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Take a pleasant drive from Kottayam to Kumay. Towards the Western Ghats, you will find the tea plantations, rolling estates of tea, rubber, coffee, cardamom, and pepper; these are sprinkled with forests and diversion reserves. Thekkady is one of the popular destinations of South India that is spread across the Periyar Valley and towards its high ranges are the Cardamom Hills and other thickly forested jungles.
This city is also an important centre for the spice trade, thus you may find some of the best attractions to visit, such as:
Apart from the much known invigorating activities like - the Periyar trail, boating, nature walks, trekking, plantation visits and much more, Thekkady is popular for its food joints and local cuisine. Thekkady has a bite for everyone from freshly cooked bread to local snacks and cuisine that are cooked in fresh coconut oil. Relish the Keralan delicacies that are rich in exotic spices and represents the food culture of Kerala. Get the best of the fish preparations in which you can indulge amazingly:
This city is the perfect holiday destination - with 2 spoonfuls of picturesque beauty, one tablespoon of green meadows, lakes, a hint of romance, you get everything in this city. However, for the shopping spree, what they have is stunningly awesome. This spicy adventurous city has many places to shop including the local bazaars, spice and handicrafts shop, Cardamom and Pepper market (that are locally grown) around Kumily, Kumily bazaar for local grown spices and antiques.
Have a look at few of the major markets and shops:
A significant nature's beauty that is covered with remarkable Wild Life Sanctuary, and stunning attractions for every traveller to pay a visit - additionally it also has great worth for its heritage hotels and luxury resorts. The grasslands and the deciduous forests typify this region. There are many Heritage Hotels in Thekkady that offers great accommodation and takes back you in the ancient era.
When on the heritage walk or a tour you witness many temples, backwater trails, city tour with cultural tinge temple like:
Kerala houseboats - locally known as Kettuvallams and the integral part of the incalculable area of waterways. These backwaters form the backbone of Kerala backwater tourism. Conventionally they were used for transportation of locals and for ferrying goods like rice from paddy fields to the local market and ports and spices. Today these beautifully crafted houseboats - which is the major tourist attraction for the travellers.
The houseboats measure up to 120 feet in length and are meticulously crafted. Take a houseboat tour to the city and stay in the charismatic backwaters of Kerela. There can be different types of houseboat tours-like:
Nestled in the middle of the undulating hills and the thick forests of Kerala, Thekkady is a place blessed with the bounties of nature and amazing backwaters. If you are looking to escape the city's monotony then the backwater tours in Thekkady is like a fresh breeze.
There are different kinds of the tour that are organized by both state tourism department and privately by the tour operators. Other than that there are:
The abundance of flora and the rippling streams makes the city the perfect trekker’s delight. The hill and the village slopes down are famous for the coconut groves of Kambam and the tea plantation plains. Thekkady offers a bird’s eye view of the quaint villages on the eastern slopes of the Western Ghats. The whole route is a combination of hills as well as normal roads.
On the onset of this, you can witness a long chain of hills to explore and take a hill tour, such as:
Globetrotters travel all over the world, to experience nature in its wildest and most untouched form. Therefore, when in Thekkady wildlife tour package you would not regret any experience. As this city has an abundance of rich flora and fauna, and striking wildlife. Explore the rich biodiversity of Thekkady and have fun with some of the rare animals.
Have a look at a few:
You will find a great influence of Kerela's culture and reflection in Thekkady's art and tradition. This city is rich in culture and has deep influence dating back thousands of years. One may have a glance at the traditional dance Kathakali and other dance dramas. There is also centres for martial arts showing Kalaripayattu, the oldest form of martial arts in the world.
These are few places, which you can visit on a cultural tour to Thekkady: