Thekkady is located about 185 km from Cochin International Airport and 114 km from Kottayam railway station.The sanctuary is famous for its dense evergreen, semi-evergreen, moist deciduous forests and savanna grass lands. It is home to herds of elephants, sambar, tigers, gaur, lion-tailed Macaques and Nilgiri Langurs.The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is spread across 777 km2 (300 sq mi), of which 360 km2 (140 sq mi) is thick evergreen forest. The splendid artificial lake formed by the Mullaperiyar Dam across the Periyar River adds to the charm of the park. The greatest attraction of Periyar are the herds of wild elephants that come down to drink in the lake. Sanctuary can be accessed through a trekking, boating or jeep safari.
Pickup from Cochin Airport drive to Thekkady.One the way visit Spice Plantations, after that check in at the hotel ( Optional – Half day Jeep Safari ) and overnight stay..
After breakfast, go for Boating at Periyar Wild Life Sanctuary, There you can see wild animals . Evening return back to the hotel and Overnight stay.
(Optional-Visit Periyar wild life sanctuary, Jeep Safari, Motor boat cruise through Periyar Tiger Reserve forest lake, Spice Plantation visit, Shopping (Spices). Ayurveda massage, Elephant Ride, Elephant Bath, Kathakali & Kalaripayattu Show).
After B/fast checkout from the hotel and Drive for Cochin Airport/Rwly Station Drop . Back to your hometown with the sweet memories of Kerala trip with Gods Own Kerala Holidays