Hi friends in this resource we will discuss about one of the most fascinating and beautiful place in the world and this place belong to the God's own country, Kerala. This is none other than Thekkady, which is well known for it is amazing beauty and this is one of the best tourist place in the state of Kerala. Thekkadi is well known for its unique and beautiful ecological patter and this is one the important feature of this place.


Thekkadi is situated near the border of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, in Keral an it is just 5 kilometers away from the border town of Kumily. Speaking about the latitude and longitude of Thekkady, it is located 9° 15' and 9° 40' North (Latitude) and 76°55' and 77°25' East(Longitude). The boundaries of Thekkadi incudes, Madurai, Ramanad and Thirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu in the Northwest, Pathanamthitta District in the South and Pampa and Azhutha Rivers in the west. Thekkady comes under the district of Idukki and if you plan to visit the place the best time will be from the months between September to March. Situated at around 700-1900 M above sea level, Thekkady mainly experience tropical climate and the maximum temperature will be around 3o degrees centigrade, with the minimum being less than 10 degree centigrade. Since it is very near to Tamil Nadu, people in Thekkady will speak Tamil also apart from Malayalam and sine being a national Tourist spot English and Hindi is also common here.

Important place to visit in and around Thekkady

1) The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
2) The sanctuary watch towers
3) Kumily (4 km from Thekkady)
4) Murikkady (5 km from Thekkady)
5) Pandikuzhi ( 5 km from Kumily)
6) Mangala Devi Temple ( 15 km from Thekkadi)
7) Chellarkovil ( 15 km from Kumily)
8) Vandiperiyar ( 18 km from Thekkady
9) Vandanmedu ( 25 km from Kumily)
10) Pullumedu ( 43 km from Thekkady, 26 km from Periyar)

Hope you enjoy these place and feel the beauty of Kerala.

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Author: Nadish N04 Feb 2010 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 0

one of main tourist place in kerala is Thekkady

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