Thekkady is the ideal location for monsoon tourism. The picturesque beauty combines with the heavy downpours to bask in the glorious image of a perfect romantic destination too. The resorts and home stays in the area skillfully bring together elements of ecotourism and agricultural tourism.
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Thekkady is a well-known tourist destination situated in Kerala’s Idukki district. The area blessed with verdant locales is often touted as the tourists’ paradise in ‘God’s Own Country.’ The sliver of heaven has the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary as its main weekend getaway. Are you a tourist in love with Idukki? Then, you have few more lesser known locations to set foot on.
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The coastal state of Kerala has always been known as the centre of spices. Ancient Kerala attracted foreign traders from far-away lands due to this reason. Kerala’s name is part of the long history of spice trade the country had with other nations. Assyrians, Romas, Greeks, Arabs and Babylonians had trade relations with the state, during ancient days.
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Gavi is an eco-tourist spot in Kerala which has widely become popular after ‘Alistair International, the world acclaimed tourism major listed it among the leading eco-tourism centres as one of the must-see places in India. Continue reading “Gavi” »
A recreational adventure sport, paragliding takes you closest to flying without wings. In the beautiful hill station of Vagamon , 45 Kms from Kumily.
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It is an adventure tourism activity at Pattumala Tea Estate which is 24 KMs away form Thekkady, where you are propelled by gravity to travel from the top to the bottom of an inclined cable by holding on to or attaching to, the freely moving pulley. The activity is 2500ft long and this zip-line is the longest in South India.
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A large number of devotees from both Tamil Nadu and Kerala thronged the Mangaladevi Kannagi Temple on the occasion of Chithra Pournami on Friday.Located in the reserve forests of Kerala bordering TN, the access to the 2000-year-old temple is allowed only once a year during Chithra Pournami, the full moon day in the month of Chithirai.
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Thekkady is not exactly an One night destination, which was usually misunderstanding by the travelers as well as the travel agents. If you go through with the below mentioned, you may comes to get an idea that what we said at first was Correct!
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Every year in the small town of Gudaloor hundreds of locals and tourists gather to celebrate the birth anniversary of Col. John Pennycuick the visionary engineer who built the Mullaperiyar dam that serves as a source of irrigation to the oft drought struck areas of the region.
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Weather in Thekkady in the March is pleasant. The Mornings and Evenings are Misty and has a temperature as low as 15 Degrees.
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