Thekkady at a Glance
Air: Cochin Airport 170 km, Trivandrum Airport 250 km, Madurai Airport 140 km, Chennai Airport 560km

Rail: Nearest Railway stations - Korrayam 114 km, Chenganassery 114 km, Madurai 140 km

Road:The drive from Madurai to Thekkady is 137 km. The drive from Cochin to Thekkady is 167 km

Area : 12.07
Population : 17,612 (Census 2001)
Climate : Min : 11°C Maz : 27°C
STD Code : 04869
570 Km from Chennai


Thekkady, is one of India’s most fascinating natural wildlife sanctuaries, where you can watch wildlife at close range. The vegetation, the flora and fauna and the birds of Thekkady are uniquely rich, vast and varied that it does not bear semblance to any other wildlife sanctuaries in the world. Even a casual visitor to this place will not fail to observe the special ecological pattern of Thekkady.

Thekkady - The very sound of the name conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hill and spice scented plantations. In the crisp, cool air of the Western Ghats you will experience the most enchanting holiday. With the animals of the wild and the simple mountain people. In the Periyar forest of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India, and spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold great opportunities for treks and mountain walks. The Thekkady sanctuary is one of the best in the country for watching and photographing wild life.



Railheads Teni 60 km
Chennai 570 km
Kumily 4 km
Sabarimala via Pullumedu 50 km
Idukki 65 km
Munnar 106 km
Kumarakom 128 km
Sabarimala via Erumeli 134 km
Kodaikanal 149 km
Alappuzha 140 km
Kollam 220 km
Ooty 390 km
Madurai 140 km
Thiruvananthapuram 265 km

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