Thekkady is an attractive town that is located in the Idukki district of 'God's Own Country' Kerala. It is a beautiful destination for those that adore nature and its marvelous creations. The region of Thekkady is a picturesque landscape and the home to some exuberant mammalian species. The herd of elephant, deer, and bison can be spotted in Thekaddy. It welcomes hundreds of visitors amid the year.
Thekaddy is hemmed in the alluring hills of Western Ghats. The River Thodupuzhayar flows through Thekaddy feeding its lofty terrains. The climate of Thekaddy is tropical wet in nature. It encounters the summer season with an average temperature of 37°C and mild winters with an average temperature of 21°C. A heavy downpour is received during the monsoon season with an annual average of 3000 mm.
Thekaddy offers numerous attractions to the visitors. The must-visit places in Thekaddy are Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, coffee plantations of Murikaddy, Mangala Devi Temple, along with the hilly terrains of the Western Ghats where the venture of trekking can be enjoyed.