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Idukki

 

Zone: North-East

Headquarters: Thekkady, Munnar, Peermedu

Telephone Access Code: Thekkady, Kumily, Peermedu: +91 4869; Munnar: +91 4865; Chinnakanal: +91 4868

Idukki is Kerala's largest district and has been blessed with many a natural wonder. The high valleys and hill ranges of this landlocked region are fed by three major rivers- Periyar, Thalayar and Thodupzhayar and their tributaries. It is responsible for providing a third of the State’s electric supply. Its landscape still hosts many tribes and over half of the terrain is still covered with forests. People love going to the gigantic arch dam for the view. Throughout the district, a wide range of trekking trails can be found. Each of them offers a spectacular view of the valley below and ranges above. It is also renowned for its exotic flora and fauna and one can come across many rare species while visiting Idukki.

Tourist Information Offices:
DTPC Information Centre, Munnar Telefax: +91 4865 231516
Email: info@dtpcidukki.com, Website: www.dtpcidukki.com
District Tourist Information Office, Department of Tourism, Near Private Bus Stand, Kumily Ph: +91 4869 222620

Getting there

By road: Kottayam - Kumily 110 km (4 hrs) :  Munnar - Kumily 110 km (4 hrs)  :  Madurai - Kumily 136 km (3 hrs)  :  Thiruvananthapuram - Kumily 265 km (8 hrs)  :  Thekkady - Kumily 4 km (10 min)  :  Kodaikanal - Kumily 149 km (5 hrs)  :  Idukki - Kumily 65 km (21/2 hrs)  :  Alappuzha - Kumily 160 km (51/2 hrs)  :  Ooty - Kumily 390 km (11 hrs)  

By rail: Nearest railway stations:- Kottayam: 119 km (4 hrs), Madurai: 136 km (31/2 hrs), Changanacherry: 93 km (4 hrs), Theni: 60 km (11/2 hrs), Angamaly: 99 km (4 hrs), Aluva 98 km (4 hrs)  

By air: Nearest Airports: Madurai (Tamil Nadu): 140 km, Kochi: 190 km, Thiruvananthapuram: 265 km , Kozhikode: 315 km, Chennai (Tamil Nadu): 570 km

Geographical Information

Altitude: 2200 m Above sea level

Area: 5019 sq. km

Population: 1,129,221 (2011 census)

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