Tourist Places in Thekkady(Periyar)

Places to Visit in Thekkady(Periyar)

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Thekkady(Periyar) Average Rating - 5.7/7 1 based on 3051 Ratings

Thekkady(Periyar) is mostly preferred by travellers from Chennai, Bangalore. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Thekkady(Periyar) is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Thekkady(Periyar) are February, March, September, October, November, December. There are 13 tourist places in Thekkady(Periyar), which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Thekkady(Periyar) can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Thekkady(Periyar) for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Thekkady(Periyar) Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Thekkady(Periyar), browse through photos & pictures, explore Thekkady(Periyar) using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Thekkady(Periyar), which are great places to visit, are Periyar Tiger trail, Chellarkovil, Vandiperiyar, Murikkady, Vandanmedu. Thekkady(Periyar) can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Thekkady(Periyar) Tourist Places



Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Thekkady(Periyar)
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Thekkady(Periyar)
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Ranked 1 of 13
Places to Visit in Thekkady(Periyar)
Average Rating
5.4/ 7 1
35 Ratings & 25 Reviews
The most important attraction in Thekkady is the Periyar National Park, which is located in the banks of artificial Lake of Periyar. The National Park is covered with green grasslands and dense forest covers. The wildlife present here include Indian tigers, elephants, lion... Read More »
Periyar Lake, Thekkady(Periyar)
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Average Rating
5.7/ 7 1
19 Ratings & 14 Reviews
Located near  the Periyar national reserve and park is the lake of Periyar, which is suitable for boating for the travellers. It takes around 2 hours for travellers to explore the region on a boat. Views of elephants bathing on the lakeside are very common here.   Read More »
Kadathanadan Kalari Centre, Thekkady(Periyar)
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
  • Entry: Paid
Kadathanadan Kalari Centre, Thekkady(Periyar)
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Ranked 3 of 13
Places to Visit in Thekkady(Periyar)
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5/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 5 Reviews
Kadathanadan Kalari Centre is a major Kalari fight centre located in Thekkady where this martial arts form is practised in a designed gallery. The gallery is built keeping in mind the safety of the viewers. The complete name of the art practised here is Kalaripayattu, which is... Read More »
"Give thi a miss"2 months ago "Traditional kalari dance"3 months ago
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Kumily, Thekkady(Periyar)
  • Type: Village
Kumily, Thekkady(Periyar)
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 13
Places to Visit in Thekkady(Periyar)
Average Rating
6/ 7 1
6 Ratings & 4 Reviews
Kumily is a small town located near Thekkady and Periyar in the Cardamom Hills, in the district of Idukki in Kerala. Other than being a major tourist destination, it is also a major spice-trading centre. Kumily is a town that remains busy throughout the year as devotees come... Read More »
"Wonderful Place!"3 months ago "Good Place To Visit"3 months ago
Chellarkovil, Thekkady(Periyar)
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Ranked 5 of 13
Places to Visit in Thekkady(Periyar)
Average Rating
6.3/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
The small village of Chellarkovil is popular for its waterfalls, green plains and Cumbum coconut grooves.   Read More »
Ramakalmedu, Thekkady(Periyar)
  • Type: Village
Ramakalmedu, Thekkady(Periyar)
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Ranked 6 of 13
Places to Visit in Thekkady(Periyar)
Average Rating
7/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Located 16 km from Nedumkandom is the silent town of Ramakalmedu. Located alongside the Thekkady-Munnar road, Ramakalmedu lies in the mountain region on the border of Tamil Nadu. Other attractions located near to the region of Ramakalmedu include Turtle rock, Frog rock and... Read More »
Vandanmedu, Thekkady(Periyar)
  • Type: Village
Vandanmedu, Thekkady(Periyar)
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Ranked 7 of 13
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Average Rating
5.5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Vandanmedu is popularly known as the world’s largest cardamom auction centre because of its several plantations that are scattered all over the region. Vandanmedu is a very peaceful location where guided tours to these plantations are available.     Read More »
"Cardamom plantation"3 months ago
Murikkady, Thekkady(Periyar)
  • Type: Village
Murikkady, Thekkady(Periyar)
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 13
Places to Visit in Thekkady(Periyar)
Average Rating
6.5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Murikkady is a picnic spot that is located in proximity to the Periyar Tiger Reserve, which is about 5 km from Thekkady. Murikkady is popular for its rich and varied plantations of pepper, coffee and cardamom spice plantations.    Timing: Morning to Evening... Read More »
"Peaceful place"3 months ago
Vandiperiyar, Thekkady(Periyar)
  • Type: Village
Vandiperiyar, Thekkady(Periyar)
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Ranked 9 of 13
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Average Rating
6/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
The large town of Vandiperiyar is located 18 km from the Thekkady, on the banks of River Periyar. There are few tea factories and Government agricultural farms located here, which makes it one of the major agricultural hubs of Kerala. Rivers in the town makes activities like... Read More »
"Hub of tea factories"3 months ago
Periyar Tiger trail, Thekkady(Periyar)
  • Type: National Park
  • Entry: Paid
Periyar Tiger trail, Thekkady(Periyar)
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Ranked 10 of 13
Places to Visit in Thekkady(Periyar)
Average Rating
6.4/ 7 1
4 Ratings & 1 Review
The Periyar Tiger Trail is located within the lush forests and is popular for its adventure safaris. Some of the wild animals found here include giant squirrel, nilgiri langur, monkeys and elephants. Travellers come here to enjoy sports like trekking, hiking and camping that... Read More »
  • Type: Village
Pandikuzhi, Thekkady(Periyar)
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Ranked 11 of 13
Places to Visit in Thekkady(Periyar)
10 km from the region of Idukki that is near to the Tamil Nadu state border lies the small town of Pandikuzhi. The region is covered by wild brooks and with greenery, which is popular for picnicking and trekking.      Read More »
  • Type: Village
Pullumedu, Thekkady(Periyar)
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 13
Places to Visit in Thekkady(Periyar)
Located at a distance of 43 km from Thekkady and 26 km from Periyar is Pullumedu. Pullumedu is popular for its gardens, wildlife and different varieties of flowers found here. Views of Shri Ayappa Temple and the Makara Jyothi are visible from this place. Travellers or visitors... Read More »
  • Type: Temple
Mangladevi Temple, Thekkady(Periyar)
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Ranked 13 of 13
Places to Visit in Thekkady(Periyar)
Located on top of a wooden hill is the Mangla Devi Temple, which is about 15 km from the region of Thekkady. This temple is popular among the locals and travellers for its ancient Pandian type architecture. The location of this temple is unique, is located at an altitude of... Read More »
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