IntroductionThekkady, one of the beautiful tourist spot in Kerala is famous for its wild life reserves, refreshing hill stations and non-ended plantations that offer you a great opportunity for treks and mountain walks. The Elephant Court Thekkady is one of the luxury five star resort in Idukki that provides top class facilities and activities for the tourists. The scenic beauty and elite facilities provided here is indeed a mesmerizing experience for the visitors The place wrapped in the cool atmosphere of forests and the enticing Periyar river adds to the beauty of the resort.
AccommodationThe Elephant Court offer you a variety of options to accommodate yourselves in the lap of nature and to enjoy the resort from every aspects. Here you can avail pool studio rooms, honeymoon rooms, garden suite room, patio rooms and executive enclave, all are equipped with modern facilities and amenities. All the rooms are set with king sized bed rooms, sofa units, TV, Wi-Fi, kitchenette, dining table, mini bar, telephone, safe lockers, tea/coffee maker, refrigerator, bathrooms toiletries and a lot more. The rooms are well carry out by the staff and are provided with 24 hour service on call.
FacilitiesThe Elephant Court provides you a whole range of facilities for your best comfortable stay. Here you can avail business rooms to carry out business meetings, doctor on call. luxurious spa , modern gymnasium, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, in house laundry, travel desk, rent car service and other entertainment options such as game rooms, kids parks, table tennis, badminton etc.
Nearby attractions and activitiesThe Periyar wild life sanctuary: This is one of the richest bio diversity spot in India which spread over 777 sq. km on the western Ghats. The reserve is famous for its natural beauty and diversity of wild life. This is the only sanctuary in Kerala where you can explore the beauty of wildlife at a close distance from the boats.
Mangala Devi Temple: A 2000 years old temple situated 15 km from Thekkady and is at a height of 1337m above the sea level is one of the main attraction of the tourists. One can explore the eastern slope of the western Ghats and village of Tamil Nadu from this peak.
Kumily: Kumily is a famous plantation town situated 4 km from Thekkady. This place is also famous for its shopping centre and spice trade centre.
Vandanmedu: Vandanmedu is famous for its cardamom cultivation. It is one of the place where the world's largest cardamom sale take place. The site offer you the close visiting of cardamom cultivation which is a heady experience for the tourists.
Eco tourism programmes: Thekkady is famous for its eco tourism programmes such as nature walk, Periyar tiger trail, border hiking, bamboo rafting, tribal heritage, bamboo grove, the jungle inn, coracle bamboo rafting and bullock cart discoveries, jungle patrol night etc.
Activities: Thekkady offers a wide varieties of activities such as plantation tours, elephant rides, boat cruises and trekking. plantation tours covers the visiting of tea, coffee and other spices. The places such as Grampi, Kurisumala, Pullumedu, Ottakathalamedu are the main trekking areas near Thekkady.
Contact detailsThe Elephant Court Thekkady P. O Idukki
State : Kerala
Pin code : 685536
Tel : +91 4869224697
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