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Misty Green Thekkady

Your trip to Kerala would be incomplete if you did not visit this beautiful town – Thekkady. The place offers various attractions and activities in which one can involve.

 

Top attractions of Thekkady

(a) Anayirankal Dam Reservoir

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This dam is located on the way to Thekkady from Munnar. It is the less explored location. So, most of the people miss it during their visit. A mesmerising place with a 360-degree view of the natural beauty. The calm waters & cool breeze takes you to another world.

(b) Kalaripayattu Martial Arts

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Kalaripayattu is considered as the oldest form of martial arts. Different kinds of stunts like fire-fights, sword fighting and bars fighting, etc are performed during the show. This show is a must watch if you are visiting Kerala for the first time. The ticket is for Rs.250.

(c) Kathakali

IMG_20170226_200544693Be an audience of the Kathakali performance. The show is a mix of music, paint, literature dance and acting. The show tells a tale through vivid facial movements and hand gestures.

(d) Elephant Rides

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Take an awesome ride in the lush cardamom and banana plantations. Enjoy watching the elephants being washed and scrubbed in water.

(e) Periyar Interpretation Centre

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An informative museum of the Flora and Fauna with real scenes of jungle life. This place also offers interactive games and quiz.

(f) Periyar Tiger Reserve

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Stroll through the lush green woods from the entrance of the reserve all the way to the river.

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Enjoy the boat ride on the Periyar river. It is a true wildlife viewing cruise. If you are lucky enough, you would see Tigers, Elephants, Wild Monkeys, Deer, Large Squirrels, etc.

(g) Mullaperiyar Dam View

IMG_20170227_140045356_HDR Enjoy the mesmerising view of Tamilnadu from this viewpoint.
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This dam has a history. It was built by John Pennycuick in 1895 has a length of 1200 Ft. It is located at 2890 Ft. Though the dam is in Kerala state, most of the catchment area is in Tamilnadu.

(h) Gudalur Vineyards

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Visit the Gudalur vineyards which are half an hour drive from Kerala border. These vineyards are located in a village called in Tamil Nadu. A local shop here sells fresh grape juices and wines.

(i) Chellarkovil Viewpoint

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Enjoy the breathtaking view of Thekkady from the Chellarkovil Viewpoint. This point provides a bird-eye view of the whole city.
Hope you enjoyed it!

Anayirankal Dam ReservoirElephant RidesGudalur VineyardsKalaripayattu Martial ArtsKathakaliMullaperiyar Dam ViewPeriyar Interpretation CentrePeriyar Tiger ReserveTravel without Guide

bornomadic • March 19, 2017


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  1. Seek And Read May 29, 2017 - 11:17 pm Reply

    Awesome pictures, I have to visit this place someday.

  2. Me with my Suitcase May 29, 2017 - 11:34 pm Reply

    Stunning pictures

  3. Poorna Banerjee May 29, 2017 - 11:40 pm Reply

    loved the photographs.

  4. Catherine Roberts May 30, 2017 - 12:34 am Reply

    What a lovely blog you have here! I loved reading every second of it and i admire your passion for travel! Thankyou for Sharing it has brightened my day! Many Thanks, Cat.
    http://www.thelife-ofcat.blogspot.co.uk

  5. Make Travel Reality May 30, 2017 - 1:35 am Reply

    Such a detailed post about a wonderful place to visit. Hopefully the elephants are well taken care of.

  6. 梅本文子 May 30, 2017 - 1:46 am Reply

    I enjoyed watching your video! I want to visit Chellarkovil view point the most! Look great!

  7. Sanyam Sharma May 30, 2017 - 3:03 am Reply

    One must visit this land of divine beauty at least once in his/her life. Trust me this place has got some special vibes in it which will make you spellbound in its beauty…

  8. Eazy Nazy May 30, 2017 - 7:32 pm Reply

    beautiful pictures

  9. Sona Sethi September 2, 2017 - 4:14 am Reply

    I love your pictures! They are so vivid and vibrant!

  10. 2travelling sisters September 2, 2017 - 7:32 pm Reply

    Thekkady is so beautiful! Haven't been there but hope to visit soon.. bookmarking this future reference

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