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Misty Green – Thekkady
Duration: 2 Days
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Your trip to Kerala would be incomplete if you did not visit this beautiful town – Thekkady. The place offers various attractions and activities in which one can involve.

Top attractions of Thekkady

(a) Anayirankal Dam Reservoir

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This dam is located on the way to Thekkady from Munnar. It is the less explored location. So, most of the people miss it during their visit. A mesmerising place with a 360-degree view of the natural beauty. The calm waters & cool breeze takes you to another world.

(b) Kalaripayattu Martial Arts

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Kalaripayattu is considered as the oldest form of martial arts. Different kinds of stunts like fire-fights, sword fighting and bars fighting, etc are performed during the show. This show is a must watch if you are visiting Kerala for the first time. The ticket is for Rs.250.

(c) Kathakali

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Be an audience of the Kathakali performance. The show is a mix of music, paint, literature dance and acting. The show tells a tale through vivid facial movements and hand gestures.

(d) Elephant Rides

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Take an awesome ride in the lush cardamom and banana plantations. Enjoy watching the elephants being washed and scrubbed in water.

(e) Periyar Interpretation Centre

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An informative museum of the Flora and Fauna with real scenes of jungle life. This place also offers interactive games and quiz.

(f) Periyar Tiger Reserve

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Stroll through the lush green woods from the entrance of the reserve all the way to the river.

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Enjoy the boat ride on the Periyar river. It is a true wildlife viewing cruise. If you are lucky enough, you would see Tigers, Elephants, Wild Monkeys, Deer, Large Squirrels, etc.

(g) Mullaperiyar Dam View

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Enjoy the mesmerising view of Tamilnadu from this viewpoint.

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This dam has a history. It was built by John Pennycuick in 1895 has a length of 1200 Ft. It is located at 2890 Ft. Though the dam is in Kerala state, most of the catchment area is in Tamilnadu.

(h) Gudalur Vineyards

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Visit the Gudalur vineyards which are half an hour drive from Kerala border. These vineyards are located in a village called in Tamil Nadu. A local shop here sells fresh grape juices and wines.

(i) Chellarkovil Viewpoint

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Enjoy the breathtaking view of Thekkady from the Chellarkovil Viewpoint. This point provides a bird-eye view of the whole city.

I have also made a video for my trip to Kerala. Please view it for more travel destinations in and around Thekkady.

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