 10 am to 5 pm.

Trekking: The steep valleys and hilly areas with thick forests of Thekkady are perfect trekking areas. Kurisumala, Pullumedu, Ottakathalamedu are the main areas of trekking in Thekkady.

So plan a Kerala trip to visit this beautiful hill resort of Thekkady.

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