Top Attractions in Thekkady
Kerala, God’s own country is world famous for its lush greenery, beautiful landscapes, serene backwaters and much more. There are various gorgeous places in Kerala, which are a must-visit destination for each traveller like Thekkady, Kumarakom, Thrissur, Munnar, Kochi, Wayanad etc. Each place has its own uniqueness and stunning beauties. Out of these exquisite places, the most popular one is Thekkady, which is perfect for nature lovers, wildlife enthusiasts and any tourists who are looking for a peaceful holiday in the lap of greenery. Thekkady is also popular with its homestays diversities, which offers an excellent opportunity to rejuvenate people from their day-to-day busy life. The friendliness and services of Thekkady homestays make you feel at your home. Homestays in Thekkady bids different budget stays for all kind of travel clusters such as couples, families, students, backpackers, and many more.
The journey to the top attractions in Thekkady will take you over picturesque little hill towns and soothing hill slopes. It is a pleasure for travellers as of its unending chain of mounts, aromatic spice plantations together with tea, coffee and cardamom gardens. Innumerable picturesque towns of Thekkady embrace good chances for trekking, mountain walks, bamboo rafting etc. Some of the most famous attractions in Thekkady are:
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
It is one of the top attractions in Thekkady and is located on the banks of River Periyar, which gives some of the best wildlife sightings in India. It is spread across a huge area of 777 sq. km, around the human-made lake of Thekkady, and is eminent for its tiger reserve. The wildlife sanctuary is also a home to the lion-tailed macaque, elephant, Nilgiri langur, gaur, deer, sambar, bear and Indian bison. This traveller attraction is the ideal destination for a quick selfie with your friends and families within the rich scenic natural background.
The spice captain of Thekkady Is Murrikady. This place has something more to offer other than the usual tourist destination. It is about 5 km from Thekkady and is the ideal place for tourist to see plantations of numerous spices. It is the panorama of pepper, coffee and cardamom gardening which is dipped in the fresh aromatic air. When you visit this place, you feel more relaxed when watching these plantations and sensing the spice-scented air in the environs.
Pandikuzhi is another stunning place in Thekkady, which is located between the Kerala and Tamil Nadu borders. It is a perfect spot with exotic flora and fauna, cascading waterfalls, attractive valleys, gurgling streams. This place is also called as shutterbug’s paradise in Kerala and is the excellent spot for trekking too.
It is a small village and is one of the most important places to visit in Thekkady. It is popular for its cascading waterfalls, scenic valleys and stunning natural beauty that combined with the peace and solitude attract tourists from various corner of the world. Travellers can enjoy the scenic view of beautiful imposing coconut groves and small mountain brooks. The overall natural beauty is alluring and remains as the must-visit destination for all nature lover.
Mangala Devi Temple
The Mangala Devi temple is a 2000-year-old earliest monument, which is popular for its Pandian style of architecture. This temple is devoted to Devi Kannagi or Mangala that is a symbol of moral powers controlled by a woman. It is around 15 km away from Thekkady, located on the top of a cliff and encircled by trees. Because of its antiquity and the uniqueness, many pilgrims favour this temple. Pilgrims do not only visit the temple but those who are in search of a quiet spot with pristine ambience frequent this tourist spot. However, it is essential to get permission from the wildlife authorities in Thekkady to visit this temple.
You can enjoy these attractions in Thekkady by choosing a perfect homestay. Various plantation resorts in Thekkady provide the cool climate of the highlands of Thekkady and good hospitality. If you looking to stay in the best plantation resort in Thekkady, Kalarickal Heritage Bungalow is the best choice. Choosing this plantation resorts in Thekkady will let you experience the stunning natural beauties within the midst of rich cardamom plantation. You can feel the excellent hospitality with us. Our homestay plantation topped with rich flora and fauna. Once you entered your feet at KH Plantation, you will get the true worth of your lives and our hospitality nurtures your entire holiday mood.