Holiday Rentals in Thekkady

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    Thekkady is situated 170 kms from Cochin in Idukki district of Kerala. The place is well known for its scenic beauty, wildlife park and spice plantations. About 3 kms from Thekkady is Kumily, where there are numerous holiday rental properties such as homestays, villas, guesthouses, bed & breakfasts, resorts and apartments which ensure safe and comfortable stay for tourists visiting Thekkady. is India’s only and the number one website for listing self catering vacation rental properties in Indian travel destinations, towns & cities. The famous Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is located here. Tourists can have boating around the Wildlife Sanctuary through the Periyar Lake. You will be able to see wild animals during this boat ride. The major mammals found in the wildlife sanctuary are Elephant, Gaur, Tiger, Panther, Sambar, Barking deer, Wild boar, Sloth bear, Nilgiri langur, Lion-tailed Macaque, Otter, Malabar Giant Squirrel, Wild dog etc. Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and Mullaperiyar dam cannot be accessed by road and can only be seen during boating. You can book ticket for boating in advance through Kerala Tourism Department website.

    Periyar Tiger Reserve spread over an area of 925 Sq .km. is situated here. You have to take ticket before entering the Tiger Reserve. There you can see a temple and boating area. Inside the Reserve, there are hotels of KTDC. If you are planning to stay there then you have to reach the hotel before 5pm as the entrance will be closed after this. After leaving the Tiger Reserve, you can go for an elephant ride, or give elephant bath or even take stills with elephant. For all these you have to pay an amount according to the time you spend with the elephant. The other activities you can have in Thekkady are Nature Walk(guided day trek), the Periyar Tiger Trail, Bamboo Rafting, Plantation tours, Trekking, and Kathakali show. There are many ayurvedic massage centers at Thekkady. There are also shops here selling spices and home made chocolates.

    The other main attractions near Thekkady are Mangala Devi Temple(15kms inside the forest and people are allowed only once in a year during chitra pournami festival), Murikkady, Pandikuzhi, Pullumedu, Ramakalmedu, Vandanmedu(one of the world's largest cardamom auction centers), Spring Valley Mountain, Chellarkovil, Parunthupara, Wagamon, etc. You can book the holiday rental properties you wish to stay in Thekkady in advance before your visit. Most of the holiday rental properties such as homestays, villas, apartments, guesthouses, bed & breakfasts and resorts are in Town area and only a few require travelling. We have listed the best in class holiday rental properties in Thekkady in our website 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. There are resorts in Thekkady with Tree house and a lot of land area.

    The best time to visit Thekkady is from September to March. The nearest railway station is at Kottayam and the nearest airports are Madurai(136 kms away from Thekkady) and Cochin(165 kms away from Thekkady). Holiday Rentals wish all travelers our motto “Explore India… Enjoy India…” have a wonderful exploration & stay in Thekkady.

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