Best Tourist Places In Idukki
Cool breeze, whispering wildness,euphony of flowing rivers. Eye-soothing greenery, misty and cloudy mountains. Everything there accompany your trip through the district. Thekkady and Munnar are the prestigious possessions in Idukki.
Some of the Best Tourist Places In Idukki:
IDUKKI ARCH DAM: This is world’s second and Asia’s first arch dam.
Idukki wild life sanctuary– It is rich in wild life- wild boar, Wild dog, Elephant, Bison, Sambar, Tiger, Jungle fowl, Peacock, Laughing thrush, Wood pecker, King fisher etc. It will be a visual treat to nature lovers.
PERIYAR WILDLIFE SANCTUARY: It is one of the world’s most fascinating natural wildlife reserves. This is the only sanctuary in India where you can have the unique experience of viewing wildlife at close quarters from the safety of a boat. Over 1965 flowering plants, 265 species of birds including migratory ones can be seen here. The Otter, the only mammal of the lake, can be frequently spotted.
MUNNAR: It is the one of the prominent hill stations in India. A popular resort town with sprawling tea plantations, winding lanes and holiday facilities, Munnar was the summer resort of the erstwhile British Government.
KUMALI: This plantation town is situated on the out skirts of the Periyar sanctuary and is an important shopping center and spice trade center.
KUTTIKKANAM: A place for adventure tourism and trekking or even a languorous tranquil break.
PONMUDI: An idyllic hill resort with narrow, winding pathways and cool, green environment. Along with a variety of beautiful mountain flowers, exotic butterflies, small rivulets and springs. The hill station is an excellent picnic spot. It has along trekking trial.
OTHER PLACES: Pothanmedu, Devidulam, Pallivasal, Mattuppetty, Eravikulam national park, Rajamala, Kundala, Marayoor.