Elephent Junction

Attractive Spots

Elephent Safari

:: TOURISM SPOTS
 
The pride of Kerela and a testimony to nature's splendour and human innovation, the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is situated on the banks of the Periyar lake - an artificial lake, at Thekkady. Here the high ranges of the Western Ghats are clothed in dense evergreen, moist deciduous forests and savannah grass lands. Below this thick green canopy roam herds of elephants, sambars, tigers, gaurs, lion tailed macaques and Nilgiri langurs.

 

Altitude:900-1800m above sea level
Rainfall:2500mm
         
The very sound of the word Thekkady conjures up images of elephants,unending chains of hills and spice scentred plantations.In the periyar forest of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reservesin India,and spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold great opportunities for treks and mountain walks.

ACCESSING THEKKADY

Road: There are frequent buses from Kumily (4km away) to various tourist centres.
Distance of a few major towns from Thekkady

IN AND AROUND THEKKDY

Ottakathala Medu
The Main Attaraction of this are Watch Tower ,Mountain View,Thekkady Lake view,Adventure trekking and view point.s, characterized by agriculture is the main source of income and majority of people engaged in agriculture and allied activities. Another main source of generation of income is in connection with Tourism and the coming up of pilgrims from Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh...Kumily is a small market town right on the border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu and although we didn’t need hours to explore the place it was interesting to just wander through the streets. The small shops were incredibly colourful and there was no shortage of proud shopkeepers posing for photographs. The small shops were incredibly colourful and there was no shortage of proud shopkeepers posing for photographs. and majority of people engaged in agriculture and allied activities. Another main source of generation of income is in connection with Tourism and the coming up of pilgrims from Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh...Kumily is a small market town right on the border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu and although we didn’t need hours to explore the place it was interesting to just wander through the streets. The small shops were incredibly

Pandikuzhy Broder View

Herbal Garden,Root Spices,Broder View,Western Ghat Hill,Organic farming scenic view characterized by agriculture is the main source of income and majority of people engaged in agriculture and allied activities. Another main source of generation of income is in connection with Tourism and the coming up of pilgrims from Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh...Kumily is a small market town right on the border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu and although we didn’t need hours to explore the place it was interesting to just wander through the streets. The small shops were incredibly colourful and there was no shortage of proud shopkeepers posing for photographs. The small shops were incredibly colourful and there was no shortage of proud shopkeepers posing for photographs. and majority of people engaged in agriculture and allied activities. Another main source of generation of income is in connection with Tourism and the

 

Karikuzhy Rock Garden

40000, characterized by agriculture is the main source of income and majority of people engaged in agriculture and allied activities. Another main source of generation of income is in connection with Tourism and the coming up of pilgrims from Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh...Kumily is a small market town right on the border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu and although we didn’t need hours to explore the place it was interesting to just wander through the streets. The small shops were incredibly colourful and there was no shortage of proud shopkeepers posing for photographs. The small shops were incredibly colourful and there was no shortage of proud shopkeepers posing for photographs. and majority of people engaged in agriculture and allied activities. Another main source of generation of income is in connection with Tourism and the coming up of pilgrims from Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh...Kumily is a small market town right on the border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu and although we didn’t need hours to explore th

Chenkara Mountain View

Tea Garden,Mountain Harvesting, Processing, Sunset, panoramic landscape,Natural Fish Pond, Mountain View.characterized by agriculture is the main source of income and majority of people engaged in agriculture and allied activities. Another main source of generation of income is in connection with Tourism and the coming up of pilgrims from Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh...Kumily is a small market town right on the border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu and although we didn’t need hours to explore the place it was interesting to just wander through the streets. The small shops were incredibly colourful and there was no shortage of proud shopkeepers posing for photographs. The small shops were incredibly colourful and there was no shortage of proud shopkeepers posing for photographs. and majority of people engaged in agriculture and allied activities. Another main source of generation of income is in connection with Tourism and the coming up of pilgrims from Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh...Kumily is a small market town right on the border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu and although we didn’t need hours to explore the place it was interesting to just wander through the streets. The small shops were incredibly