Thekkady is the unique exotic well known Hill station with something to offer everyone means it can please every type of tourists visiting there. The aroma of spices spread through the wind blown in Thekkady, the fascinating wildlife sanctuary makes this destination exotic and relaxing . The Wild life sanctuary is a protected area and is remarked as Elephant Reserve & Tiger Reserve. The extra ordinary geo-morphological diversity of wildlife and scenic beauty, the Reserve attracts visitors from all over the world. The other charming feature of Thekkady is the artificial lake formed by the Mullaperiyar Dam across the Periyar River. The eye catching attraction in Thekkady is the large herds of wild Elephants that come down at the lakes edge. The scenic beauty, wildlife, Aromatic spice plantations makes Thekkady , the paradise for Nature lovers.
The nearest Airport is to Thekkady is Madurai, which is at a distance of 140 kilometres. Apart from that, you can access the airports at Kochi at a distance of 180 kilometres and Thiruvananthapuram at a distance of 260 kilometres.
Thekkady is connected to all major towns and cities in Kerala through an excellent network of roads. The nearest place is Kumily at a distance of 4 kilometers
The railway station nearest to Thekkady is Kumarakom, located at a distance of 114 kilometres. Another station is at Madurai located at a distance of about 130 kilometres.