Located in Idukki district of Kerala, at an altitude of (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) m above sea level, Thekkady is home to the richly bio-diverse Periyar Tiger Reserve. Lying on the border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, it is closely related to India’s largest wildlife sanctuary and a dream destination for any tourist visiting India. Situated 190 kms from Cochin and it takes approximately 5 hours to reach there.
InThekkady, enjoy the cruise rides where the boat will take you around the Wildlife Sanctuary through the Periyar Lake.
Take an elephant ride, give an elephant bath or even get an elephant shower which is quite thrilling.
Trekking is also arranged for a visit to the ancient Mangala Devi temple located inside the reserve.
Take the full day Gavi tour,an eco-tourist spotand a must visit place for all nature lovers.
Jungle walks with the help of a local guide are also fun for nature lovers.
While Bamboo raftingone gets a panoramic view of forest-clad hills reflected on the lake and one can spot animals like elephant, gaur and sambar close to the edges of the lake.
Get adventurous and join the Jungle Night Patrol at Periyar Tiger Reserve.
Border hiking is essentially a full-day trek that passes through altitudes of (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) ft, offering the tourist beautiful views of the zone.
Join the Periyar Tiger Trail, an adventurous trekking and camping programme.
Don’t miss the Tribal Heritage Programme where you can see a tribal hamlet and the Tribal Heritage Museum.
Visit the spice plantations at Thekkady or go for spice walk, boating, fishing etc.
You can even visit a Tea factory at Thekkady and purchase some fresh Tea powder.
For a wonderful cultural experience to see what can only be a gist of centuries of conception of varied human ideas and imaginations, visit the Kadathanadan Kalari Centre and Mudra Cultural centre.
Take the famous Ayurveda massages.
Our farm is located at Lower Camp.
FARM CAN BE ACCESSED:
Cochin International Airport: 190 Kms.
Thiruvananthapuram International Airport: 267 Kms.
Madurai: 140 Kms.
The airports are well-connected with all major cities in India and abroad. The best way to get to Thekkady from any airport is by hiring a cab.
Kottayam: 114 Kms.
Ernakulam: 190 Kms.
Madurai: 135 Kms.
The nearest railway station to Thekkady is Kottayam, located 114 kilometres away.You can hire a cab from Kottayam to get to Thekkady, or even board a government or private run bus.
The most inexpensive way to get to Thekkady from nearby cities like Cochin, Trivandrum and Kottayam are the government or private run buses. Kerala State Road Transport Corporation buses are available at regular intervals from Kottayam, Cochin and Trivandrum to Thekkady. There are frequent buses available from Munnar Madurai. Distance from Thekkady to Lower Camp – 12kms.
Distance from Thekkady to Munnar – 110kms.
Distance from Thekkady to Kumarakom – 138kms.
Distance from Thekkady to Kodaikkanal – 120kms.
I am passionate about organic farming and about the transfer of knowledge to younger generations who are keen to take up a career in agriculture. We receive a variety of people at our farm throughout the year and always make sure that we provide them with a diverse yet challenging and interesting experience.