Things To Do in Thekkady

bamboo rafting in Thekkady

Bamboo Rafting

Bamboo Rafting is a perfect activity for all the water sports enthusiasts. The facility is offered by the Forest Department in Thekkady where one can enjoy the activity in the catchment area of the national park.

Border Hiking in Thekkady

Border Hiking

It is a trekking program conducted into the wilderness. Border hiking is offered by various agencies and also by the Forest Department of the region

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Mudra Cultural Center
Mudra Cultural Centre is famous for cultural events that specifically involve the traditional dance form, Kathakali, and India's oldest form of martial arts, Kalaripayattu. Tourists can also witness the laborious preparations the artists have to make before they watch their spectacular performances. Watching one of their shows is the best way to get a glimpse into the rich culture and art of the region.

Jungle Night Patrol

Jungle Night Patrol
Jungle Night Patrol is one of the top thrilling things to do in Thekkady. It is a trekking activity, which begins at two points in the Periyar National Park - Entrance Gate of the Periyar Tiger Reserve and from the Bamboo Grooves. The activity is performed under the supervision of an armed guard and two professional guides. The thrilling activity is surely going to give you an adrenaline rush and a memory for a lifetime.

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Nature Walks
Nature walks is another one of the top things to do in Thekkady and a very popular activity in the region. Walking through the stunning wildlife and vegetation of the sleepy town, you can come across varied varieties of flora and fauna, wild animals, and the like. It is a surreal experience with a beautiful landscape in front and hills in the backdrop. These walks are performed with a professional guide.

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Spice Shopping
Spice Shopping is one of the most popular things to do in Thekkady, for the tourists. The region is known for its rich and authentic spices, and you can buy the most expensive and aromatic spices here at cheap rates. Some tourists also purchase spices from here to take them home as souvenirs for their kith and kin.

Jeep Safari
Thekkady is an exceptionally gifted stretch of land when it comes to the beauty of nature. Greenscapes follow you wherever you go, and this Jeep Safari will take you to some of the best and most beautiful sights of the region. Jeep safari includes visiting sights like Ramakalmedu (famous for windmills and panoramic view), Calvary Mount (offers the best view of Idukki Dam reservoir), and Anchuruli tunnel (one of its kind circular water tunnel).

jeep safari in thekkady

Apart from this, the jeep safari also covers the beautiful landscapes and developing tourist spots, catering to all nature lovers and explorers. For about 3 hours, you will ride on the jeep as the breeze caresses you the entire way and animals and birds make for great photos in the hills of the Western Ghats.