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Periyar wild life sanctuary

Lying close to the plantations,in the rich jungles of periyar in Thekkady is one of the world's most fascinating natural wild life reserves-the periyar wild life sanctuary.Spread across the 777sq.km.,of wich 360 sq.km. is thick evergreen forest,the periyar wild life sanctuary was declared a tiger reserve in 1978.Noted for its geomorphology, diversity of wildlife and scenic beautty,the reserve attracts the visitors all over the world. The splendid artificial lake formed by the Mullaperiyar dam across the Periyar adds to the charm of the park.This is the only sanctuary in India where you can have the unique experiance of viewing wildlife at close quarters from the safety of a boat on the lake. The greatest attraction of Periyar,however,are the herds of wild elephants that come down to play in the lake.

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Kurisumala

A place for adventure tourisum and trekking.This will offer a panoramic view of Kumily town and Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Kumily

This plantation town, closely associated with Thekkady, is situated on the out skirts of the Periyar Sanctuary.  An important shopping centre ans spice trade centre, the main bus station and most of the medium range accommodation in the Periyar region are in Kumily.

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Murikkady

Washed in fresh spice-scented air, Murikkady is a panorama of cardamom, coffee and pepper plantations. It is 5 km from Thekkady.

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Pandikuzhi

This picturesque spectrum of exotic flora, fauna and gurgling streams is cradled between Chellarkovil and the Tamil Nadu border.  A popular picnic spot, Pandikuzhi offers great opportunities for trekking and is a photographer's delight.

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Mangala Devi Temple

This ancient temple is hidden in the dense woods at the top of a oeak 1337 m above sea level.  The temple is built in the traditional Kerala style of architecture.  Visitors are allowed here only on the Chithra Pournami festival day.   The peak commands a panoramic view of the eastern slopes of the Ghats and some hill villages of Tamil nadu.  Permission to visit the area can be abtained from the Wildlife Wadren, Thekkady.

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ChellarKovil

This sleepy little village with its breath taking view of the plains and cascading waterfalls is a feast for the eyes.  The village slopes down to the famous coconut groves of Cumbum in neighbouring Tamil Nadu.

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Vandiperiyar

The River Periyar flowing through the centre of this town nourishes its vast tea, coffee and pepper plantations.  A major trade centre, Vandiperiyar is also home to a number of tea factories.  The Government Agriculture farm and Flower Garden have a delightful array of roses, orchids and anthuria.

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Vandanmedu, Kerala, India

This is one of the world's largest auction centres for candamom.  A walk through the sprawling cardamom plantations of Vandanmedu is a heady experience. It is 25 km from Thekkady.

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