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Thekkady is home to the Periyar Tiger Reserve, making it a wonderful spot to go for wildlife and experience preservation. Alleppey is approximately 138 km from Thekkady plus a four-hour drive through the rubber, tea and cardamom plantations. This generates a commute between these two well-loved destinations of Kerala. We spent in all these places and here’s how to take advantage of a weekend in this part of India:
Visitors are drawn by a water reserve from far and wide. Provided that spotting wildlife isn’t the purpose, sailing is a serene and nice encounter over these calm waters overlooked jungle and by hills. They perch for the views of the lake presumably along with these tree stumps. We caught this sunset as the boat docked following a ride across the lake. Jungle Night Patrol at the Periyar Tiger Reserve. Blend creatures with the experience craving junkie in you your love with a night walk within the Periyar Tiger Reserve. Only two teams of a maximum of 6 people each are permitted to tread into the jungle late at night, for a meeting with its wild inhabitants and also to encounter a whole other side of the jungle.
Each team is accompanied by two armed forest rangers. The times to find the Jungle Night Patrol are 10 pm to 4 am, plus that is an experience you’ll never forget. Anti-leech socks are a must before you walk into this jungle, plus for a valid reason. You never know what’s attempting to get into your pants out there, plus we found a few determined leeches stuck on the outside of our socks whenever we took them off after the walk. A leech bite isn’t the kind of memory you’d want to take back from a trip, so we were glad the guides had insisted we wear these.
Besides, make sure you are wearing a pair of sturdy shoes which will withstand walks through swamps plus rough terrain. Not a good place to have your shoes disintegrates, as some of us learned the hard way! – While we kept our eyes open in the dark to find any signs of wildlife, we came upon this majestic 120-year-old tree. Bamboo Rafting: Quite the offbeat way to encounter the Periyar Lake plus indulge in all the nature here. This happens within the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.
The wealth of spices of India, especially Kerala have lured foreigners for centuries. The delicious flavours and the invigorating aroma of spices need to be experienced to see the reason for the temptation. Thekkady cultivates spices in their blissful weather and location. Thekkady owing to a number of lush green spice plantations, it is indisputably the heartland of spices in Kerala. Enjoy a Spice Tour of Thekkady, in the Western Ghats, close to Periyar Tiger Reserve.
Learn regarding the famous spices of Kerala at one of the numerous spice gardens in the town. Along with a visit to spice plantations, explore coffee and tea plantations, pay a visit to the local spice market and buy souvenirs for back home.
Learn about cultivation of pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, cloves, etc. along with raw honey and more. While spices safeguard and add flavour to food, many of them like turmeric and ginger have medicinal effects. Many of them are part of not just food, but rituals and religious purposes.
Walks through spice plantations, to known about every quality of cultivation, harvesting, uses and the final product for consumption. Bask in the invigorating fragrant. Spice tours are usually available throughout the year. Make your, holiday in Kerala unforgettable with a spice tour in Thekkady.
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