Thekkady Hotels Accomodation

The small town of Thekkady located in the Idukki District in the state of Kerala is most famous for the ‘Periyar National Park’. The park is the all important driver of tourists into the city as well as the state as many foreign and domestic tourists specially come to this part of the country because of the national park. Thekkady is located near the Kerala – Tamil Nadu border apart from the national park also boasts of some other interesting places of tourist’s interest and tourism in the main economic driver of the city.

Thekkady is very well connected with other important cities of Kerala as well as Tamil Nadu through an effective road network. Kumily, a city in the state of Tamil Nadu is the nearest city from Thekkady and is an important transit destination for various travelers who transverse between the two states. The Periyar National Park or the Wildlife Sanctuary in Thekkady is considered amongst the most fascinating wildlife sanctuaries or reserves in the world. The wildlife sanctuary which was declared a Tiger Reserve in the late 1970’s is full of thick forest and is surrounded by an artificial lake which was created by the nearby Mullaperiyar Dam.

There are special boat rides which are organized in the Thekkady Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary from which the tourists can have a closer yet safer view of the various wild animals in the sanctuary. Apart from this the sight of herds of elephants playing in the lake is considered to be the most awesome and wanted sight for the tourists. Other places of tourist’s interest in Thekkady are the ‘Mangala Devi temple’, ‘Chellar Kovil’ which is famous for water falls and cascades and ‘Murikkady’. Murikkady in Thekkady is a place which is known for coffee and spice plantations is a major supplier of the two for the entire region. Apart from sourcing the region these products are also exported to various other countries and is the second largest economic source for Thekkady.

All this has made Thekkady a much wanted destination for travelers in which the percentage of leisure travelers is more compared to their commercial counterparts. Alternatively this has also given rise to service sector in the region as travel and tour and accommodation alternatives become an important point in mind of the travelers. There are various hotels both luxury as well as budget which provide extensive and effective accommodation solutions in Thekkady for the travelers. Apart from these hotels there are various theme resorts which provide similar standards of services along with accommodation and travel management for the travelers like any other established hotels in the city.

Most of these luxury or budget hotels, resorts as well as the local hotels and guest houses in Thekkady have been around for decades and have established themselves as an ideal and effective accommodation and travel management service providers. Travelers coming into Thekkady can avail all services related to their travel plans arranged from these service providers for local excursion trips as well as onward journey’s to other parts of the state or the country.

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