Holiday Rentals in Kumily

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    Kumily

    Kumily is a major spice trading centre situated in Idukki district. This is a beautiful town located about 6 kms from Thekkady. The beautiful greenery, waterfalls, spice gardens and wildlife reserves makes Kumily one of the best tourist destinations in Kerala. Spice market is the main tourist attraction of Kumily. Travelers can buy spices and also products like spice chocolates, spiced preserves, specialty teas and coffee from here. You can also buy jute and bamboo products, traditional pickles of Kerala and traditional handlooms of Kerala. This high range town also offers several adventure activities.

    The main tourist attractions in Kumily include:

    Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary: Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is situated about 4 kms from Kumily.  The sanctuary is spread over 777 sq km. The inhabitants here are tigers, wild elephants, common langur, Nilgiri langur, bison, leopards, lion-tailed macaque, gaur, sambar and giant squirrel. There are also many rare species of flowering plants, birds, reptiles, fish, amphibians, etc. The sanctuary was declared tiger reserve in 1978.

    Murikkady: This is a famous picnic spot near the Periyar Tiger Reserve. Here you can see plantations of pepper, coffee and cardamom.

    Vandiperiyar: The place is located about 13 kms away from Kumily. This is one of the main trading centres of tea, coffee and pepper plantations. The Government Agriculture Farm and Flower Garden are situated here. The famous Sabarimala Ayyappa temple is also close to this place.

    Vandanmedu: The place is one of the largest trading centres of cardamom in the world. It is located about 25 kms from Kumily. Tourists can enjoy trekking, rock climbing and other adventurous activities here.

    Abraham's Spice Garden: This is an organic garden of spices located on the route to Thekkady. From here you can learn about organic farming, ayurveda and cultivation of different kinds of spices.

    Mangala Devi Temple: The temple is situated about 15 kms from Thekkady and is dedicated to Goddess Mangala.  It is at a height of about 1337 m above sea level. The temple was constructed in the traditional Pandian style of architecture. For visiting this temple prior permission from the Wildlife Warden in Thekkady is required.

    The best time to visit Kumily is from November to May. There are plenty of accommodation options in the town such as homestays, guest houses, bed & breakfasts, etc. There are also a number of restaurants in Kumily serving multi-cuisine, local, Chinese, seafood, and Italian cuisine.

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