08 Nights / 09 Days KERALA HONEYMOON Package covering Kerala backwaters , Waterfalls (Athirapally Waterfalls), Kerala Hills ( Munnar ), Kerela Wildlife (Thekkad...
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A landlocked district, Idukki is one of the most nature rich areas of Kerala. High ranges and wooded valleys are girded by three main rivers - Periyar, Thalayar and Thodupuzhayar - and their tributaries. The River Pamba also has its origin here.
As a tourist destination, Idukki offers diverse attractions like Wildlife sancturies, Hill stations, Dams, Spece plantation tours, Mountain treks, Elephant rides etc.
Idukki Arch Dam
This is the world's second and Asia's first arch dam, constructed across the Kuravan and Kurathi hills. 550 ft. high and 650 ft. wide, the dam lies close to the Cheruthoni barrage. To its west is the Kulamavu Dam. Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary is located close by.
Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary
This sanctuary extends over the Thodupuzha and Udumbanchola taluks of Idukki district, spreading over 77 sq.km. and is about 450-748 m. above sea level. The Idukki Reservoir formed by three dams - Cheruthoni, Idukki and Kulamanu - extends to 33 sq.km.
Hill View Park
True to its title it offers a panoramic view of a large area than one can experience from any high mountain park. Scene of Wild elephants in their natural habital enthrills the visitor. This park is situated adjacent to both Idukki Arch Dam and Cheruthony Dam. Spread over an area of 8 acres of land this aesthetically designed park has a natural water body at the hill top and pedal boating facility is available here. The herbal garden and children's play area are added attractions. A visit to this park makes Idukki visit a memorable one.
Nadukani is an ideal place for one-day picnickers. As the name indicates, this park offers panoramic view of the a large area of the same and nearby districts. A two-storyed pavilion makes an ideal place for enjoying the landscape and beauty of nature.
Thumpachi Calveri Samuchayam
This is a picnic spot also ideal for mediation, relaxation and watching sunset and is located 35 km away from Thodupuzha.
Damsight - trekking trail - view point
Scenic beauty - trekking point - evergreen forest - District Headquarters
Idukki Arch Dam sight - aerial view of the reservoir - panoramic view - hill view park.
The aerial view of the Idukki reservoir, panoramic view of peaks and forests makes this a splendid tourist spot. It is also an ideal place for mountain climbers and trekkers.
Malankara Reservoir (6 km from Thodupuzha)
Located on the Thodupuzha-Moolamattom road, this artificial lake is accessible by road. The reservoir is ideal for Boating and fishing.
Thommankuthu (17km from Thodupuzha)
The 7 steps waterfall here is much loved picnic spot. At each step there is a cascade and Pool beneath. Thommankuthu is an ideal place for adventure tourism.
Keezharkuthu (25 km from Thodupuzha)
The Rain Bow waterfalls, which cascade down a rock from a height of about 1500 m is a wonderful attraction of this spot. It can be seen through out the year in full swing. The forest around the spot is home to various medicinal plants. It is an ideal place for rock climbing, mountaineering and camp tracking.
Palkulamedu (12km from Idukki)
Kochi, Alappuzha and other nearby towns can be seen from this peeks which is located 3125 m above see level.
Kalvarimount (8 km from Idukki)
This is famous Pilgrims center on the way to Kattappana.
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