Thekkady with its unspoiled tropical forests and incredible wealth of animal and plant life is a nature lover’s paradise. It makes for an ideal getaway destination from the bustling city life. Nestled amidst the Idukki’s charming mountains, it falls in close proximity to the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and Tiger Reserve. Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and Tiger Reserve is spread across an area of 300 square miles, and is covered by lush evergreen and deciduous forests. Known for one of the largest elephant and tiger reserves in the country, the sanctuary is home to many unique fauna of the region which includes Deer, Sambar, Nilgiri Langurs, Nilgiri Tahr, Travancore Flying Squirrel, Nilgiri Marten, Stripe-Necked Mongoose, Sri Lankan Frogmouth, Black Panthers and Bison. Thekkady is an exciting destination with a range of activities that can be undertaken with family and friends. Thekkady is one of the last remaining areas where we can explore nature in its pristine unretouched self.