Places to Visit in Thekkady

periyar wildlife sanctuary in thekkady

Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

This is a sanctuary on the bank of river Periyar. Visitors get a great chance to spot wildlife here apart from enjoying the lush green surrounding present around. 

Mangla Devi Temple in thekkady

Mangla Devi Temple

Built within the premises of the renowned Periyar Tiger Reserves, this temple is not only visited as pilgrimage but also by tourists looking for quiet environment. The temple is dedicated to Mangala Devi who is recognised as a symbol of moral powers possessed by a woman.



Murikkady is famous for spices and is visited by tourists to spend some time in the greenery of the coffee and cardamom plantation. Visitors get to see different types of spice plants here like clove, ginger, turmeric, vanilla and tea.

thekkady lake

 Thekkady Lake

Amidst a dense jungle is the Thekkady or Periyar Lake famous for wildlife that it nurtures around it. Visitors can also take adventurous boat rides in the lake.