On the off chance that unwinding and restoration is your need, plan an outing to Idukki. Settled in the midst of verdant hills and extravagant jungle, Idukki appeals impassioned tourist, nature admirer, and photography buffs with its shocking common ambiance and appeal. Encompassed by fragrant tea and flavor estates, the district is obviously extraordinary compared to other places in Kerala ideal for treks, nature walks, and birds watching.
Idukki has a tremendous forest reserve area; the greater part of the area is secured by forests. The urban areas are densely populated though towns are inadequately populated, it is the second-largest district in area but has the lowest population density. Idukki is otherwise called the spice garden of Kerala.
Attractions: Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary or Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Kolukkumalai Tea Estate, Thommankuthu Falls, Ramakkal, Kalvari Mount, Arch Dam, Cheeyappara Waterfalls and Kalvari Mount.
Best time to visit: June to August and November to January
How to Reach
- By Air: Nearest Airport is Kochi; the distance is about 97.7 km.
- By Rail: The nearest railway station is at Kottayam(Kerala) which is 129 km from Idukki. And Theni (Tamil Nadu ) Railway Station is 82.8 km.
- By Road: Taxi or Cabs services offers convenient and affordable services to tourist.