Idukki is a high range district in the South Indian state, Kerala. Idukki is famous for its wildlife sanctuaries, hill stations, spice plantations, trekking trails, waterfalls, favorable climate and scenic beauty. The district is one among the most visited tourist places in Kerala. The rolling grasslands, sprawling plantations, colonial bungalows, mist-laden hills, enchanting valleys and wildlife reserves attracts tourists from all parts. There are many holiday rental villas, guesthouses, bed & breakfasts, apartments and resorts in Idukki which ensure a safe & comfortable stay for tourists. Holidayrentals.co.in is India’s only and the number one website for listing self catering vacation rental properties in Indian travel destinations, towns & cities.
The district is known for its mountains, dense forests, spice, tea and rubber plantations. Murrikaddy is the place in Idukki famous for tea and coffee plantations. Thekkady, Thodapuzha and Adimali are the main towns in Idukki. Some of the main tourist spots in the district are the Periyar National Park, near Thekkady, a tiger reserve, Thodupuzha, Munnar (a hill station), Anamudi (the highest peak in South India) etc. The largest arch dam in India is in Idukki district. The hydroelectric power projects in the district help to cover about 66% of the state's power needs. The other tourist destinations rich in scenic beauty and natural splendour are Devikulam, Kulamavu and Vagamon. Tourists interested in adventure activities can involve themselves in paragliding, mountaineering, rappelling, wildlife safaris, trekking and biking. The holiday rental properties available here such as resorts, guesthouses, bed & breakfasts, villas, apartments and even homestays are well known for ensuring all the amenities for their guests to make their stay in Kerala unforgettable.
Idukki is famous for its bio-diversity and wildlife reserves. The popular among them are Periyar Tiger Reserve, Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Eravikulam National Park, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Kurinjimala Sanctuary, Anamudi Shola National Park and Pampadum Shola National Park. You can also see many beautiful bungalows and tea factories set up by European planters, impressed by the good climate and land fertility here. The predominant population in Idukki is tribes. The main places of worship in Idukki are the Annamalai Temple, the Mangala Devi temple (located 1337m above sea level), Karikodu Bhagawathy Temple, Sri Krishnaswamy Temple, Uravappara Temple, Nainar Masjid and St Thomas Church. Another important tourist spot near Thodupuzha for those want to spend their holidays in meditation is Thumpachi Calveri Samuchayam. This is also a scenic spot.
The best time to visit this district is summer season. There are bus services available from Cochin to Idukki and the nearest international airport to reach Idukki is located at Cochin. You can book a room or cottage in advance before your visit. There are numerous holiday rental properties available in Idukki such as guesthouses, villa, apartments, bed & breakfast or resorts. Now a days homestays serving delicious Kerala cuisine are also gaining tourist attention here. You can choose those suiting your needs. We have listed the best in class holiday rental properties in Idukki in our site holidayrentals.co.in. Our advanced search option helps you easily find the right holiday accommodations that fits your budget and convenience, travelers can always make direct contact with the property owner from our website before finalising their reservations. We have introduced the backpacker traveler friendly dormitories for Group, budget & cheap holiday stays. Holiday Rentals wish all travelers our motto “Explore India… Enjoy India…” have a wonderful exploration & stay in Idukki.