Thekkady is famous for Periyar Tiger Reserve. It is located near Periyar, longest river which is the lifeline for the state. The township of the city is Kumily which is the border of Kerala and Tamil-Nadu. Periyar lake is the artificial lake constructed during the building of the Mallu Periyar Dam. Thekkady is mainly famous for its plantations and beautiful homes. The owners of the plantations modernize their stay for relaxing comfort. | Exploring Thekkady |
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Exploring Thekkady: Exposure to Beautiful Nature
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Tiger Reserve is responsible for Eco-friendly tourism. It is having beautiful resorts and 5-star hotels for home stays and small lodges for the tourists. There are few activities like camping in the jungle, nature walks, Safari Ride and boating managed by KTDC (Kerala Tourism Department).
There are two types of boats available – boats with single deck and boats with both upper and lower deck. Try to get an upper deck to watch the beautiful and amazing serene beauty of nature and get capture some good photos. It is at times very disappointing if you don’t get a chance to see the elephants there. But nature’s love will make your mind and soul completely relaxed.
Thekkady consists of multi-layered forests. it is the ultimate reservoir of endangered species. Also, this heritage city is rich in tribal tradition and culture. And if you want to witness the culture of tribal then you can visit the Tribal Heritage Museum.
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