Periyar (Thekeddy)

Area: 305 km2 (118 sq mi)


Established: 1982


Nearest city: Kottayam, Kochi


Elevation: 1337 m


Population: 33,722 approx.(2018)


Weather: 23°C Wind SW at 13 km/h, 81% Humidity


Thekkady is the location of the Periyar National Park, which is an important tourist attraction in the Kerala state of India.


Nearest Airport: The nearest international airport is the Cochin International Airport, which is 190 kilometres away. This airport is well-connected with all major cities in India and abroad.
Madurai airport located at a distance of 136 kilometres from Thekkady is the nearest domestic airport.


Nearest Railway Station: The nearest railway station to Thekkady is in Kottayam, located 114 kilometres away.


Places of Tourist Attractions: Thekkady Boating Tours, Bamboo Rafting & Hiking, Border Hiking, Jungle Night Patrol, Nature Walks, the quaint hill towns, hill slopes, spice and tea plantations, and wildlife sanctuaries, The Periyar Lake and Tiger Park, the temple of Mangla Devi, the waterfalls at Chellarkovil, and various spice plantations.

"Recognised by Dept.of Tourism, Govt. of India"


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