Thekkady - Thekkady or Periyar Lake

Thekkady - Thekkady or Periyar Lake

Thekkady is a great exemplar of nature's bounty with the enchanting scenic environment, thick jungles which are rich in biodiversity, and plentiful plantations. It is one among the most visited tourist destinations in Kerala. Thekkady is also well-known for the scenic Kerala Backwater trips in Periyar Lake. The peaceful and calm atmosphere with stunning views of the surroundings makes it a striking holiday destination to visit. The boat ride through the Periyar Lake is a different experience with the view of the forest from the boat. And you can spot herd of elephants, bison, deer and a number of birds during the boat ride. The place will delight you more than you expect.

Best Time to Visit Entry Time Visiting Hours Entrance Fee
September to May. 7:30 AM to 5 PM. Boating Timings :- 7:30 AM to 9 AM; 9:30 AM to 11 AM; 11:15 AM to 12:45 PM; 1:45 PM to 3:15 PM; 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM. 1 to 2 Hrs. Yes

Availability of Guides :-

A trip with a travel agency to Thekkady will include guides to Thekkady or Periyar Lake.


Souvenirs, local products.


Nature walk, Boating.


Hiking, bamboo rafting..


Sit back and relax near the Periyar Lake.

Famous for:-

Boating, nature.

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