Thekkady Destination Guide
Thekkady is located in central Kerala. It is a popular hill station and a wildlife center. The Thekkady town, which is an important plantation center, invokes up images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice scented plantations.
In the Periyar Forest of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves of India and spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold enormous opportunities for treks and mountain walks.
The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary offers a fairly good chance of seeing the great Indian tiger in its natural habitat. Though billed as a tiger reserve, Periyar is also famous for its wild elephants. Besides the tiger and elephants other wildlife that can be spotted in the park are Nilgiri tahr, Nilgiri langoor, bison, deer and antelope. The Thekkady travel guide explores and highlights various travel attractions in the district.