Thekkady - The Backpacker's Paradise
A much vaunted tourist destination bursting with a variety of flora and fauna, Thekkady is located in Idukki district of Kerala. The lush green hills teeming with wildlife, picturesque plantations, herds of elephant sauntering about by the lakeside, gushing streams and a beautiful climate earns Thekkady a prime spot among major tourist destinations in India. The Periyar Tiger Reserve rich in wilderness lies ensconced in Thekkady. The artificial lake formed by the Mullapperiyar Dam is a popular haunt for boating enthusiasts where you can watch wildlife in all its glory. Be it trekking through the hills or the elephant rides, Thekkady has much to offer to the nature enthusiast in you.