Periyar National park, Kerala
Thekkady or Periyar Tiger Reserve? Are they all same and what do they entail? A Tiger reserve? Then why not a Tiger Safari, just like other Tiger Reserves? Why only a boating in a lake? Can we go for trekking also here? What all are the safari options available here?
So many questions were buzzing in my mind, when we were planning to visit Thekkady (Periyar) and to our sheer disappointment, none of the search reads could solve the curiosity.
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Munnar and its Tea gardens!
Munnar, the most beautiful hill station of Kerala, is all about its rolling tea gardens, Ayurvedic spa’s and spotting Elephants. Close to 130Kms from the airport city of Cochin, Munnar is located at approx. 5200ft above the sea level and is surrounded by the western ghats.
To explore this beautiful landscape offering tranquility, team FOTW (familyonthewheels), opted for the services of Savaari car from savaari.com. We had a full trip to Kerala, the God’s own country, originating from Cochin and covering Munnar, Thekkady, Alleppey, Kovalam, Trivandrum all via Savaari Car. To be honest, every
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Mesmerizing Chellarkovil View Point, near Thekkady, Kerala
Chellarkovil is a beautiful spot, traced on the way while we were driving back from Munnar to Thekkady, on Munnar – Kumily road. Rather just 30min before hitting Thekkady, we were amused by this scintillating place, with originating waterfalls. No crowds gave us all the more pleasant welcome here. It is around 15kms from Kumily town, and it overlooks the small villages and valleys of Tamil Nadu.
More about Eravikulam (Rajamalai National Park) to interest your trip further.
What more do you long for, Huge mountain ranges at the back, confronting waterfalls, … Continue Reading
Eravikulam National Park (Rajamalai National Park), Munnar
One of the most scenic places close to 15kms from Munnar is Eravikulam National Park, a region famous for its Nilgiri Tahr. Nilgiri Tahr is basically a goat like species, which is endangered as of now. And hence, it holds special importance as a National park to protect the endangered species. Having close to 750 Tahr’s, their sighting is quite common here, if visited in the correct season. This park also entails other animals as Sambhar deer, Jungle cats, wild dogs, Porcupine, Red mongoose, langur’s. During certain periods even Elephants can … Continue Reading