Places in idukki district
Eravikulam National park
Idukki Garden Tourism project.
Murikkady : ,.
Mangala Devi Temple: ( 15 km from Thekkady) An anicent temple hiden in the dense woods,at the top of a peek(1337 m above sea level). ,this temple with ancient Kerala style of architecture will be opened only during Chithra pournami festival day. Permission to visit the area can be obtained from the Wildlife Warden, Thekkady. Ph:04869- 322027.
Chellarkovil : (15 km from Kumily) this village is famous for the breathtaking view of the plains and cascading waterfalls it offers.
Vandiperiyar: ( 18 km from Thekkady) The home town of a number of tea factories,Vandiperiyar is a major trade centre.River Periyar flowes through the cenre of this town.The Government Agriculture Farm and Flower Garden situvated in this town
Pullumedu (43 kmfrom Thekkady, 26 km from Periyar) A secluded place among the lush greenery,The place is accesseble only by jeep. The famous Sree Ayyappa Temple at Sabarimala and the Makara Jyothi illuminations at the shrine are visible from here.A part of the restricted forest zone, special permission is needed to visit Pullumedu, which has to be obtained from the Wildlife Preservation Officer, Thekkady Ph: 04869-322027 or the Range Officer, Vallakkadavu Ph: 352515.