A very scenic yet serene little town on the banks of river Periyar is renowned for its spice plantations, especially tea plantations. An adorable experience in the villages of Vandiperiyar would be exploring the rose gardens and tea plantations during a misty morning on foot. During the season of oranges, join the farmers of Vandiperiyar in collecting the fruits and segregating them for sale. Love watching birds? Grab your binoculars and hide behind the bushes to watch some of the birds which are endemic to this region. The crooked roads from Kumily can take up to 40 minutes for covering a distance of 15 kilometers.