Periyar National Park, Thekkady, Kerala, India


Thekkady, located in the Idukki district of Kerala, has often been referred to as ‘Paradise on Earth’ by visitors. It is a picture-perfect district situated on the Cardamom Hills, over a sprawling campus of 777 km. It has the distinction of housing 62 mammals, 53 tigers, 900-1000 elephants apart from 320 different kinds of birds, 45 reptiles, 27 amphibians and 38 different types of fish.

It is considered one of the best protected and maintained parks of India and is home to many endangered and endemic species. In its abundant bounty and lush spread, it is the perfect tourist spot to those seeking to relax and take-in all that Mother Earth has to offer. With a unique vegetation pattern and a large number of species, it is a haven of rare birds, animals and plants.

It is a strongly recommended destination for tourists, for it is truly one-of-a-kind and will not fail to enthrall with its vast and unhampered beauty.