Blog >> Best Sightseeing of Thekkady - Every thing you need to know
Arha Holidays 08 Dec ,2020

Thekkady is one of the famous hill stations of Kerala with unique Sightseeing attractions. 

Sharing the list of top attractions, best things to do in Thekkady. Depending on the interest one can decide the number of days to stay at Thekkady. 

Periyar Wild Life Sanctuary

Here you can go for boating in the Periyar Lake (which is inside the wildlife sanctuary). You might find animals during the boat cruise.

Plantation Tour of Spices/Coffee 

One can opt for a Tour Organized by Kerala forest department or Private Plantations tour.

Private Elephant Park’s 

Elephant Junction, Elephant Camp - You can do - Elephant ride, Elephant feeding, Timber dragging, Elephant bath and Shower.

Jeep Safari 

The jeep is hired locally from Jeep Stand. The price depends on the Time duration and route chosen to travel. 

The popular choices

Near to Gavi Forest - Main attractions are the scenic views & Off roads drive of around 10 Km’s. Time duration around 3 hours.

Tamil Nadu borders - Theni - It covers visiting Grape Farms, Vegetable Farms. The travel duration is around 3 hours.

Around Thekkady - Covers the highest point in and around Thekkady and the scenic view of Tamil Nadu from 2 different Points.

A full-Day Gavi Jungle Safari - Number of vehicles travelled per day is restricted by the forest department depending on the season ( 10 to 15 Vehicles). The forest department organizes this day trip. The main attraction is a drive-in forest around 50 Km and covering dams and landscapes.

Cultural Centre -  

To watch - Kathakali - Traditional Kerala dance Performance

Kalariyapattu - Traditional Kerala Swordfight

Activities  - Conducted by the Kerala forest department. 

Bamboo rafting - Either you can go for a full day or half a day. 

Tiger trial - A trekking and camping programme - one day camp or 2 night 3 days tent camp inside the forest.

Jungle Scout - Guided night trekking inside the sanctuary.

Nature walk - A trek programme in the morning. 

Jungle Camp

Bamboo Groove - Accommodation in a Bamboo cottage - A full day package.

Visiting Gavi Forest - Day trip or an Overnight Stay.


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