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Thekkady Excursions

Thekkady ExcursionsFor tourists, excursions from Thekkady should be an interesting way to move around and get to know the local areas of interest. Given below is a list of places to see near Thekkady that one can visit as a part of Thekkady excursions. So read on further about Thekkady excursions.

Kumily
This town is located on the border of the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. It is an important business center and spice trade center and is known for its spice plantations and gardens.

Mangala Devi Temple
Mangala Devi is a primeval temple, located at a distance of 15 kilometers from Thekkady. The temple lies unseen in dense woods at the top of a peak 1337 meters above sea level.

Murikkady
This place has spice in the aroma of its atmosphere what with plantations of coffee, pepper and cardamom strewn all over.

Pandikuzhi
This scenic place is located at a distance of 10 kilometers from Thekkady, between Chellarkovil and the state of Tamil Nadu and is a popular recreation spot. Pandikuzhi has great locations for trekking and is a photographer’s paradise.

Pullumedu
Located at a distance of 40 kilometers from Thekkady, this hill town, situated along the Periyar River, offers a striking view of the undulating hills covered in lush greenery.

Vandanmedu
Vandanmedu is considered to be one of the world’s largest trade centers for Cardamom. It is located at a distance of around 30 kilometers from Thekkady and walking through its lush green cardamom plantations is an absolute delight.

Vandiperiyar
This place is located at a distance of around 20 kilometers from Thekkady and is famous for its tea plantations and factories. The Periyar River flows right through this place.

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